Corporate Finance Manager

Recruiter
Grant Thornton
Location
Reading, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Sep 2019
Closes
22 Sep 2019
Ref
1225214751
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description Summary:
A manager handles transactions with minimal involvement of a partner; interfacing with client management, financiers and other professionals. Seeks advice from other specialists (e.g. tax) and partners and demonstrate commercial ability.

Job Description:
Join us and you'll shape more than just your career. We believe we're best positioned to make a meaningful impact on the economy. Every day we provide a diverse range of organisations with the kind of business and financial advice it takes to do this. Our ideas and insight empower our clients to make big decisions about the future and unlock sustainable growth. Through our fresh thinking and agile working, we help businesses, communities and our people to flourish.

Client relationships
• builds a rapport with the individual client and develops a clear and detailed understanding of the business and client expectations
• meets clients demands, keeping them up to date with progress and engenders trust and respect

People/team management
• works effectively with all members of the team, building the confidence and respect of peers and subordinates
• appraises and mentors executives giving regular feedback, timely performance reviews and provides development opportunities

Deal management
• manages all outputs on assignments (IM/BP, financial model), proactively managing executives
• is an effective project manager, ensuring clients and deal leaders are kept informed of progress and timetables are met
• proposes solutions to deal issues, making recommendations to deal leaders as appropriate

Client take on/risk management
• has a sound awareness and adherence to the firm's risk management processes and procedures
• ensures compliance with internal procedures including the completion of take-on
• ensures bills are raised and costs are collected on a timely basis
• mitigates risk through review and involvement of senior people

Networking
• takes an active part in networking events
• aims to build a personal network from which to generate leads
• actively involved in marketing events and is seen as an ambassador for the firm

Commercial understanding
• demonstrates good commercial thinking to understand client and business issues

Business development
• demonstrates an understanding of the full range of the firm's products, services and capabilities and takes an active role in cross selling
• builds an understanding of the potential for selling into clients and intermediaries
• seeks to participate in business development activities and contributes to sales pitches

Credibility as a Lead Advisor
• creates a positive impact with colleagues and clients, projecting a professional image

Report writing
• writes high quality, professionally presented documents, requiring minimal input from deal leaders
• reviews executives output, ensuring key issues are communicated effectively

Technical Competence
• demonstrates an understanding of the technical issues arising in an assignment, offering potential solutions
• provide on the job training to executives

Training / self development
• actively seek opportunities to attend workshops to develop technical and personal skills
• demonstrates a clear appetite for self development through the performance review and PDP processes. Reviews work afterwards for learning points

Other duties
• undertakes other duties to meet the demands of the business

The time you spend outside of work helps shape what you can bring to our firm. We value the commitments you may have outside of work and will consider all flexible working applications

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