This role is open specifically for people who are looking to work flexibly.
We know everyone’s lives are different and that traditional working patterns may not be quite right for you. Whether you’ve taken a career break, had time out to support family or are looking to balance your career with another passion of yours, we can offer you a flexible contract.
We’re happy to discuss flexible options on application that may work for you
Upon joining the firm you will have access to various training to give you the opportunity to upskill yourself on our various systems. You’ll also benefit from a programme specifically designed to support flexible workers integrate into the firm and introduce you to other people across our networks.
Our Deals business is an exciting, fast-paced and an ever-growing business that focuses on deals and crisis situations for our clients. Collectively, we deal with the types of situations you hear about regularly in the news and we provide support, insight and analysis to the management, shareholders and financiers of business.
A career in our Financial Due Diligence (FDD) practice, within Deals Transaction Services, will provide you the opportunity to help organisations realise the potential of: i) mergers, acquisitions and divestitures; and ii) capital markets. In short, we help some of the world’s leading companies originate, create, execute, and realise value from deals. Through data driven insights we help our clients move in the right direction ensuring maximum value for their company.
About our team
Our team assists organisations with both buy side and sell side due diligence. As part of our team, you’ll help us provide both corporate and financial buyers with peace of mind by analysing and validating all the financial, commercial, operational and strategic assumptions being made.
Our national Transaction Services team supports a wide variety of transactions in the UK and internationally. We advise both top and mid-tier, corporate and financial (private equity) clients, who invest in a range of assets, from smaller privately owned business to large household names. Whilst a significant proportion of our work is UK based, we also support our clients internationally, working alongside our network firms in Europe and globally.
Our FDD team members are industry aligned and have deep experience and knowledge across the following industries
Industrial Products and Services;
Technology, Media & Telecoms;
Healthcare & Pharma;
Retail, Consumer & Leisure;
Energy, Utilities, Mining & Infrastructure; and
Our FDD team is supported by Valuations, SPA, Data & Analytics and Financial modelling specialists, bringing technical expertise to complement our wider Deals offering.
About the role
The role will involve the following
Managing teams through the analysis of financial and non-financial business information;
Identifying and understanding key drivers of a business and potential deal breakers (financial and non-financial);
Writing and reviewing financial due diligence (buy-side, sell-side or refinancing) reports for our corporate, banking and private equity clients;
Sharing your experience and developing other team members through the deal process
Understanding the processes in due diligence work including dealing with risk management processes and procedures
Interacting with senior levels of Management, and exposure to business owners to understand areas such as historical and projected business performance, wider commercial issues, etc
Developing internal and external networks, and adopting a business development mindset
Travel may be required, which is dependent upon the client/ target’s location
Essential Skills & Experience
ACA/ICAS qualified (or equivalent)
Experience in a Deals environment is essential, Financial Due Diligence experience is preferable
Good business writing and Excel skills (eg report writing)
Good analytical skills and commercial awareness
A flexible working style
Interpersonal skills (lead teams, mentoring and developing staff, confident interacting with clients and management)
Excellent communication skills (questioning and listening skills)
Experience with Alteryx, PowerBI, Tableau and other data analytics and visualisation tools
Passionate about client service
Able to adapt to change
Project manage assignments
Proactive with regard to self-development
Wide range of client experience
Leaders of the future - willingness to lead is a positive
Who we’re looking for
You will be a motivated and determined individual, with the commercial awareness, investigative mind and flair for detail that underpin sound advice. You’ll work in multidisciplinary teams, build positive relationships and meet clients often, so excellent interpersonal skills are also vital. You’ll also need to be flexible about where and how you work.
Equally important is willingness to learn and ability to build relationships, while always making a positive impact with our clients and each other.
Please submit a covering letter with your application detailing your location and industry preference.