• Ref: MT1021

    M&A Director

    £100-125K, plus circa. 30% bonus M&A and Corporate Development
    PE Portfolio
    East Midlands
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    The opportunity

    Finatal are mandated by an award-winning professional services business, embarking on a buy and build project across the UK. They’re backed by a brilliant mid-market PE fund and are seeking their first M&A hire to build out their M&A function and lead on all full-cycle acquisitions.


    The role

    • As the first M&A hire, you will establish the business’ M&A function, reporting directly into the CFO.
    • There is a pre-existing pipeline, but you must funnel the pipeline such as to identify the best possible acquisition targets. 
    • You will carry out complex valuations on prospective acquisitions to ensure that they’re economically viable.
    • Financial modelling will also fall within your remit. 
    • FDD is outsourced, but you must coordinate due diligence streams as they come back into the business.  
    • You will be responsible for engaging with and managing vendors throughout the transaction life cycle. 
    • You will carry out 100 day planning to ensure the best possible handover to the COO for integration.
    • You must work closely alongside the C-Suite to ensure that inorganic and organic growth strategies are aligned to ensure the fund achieved its desired valuation on exit. 
    • As deal volumes increase, you will build out the M&A Team and delegate responsibility.

    The requirements

    • Likely ACA / ACCA qualified, or equivalent.
    • You must have extensive experience working on full-cycle M&A deals across the lower-mid market.
    • Ideal candidates will also have experience running in-house M&A deals.
    • You must be entirely financially literate to ensure your ability to carry out complex valuations.
    • You will be incredibly personable to ensure the best possible engagement with vendor run businesses.
    • Impeccable drive and a hard-working attitude are necessary for your alignment with company ethos.



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    Miah Thomas

    Miah joined Finatal in 2022 as a consultant in the M&A and Corporate Development Practice. She places high profile investment professionals across private capital.

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