M&A Manager (In-House)

  • Location

    Birmingham, West Midlands

  • Sector:

    Private Equity & Venture Capital

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus

  • Job ref:

    JN -112020-1558385_1626104204

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Client:

    Michael Page

Cross-functional role pulling all teams/departments together and being one of two key people driving M&A activity for the business to succeed their aggressive growth plans.

Client Details

My client are a highly acquisitive PE backed business, with ambitious growth targets through a buy & build strategy not just across the UK, but also across the EU.


  • 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 from 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

  • £60,000 - £70,000 basic
  • Strong earning potential through regular bonuses / upon each successful acquisition
  • Supportive and inclusive team
  • Strong career prospects