Mergers & Acquisitions Accountant - Private Equity backed business

My Private Equity backed client based on the outskirts of Harrogate  is looking for a M&A Executive to join their fast paced, rapidly expanding business to assist the Head of M&A with the whole process of an acquisition, from the start of the deal to execution. The role will build and maintain both internal and external relationships

The ideal candidate will be ACA qualified from a corporate finance background . They will be a fast paced and dynamic self-starter, who can work individually or collectively with different teams. Must have strong time management skills and a proven ability to balance multiple work streams. The person will require strong interpersonal skills, be a good communicator, and have the ability to influence people.

The main duties will include:

  • Assist in the evaluation of a potential acquisition to understand the value drivers and market background of their business;
  • Create and review financial models to assist in the evaluation of the business and the potential returns of a transaction;
  • Analysis and interpretation of financial information;
  • Assist in the gathering and presentation to Targets and Management (and on their behalf) of data including for data rooms, due diligence and sale processes;
  • Ensure that all deadlines are met, considering individual and milestone review deadlines and the needs of the lead reviewer/manager of the transaction;
  • Support wider team with ongoing integration tasks;
  • Preparation of Investment overview documents to be submitted to the Board;
  • Drafting and management of NDA’s;
  • Drafting term sheets to be issued to Target businesses;
  • Maintenance of a detailed M&A database;
  • Manage records and data appropriately in line with Group policy and operate in accordance with the policies and procedures manuals;
  • Ensure comprehensive client records are kept and that these are always accurate and up to date;

The ideal candidate will have experience in the following:

  • Relevant accounting professional qualification(s) e.g. Corporate Finance Qualification or ACA
  • Relationship building
  • Advance use of MS Excel and Power point
  • Effective communication skills (written, presenting and verbal)
  • Strong Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills
  • Report Writing
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to perform in highly pressurised environments

If you are interested in a full job description and more details on the job then please do not hesitate to contact me.

19 November 2020
Corporate Finance Manager
North Yorkshire