Manager, Fixed Assets Valuation
 Chicago, IL

Job Summary

BDO's Core Purpose is Helping People Thrive Every Day. Our Core Values reflect how we manage our work, our relationships and ourselves. As an employee of the firm, you will live true to our Core Values of people first, being exceptional every day in every way, embracing change, feeling empowered through knowledge and choosing accountability. Our Core Values are the standards by which we conduct ourselves day in and day out, both internally and externally.

The BDO Fixed Asset Valuation Manager is responsible for managing, executing and delivering challenging valuation engagements by participating in all aspects of projects, from the initial proposal preparation through project completion. In this role, the BDO Fixed Asset Valuation Manager is actively engaged in the origination and management of multiple valuation assignments, as well as managing staff in the development of such assignments. In addition, the BDO Fixed Asset Valuation Manager will be charged with assisting with the internal appraisal review process.



  • Undergraduate degree in Engineering or Finance, required


  • Minimum of Seven (7) years of personal property valuation experience in a Big 4 or national valuation firm environment, recently in a management capacity, required
  • Significant experience in personal property valuation for financial reporting and accounting purposes, required
  • Experience in personal property valuation for financing and leasing purposes, preferred
  • Experience for providing valuation opinions and support for litigation purposes, preferred
  • Experience in the appraisal review process, preferred


  • ASA, RICS or other valuation industry credentials, preferred


  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel, PowerPoint and Word, preferred

Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • High verbal and written communication skills
  • High analytical and research skills
  • Solid organizational skills, especially ability to meet project deadlines with a focus on details
  • Ability to successfully multi-task while working independently or within a group environment
  • Proven ability to work in a deadline-driven environment and handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • Capable of effective managing a team of valuation professionals and delegating work assignments among multiple valuation disciplines as needed
  • Capacity to build and maintain strong relationships with internal and client personnel
  • Ability to encourage team environment on engagements and contribute to the professional development of assigned personnel
  • Executive presence and ability to act as primary contact on assigned engagements
  • Ability to successfully interact with professionals at all levels
  • Ability for intermittent travel within the US and internationally, required