Transaction Services - Financial Due Diligence - Senior Associate
About The Team
From international take-over bids to economic crime investigations and cases of insolvency, Deals focuses on businesses that are changing and restructuring, and businesses in crisis. Our client base is wide, including government offices, private equity houses, family businesses and multinational conglomerates.
Transaction Services supports private equity firms, investment funds and corporate clients through mergers, acquisitions and disposals worth up to £5 billion. Building relationships with high-profile businesses, we advise at all stages of a deal, from strategic inception through to due diligence.
About The Role
Apply your existing Financial Services industry experience within the deals environment. Working in a multidisciplinary team alongside specialists from around the world, you'll develop insights and experience across the transaction advisory service. As well as improving your analytical and business advisory skills, you'll gain invaluable international exposure.
As a Senior Associate you'll work with diverse Financial Services clients, carrying out due diligence during business restructuring, and mergers and acquisitions. It's an opportunity to build investigative and deals experience, including analysis of financial and non-financial business information. In particular you’ll get to grips with the processes of due diligence, including the management of risk. You’ll also develop skills in writing due diligence reports for our corporate and private equity clients.
Essential Skills & Experience
2:1 degree minimum and Masters in Finance
FTSE 100 client experience and a passion for client service
Prior experience in transactional services and valuations
Prior experience in Financial Services and Banking.
Good business-writing and Excel skills (including financial modelling)
Experience in report writing
Strong analytical skills
Flexible working style with good team-working skills
Ability to deliver under pressure
Strong communication skills (both questioning and listening)
Confidence when interacting with clients and management
The following are desirable skills and experience:
Able to adapt to change
Some experience of due diligence
Experience working across multiple Financial Services sub-sectors
Active in managing your own development
- Willingness to lead
Who We Are Looking For
We are looking for someone who is commercially aware, with the ability to identify key issues in a business situation, you'll have a strong academic background and a professional qualification.
Closing Date: 9th April 2018