Commercial Acquisitions Accountant

  • Location

    South West England

  • Sector:

    Accountant Practice

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  • Salary:


  • Job ref:

    JN -062021-2929792_1625590403

  • Published:

    27 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:

    Michael Page

Exciting opportunity to join a large wealth management company based in the South West.

Due to a change in market conditions they have a need to recruit a commercial acquisitions accountant to join their in house M&A Team.

Client Details

Large Wealth management company with an appetite for Acquisitions.


Responbilities to include;

  • Leading transaction execution - project management, managing advisors, analysing decision making, preparing and dealing with negotiations and working with other Group functions to acquire relevant subject matter input in line with project time lines;
  • Decision support on transactions, including financial and commercial analysis for strategic projects across the group - covering acquisitions, disposals, joint-venture agreements, and restructurings. Ability to construct, develop and own complex financial models to demonstrate shareholder value;
  • Managing the preparation of ad-hoc research associated with the Group's strategy, including business and market research;
  • Assisting in preparation of supporting data memorandums, Board governance and approval papers;
  • Assisting with a wide range of post-acquisition integration activities for effective and efficient risk management and internal control systems, in line with agreed business plan; and
  • Other ad-hoc acquisitions project work as and when required to support the Group's wider objectives.


  • Accountancy qualification (CIMA / ACCA / ACA / CFA)
  • Analytical and able to assimilate large quantities of data concisely
  • The ability to communicate with non-finance professionals
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise and manage numerous projects simultaneously
  • Self motivated, pro-active

Job Offer

Very attractive package