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Transaction Services, Associate Director - Central London

£70,000 -£80,000, car allowance, medical, pension, bonus and more
Ref: 817 Date Posted: Monday 11 Dec 2023

Working in a leading Accountancy Practice as an Associate Director in the Transaction Support team in Corporate Finance you will be given the opportunity to join a growing advisory team and further develop your experience advising on 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 for several partners and be given the opportunity to lead a team of professionals and expected to manage all aspects of a buy-side corporate finance transaction. You will be responsible for exceptional service delivery within the team and also expected to actively contribute to business development and origination activities.

You will be responsible for the appraisal and development of a team of people.


Key responsibilities

As an Associate Director you will support the partners in all aspects of buyside advisory services.


The role will require the individual to:


  • Have worked in transaction services, or the wider corporate finance/financial investigations lines of service for 4-5 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
  • Be comfortable and capable of managing more junior staff, and taking on the responsibility for the day-to-day management and development of the team


As an Associate Director in Transaction Services, reporting directly to the Partners, you will be expected to:


  • Manage multiple transactions at a time – utilising the team and delegating work streams effectively
  • Lead initial scoping meetings with clients and to identify the key questions that the DD needs to answer
  • Prepare formal proposals in respect of new work opportunities and potential client introductory meetings
  • Be responsible for the preparation and delivery to the partner of market leading ‘client ready’ due diligence reports that are “Robust, Relevant and Insightful”. This must include the drafting of well-structured and concise ‘Key Messages’
  • Manage other lines of service (ie Tax) in respect of their input to a due diligence report
  • Be responsible for the development and appraisals of junior member of the team – focusing on team development
  • Be active and visible in the market – developing your own network of contacts and referral opportunities

This is an exciting opportunity to join a leading firm in a senior position and continue to progress and develop both yourself and your career.

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