Executive Director - VFR, Trust and Estates
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Posted 12 days ago
Job Description

Job Title

Executive Director - VFR, Trust and Estates

Job Description Summary

The Valuation for Financial & Tax Reporting (VFR) in connection with the Trusts & Estates practices are specialty groups within C&W's Valuation & Advisory organization. These specialty groups serve a variety of corporate clients, attorneys, and CPAs with valuation needs pertaining to U.S. GAAP, IFRS and compliance with federal, state, and local taxation laws. Our engagements span the globe and cut across all property types, including, but not limited to, office, retail, multi-family, hospitality, industrial, senior living, and infrastructure

Job Description

We are seeking an Executive Director or Managing Director who has strong communication and analytical skills and excels in a fast-paced team-oriented environment. The individual will be working alongside senior leadership by providing research, data analysis, business valuation writing, financial reporting valuation, business valuation (closely-held and "discount studies") and financial modeling deliverables to a variety of industries and sectors.

The successful candidate will be capable of developing business from their existing contacts and new connections. Performance expectations include the completion of assignments in connection with valuation and consulting projects which may include data collection and market research, analyzing complex scenarios, analyzing revenue and expense performance, estimating of cash flows utilizing discounted cash flow models, analyses of comparable sales, detailed cost analyses, and drawing market comparisons in developing opinions of value. The willingness to attend industry functions to develop new business and maintain existing contacts, is expected.

Key Competency Qualifications

  • Capable of thriving in a fast-paced environment.
  • Desire to function in a team environment and proactively problem-solve
  • Dedication to providing timely, reliable and courteous service to clients
  • Demonstrated ability to follow through and complete tasks
  • Attentiveness, attention to detail, and strong analytical skills
  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents
  • Demonstrated ability to solve advanced and multifaceted problems
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple assignments simultaneously
  • Commitment to professional development and continual learning
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to interface directly with senior executives with clients and target companies
  • Ability to meet with clients and referral sources in effort to develop business.
  • Some Domestic Travel is Expected.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or related area required
  • 7 to 10 years of experience valuation experience
  • Intermediate to Advanced user of MS Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Outlook/Teams, PowerPoint). Advanced knowledge of Excel preferred.
  • CPA, CFA, ASA (BV) strongly recommended but not required
  • Intermediate to Advanced level understanding of fair value concepts under both U.S. GAAP and IFRS, with emphasis on application of these concepts to real estate, including ASC 805, Business Combinations and ASC 842, Leases is required.
  • Advanced understanding of valuation concepts relating to business, intangible asset valuation, tax reporting, mergers and acquisitions.

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Cushman & Wakefield also provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health, vision, and dental insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life, and disability insurance programs, and paid and unpaid time away from work. In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, Cushman and Wakefield provide eligible employees with competitive pay, which may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, total hours worked, job type, business line, and applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

The compensation that will be offered to the successful candidate will depend on factors such as whether the position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement, the geographic area in which the work will be performed, market pay rates in that area, and the candidate's experience and qualifications.

The company will not pay less than minimum wage for this role.

The compensation for the position is: This is a base salary + commission role. Base salary will be between $150,000 and $200,000

Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position at Cushman & Wakefield, please call the ADA line at 1-888-365-5406 or emailHRServices@cushwake.com. Please refer to the job title and job location when you contact us.

Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative? Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7 to 10 years
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