Associate Director - Transaction Advisory Services

Navigant Research   •  

Virtual / Travel

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 165 days ago

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ractice Information

Informed business decisions require independent, insightful and thorough analyses of financial and operational risks.  Navigant’s Transaction Advisory Services (“TAS”) Practice has extensive experience advising clients on critical valuation, transaction advisory, due diligence and risk management issues.  This experience cuts across all major industries and business functions.

Our practice provides value-added business advisory services to help top tier clients solve complex strategic, financial, and operational challenges. TAS clients are banks, investment banks, insurance companies and consumer finance companies that extend mortgage, home equity, credit card, automobile, educational, and other types of financing to consumers.  Our portfolio of business advisory services is focused on the implementation of solutions based on industry best practices.  Key services include: credit risk management; market risk management; model risk management and governance; capital adequacy and stress testing (Basel III & Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review); Dodd-Frank Title 7 implementation support; and general financial / risk system selection and implementation assistance.  Navigant’s TAS practice also performs business profitability measurement and improvement, business strategy review and implementation, financial and operational risk and controls reviews, industry benchmarking, enterprise risk management, and regulatory and legal compliance reviews.

Our practice is an established thought leader on complex consumer finance industry issues.  We have an on-going dialogue with industry stakeholders such as regulatory agencies, and regularly benchmark industry practices for our clients.  Due to our industry focus and in-depth knowledge, we are able to proactively identify and assist our clients resolve a wide range of potential issues before they impact our clients.

We are looking for smart, inquisitive, and hard-working team players who enjoy challenging project work.  Candidates who have demonstrated the ability to quickly learn and apply new concepts, successfully handle multiple tasks, and effectively work as part of a team are preferred.


This role can be based in any of the following locations: ? Chicago, IL; Atlanta, GA.

Navigant is seeking a seasoned leader for Navigant’s physician compensation valuation service line.  Essential responsibilities include senior-level management of physician compensation fair market valuation engagements related to single physician practices to large, hospital-based multi-specialty medical groups in a fast-paced environment.

The individual will manage projects that utilize acceptable valuation methodologies, including the income, market, and cost approaches to derive supportable fair market valuation opinions that can withstand commercial reasonableness and regulatory scrutiny.  Knowledge about clinical and administrative physician compensation valuation concepts and methodologies related to ACOs, CINs, and other value-driven models will also be essential.

In addition, this individual will work closely with healthcare business and asset valuation personnel to facilitate project cross-referral opportunities, seamless client relationship management, business development, joint presentations at conferences, staff training, and to optimize staff utilization.

It will also be important for this individual to collaborate with key leaders in Navigant’s healthcare consulting practice, including with the physician compensation strategy, planning, and design team to advise on fair market compensation and to provide support that compensation plans are compliant from a fair market value perspective.


Other key responsibilities will include:


  • Provide quality control of physician compensation valuation analyses and written reports;
  • Keep updated on latest OIG Advisory Opinions, court cases, industry publications, and conference presentations to provide thought leadership on market trends, key issues, and supportable valuation methods and assumptions;
  • Continuously refine and maintain valuation and financial models, including industry survey data and other quantitative and qualitative inputs;
  • Contribute significantly to business development and client relationship building efforts, including assisting with marketing collateral, pitch documents, and conference presentations;
  • Manage engagement economics of multiple, concurrent projects including billing and client collection discussions, if necessary; and
  • Be willing to assist with physician compensation, business, services, and/or asset valuations with the life sciences team when necessary.


  • 8+ years of direct experience with physician compensation valuation with in-depth knowledge of physician compensation design/planning in a consulting environment;
  • Undergraduate degree required, emphasis in Economics, Finance, or Accounting preferred (MBA, MHA, or other relevant master’s degree a plus);
  • Achievement of or progress towards achievement of ASA, CPA/ABV, CVA, and/or CFA designation preferred;
  • Strong analytical and research skills;
  • Superior oral and written communication skills;
  • Strong presentation skills;
  • Strong business presence and client relationship management skills;
  • Excellent organization skills and ability to multi-task in a dynamic environment;
  • Ability to train and mentor junior staff; and
  • Superior knowledge of MS Office and strong financial modeling skills

Mental/Physical Requirements

  • Frequently communicates with clients and coworkers and must be able to share information effectively
  • Strong conceptual, as well as quantitative and qualitative analytical skills
  • Flexibility and responsiveness in managing multiple projects in sometimes high-pressure situations simultaneously
  • Self-motivator with ability to work independently
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate work activities of others
  • Frequently travels by airplane, train or car as necessary to perform work at another location