In-house M&A Executive

Job Title: In-house M&A Executive
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cheshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JN -032021-2175325_1614765084
Contact Name: Charlotte Haworth
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Job Published: March 03, 2021 09:51

Job Description

The role is to support the Head of M&A in identifying opportunities, evaluating new acquisition opportunities, researching new markets, and executing an acquisition.

Client Details

My client are Private Equity Backed, with ambitious growth targets through a buy & build strategy. They deliver professional services to a broad range of clients.


  • Assist the Head of M&A with identifying target businesses
  • Evaluate new acquisition opportunities
  • Assisting M&A processes from start to finish, including identifying target opportunities, researching new or existing markets, and reviewing due diligence and transaction documentation
  • Helping to deliver the M&A strategy in terms of priority investment areas, identifying targets and creating opportunities - not just taking direction, we want you to contribute your ideas too
  • Researching, analysing and preparing presentations on M&A opportunities and wider M&A strategy
  • Target research and analysis, valuation and financial modelling
  • Preparing detailed internal investment proposals and board presentations
  • Competitor analysis and updating of transaction comparable information


The successful candidate will:

  • Be ACA qualified (or equivalent)
  • Ideally have Financial Due diligence/ TS/ Corporate Finance experience. Strong candidates with an Audit Background form Top 10/ Big 4 firm will be considered.
  • Project Management skills; ability to manage multiple projects and delivering high quality work on schedule.
  • Solid Financial modelling Skills
  • Ability to work autonomously, whilst participating collaboratively as part of a team.
  • Team-oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Job Offer

Competitive Salary


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