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Transactions Advisory Services Assistant Manager

Grant Thornton
Closing date
1 Jun 2022

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Full Time
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Every day our teams help people in businesses and communities to do what is right and achieve their goals. The Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) team provides a broad range of advisory services to clients, primarily in a deals environment, including financial due diligence (FDD), tax due diligence, Strategy & Commercial Advisory (SCA).As a member of the FDD team you will be providing financial due diligence on both buy-side and sell-side transactions for private equity and corporate clients. You may also have the opportunity to work on public company transactions, primarily on AIM Market operated by the London Stock Exchange plc.

We're happy to talk flexible working and consider reduced hours and job shares, we'll support you to balance your work and life. For this specific role within our Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) team, we're keen to consider, and adapt the role, for those individuals looking to work less than full time. As with all of our roles, a hybrid working model will apply, enabling a mix of office/client time and remote working.

A look into the role

An Assistant Manager is involved with all aspects of FDD engagements, including client discussions, target business meetings, liaising with the internal team, preparing the analysis and report for the client deliverable and client take on procedures. Specifically, you will:
  • Be key to the preparation of the analysis and findings for the client deliverable, supporting the preparation of a quality document to facilitate the client's decision making
  • Work with the wider team on technical aspects of the transaction
  • Interpret and analyse complex information, identifying business issues and applying technical knowledge appropriately
  • Support with the presentation of conclusions and recommendations to the client and discuss the implications and action points
  • Take a proactive interest in your own performance as well as the performance of the wider team
  • Consult effectively in relation to risk management, supporting a risk management culture within the team
  • Support the team's business development efforts and opportunities

Knowing you're right for us

Joining us as a TAS Assistant Manager, the minimum criteria you'll need is a professional qualification (ACA, ICAS, CA, ACCA or CIPFA) with post qualification deals experience. It would be great if you had some of the following skills, but don't worry if you don't tick every box, we'll help you develop along the way.

Skills to set you apart
  • Previous experience in Audit or an advisory service line
  • Experience of applying commercial judgement
  • Ability to work successfully as part of a team

Knowing we're right for you

Embracing uniqueness, the culture at Grant Thornton thrives on the contributions of all our people, we never settle for what is easy, we look beyond to deliver the right thing, for everyone. Building an inclusive culture, where we value difference and respect our colleagues helps our people to perform at the best of their ability and realise their potential.

Our open and accessible culture means you'll interact with leaders who are interested in you and everything you bring to our firm. The things that set you apart, we value them. That's why we give you the freedom to bring your whole self to work and pursue your passions inside and outside of work.

Beyond the job

Life is more than work. The things you do, and the people you're with outside of work matter, that's why we're happy to look at flexible working options for all our roles, and we'll always do our best to keep your work and life in balance.

The impact you can make here will go far beyond your day job. From secondments, to fundraising for local charities, or investing in entrepreneurs in the developing world, you'll be giving back to society. It's that drive to do the right thing that runs through our every move, grounded in our CLEARR values - Collaboration, Leadership, Excellence, Agility, Respect and Responsibility.

We're looking for people who want to contribute, spark fresh ideas and go beyond expectations. People who want to be able to proudly do what's right, for the firm, our clients, our people and themselves. It's how it should be.
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