Pool: RedTire Program Finance Analyst

Position Overview

(Position contingent upon funding)
The dual objectives, of the role is to firstly, provide assistance to the RedTire Program Manager / Director in delivering quality business and technical consulting assistance to RedTire clients. Secondly, the aim of the role is to provide the incumbent with an excellent experiential learning opportunity of ‘live real-world’ case scenarios where the aim is to successfully transition a business from a retiring owner, by redefining their retirement, to a new younger owner who will acquire their business.

This intern will receive the benefit of:
  • Applying academic valuation techniques to a live company and learning other small business valuation techniques that are not generally taught in the academic accounting or finance classroom.
  • Obtaining direct experience and insight into how the deal process works.
  • Gaining valuable experience in dealing with project related work.

Job Description

  • Assist with day-to-day administration of RedTire.
  • Help with leads for candidate business (sellers) and buyers for inclusion in the program.
  • Extrapolate raw financial data (from tax returns and company P&L’s) into RedTire models.
  • Perform business valuation analyses using established models and procedures.
  • Help with industry, location and market research initiatives.
  • Other ad-hoc financial and modelling analysis duties as required.

Required Qualifications

  1. Academic background should show that the person has a basic knowledge and understanding of finance, accounting procedures and financial analysis.
  2. Must be detail-orientated and methodical in analyzing data (like tax information) and have a demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments.
  3. Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.
  4. Must be current KU Business student, enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, as evidenced in application materials.
  5. Experience in MS Word & MS Excel.
During the semester term of the appointment, the KU student hourly must be enrolled in no fewer than 6 credit hours. For summer periods the student hourly must: 1) have been enrolled in no less than 6 hours in the past spring semester or 2) be pre-enrolled in upcoming fall semester in no less than 6 hours or 3) be enrolled in summer session or 4) be admitted to study in the upcoming fall semester. Student Hourlies may be undergraduate or graduate students.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Prefer business undergraduate (with finance or accounting tracks) or MACC or MBA student that can fit in the required hours per week.

Contact Information to Applicants

Denton Zeeman, dzeeman@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

Minimum of $10/hour depending upon experience

Work Schedule

10-15 hours/week, flexible days during the semester
25-40 hours/week during summer & winter recess (potential)

Anticipated Start Date

Monday August 15, 2022

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Posting Information

  • Posting ID:  23005BR
  • Department:  Business
  • Primary Campus:  University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
  • Reg/Temp:  Temporary
  • Employee Class:  S-Student

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