- Communication Skills
- Computer Skills
- Project Management
- Microsoft Office
- Analysis Skills
A Machinery & Equipment Valuation Associate appraiser typically works on a variety of assignments including valuation of M&E and other equipment related consulting engagements. Engagements are typically performed in connection with mergers and acquisitions, tax planning, and corporate restructuring.
Review and analyze fixed asset ledgers or inventoried listings, specific to the machinery and equipment assets
Research industry and market comparables for both new and used cost of specific equipment
Estimate remaining useful life, replacement cost, fair values, and liquidation values of machinery and equipment assets
Client interviews to gather data pertinent to the engagement through direct client interaction
Conduct site visits at client sites
Excel model analysis involving working with computational models for the valuation of M&E
Assist in audit reviews of 3rd party analyses
Report Writing - Presenting the results of our analysis in a clear and concise manner
Record Keeping - Documenting all pertinent data used in analysis.
Overview of a Typical Valuation Engagement:
Consists of gathering and organizing data
Analysis of fixed asset ledgers which show historical expenditures and age of M&E
Plant tours of manufacturing facilities and discussions with plant engineers and accountants
Conference calls with clients and various team members
Collaboration with other team members in real estate and/or business valuation groups
Finalizing valuation analysis
The work environment is fast paced and often requires full attention to various engagements simultaneously.
The ideal candidate should have one to three years of experience within a valuation practice at a professional services accounting or appraisal firm.
Candidates should possess his/her Bachelor of Science degree with courses in Engineering, Economics, Cost Estimating, Financial & Managerial Accounting, Statistics, or Project Management.
Strong computer skills including MS Office and particularly Excel, analytical and problem solving skills, and verbal and written communication skills are required.
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