Assistant Manager Corporate Finance - super opportunity

Job Description

VANRATH is delighted to represented this distinguished accountancy firm, renowned for their exceptional client service and expertise in M&A financial advisory. They are involved in some of the most exciting deals across the island of Ireland, offering a dynamic and rewarding work environment.

As an Assistant Manager, you will play a pivotal role in supporting Managers, Directors, and Partners in delivering outstanding client service. This client-facing role encompasses a wide range of assignments, including business advisory, public sector consultancy, and forensic investigations. You will apply your technical knowledge to deliver assignments from planning to completion, manage team workflow, and build strong professional relationships.

What you will do:

  • Client Advisory and Value Addition:
    • Develop investor decks, business cases, and financial projections for both private and public sector clients.
    • Review business plans and financial statements, analyse underlying assumptions and financial data, and prepare insightful reports.

  • M&A and Business Development:
    • Identify potential M&A targets and buyers through independent desktop reviews and team collaboration.
    • Assist in business valuations by researching comparable transactions and quoted companies.
    • Support Managers/Senior Managers in coordinating deal initiation and business development activities.

  • Due Diligence and Forensic Investigations:
    • Participate in due diligence fieldwork and prepare comprehensive due diligence reports.
    • Conduct forensic investigations and prepare reports for court presentations.

  • Client Liaison and Relationship Management:
    • Liaise with clients, law firms, banks, equity providers, vendors, and purchasers to facilitate corporate finance transactions.
    • Leverage your business network to support the firm's growth initiatives.

Professional Qualifications and Education:

  • A professional accountancy qualification (ACA/ACCA or equivalent), either newly qualified or part-qualified.
  • An undergraduate degree or above in any subject with a minimum classification of 2:1.
  • Higher Grade/A Level or equivalent qualifications.

What you will have:

  • Excellent social skills and client confidence.
  • Strong problem-solving abilities and business relationship management.
  • Attention to detail, numerical proficiency, and adherence to legislative guidelines.
  • A drive to excel and a relentless ambition for success.
  • Integrity and authenticity.

What's in it for You:

  • Tailored development programme.
  • Competitive salary package.
  • Mentoring from senior team members.
  • Industry-leading employee appreciation package.
  • Opportunities for charity volunteering.
  • Local and global secondment opportunities.
  • Flexible work options, including a four-day week or half-day Fridays.
  • Dress for the day dress code.

What's the next step?
If you think this role may be of interest to you, or you wish to discuss any other senior accountancy jobs in Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Emma Jayne Bowen at VANRATH or on LinkedIn in the strictest confidence.

Why VANRATH will help you secure your next role:
Established in 2000, VANRATH has become a market leader in Northern Ireland. This success is a direct result of our dedication to confidentiality, professionalism and the wealth of knowledge held by our Senior Consultants. VANRATH has a demonstrable track record in pairing the best local talent with leading local businesses.