Manager Corporate Finance Lead Advisory

  • Job Reference: 948
  • 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 a Manager in the Lead Advisory team in Corporate Finance you will be given the opportunity develop experience in UK and international mid-market mergers and acquisitions – with a focus on sell-side advisory, management buy-outs, fund raising and financial modelling.

You will also have the opportunity to, and be expected to, actively contribute to business development and deal origination initiatives.

Key Responsibilities

As a Manager you will support the Partners in all aspects of advisory work.

The role will enable the individual to:

  • Manage a wide range of transactions (including sale mandates, fund raising, MBOs, financial modelling and other advisory work including vendor preparation and buyside advisory services) from origination through to completion, acting as a key point of contact for the client;
  • Participate in driving the team’s business plan and explore opportunities to build the pipeline;
  • Establish and grow a network of key contacts and participate in the team’s marketing initiatives.

As a Manager, reporting directly to Partners you will be expected to:

  • Project manage a transaction process throughout and ensure the day to day requirements of a deal process are fulfilled;
  • Identify key issues impacting transactions at an early stage and be able to plan for numerous outcomes and present solutions to the client;
  • Have a strong understanding of typical mid-market deal structures involving financial buyers or trade buyers and the common issues arising therein;
  • Have a strong understanding of the legal documentation associated with typical mid-market M&A transactions and be comfortable reviewing the same;
  • Possess exceptional interpersonal skills required for regular client and contact liaison throughout deal processes, managing legal advisers and specialist advisers throughout a deal process;
  • Undertake detailed research on companies and associated sectors, analysing trends, opportunities, potential transactions and potential investors/buyers;
  • Possess strong writing skills in order to prepare Information Memoranda, business plans and similar funding packs/documentation and have a track record of preparing the same;
  • Be well versed in Excel with strong financial modelling expertise – able to model integrated operating financial models, funding models (including the appropriate equity/debt funding overlays) and financial models suitable for the appraisal of investment opportunities or buyouts;
  • Take responsibility for project risk issues and billing/cost recovery;
  • Actively participate in practice development activities and deal origination initiatives;
  • Participate and take an active role in completion meetings/presentations with clients and funders;
  • 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.