Role details

Big 4 Transaction Services roles - Associate and Manager

Reading   •   £45,000 - £65,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Reading, Transaction Services, Big 4
  • Advisory, Corporate Finance, Thames Valley

About Our Client

Our client has built an extremely impressive national Advisory business over the last 12 months in it's key hubs around the country. There is now a need to fill in some of the gaps in the regional offices. This particular team is known for it's expertise in the mid-market.

Job Description

  • Project management: individuals will be responsible for the delivery of client facing projects, being the main day to day point of contact for senior client contacts.
  • Team work: individuals will be key team members on large complex assignments and will lead work streams on smaller and medium size engagements.
  • Building relationships - individuals will be required to build and sustain relationships with client management team members for the benefit of the Firm as well as acting as an ambassador and role model for the Firm.
  • Developing people: individuals will need to demonstrate the ability to give clear directions, as well as positive and constructive feedback. They will coach less experienced staff and actively assist in the development of others.
  • Delivering quality service and time management: Individuals will be required to monitor and deliver high quality service to clients (both internal and external). They will need to be able to manage their own time, plan and organise work tasks, monitor progress and meet deadlines.
  • Individuals will be proficient at managing multiple priorities. Individuals will need to have excellent analytical and report writing skills.
  • Advisory skills: Individuals will provide advice as a trusted adviser, using their skill, experience and understanding of transactions to the advantage of their client.
  • Risk management: individuals will be required to identify and manage risks and ensure the Firm's frameworks are implemented. They will need to be able to construct scopes of work and engagement letters, and be responsible for all aspects of project management through SAP.

The role will be based in the Reading office but may involve some travel to support the wider Regions team together with a high level of flexibility to meet the demands of working in a transaction based environment.

The Successful Applicant

  • Strong academic background with a financial qualifications such as ACA (or equivalent)
  • Experience of financial due diligence will be highly regarded but is not essential. We will consider candidates with other skills and the aptitude to learn.
  • Strong analytical skills including the ability of interpret data, generate insights and construct solutions
  • Excellent written and oral communication
  • Strong personal impact
  • Ability to perform consistently at a high level under pressure
  • Evidence of working successfully with top management teams at clients: the client base in the Thames Valley is particularly diverse, including Enterprise, corporate and PE clients of different sizes, and as a result there is a particular requirement that project leaders are able to interact effectively with the most senior levels of client management.
  • Ability to manage more than one project at a time and to report direct to partners/directors on small/mid-sized projects

What's on Offer

For the right candidate, money will not be a problem. As a guide:-

Associates £40,000 to £50,000 plus benefits

Managers £55,000 to £65,000 plus benefits

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