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Manager - Valuations - London
Job ID #: 6625 Location: London
Business area: Forensic Job category: Advisory
Employment type: Full Time - Permanent Qualification level: Qualified (professional)
Duration of contract: Not Indicated



BDO. Because relationships matter.

BDO LLP is one of the UK’s largest accountancy and business advisory firms providing services to ambitious businesses within the UK and worldwide. With more than 3,500 talented people, generating close to £400m in UK revenues, we bring real leadership across the mid-market. We are a member of BDO International, the world’s fifth largest global accountancy network, which has more than 1,260 offices worldwide, spread across 147 countries. We are a profitable, dynamic and forward-looking firm with a reputation for quality. Our ambition is to be the leader for exceptional client service.

At BDO you can be yourself - we value you as an individual and want you to realize your aspirations. You have a voice and your opinion counts. We give you the challenge and support you need and you are able to shape your own career according to your strengths, skills and personality. Working at BDO enhances your professional development at all stages of your career. Few firms offer the same breadth and quality of work, responsibility and experience. We recognize and reward your high performance and you have the opportunity to excel, progress and share in our success. We are clear on what we expect from you and what you can expect in return.

Being at BDO is personally as well as professionally fulfilling. Relationships matter, and we have a friendly and inclusive culture built around our core values of honesty and integrity; empowerment and personal responsibility; mutual support and respect; and professional and personal client relationships.




Opening date: 20/09/2017
Closing date: 18/10/2017
Salary: Competitive

As a Manager you will be responsible for managing a portfolio of valuation clients and be responsible for the timely delivery of services. You will support Directors and Partners with work, build excellent client relationship and initiate marketing and business development projects.




  • Effective project management of valuation engagements from inception to completion. Manage client relationships skilfully through timely and appropriate communication.

  • Execute  robust technical valuation analyses for a variety of purposes including for accounting, tax, commercial and forensic engagements.  

  • Deliver clear, succinct and robust valuation reports that are fit for purpose and accessible to non-technical readers.

  • Manage members of staff on project teams ensuring that they are properly briefed. Coach and develop members of staff during engagements.

  • Ensure engagement take-on procedures have been complied with including completion of all relevant anti-money laundering checks.

  • Undertake line management responsibilities for the appraisal and development of junior members of staff. This will include identifying areas for development and collaboratively putting in place plans for addressing skill and knowledge deficits.

  • Provide an effective intellectual input and challenge to Senior members of staff in the completion of valuation projects with conceptual complications.

  • Carry out relevant technical research relevant to a specific area of valuations – disseminate key findings to the valuation team.

  • Maintain a network of professional and business contacts and identify and recognise business opportunities.

  • Deliver talks, by way of seminars and presentations, both internally and externally, on valuations subjects.

  • Contribute to the team’s digital marketing strategy by publishing research and topical thought pieces on social media.

  • Participate in recruitment of junior members of staff including graduates,

  • Act as an ambassador of the firm, participate in marketing events, keep abreast of the wide range of services the firm offers and suggest innovative products and services.




  • 2-5 years of valuation experience at an accountancy firm, corporate, bank, asset manager or consultancy.

  • Proficiency in a number of valuation techniques including: discounted cash flow, multiples analysis, options and other derivatives pricing, intangible asset valuation techniques.

  • Adept ability to interpret financial statements in the context of valuations.

  • Strong commercial acumen and ability to quickly understand the internal and external drivers of value for a given asset.

  • Knowledge of international and UK accounting standards as well as UK tax legislation.

  • Strong business writing ability.

  • Effective communication skills (written and oral). 

  • A professional qualification in accountancy (ACA or ACCA or CFA), or other related financial discipline.


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BDO has a commitment to building relationships directly with candidates (and agencies) in our local markets and as such, we do not accept speculative CVs from agencies. We work closely with our preferred suppliers to support us in sourcing quality candidates but we only pay agency fees where we have a signed agreement in place and an agency has been instructed by a member of the BDO Resourcing team. We do not pay agency fees where speculative and unsolicited CVs are submitted to BDO by any means other than through our recruitment portal. For any CVs which are submitted without instruction from the BDO Resourcing team, BDO reserves the right to contact and work directly with these candidates without payment of any agency fee.


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