Corporate Finance Assistant Director (Mergers & Acquisitions)

Newlind Partners Ltd
12 May 2017
10 Jun 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


An Assistant Director is required to independently, and with the support of other Assistant Directors, Directors and Partners, develop and grow the M&A business within Corporate Finance, as well as develop the team members. You will have a good understanding of, and experience in, the field of corporate finance for both buy-side and sell-side work, involving public and private companies, owner-managed businesses and private equity houses.


  • Support management of the Lead Advisory and wider Corporate Finance team with other Assistant Directors, Directors and Partners.
  • Lead the development of existing and new service stream methodologies.
  • Manage M&A engagements, which include the resolution of project issues prior to Partner review.
  • Build strong and sustainable relationships with clients, both internal and external, establishing both a rapport and trust.
  • Undertake the management of the project team on a day-to-day basis.
  • Assume real ownership of client relationships and projects.
  • People management responsibilities covering resource planning and allocation, performance management, support to the appraisal process, training and recommendations for promotion.
  • Scope and review reports, information memoranda and documents using Word and PowerPoint
  • Scope and review financial models using Excel
  • Act as a mentor to team members and provide coaching with a view to assisting them to achieve their personal career goals.
  • Convert existing opportunities into future Corporate Finance/M&A work, and identify new project opportunities.
  • Contribute and play an active role in the development of new business relationships, marketing and business proposals.
  • Seek and take action on feedback.
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of firm products and cross-selling opportunities.
  • Deliver honest and timely feedback to executives and managers.


  • Thorough working knowledge of sell-side and buy-side corporate finance advisory activities
  • ACA/ACCA qualified (or equivalent), or relevant work experience.
  • Previous staff management or supervisory experience
  • Good knowledge of MS Office, in particular Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • For those involved in PLC activities, a thorough knowledge of relevant regulatory regimes.