Due Diligence Manager

Leeds, Yorkshire, UK
Competitive salary + benefits
26 Jul 2021
26 Aug 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Job Description

To manage the execution of financial due diligence assignments on both buy-side and sell-side transactions across a variety of sectors and client types, supporting the directors and partners. To assist in coaching, managing and supporting the team and to assist in winning new business.


The role will largely focus on supporting the project leader, but also includes a significant aspect of coaching and supporting the development of the due diligence team, developing relationships and assisting in winning work. In all cases working alongside the director and partner group and colleagues.


  • Assisting with client acceptance and engagement take-on processes.
  • Undertaking and reviewing financial analysis, interpretation of outputs
  • Identifying key deal issues and commercial observations
  • Report writing and reviewing team members’ drafting
  • Managing junior staff
  • Starting to liaise with clients, target businesses and other professional advisors
  • Liaising with other services lines, for example tax
  • Managing the delivering of the project alongside the directors and partners

Coaching and developing 

  • Be a role model for students
  • On the job coaching of others in the team
  • Managing the development and training of the wider team

Business development 

  • Research, preparation and support on proposals and presentations, alongside the directors and partners
  • Supporting role in business development across the firm
  • Seeking to develop specialisms and niches
  • Relationship building with potential clients and intermediaries (private equity houses, banks, law firms and corporates)
  • Relationship building with the firm

Minimum Qualifications 

  • Graduate, qualified accountant, preferably with first time passes
  • 2 - 3+ years PQE in a due diligence environment
  • Exposure to a variety of sectors and transaction styles and sizes
  • High level of accuracy, diligence and integrity
  • Technically strong with a good understanding of both UK GAP and IFRS
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Very numerate and literate
  • A desire to assist in coaching and developing the team.

Diversity and Inclusion at RSM

At RSM, inclusion and diversity are central to our values. We have an authentic focus on intentional inclusion, enabling our people to feel they can bring their whole self to work and ensuring everyone feels supported, respected and confident to make a valuable contribution.

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