Role details

Big Four M&A Strategy / Operational Due Dilligence

London   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Big Four Accountancy & Consulting Firm
  • M&A Strategy & Operational Due Dilligence experience required

About Our Client

Our client is a Big Four firm that operates all over the world with offices in London. They believe that a strategic and tailored approach to integration will ensure that their client's deals deliver their full potential. Their tried and tested method and approach will make sure that the transaction business case is delivered, gives accurate reporting to stakeholders, less disruption to underlying business, faster transition to the new business as usual and reduces implementation costs.

They do this by helping businesses to identify, quantify and deliver full deal value, with greater speed, insight and confidence. Their combination of unrivalled industry experience and well-honed deal expertise means that they know what to look for in the target business and how the issues can be addressed.

Job Description

We currently have a vacancy for a Manager within our client's Financial Services sector team. This person will have strong Banking or Insurance industry experience and will ideally have:

  • Experience in an operational role which would involve working on change projects / business improvement and delivering quantifiable benefit to their organisation.
  • Experience running part or whole transition plans
  • Exposure to M&A
  • Experience of organisational change, sourcing and supplier management

Whilst primarily London based, our client's deal involvement is global in nature and candidates must be prepared to travel widely and frequently as and when required.

About the role

This team focuses on providing support for potential/actual transactions and assists clients in all operational aspects of the transaction, pre and post completion, including:

  • Buy and sell side operational due diligence
  • Synergy development and review
  • Carve out and divestment support
  • Taking control and 100 day planning
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Integration
  • Post acquisition performance improvement

The Successful Applicant


  • Degree, MBA or Accounting qualification
  • Experience of developing internal/external networks with an ability to quickly develop effective working relationships
  • Good verbal & written communications skills
  • Ability to manage 'change' projects
  • Comfort around high level financial analysis and understanding of the key drivers
  • A demonstrated ability to operate on your own initiative
  • Comfort and ability around report writing
  • Consulting experience (internal or external)
  • Commercial exposure in negotiation and consultation
  • Experience in a multi-site environment.

What's on Offer

A highly competitive package including flexible benefits and a discretionary bonus

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