Assistant Manager Corporate Finance Transaction Services

  • Job Reference: 947
  • Date Posted: 11 November 2022
  • Recruiter: ProTalent Limited
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Corporate Finance
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Contact: Tracy Felstead

Job Description

A leading national audit, tax, advisory and risk firm with global reach and local expertise. This company prides itself on looking after their people, whether you’re working in corporate tax, statutory audit or you’re a marketing or HR specialist, they invest in their people to help them be the best they can be.

As an Assistant Manager in the Transaction Support team in Corporate Finance you will be given the opportunity to join a growing advisory team and develop your experience advising on the buy-side of UK and international mergers and acquisitions, providing due diligence and buy-side advisory services to strategic buyers, financial investors, banks and other funders.

You will work directly supporting managers, directors and partners and be given the opportunity to take responsibility for delivering significant aspects of projects. You will be expected to support the development of junior team members and also actively contribute to business development activities.

Key Responsibilities

As an Assistant Manager you will support the Partners/Directors in all aspects of TS work:

  • The role will require the individual to:
  • Have worked in transaction services, or the wider corporate finance/financial investigations lines of service for at least 1 to 2 years.
  • They should ideally be fully qualified (albeit exceptions can be made in certain circumstances).
  • Be self-motivated and show strong values of ownership in respect of the task/output.
  • Possess exceptional analytical skills and the ability to write in a clear and professional manner
  • Be comfortable supporting and managing more junior staff

As an Assistant Manager you will be expected to:

  • Support the team with the planning process of a due diligence process
  • Interpret and analyse business plans, financial information and other information available in respect of a target business and understand the key risks associated with a transaction
  • Undertake detailed and meaningful analysis on historical and forecast financial information and summarise key trends, findings and document key findings
  • Produce written reports setting out due diligence findings in a clear, concise and professional manner to a high standard
  • Effectively manage your time and input on multiple projects, ensuring work is completed and delivered to a high standard within the specified timeframe
  • Develop a working understanding of typical M&A deal structures and the key issues which arise from each
  • Understand how due diligence findings can impact a transaction in respect of value and structure
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills required for regular client and contact liaison throughout deal processes
  • Undertake detailed research on companies and associated sectors in order to identify potential business development opportunities

You will also be required to regularly participate in networking events.

Each member of the Team is required to attend relevant Corporate Finance training held both externally and internally.