Corporate Finance Manager

Our UK-based client is looking for a candidate to lead the fieldwork for TS and M&A engagements, inclusive of project and team management. The role is a work-from-home role until such time as the South African office has been established.

Duties & key responsibilities

  • Assume responsibility for the day-to-day management of specific corporate finance engagements
  • Manage project timetables and resourcing
  • Coach and train junior members of staff
  • Effective and appropriate delegation to junior members of staff
  • Interact across the business to form a strong management peer group that communicate and share knowledge around key issues impacting business performance
  • Develop own network of contacts that are accretive or incremental to existing firm relationships
  • Demonstrate an ability to win work for corporate finance and the wider business through client portfolio (new existing) and personal network (new new)

General responsibilities

  • Ensure confidentiality of sensitive data
  • To act in accordance with the business’ values and competency framework
  • Maintain CPD
    Skills & abilities
  • Proficient in Excel (data analysis), Word and Powerpoint
  • Ability to communicate with senior management and explain points clearly and concisely
  • Ability to communicate with client personnel at all levels and explain points clearly and concisely
  • Ability to coach and develop other team members

Knowledge & experience

  • Professional accounting qualification (eg ACA, ACCA, SAICA, SAIPA, AGA)
  • Minimum 4 years’ post-qualified experience with at least 2 years in Corporate Finance (TS or M&A)
  • Training and coaching of other team members
  • Have successfully managed projects across teams from planning to completion
  • Understanding of CF deal structures and completion mechanisms
  • Understanding of the Thames Valley and London Private Equity community
  • Understanding of CF research systems and how to use them

Personal attributes

  • Highly commercial with excellent communication and rapport building skills
  • Willing to embrace change and new ideas
  • Desire to be accountable and take personal responsibility
  • Analytical with precise attention to detail
  • Be a good team player demonstrating commitment and respect to other team members
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