Local recruitment: Valuation Services Consultant


Albany, NY, USA 🇺🇸

Company Description:
Raftelis helps local governments and utilities thrive by providing management consulting expertise to help transform local governments and utilities. We’ve helped more than 600 organizations in the last year alone. We work in all areas of management consulting including finance, assessment, communications, technology, executive recruitment, and strategic planning.

Job Summary:
The financial, economics and valuation practice within Raftelis is essential in delivering quality service to our clients. As a consultant in this practice, you will participate in all areas of project delivery from completing detailed research and analyses to supporting the delivery of more big picture solutions, findings, and recommendations. Our services include long-range financial planning, utility cost allocation and rate-setting, economic assessments, utility valuation, and management consulting services. As a consultant, you will work with our senior consultants and project managers to complete quantitative and qualitative analyses that support the various project engagements and services provided to our clients, many of which involve the creation and use of financial models and Microsoft Excel spreadsheets. You will also assist in preparing and delivering reports and presentation that summarize our project findings, and recommendations to our clients, and contribute to marketing and proposal efforts.

Primary Responsibilities:
– Analyze and structure large data sets and summarize information in an easily understood format
– Use graphs and other infographics to visualize data analyses and results
– Perform industry research and develop summary materials for team members and clients
– Develop complex financial and economic models in Microsoft Excel
– Prepare MS PowerPoint presentations for delivery to clients
– Utilize technical writing skills to produce and edit reports
– Maintain effective, professional attributes while dealing with clients & colleagues

– Bachelor’s degree (mathematics, finance, economics, accounting, engineering, or other related fields)
– Experience, interest, and aptitude in government finance, economics, business valuation, and/or accounting.
– Proficient in using MS Office applications of Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
– Attention to detail and takes responsibility for timely delivery of work
– Experience analyzing large data sets
– Excellent written skills including reporting analytical results
– Ability to work independently through complex problems
– Excellent oral communication skills including presenting analytical results to clients or stakeholders
– Diligent, enthusiastic, and team-player attitude
– Ability to work within a small team spread across a broad geography
– Willingness to travel overnight for project and job functions, if necessary

– Master’s Degree or at least 1-3 years of full-time work experience a plus.
– Modeling proficiency and experience using MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Experience with relational databases is a plus.
– Experience and/or interest in the state and local governmental utility consulting
Certifications in finance, accounting, and valuation a plus.

Working for a values-based organization focused on growth with an exceptional reputation in its industry, employees receive competitive compensation and excellent benefits that include:

– Company-paid medical and dental benefits
– Health Savings Account with company contributions
– Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
– Vision Insurance
– Company paid Life and Disability Insurance and Employee Assistance Program
– Discretionary paid time off program and education reimbursement program
– 401(k) with company contributions
– Hybrid working arrangement (3 days in the office and 2 days remote)

Additional Information:

To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status. Raftelis is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and our sincere belief in the dignity of each employee, it is our policy to prohibit harassment based on race, national origin, color, age, sex, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual preference, medical condition, disability, religion, or veteran status.

To learn more about Raftelis and apply: Please visit www.raftelis.com.





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