We are currently in the due-diligence phase of our purchase of a regional fuel and lubricants sales and distribution company. Currently a business valuation is needed to determine the best purchase price for this business, and a financial analysis is needed to determine the viability of this business moving-forward.
We are looking for a unique analysis and an opinionated final report after review of the materials - not just an aggregation of data and/or bland reporting statement on how well or poorly a company has done up to that point. If you will be making a statement then it will need to be followed up by supporting information, i.e. If a financial statement reflects irregularities, explain what is found... If you disagree with a BOV, explain why... This report will need to include research, graphs and other elements that will support why I should acquire this business.
Give an overview of the contents that we will provide to you. Identify and provide statements for the motivating factors to purchase this company and the detractors that would devalue the business or cause an eventual failure of the operation. As we are currently looking to purchase this business we will also need guidance to help determine the price.
You need to have expertise to articulate and convey to me where the value of the business proposition is to my partners. We are seeking someone that is capable of providing recommendation and guidance. I am looking for you to put yourself in the place of your audience--the recipient of the report--and think about what sorts of information that I would need to feel confident in making my decision. This report will contain information that would enable the audience of the report to decide whether to approve the acquisition. You should assume that the audience you are writing for is fairly sophisticated and already familiar with the company/sector/industry and with common investing and financial terms (EPS, P/E, gross margin, long, short, etc.)
We will provide Freelancer with the following:
1. Valuation Opinions will be provided. These BOV’s of the land holdings have been performed by an accredited realtor.
2. Financial Records will be provided for the past five years of the business operations. Records will be organized and provide accurate data. Records will be complete and any requested information can be provided.
A reasonable time-frame for the work to complete this project will be agreed upon during scheduling. Writer will be expected to perform additional research to understand the company, services, products, market, and competition.
Please answer the following questions when submitting a proposal:
1. Why do you think you are a good fit for this particular project?
2. What experience do you have preparing a business valuation?
This posting is being made by the Company directly and not through any third-party agency. You must be reliable, contactable and able to work towards deadlines. There will be ongoing work for a writer whom can prove their ability.
This posting is for a Freelancer, direct hire only. This posting is not for a Service that offers financial services with many Freelancers. Freelancers that are not Native English Speaking persons will not be accepted.
Feel free to ask any questions, and we encourage you to submit samples of previous work. Forensic accounting skills a plus. Please also submit a copy of your credentials when applying.