Assistant Manager, Corporate Finance (Transaction Services) - London

Highly competitive salary and flexible benefits
26 Sep 2022
26 Oct 2022
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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 an Assistant 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 managers, directors and partners and be given the opportunity to take responsibility for delivering significant aspects of projects. You will be expected to support the development of junior team members and also actively contribute to business development activities.

Key Responsibilities

As an Assistant Manager you will support the Partners/Directors in all aspects of TS work:

The role will require the individual to:

  • Have worked in transaction services, or the wider corporate finance/financial investigations lines of service for at least 1 to 2 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.
  • Possess exceptional analytical skills and the ability to write in a clear and professional manner
  • Be comfortable supporting and managing more junior staff

As an Assistant Manager you will be expected to:

  • Support the team with the planning process of a due diligence process
  • Interpret and analyse business plans, financial information and other information available in respect of a target business and understand the key risks associated with a transaction
  • Undertake detailed and meaningful analysis on historical and forecast financial information and summarise key trends, findings and document key findings
  • Produce written reports setting out due diligence findings in a clear, concise and professional manner to a high standard
  • Effectively manage your time and input on multiple projects, ensuring work is completed and delivered to a high standard within the specified timeframe
  • Develop a working understanding of typical M&A deal structures and the key issues which arise from each
  • Understand how due diligence findings can impact a transaction in respect of value and structure
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills required for regular client and contact liaison throughout deal processes
  • Undertake detailed research on companies and associated sectors in order to identify potential business development opportunities

You will also be required to regularly participate in networking events.

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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