About the job
Meraki Talent is parting with a global consutling firm to find a Manager with Valuations experience in the city of Dubai, the heart of the UAE.
The emirate’s capital, is the largest city of the federation and stands out from the crowd as Expatra’s top destination in the world to make money. The city’s booming economy and thriving business scene make it an excellent.
As a business valuations specialist, you will be a part of a dynamic group of professionals who assist Audit Teams in the Middle East by reviewing business and intangible asset valuations prepared by Management (or by outside valuation experts retained by Management) for financial reporting purposes. These valuations span a variety of industries. Additionally, you will guarantee that the valuation estimations included in the financial statements are accurate, adequately backed by market information, and compliant with the necessary accounting standards.
Take ownership and responsibility for delivering valuation review engagements.
Act as project manager and work closely with Audit Teams to review valuations and supporting information provided by our Clients.
Review the appropriateness of valuation methodologies and underlying assumptions.
Help audit teams to robustly challenge management’s key assumptions and judgements with an appropriate level of professional skepticism.
Perform market research on transactions, industries, and financial information.
Develop financial models for assessing key financial drivers for conducting valuations and sensitivities.
Engage with Management and Audit Teams to resolve any issues identified.
Reporting findings in a clear and concise manner, documenting review procedures performed and market evidence to support the conclusion on valuations.
Coaching team members in technical valuation skills and industry knowledge to ensure the highest level of service delivery.
Education and Qualification:
Bachelor’s degree or MBA specializing in Finance or Accounting.
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) or Pursuing CFA minimum Level 2.
Must have a professional accounting qualification (e.g. CPA, CA, ACCA).
8+ years’ experience in the valuation of businesses and intangible assets, preferably in a Big-4 audit firm.
Excellent financial modelling skills.
Ability to use Capital IQ and Bloomberg.
Superior verbal and written communication skills.