Position: Business Valuation Analyst / Appraiser
Exit Strategies has openings for senior and entry level business valuation professionals in California and Portland, Oregon. Our senior appraisers handle entire projects, from engagement letter to completed valuation report. Candidates must have business management experience, an excellent understanding of financial statements, and strong Excel and writing skills. They need to be outgoing, naturally curious, analytical, detail oriented, responsible and organized. Expert witness experience is beneficial.
We require our business appraisers to have or obtain a professional valuation accreditation (ABV, ASA or CVA). M&A brokerage professionals looking to add valuation services to their repertoire are encouraged to apply. Email your expression of interest and resume to Joe Orlando.
Position: M&A Advisor
Exit Strategies has M&A advisor (a.k.a. business broker, investment banker, deal maker, business intermediary) openings in California and Portland, Oregon. We look for self-motivated individuals who are smart, honest, and want to make a difference. They’ve owned a company or had P&L responsibility in a corporate setting. They have a business degree (MBA preferred) and strong financial acumen. Prior M&A brokerage experience is not required.
The skill set of a successful M&A advisor includes selling, accounting, finance, research, marketing, Excel modeling, negotiation, mediating, writing, educating, coaching, problem solving and project management. M&A brokers prospect for clients, educate buyers and sellers, perform financial and valuation analyses, conduct research, write offering memorandums, make presentations, maintain detailed confidential records, recruit and screen buyers, build relationships, manage due diligence, and work in concert with accountants, attorneys and others on M&A transactions. Successful intermediaries do it all, every day!
Exit Strategies strives to have the best trained M&A advisors in the industry. Our advisors must work toward a professional M&A accreditation. Valuation professionals looking to add M&A advisory services are encouraged to join. California M&A advisors must have a DRE license.M&A brokers earn fees when they sell businesses, which takes 9 months on average. To become an M&A advisor you should have a year of personal financial reserves. Once you begin closing deals, your efforts will be well rewarded.
Email your expression of interest and resume to Al Statz.