Senior Manager - Financial Due Diligence - London Senior Manager - Financial Due Diligence - London …

in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Senior Manager - Financial Due Diligence - London
About the team Our Transaction Services team in London has c.180 financial due diligence (FDD) specialists, supporting 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.
Over the past year alone, the team has been involved in a number of landmark deals. Whilst a significant proportion of our work is local, 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:
  • Financial Services,
  • Industrial Products and Services,
  • Technology, Media & Telecoms,
  • Healthcare & Pharma,
  • Retail, Consumer & Leisure,
  • Energy, Utilities, Mining & Infrastructure, and
  • Real Estate
The London FDD team is supported by a further 160 individuals who provide deals support across Valuations, SPA, Data & Analytics and Financial modelling, bringing technical expertise to complement our wider Deals offering.

About the role We're recruiting for Senior Managers to join our successful and growing team based in London. We're looking for individuals who alongside being qualified accounts with FDD experience have commercial awareness, an investigative mind and flair for detail that underpin sound advice. Our Senior Managers work in multidisciplinary teams, building positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders. As a Senior Manager you'll be meeting with and dealing with client often, you'll therefore need good communications skills and the ability to explain complex issues in an accessible way.
As a Senior Manager within Financial Due Diligence in London you will be involved in:
  • Analysing financial and non-financial business information;
  • Identifying and understanding key drivers of a business and potential deal breakers (financial and non-financial);
  • Writing 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
  • Interaction with senior levels of Management, and exposure to business owners to understand areas such as historical and projected business performance, wider commercial issues, etc
  • Development of internal and external networks, and adopting a business development mindset
Whilst the role is based in London, travel may be required, which is dependent upon the client/ target's location

Essential Skills & Experience
  • ACA/ICAS qualified (or equivalent)
  • Good business writing and Excel skills
  • Strong analytical skills and commercial awareness
  • A flexible working style
  • Interpersonal skills (lead teams, mentoring and developing staff, confident interacting with clients and management)
  • Strong communication skills (questioning and listening skills)

Desirable skills
  • Report writing skills
  • Passionate about client service
  • Able to adapt to change
  • Project manage assignments
  • Proactive with regard to self-development
  • Wide range of client experience
  • Due diligence experience
  • Leaders of the future - willingness to lead is a positive

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.
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