Grant Thornton Ireland

Debt Advisory Manager

Dublin, Ireland
02 Apr 2024
01 May 2024
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Debt Advisory Manager

We are Grant Thornton. We go beyond business as usual, so you can too.

Grant Thornton Ireland (GT) has nearly 3,000 people in 9 offices across Ireland, The Isle of Man, Gibraltar, and Bermuda, with a presence in over 145 countries around the world, and a global network of over 68,000 people

At GT, we work as trusted advisors, bringing local knowledge and national expertise, with a global presence, to help businesses succeed – wherever they are located. We make business more personal by investing in building relationships and empowering our clients to make the right decisions for their organisation now and for the future. Whether that is working with the public sector to build thriving communities, with regulators and financial institutions to build trust, or with a diverse range of businesses to help them achieve their goals, Grant Thornton Ireland work hard to support clients to act on the issues that matter.

At GT Ireland we don’t just predict your future, we build it.

A Career at GT

Looking for a more fulfilling role in professional services? One where fresh thinking, collaboration and diversity are valued? At Grant Thornton we do things differently.

What does this mean for you?

A career in a more inclusive working environment, a more collaborative work culture, a more supported, flexible working role, more possibilities to grow and more opportunities to help shape the future for your clients. We respect and value your experience. And we want you to bring your authentic self to work and be at your best. It is how it should be.

Grow with us

At Grant Thornton, we care about our people and work hard to make you feel valued. If you are looking to deepen and develop your skills, knowledge, and experience throughout your career, then that is what you will get, and more.

Our Deals Advisory Business, one of the leading players in the Irish market, is looking to reinforce our Debt Advisory team with an experienced Assistant Manager/Manager with a strong track record operating in capital and debt markets or working within a Debt Advisory Business.

Our team is responsible for providing integrated Debt & Capital advisory services to publicly quoted, privately owned, semi-states, sponsors, property investors etc. across a wide range of sectors and industries. We help our clients to raise capital, carry out refinancings, M&A funding, property investments, funding solutions analysis, facility documentation amendments and IBR’s for lenders etc. We provide access to capital providers across the bank and non bank market, structuring finance solutions that optimise terms and minimise risk. Our Debt Advisory team has detailed knowledge and insight across the debt markets including corporate debt, leveraged finance, structured finance, real estate finance and Debt Capital Markets.

You will be responsible for supporting the go-to-market strategy, originating transactions as well as leading the execution on debt advisory transactions. You will play an important role in the development of the Debt Advisory team and take ownership of targeted development and accelerated growth initiatives.

Your key responsibilities:

You will have a client-facing role from origination to closing.

Transaction support & execution– manage and support key workstreams

  • such as the development and review of detailed, financial Microsoft Excel models for use in transactions;
  • drafting of all marketing materials (information memorandum, teaser, management presentation, etc.),
  • client management including taking the lead in project managing the transaction to completion.

The team

  • support the further development and growth of the Debt Advisory team.
  • Sharing knowledge and best practices with an enthusiasm to learn new skills
  • Continuously monitoring new evolutions in the debt markets
  • Ensure appropriate resource management and development of junior members of team;


  • initiate market analysis and client identification to support origination of transactions following key trends as well as by building sector knowledge
  • Supporting execution of the Debt Advisory growth strategy
  • You will have a client-facing role from origination to closing.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Master’s degree in finance, economics, business or related subject
  • ACA, ACCA or other accounting qualification (preferred, but not essential)
  • At least 5+ years of relevant experience of relevant (transactional) experience gained within the banking or investment industry with exposure to leveraged finance, debt capital markets, structured finance/securitization, property finance, restructuring and/or direct lending
  • Team player, eager to share knowledge and help others grow, stress-resistant, entrepreneurial, pro-active and hands-on
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, client-focused and result-oriented
  • Experienced in organization and planning throughout the M&A process
  • Strong IT skills (especially Microsoft Excel and also Word and PowerPoint);
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Strong commercial and market awareness;
  • Experience of managing transactions, including reviewing of financial agreements and transaction documentation;
  • Experience of preparing clear and concise reports, investment proposals, credit applications, or similar;
  • Experience of developing financial models;
  • Experience managing assignment
  • Strong commitment to professional and client service excellence

Life at GT

Reward and benefits:

Our reward and benefits are designed to create an environment where our people can flourish. We are committed to building a culture where our people have access to the necessary benefits to help promote a healthy lifestyle and thrive.

Inclusion and diversity:

Included and valued for your difference is how everyone should feel at work. Not just because it is right, but because we are all at our best when we are able to be ourselves. So, when you join Grant Thornton, we will work hard to ensure that is how you feel. We want you for who you are. We are excited to see the personality and perspectives you will bring to our team because we know we will all benefit from them.

Diversity of thought, background and experience enables better decision-making, improves the quality of our delivery, and helps us to meet the needs of our clients. Our firm is built on people and their ideas, so we want to hear all the new perspectives and fresh thinking you have to offer.


We want to create a culture of recognition and celebrating success, by saying thank you to people who surpass our expectations and recognising the right values and behaviours. Our Shout Out recognition scheme is our way of highlighting and promoting achievements. Whether you simply want to say thank you, celebrate a special occasion or give an award for doing something exceptional, you can do all of this and more through the scheme.

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

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