RSM

Associate Deal Origination, Transaction Advisory

Recruiter
RSM
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive salary + benefits
Posted
23 Feb 2021
Closes
23 Mar 2021
Ref
req2781
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Job Description
The team
The Deal Origination team is a specialist business development function within RSM’s Transaction Advisory business that supports the identification and generation of new business opportunities for the firm. RSM’s Transaction Advisory business supports shareholders and management teams exploring financing options, including realising value in their business or raising funding to support acquisitions or organic growth.
 
The Deal Origination team uses a thematic approach to assessing potential targets and is responsible for approaching and building relationships with the management teams of privately-owned businesses that have the potential to be a future corporate finance client of the firm. The main objective is to grow RSM’s client base by building and maintaining relationships with senior decision-makers. We are a small, relationship-driven team and you will be exposed to senior colleagues, a varied workload and a high level of responsibility.
  
The role

You will be working closely with and reporting to the Deal Origination Manager. Working with different teams within corporate finance, you will build a pipeline of transaction opportunities and will be key to supporting the development of relationships with business owners.
Key responsibilities include:
  • Identifying prospective corporate finance clients through analysing sector trends
  • Targeting the key stakeholders of UK owner-managed businesses
  • Owning, managing and tracking relationships with targets until eventual handover to the deal team
  • Assisting in the development of RSM’s Transaction Advisory business development strategy.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Commercial background with an excellent understanding of corporate finance
  • Experience in business development / deal origination
  • Organised, articulate and able to build relationships with entrepreneurs and business owners
  • Strong presentational, communication and written skills and excellent organisational capabilities
  • Computer literate with a good knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to work both autonomously and within a team.
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