Associate Director, Transaction Services

Our client, is looking for an Associate Director, Transaction Services to join their growing team

The successful candidate will enjoy the direct support of the Partner in the execution of all responsibilities, some of which will include:
  • Leading 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’ along with being responsible for overall report quality.
  • Manage other lines of service (i.e. Tax) in respect of their input to a due diligence report
  • Be responsible for the development and appraisals of junior members of the team
  • Be active and visible in the Thames Valley deals market and to keep abreast of what is happening in the local CF market
  • Take on more direct business development activities in order to start winning, or make significant contribution towards winning, increment fee income
The role will require the successful individual to:
  • Ideally have worked in transaction services, or the wider corporate finance/financial investigations lines of service, for at least 4 years
  • Be fully qualified (preferably ACA, though we will consider other equivalents for the right individual)
  • Be a top performer amongst their peers in their current role
  • Be self-motivated and show strong values of ownership in respect of the task/output
  • Demonstrate tangible excitement about the opportunity to join a fast-growing team, and display energy and commitment to the strategic goals of the firm as a whole
  • Be comfortable and capable of managing more junior staff, and taking on the responsibility for the day-to-day management of the team
  • Initially the role will be primarily one of delivery, but the successful candidate should be good at networking and be starting to take on direct business development activities in their current role