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    Keava May Low


    Keava joined Finatal in 2022. She is a Consultant in the Permanent Practice, placing senior finance professionals across private capital markets and their portfolio businesses.  

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    Ref: KL48799

    Acquisitions Accountant - Professional Services

    £ 75,000 - £ 75,000 per year

    Acquisitions Accountant - Professional Services


    c. £75K


    The Opportunity:

    Finatal has partnered with a leading Professional Services business currently on an aggressive buy & build journey, seeking to grow their portfolio by 10 acquisitions this year. With a track record of successful ventures and a commitment to strategic expansion, they are seeking a highly skilled Acquisitions Accountant to join their dynamic finance team. This is an exceptional opportunity for a qualified ACA professional looking to make a significant impact in a rapidly evolving environment.

    Reporting into a top-class Director of Reporting, you will play a pivotal role in their company's growth strategy by managing financial analysis, and integration of acquired entities. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless financial transitions, maximize efficiency, and support accurate decision-making. The ideal candidate will possess a strong understanding of accounting principles, exceptional analytical skills, and a proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced, results-driven environment.


    • Conduct comprehensive financial due diligence on potential acquisitions, analyzing financial statements, balance sheets, and other relevant data.
    • Collaborate with stakeholders to evaluate the financial viability of acquisition targets, identifying risks, opportunities, and synergies.
    • Develop financial models and projections to support valuation and negotiation processes.
    • Prepare and present insightful reports, highlighting key findings, risks, and recommendations to senior management.
    • Coordinate with various teams to ensure accurate and efficient integration of acquired entities, including financial systems, processes, and controls.
    • Monitor post-acquisition performance and financial results, providing analysis and recommendations for improvement.
    • Support the development and enhancement of accounting policies, procedures, and internal controls.
    • Stay updated with industry trends, accounting standards, and regulations affecting acquisitions and financial reporting.


    • ACA (Association of Chartered Accountants) qualification is essential.
    • 2 years industry experience
    • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or a related field.
    • Proven experience in financial due diligence, acquisitions, or related accounting roles.
    • Strong knowledge of accounting principles, financial reporting, and valuation methodologies.
    • Excellent analytical skills with the ability to interpret complex financial data and draw meaningful insights.
    • Proficiency in financial modeling and forecasting techniques.
    • Exceptional attention to detail and accuracy.
    • Effective communication and presentation skills, with the ability to articulate financial information to stakeholders at various levels.
    • Strong organizational and project management abilities, capable of managing multiple priorities and meeting deadlines.
    • Proficiency in accounting software and Microsoft Excel.
    • Knowledge of relevant accounting standards (IFRS, GAAP) and regulations.
    Ref: KL1026

    Finance Manager

    c. £75k

    Finatal has partnered with a fast-growing business, recently received new backing from a top Private Equity house and seeking to develop their finance function. They are looking for a dynamic Finance Manager to join a best-in-class CFO to grow the business exponentially. The business is seeking 50% growth year-on-year, organically and through M&A activity.

    The role requires a hands-on individual to develop the finance function, through developing processes and controls and building a team. Reporting to a top calibre CFO, this candidate would have the opportunity to manage a team of juniors, overseeing the audit process and assisting in ad-hoc M&A activity.

    This is an excellent opportunity for someone who can work autonomously and excels in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.