The Certified Business Valuer (CBV) certification is ideal for those who wish to have a transaction advisory or management accounting role, which focuses on the financial health of companies. The business valuation consultant helps clients with formal valuation for compliance and/or regulator purposes and has significant project management abilities Business valuation professionals assist individuals and corporations with calculating the net worth of their businesses, and supplying clients with financial data that helps them make well-informed business decisions. In addition to possessing excellent analytical, communication and decision-making skills, business valuation professionals must be able to clearly interpret complex financial statements and figures.
AFMA Certification can be obtained either by Direct Application (for those with experience and/or qualifications in the area); or by undertaking an AFMA approved Training Program.
Direct Application: Those applying direct for the CBV certification will need to demonstrate advanced knowledge and experience iin: (1) acquisitions and divestitures; (2) related party transactions; (3) corporate reorganization and restructuring; (4) employee share transactions and stock option plans; (5) income tax and estate planning; (6) dispute resolution and litigation and (7) work in financial advisory services such as managing intellectual capital.
Training: For those wishing to undertake training to obtain certification, this course provides skills in business valuation; including the ability to build strong client and employee relations and significant knowledge in valuation issues and positions. Training in the effective research of prospective clients and developing new business opportunities is also undertaken. Since business valuation managers supervise teams, these undertaking the training will also be able to delegate and prioritize work effectively across different roles and functional teams; and prepare financial modeling for acquisition/disposition strategies and buy-out.
The Certified Business Valuer - (CBV) tm Board Certification is awarded to individuals who have met our Requirements: