Pool:RedTire Program Finance Analyst - 18803BR

Pool:RedTire Program Finance Analyst

Department: 
Business
Location/Division: 
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
Reg/Temp: 
Temporary
Employee Class: 
S-Student

Position Overview

(Position contingent upon funding)
The dual objectives of the role is to firstly, provide assistance to the RedTire Program Manager and the Director of Entrepreneurship programs 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; especially with direct client liaison and with presenting and discussing model outcomes.

Job Description

  • Assist with day-to-day administration of RedTire.
  • Help with 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 analysis duties as required.

Required Qualifications

  • Academic background should show that the person has a basic knowledge and understanding of finance, accounting procedures and financial analysis.
  • Must be detail-orientated and methodical in analyzing data (like tax information) and have a demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments.
  • Strong interpersonal and written communication skills.
  • Must be current KU Business student, enrolled in at least 6 credit hours, as evidenced in application materials.
  • Experience in MS Word & MS Excel.

Preferred Qualifications

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

Additional Candidate Instructions

Submit online application and resume.

Application review date: 4/6/21

Contact Information to Applicants

Denton Zeeman
dzeeman@ku.edu

Advertised Salary Range

$10-12

Work Schedule

10-15 hours/week, flexible days during semester 25-40 during summer

Anticipated Start Date

15-Apr-2021

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Posting Information
Posting ID:
18803BR
Department:
Business
Primary Campus:
University of Kansas Lawrence Campus
Reg/Temp:
Temporary
Employee Class:
S-Student