Manager, Corporate Finance (Transaction Services) - London

Highly competitive salary and flexible benefits
21 Jun 2022
21 Jul 2022
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Manager, Corporate Finance (Transaction Services) - London

About Crowe

Crowe is a leading national audit, tax, advisory and risk firm with global reach and local expertise. We are an independent member of Crowe Global, one of the top 10 accounting networks in the world, with access to more than 38,000 people in more than 145 countries and across 700+ offices globally.

We pride ourselves on looking after our people, whether you’re working in corporate tax, statutory audit or you’re a marketing or HR specialist, at Crowe we invest in our people to help them be the best they can be.

We understand that it is often the culture and values of a firm that are most important when looking for a new workplace, that’s why at Crowe our people-focused culture means we value new ideas and innovation, and welcome people who are committed to making a different by delivering excellent services to our people, clients and communities.


As a Manager in the Transaction Support team in Corporate Finance you will be given the opportunity to join a growing advisory team and develop your experience advising on the buy-side of UK and international mergers and acquisitions, providing due diligence and buy-side advisory services to strategic buyers, financial investors, banks and other funders.

You will work directly supporting the directors and partners and be expected to lead multiple projects, taking responsibility for delivering high quality and timely advice to our clients. You will be expected to lead teams of professionals and support the development of junior team members and also actively contribute to business development activities.

Key Responsibilities

As a Manager you will support the Partners/Directors in all aspects of buyside advisory services.

The role will require the individual to:

  • Have worked in transaction services, or the wider corporate finance/financial investigations lines of service for 2 to 3 years.
  • They should ideally be fully qualified (albeit exceptions can be made in certain circumstances).
  • Be self-motivated and show strong values of ownership in respect of the task/output.
  • Be comfortable and capable of managing more junior staff, and taking on the responsibility for the day-to-day management and development of the team.

As a Manager reporting directly to the Directors and Partners, you will be expected to:

  • Project manage the buy-side transaction process throughout, ensuring the day-to-day requirements of the process are satisfied and the input of other advisers is co-ordinated.
  • Manage multiple transactions at any one time – utilising the team, effectively delegating work streams and delivering timely output to the Directors and Partners for review.
  • Be responsible for the preparation and delivery to the Director/Partner of market leading ‘client ready’ due diligence reports that are “Robust, Relevant and Insightful”. This must include the drafting of well-structured and concise ‘Key Messages’.
  • Support with initial scoping meetings with clients to identify the key questions that the DD needs to answer and tailor work programmes and information requests accordingly for each transaction.
  • Co-ordinate the input from other Crowe teams involved in the process and manage their contribution to the due diligence process and inclusion in the report
  • Prepare formal proposals in respect of new work opportunities and potential client introductory meetings.
  • Have a strong understanding of typical mid-market deal structures involving strategic and financial buyers and the key issues which can arise from the same
  • Have a strong understanding of the impact due diligence can have on a transaction process and structure and advise clients in a professional and timely manner in respect of key findings.
  • Ensure relevant regulatory and compliance procedures are performed for each assignment, to the required standard
  • Possess exceptional interpersonal skills required for regular client and contact liaison throughout deal processes
  • Provide regular feedback and constructive criticism to members of the team on a regular basis and support the Director/Partner with the appraisal of the junior members of staff
  • Possess strong Excel skills and have the ability to prepare and review integrated financial models for the appraisal of financial performance and investment structures
  • Lead junior members of the team in focussed market research and business development activities

You will also be required to regularly and actively participate in networking events in order to build your network and support the firm with origination and business development activities.

Each member of the Team is required to attend relevant Corporate Finance training held both externally and internally.

Why choose Crowe?

Crowe is where talented people can realise their potential, are successful and enjoy what they do by making a positive difference to our clients, communities and each other.

Our vision is to be recognised as essential to the future success of our clients by helping them to answer tomorrow’s questions, and make smart decisions that have lasting value through the highest quality audit, tax, advisory and risk services.

We offer you an opportunity to continue your career and work for a firm that offers stability and knowledge. In addition you can work alongside experienced professionals who put the client at the heart of everything they do.

At Crowe, you will find the expertise, the resources and, above all, the commitment to help you build a satisfying and rewarding career. In return we can offer you continued career development, highly competitive salaries and flexible benefits. Plus an opportunity to work for a firm that truly values its people.

Crowe is committed to equal opportunity and diversity in recruitment and employment. We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings to our organisation and believe that diversity and inclusivity are key drivers of effectiveness and in providing our clients with a quality service.

Entry and progression within the firm is determined solely by the application of objective criteria, personal performance and merit.

We want to create the best environment for our staff to thrive. We recognise the importance of offering a flexible approach to our working environment and we would be happy to discuss with you further.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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