Senior Vice President / Vice President - Valuation Advisory

Job Code: 1336
Location: Houston, TX
Employment Duration: Full-Time

Company Description

Stout is a financial advisory firm that specializes in Investment Banking, Valuation Advisory, and Dispute Consulting services.   We have served a broad range of clients from Fortune 500 corporations to privately held companies in numerous industries and geographies around the world. Our clients and their advisors have come to rely on our premier expertise, deep industry knowledge, and unparalleled responsiveness on complex matters.

Stout is a trade name for Stout Risius Ross, LLC and Stout Risius Ross Advisors, LLC, a FINRA-registered broker-dealer and SIPC member firm.


General Purpose: Seeking a full time Senior Vice President / Vice President as a team member to assist in the valuation of businesses, securities, and intangible assets. The Senior Vice President / Vice President will work on a variety of valuation assignments in numerous industries.

Major Duties and Responsibilities: 

Vice President/Sr. Vice President responsibilities include the following:

  • Managing projects and supervising associates, analysts and part-time interns
  • Performing corporate and asset valuations including analysis of discounted cash flows, capitalization of earnings, comparable companies, merger and acquisition transactions, purchase price allocations, goodwill impairment testing, and stock option analysis
  • Preparing written valuation reports for client presentation
  • Drafting fairness opinions
  • Developing client interaction and participating in due diligence meetings
  • Conducting company, industry, and economic research
  • Analyzing general economic conditions and industry specific conditions and trends
  • Participating in the hiring and training of analysts

Stout’s services are used for many purposes, including:

  • Financial, tax, and regulatory requirements
  • Purchase price allocation and goodwill impairment studies
  • Employee stock ownership plans
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Fairness and solvency opinions
  • Estate and gift taxation
  • Intellectual property disputes
  • Shareholder disputes
  • Property taxation
  • Feasibility studies
  • Financing purposes

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Intermediate/advanced understanding of economics, financial theory and/or principles of accounting.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient computer skills (primarily Excel, Word, and PowerPoint)
  • Relationship-focused (with clients, peers, management, etc.)
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Excels in a team-oriented work environment
  • Shows creativity in problem solving
  • Accountability and ability to multi-task
  • Professional presence
  • Strong technical and analytical skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic

Education and/or Training:

  • 4-year degree necessary with an emphasis in finance or accounting
  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience in business valuation. Must have experience in purchase price allocations and other financial reporting related assignments as well as business valuation experience.


The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform the job.

Stout is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of valid job requirements, qualifications and merit without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal law.

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