M&A Accountant

England, West Midlands
£40000 - £45000 per annum + Car Allowance
18 Oct 2016
25 Oct 2016
Bethany Anstey
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join a highly acquisitive business located in the West Midlands. The business are looking to take on a candidate with cooperate finance/transactional services/restructuring experience either from industry or practice to support the group's investment plans. The appointed M&A Accountant would be someone who is eager to progress their career in a private equity environment with clear career progression and development opportunities available.

Key M&A Accountant responsibilities:

  • Responsible for supporting the group's investment plans through involvement over the full cycle from deal origination, investment case proposals through to acquisitions and disposals
  • Support the CEO and Group Finance Director in managing the portfolio of investments on a day to day basis
  • Working 'hands on' with management teams to assist in delivering business plans
  • Develop and support investee company finance teams and act as a commercial business partner in order to manage risk and optimise shareholder values
  • Assist with the evaluation of investment opportunities and draft business case proposals
  • Support the annual budget and planning processes of the group ensuring regular updates are produced to support strategic plans
  • Provide ad hoc support to fiancé teams and senior management

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Professionally qualified ACA or ACCA
  • Experience of dealing with commercial finance issues
  • Experience working within a hands on role supporting a portfolio of high growth businesses
  • Corporate finance/ T/S or restructuring experience is paramount
  • High degree of personal organisation