Corporate Finance Manager

Recruiter
King Recruit Ltd
Location
Bideford, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Jul 2019
Closes
24 Jul 2019
Ref
1191305083
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Overview of this unique opportunity:

Are you a Corporate Finance Professional with experience in the acquisition process?

The ideal candidate is either a finance professional who has had good involvement in the client acquisition process within a large accountancy firm, legal firm or perhaps you've been involved in acquisitions within your current commercial business.

Working for one of the UK's leading holiday cottage businesses, The Travel Chapter, this is a unique opportunity to work in a dynamic in-house acquisitions team, gaining experience on end-to-end acquisitions, working with senior management and with great exposure to a Private Equity backed business.

Main Purpose of Job:

We are looking for an experienced corporate finance practitioner to bolster our rather unique in-house acquisitions team. There are excellent prospects for career progression and development in this role as you will have opportunity to work closely and directly with the Senior Management Team, develop existing skills across all areas of Corporate Finance as well as developing further skills in effecting successful business integrations.

Main Responsibilities:

You will work closely with the Senior Management Team and wider business unit leaders across the Company. As part of a dedicated in-house acquisitions team you will provide traditional M & A and transaction support services in connection with our buy and build strategy in addition to overseeing the end to end delivery of the transaction and successful business integration. Deals are wide-ranging in size and complexity, and you will have involvement across the following areas:
  • End to end transaction management.
  • Carry out due diligence work and prepare draft reports to the Senior Management Team
  • Create and review financial models and prepare reports.
  • Liaising directly with vendors to gather information required.
  • Liaising directly with Senior Management Team members and other key stakeholders to help deliver the operational integration successfully.
  • Take full ownership of all delegated or assigned tasks.
  • Project managing external transaction advisors.
  • Preparing or assisting with transaction documentation - board reports, business and operational plans and financial forecasts.
  • Researching and preparing for new deal opportunities, mapping the market, with early involvement in pipeline opportunities.
  • Assisting with initial deal viability studies, company valuations and deal structures.

Knowledge, skills and experience required:

Essential
  • You may be ACA, ACCA, CFA qualified, within an accountancy practice background across any of the Top 4, Top Ten, Mid-Tier, Top 50 or large independent firm background.
  • You may have developed your career within a smaller, boutique corporate finance or legal firm environment.
  • A commercial bias within acquisitions will also be considered
  • Good exposure or a specialist in corporate finance
  • Experience with all, or some of the acquisition process
  • We would consider experience in this field through secondments
  • Outstanding communication and influencing skills
  • Good IT, numeracy and literacy skills
  • Ability to deal with difficult and challenging situations
  • Able to work under pressure and tight deadlines
  • A good understanding of wider business needs
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Know when to seek support and guidance
  • Ability to work well as part of a close-knit team
  • Seeking a career opportunity over a job opportunity

Desirable
  • Private equity experience
  • Generating reports and presenting to senior management

Who are we?

The Travel Chapter Group, incorporating Holidaycottages.co.uk and other holiday cottage acquired businesses, is an award-winning holiday letting company with over 25 years' experience specialising in quality holiday properties across the UK.

What do you get?
  • Competitive salary
  • £300 per year towards a holiday booked through one of our brands.
  • 25 days holiday per year.
  • Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work Scheme.
  • A relaxed, friendly work environment.
  • Time for training and self-improvement.
  • Highly effective, motivated and supportive team members!

All applications strictly to King Recruit (Agy) enquiries&kingrecruit.com

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