• Ref: HT1133

    M&A Consultant

    £ 400 - £ 600 per day London
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    The opportunity

    M&A Consultant

    Location: London (3 days a week in office)

    Type: Contract – 6 months initially

    Rate: £400-600 per day (Outside IR35)

    Start Date: Immediate

    HT1133

    Company Overview: Our client is a rapidly growing SME backed by private equity, executing an ambitious buy-and-build strategy. With a focus on acquisition and integration, they are seeking a skilled Transaction Services Consultant to support their buy-side M&A activities.

    The role

    Job Description: As a Transaction Services Consultant, you will play a pivotal role in the execution of our client's aggressive buy-and-build strategy. Your responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

    • Conducting due diligence on potential acquisition targets to assess their financial performance, risks, and opportunities.
    • Assisting in the integration of newly acquired businesses, ensuring a smooth transition and maximizing synergies.
    • Collaborating with cross-functional teams including finance, legal, and operations to evaluate and execute transactions.
    • Providing financial analysis and support to the deal team throughout the transaction lifecycle.
    • Developing financial models and forecasts to support investment decisions and post-acquisition performance monitoring.
    • Supporting the development and implementation of M&A strategies aligned with the company's growth objectives.

     

    The requirements

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, or related field. MBA or relevant professional qualification preferred.
    • Previous experience (3+ years) in transaction services, M&A advisory, or restructuring within a Big 4 accounting firm or reputable financial advisory firm.
    • Strong financial analysis and modeling skills with a deep understanding of financial statements and valuation techniques.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
    • Proven track record of managing multiple projects simultaneously and delivering high-quality work within tight deadlines.
    • Self-motivated and proactive with a strong attention to detail and a problem-solving mindset.
    • Experience in the private equity or corporate development space is desirable but not essential.

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