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MidAmerican Energy Company Senior Valuation, Team Leader in Des Moines, Iowa

Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities (Essential Job Function) The senior valuation, team leader is responsible for coordinating and performing research, analysis, financial modeling, valuation and initial due diligence related to potential merger, acquisition and business development opportunities as well as special projects as requested by company leadership. This position develops, maintains and validates detailed financial modeling and assessment reports using available data in support of investment activity. Expectations are to perform and work with other business analysts and tools to identify impacts and risks to the business strategy. Mentoring experienced and entry-level financial analysts in standard financial evaluation and problem-solving methodologies is expected. This role acts as a subject matter expert, and is expected to temporarily substitute for the manager of the group when required. Ensures timely and accurate preparation of in-depth initial analysis and periodic updates of potential target companies and other internal and external business opportunities. Perform and effectively coordinate timely and accurate analysis of potential target companies and other internal and external business opportunities. (50%) Develops memorandum and presentations that clearly communicate evaluation results, assumptions, and recommendations. (10-15%) Analyze and prepare materials to support board positions including Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. and Berkshire Hathaway Energy. Including, but not limited to market analyses, comparable business evaluations and potential strategies to consider. (10-15%) Monitor external news sources and investor communications for material events impacting potential target companies, update financial models and related analyses as appropriate and communicate impacts to senior management. (10-15%) Provide assistance and oversight to financial analysts and answer questions as they arise. (10%) Perform additional special projects, assignments and responsibilities as requested. (5%) Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, finance or related field required. (Typically six years of related, progressive work experience would be needed for candidates applying for this position who do not possess a bachelor's degree.) CFA and MBA, CPA, or comparable advanced degree strongly preferred. Six or more years of related work, educational focus and /or financial market experience associated with business valuation, financial analysis, fixed income and/or equity research and analysis, financial modeling, strategy development, mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, or similar business evaluation experience; energy or other utility or commodity industry experience strongly preferred. Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of fixed income, equity, corporate finance and other financial markets. Highly effective analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills to recognize patterns in data, information or events and to draw logical conclusions and make recommendations. Highly effective verbal and written communication skills to effectively convey technical information accurately and understandably to senior management. Demonstrated project management skills and ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently. Advanced software skills to develop and use spreadsheets, documents, presentations and reports using various applications including Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint; Familiarity with Bloomberg, Capital IQ, SNL Financial and other financial applications strongly preferred. Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without an accommodation. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Job: Financial Services* *Organization: Corp - Business Analytics *Title: *Senior Valuation, Team Leader Location: IA-Des Moines Requisition ID: 2100210