Accountancy, Finance and Change Management Recruitment Specialists

Assistant Manager, Corporate Finance - Edinburgh

£39,000 - £45,000 - Professional Services - Accountancy & Finance
Ref: 1751 Date Posted: Monday 01 Mar 2021
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Wilkinson & Associates is partnering with a progressive practice based in Edinburgh as they seek to hire a Corporate Finance Assistant Manager to join their Corporate Finance team.

This role will play a lead advisory role in less complex corporate finance transactions to build project management and lead advisory experience. Ideally, you will have technical knowledge and an ability to use this to deliver client assignments from planning to completion.

Additionally, you will build strong professional relationships, and using your own business network, you will support the growth initiatives of the firm.

This is an excellent opportunity for a self-motivated individual with excellent communication skills to join a successful and forward-thinking organisation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with clients, law firms, banks, equity providers, vendors and purchasers in the delivery of less complex corporate finance transactions
  • Assist in the preparation of proposal and presentation documents for Manager/Senior Manager review, with minimal guidance
  • Assist Managers/Senior Managers in the preparation of financial projections and business plans, with minimal guidance
  • Draft information memorandums for the sale of businesses for review
  • Assist Managers/Senior Managers with business valuations by researching comparable transactions and comparable quoted companies with minimal guidance and presenting findings in an appropriate manner
  • Assist Managers/Senior Managers with due diligence fieldwork and the preparation of due diligence reports
  • Support Managers/Senior Managers with coordination of deal initiation and business development activities of the department
  • Oversee and corporate finance department administrative tasks, providing guidance to the team to ensure all documents are in line with corporate branding
  • Prepare draft reports, correspondence and letters for review
  • Perform more complex company, market and industry research

Required Skills & Attributes:

  • Previous experience of working in a similar role preferred
  • Experience of working to tight deadlines and managing a client portfolio
  • Experience of supervising staff
  • Experience of technical compliance and advisory work
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint and relevant software packages
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Working knowledge of relevant legislation and industry best practice
  • Good team player with the ability to build effective relationships at all levels