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Valuation Staff

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Ranked among the largest accounting and consulting firms in the country, Cherry Bekaert delivers innovative and sophisticated advisory, assurance and tax services to our clients. At Cherry Bekaert we create shared success through teamwork, energy, and expertise. We approach today’s toughest business challenges with a client-first mindset, working together to create exceptional value. We are all committed to making a difference for our people, our clients, our community, and our professions. To meet this commitment, Cherry Bekaert will provide you with the space to pursue growth and development opportunities that will guide and support you at each stage of your personal and professional journey. If you are ready to find your space and create your future, you belong with us. 
Cherry Bekaert’s Valuation Services team is growing! Be part of the growth in our Fort Lauderdale, FL, Bethesda, MD, Charlotte, NC, Raleigh, NC or Tysons, VA offices. Our Valuation Services practice provides financial advisory services to privately held and publicly-traded companies. Core service offerings include business valuations, complex financial instruments, contingent claims, debt and equity, stock based compensation, intangible assets for financial and tax reporting, tax compliance, mergers and acquisitions in domestic and cross border transactions, and litigation.

As a Valuation Services Staff you will:
·       Work closely with practice leadership to complete a variety of valuation engagements including enterprise, debt, equity, and intangible asset related valuations for private equity clients, alternative asset managers, Business Development Company (BDC) clients, privately held businesses, and publicly traded companies
·       Perform business enterprise and debt valuation engagements for private equity and debt clients using standard valuation methodologies, including discounted cash flow, comparable transactions and comparable public companies
·       Analyze and evaluate portfolio company audit and reporting results, working capital and cash flow, evaluation of financial covenants, and other general financial analysis
·       Perform purchase price allocations for financial reporting and/or tax purposes under US GAAP
·       Analyze historical financial and operating results of target companies to explain business trends and identify risks
·       Analyze and challenge assumptions related to future financial projections
·       Assist in the development of discount rates (WACC)
·       Conduct financial statement analysis (e.g., common size analysis, ratio analysis, trend analysis, and industry comparative analysis)
·       Perform market/ industry research and develop industry growth estimates
·       Assist with preparation of valuation reports 

What you bring to the role:
·       Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business Administration, or related field
·       Cumulative GPA of 3.0/4.0 or above preferred
·       Interest in pursuing advanced degree and/or certification (MBA, MS, ASA, ABV, CFA)
·       Strong Excel skills required, experience working with financial models is nice to have

What you can expect from us:
·       Shared values, including uncompromising integrity, a passion for excellence, and mutual respect 
·       The opportunity to innovate and do work that motivates and engages you 
·       A collaborative environment focused on your career growth and continuous professional development 
·       Competitive compensation and a total rewards package that focuses on all aspects of your wellbeing 
·       Flexibility to do impactful work and the time to enjoy your life outside of work 
Depending upon service line, location, and workload, it is an expectation that summer and winter interns will be able to work approximately 32-40 hours per week and to be available during regular business hours/days either online or in the office.

About Cherry Bekaert:
Cherry Bekaert, ranked among the largest assurance, tax and advisory firms in the U.S., serves clients across industries in all 50 U.S. states and internationally. “Cherry Bekaert” is the brand name under which Cherry Bekaert LLP and Cherry Bekaert Advisory LLC, independently owned entities, provide professional services in an alternative practice structure in accordance with applicable professional standards. Cherry Bekaert LLP is a licensed CPA firm that provides attest services, and Cherry Bekaert Advisory LLC and its subsidiary entities provide business advisory and non-attest services spanning the areas of transaction advisory, risk and accounting advisory, digital solutions, cybersecurity, tax, benefits consulting, and wealth management. For more details, visit

Cherry Bekaert cares about its people. We offer a competitive compensation package where you will be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. The salary range for this role is $64,000 to $76,000. In addition, we offer a comprehensive, high-quality benefits program which includes medical, dental, and vision care; disability and life insurance; generous Paid Time Off; retirement plans; Paid Care Leave; and other programs that are dedicated to enhancing your personal and work life and providing you and your family with a measure of financial protection. 

Cherry Bekaert provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.  

Candidates must demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States. Cherry Bekaert will not provide work sponsorship for this position.

Cherry Bekaert LLP and Cherry Bekaert Advisory LLC are members of Allinial Global, an accountancy and business advisory global association. Visit us at and follow us on LinkedInGlassdoorInstagram, Twitter and Facebook.

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