Vice President??? Business Incentives

Duff & Phelps
New York
Sep 17, 2016
Oct 15, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Description:

Duff & Phelps is the premier global valuation and corporate finance advisor with expertise in complex valuation, disputes and investigations, M&A, restructuring, and compliance and regulatory consulting. Our professionals balance analytical skills, deep market insight and independence to help our clients make sound decisions. As an organization, we think globally-and encourage our people to do the same. That means when you take your place on our team, you'll discover a supportive and collaborative work environment that enables you to excel. If you're ready to share your perspective with the world, make a real impact at Duff & Phelps. Find out how our approach will change everything for YOU . Our Site Selection & Business Incentives Advisory professionals are focused on helping clients identify optimal locations for their new facilities around the country and negotiating business incentives at the federal, state and local levels that may facilitate our clients' growth and investment initiatives, including capital investments, location-specific benefits, operational costs, financing and human resource solutions. Join our team and together we'll power the sound decisions that enhance value - yours and ours. Responsibilities: Within Tax, our Site Selection & Business Incentives Advisory practice will assist companies in assessing and selecting new locations for their companies and accessing the myriad tax and other financial incentives offered by state and local governments in return for their investment initiatives and economic activity. * Meeting with clients, assisting in assessing their needs for new locations or expansions of existing facilities * Working cooperatively with clients to develop parameters for a new location and selecting variables and data to assist the client with their decisions * Developing discounted cash flow models to compare the benefits and advantages of each site under consideration * Gathering data from state and local communities to support the models * Presenting location analysis to clients and their leadership * Creating and executing negotiating strategies on behalf of clients seeking credits and grants for projects within the multi-state region * Directing staff as necessary in research, analysis and report preparation, application writing and other relevant tasks * Presenting client projects to government officials and leading discussions with clients regarding relevant incentives programs and the process involved in qualifying * Preparing and presenting proposals and qualifications to prospective clients * Preparing and presenting comprehensive reports regarding the potential financial incentives available, given the client's facts Requirements: * Working knowledge of the financial incentives (both statutory and discretionary in nature) available in the multi-state region * At least 5 years of relevant experience within a consulting or real estate firm, economic development agency, or a state tax agency * Bachelor's degree in a business related field * Superior analytical and problem solving skills * Excellent interpersonal and client relationships skills * Strong written and verbal communication skills * Dedication to teamwork * Proficiency in Microsoft Office, with focus on Word and Excel * Ability to adapt to ever changing client demands * Flexibility to travel, as needed * Supervisory experience In order to be considered for a position at Duff & Phelps, you must formally apply via Duff & Phelps is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment. We will not discriminate between applications for reason of gender, gender identity, race, religion, color, nationality, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, age or disability. Transparency. Confidence. Trust.