Assistant Director, Transaction Services, Financial Advisory, Leeds
Deloitte
Leeds, North, GB
11h ago

This is your opportunity to join Deloitte's growing Financial Advisory Transaction Services team. Working on high profile assignments with some of the best in the field, you will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects, with a mix of both corporate and private equity transactions, within a highly commercial, client focussed environment.

Our core services include acquisition and vendor due diligence, bid defence and support and reporting accountant services for capital market transactions.

Typically, we work within a wider deal team which accesses the firm's vast range of specialist expertise including commercial and operational due diligence, sale and purchase agreement negotiation, real estate, treasury, pensions, modelling, fund placement, merger integration, IT and business intelligence.

We also often work on international assignments involving cross-border as well as cross-service line teams requiring our people to build wide networks across both the UK and International firm.

We encourage consideration of flexible ways of working, both formal and informal arrangements that allow for the best outcomes for our people and our clients.

If this opportunity is of interest to you with some flexibility, please do discuss with us.

Are you looking to return to the workplace after an extended career break?

For this role we can offer coaching and support designed for returners to refresh your knowledge and skills, and help your transition back into the workplace after a career break of 2 years or more.

If this is relevant for you, just let your recruiter know when you make your application.

Your role

Our team provides clients with dedicated support for a transaction or potential transaction. Typically, this involves the investigation of the target from a variety of perspectives to ensure significant value items, risks and other matters have been identified and considered by our client and assisting them in making an informed decision regarding the transaction.

Responsibilities :

  • Quickly develop an understanding of the target business and its drivers
  • Interpretation and analysis of information memoranda, business plans, publicly available information on the target business
  • Review and analysis of historical trading, cash flow and balance sheets
  • Review and analysis of projections, and underlying assumptions
  • Review of the adequacy of working capital facilities, including consideration of financing limits, term and covenants
  • Evaluation of potential synergies
  • Reporting of potential key issues for our client including identification of risk or price affecting considerations
  • Review of sale and purchase agreement and correlating findings of due diligence process therein
  • Review of financial structures and associated credit agreements
  • Leading and developing service offerings and evolving propositions to drive practice growth
  • Leading training and developing team members in role
  • Managing diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution
  • Your work, your choice

    At Deloitte we believe the best impact is the value we add, not the hours we sit at our desk. We carefully consider agile ways of working, both formal and informal, that allow for the best impact for our people and our clients.

    Please speak to your recruiter about the working pattern that works best for you.

    Location : Leeds, with frequent domestic and international travel

    Work pattern : Permanent full-time

    Your professional experience

    Essential :

  • An ACA qualification or equivalent experience
  • Previous experience within financial due diligence and transaction services
  • High level report writing and reviewing skills, with an appropriate focus on attention to detail, conciseness and risk management
  • Exceptional academic background or equivalent experience
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills
  • Experience of operating with senior level stakeholders
  • Experience in leading business development, from opportunity identification to conversion into sales
  • Experience in building and managing client relationships
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral
  • Great presentation skills
  • Full travel mobility
  • Flexibility for international travel
  • Desirable :

  • Experience of corporate and private equity transactions
  • Fluency in a major European foreign language would be an advantage
  • Strong excel skills - quick and accurate manipulation of data
  • Strong commercial acumen and market awareness
  • Strong client focus - be focussed on high quality service
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