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Transaction Services Manager/ Senior Manager

Michael Page
Manchester, England, Greater Manchester
GBP65000 - GBP90000 per annum + bonus,
Closing date
31 Jan 2023

Job Details

This role sits within the Deals team of a Big 4 firm in Manchester & Leeds. This team assists organisations with both buy-side and sell-side due diligence. They provide both corporate and financial buyers peace of mind by analysing and validating all the financial, commercial, operational and strategic assumptions being made.

Client Details

My client is a leading Big 4 professional services firm, that utilises the very best technology to aid clients.

Their national Transaction Services team supports a wide variety of transactions in the UK and internationally. They advise both top and mid-tier, corporate and financial (private equity) clients, who invest in a range of assets, from smaller privately owned business to large household names. Whilst a significant proportion of their work is UK based, they also support their clients internationally, working alongside their network firms in Europe and globally.


The role will involve the following

  • Managing teams through the analysis of financial and non-financial business information;
  • Identifying and understanding key drivers of a business and potential deal breakers (financial and non-financial);
  • Writing and reviewing financial due diligence (buy-side, sell-side or refinancing) reports for our corporate, banking and private equity clients;
  • Sharing your experience and developing other team members through the deal process
  • Understanding the processes in due diligence work including dealing with risk management processes and procedures
  • Interacting with senior levels of Management, and exposure to business owners to understand areas such as historical and projected business performance, wider commercial issues, etc
  • Developing internal and external networks, and adopting a business development mindset
  • Travel may be required, which is dependent upon the client/ target's location


The essential skills required are:

- ACA Qualified

- Experience in a Deals Environment is essential, Financial Due Diligence experience is preferable

- Excellent business writing and Excel Skills

- Excellent Analytical skills and commercial awareness

- Interpersonal Skills: Managing people, mentoring and developing staff, confident interacting with clients

- Communication Skills

Desired Skills:

- Experience with Alteryx, PowerBI, Tableau and other data analytics and visualisations tools

- Able to adapt to change

- Project manage assignments

- Track record identifying potential business opportunities

Job Offer

A competitive Salary

Car Allowance


Pension Contribution

Flexible Benefits


Michael Page specialises in the permanent, temporary and interim recruitment of qualified accountants. In fact, our organisation was founded to provide selection and recruitment services for accounting professionals and has been a market leader in this field for more than 35 years.

We have earned the trust of clients in industry and commerce, the banking and financial services markets and the public and not-for-profit sector. We also have an exemplary track record of completing assignments for everyone from small, boutique practices to the Big Four firms.

Michael Page has pioneered a unique, consultative approach to recruitment, enabling us to find the best fit between our client’s needs and the candidate’s experience and abilities. With an emphasis on delivering results and establishing long-term relationships, our consultants waive commission in favour of quarterly profit share – that means impartial career advice and an entire team pulling together on your behalf.

Many of our consultants have a background in accounting and finance – that’s real, grass roots expertise at your disposal. Combine that with the global reach you get from a company that has over 164 offices in 34 countries and you’re looking at a pretty formidable package.

We are confident no other consultancy is better qualified to help you make that crucial, next step in your career. Take this opportunity to browse our accounting, tax and treasury jobs to find out more about our specific expertise:
• Industry and commerce
• Financial services
• Public and not-for-profit
• Taxation
• Specialist markets
• Treasury
• Newly qualified ACA

Alternatively, if you're looking to hire, please send us a job brief or get in touch to find out how our track record could add value to your recruitment process”

Visit the Michael Page website for more information

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