Transaction Services and Corporate Finance Manager – Location Flexible

Role Overview

  • We are a firm of Chartered Accountants ranked number 27 in the UK with 7 offices across East Anglia, City of London, Guernsey and in St Lucia. We are currently expanding our Corporate Finance offering across the region and we are looking for a talented manager with Corporate Finance experience to join our team.
  • You will be required to work as part of our Strategic Corporate Finance team primarily leading our transaction services work but including supporting the partners on lead advisory and valuation projects from time to time in a hands on, pro-active, client-facing role. The role necessarily includes good accounting, tax and commercial knowledge as well as a breadth of client experience. Support towards undertaking the ICAEW Corporate Finance qualification can be considered as appropriate.
  • This role is the next stage in developing the cross practice Strategic Corporate Finance team of Price Bailey, and will bring the number of full time dedicated team members to 20 (3 Partners/Directors, 4 Managers, 8 Executives, 2 Research Analysts and 3 Administrators) in addition to other partners and staff with Corporate Finance expertise/roles


Principle Responsibilities:                                                                                                   

  • Providing close support to Partners and the rest of the team.
  • Focussed on managing the wider team on delivering financial due diligence reports, valuation reports, information memorandum and similar technical output for partner review
  • Full spectrum CF services are provided with no departmental specialism, so a wide variety of client mandates will be experienced.
  • Project managing a range of transactional and advisory work, leading a team of dedicated support staff.
  • Attending meetings with Partners & clients, providing technical and lead advisory support; liaising with portfolio holders and other team members to bring together necessary advice and information for client projects.
  • A keen networker, you will have at least begun to develop your own intermediary contacts particularly in the SME sector and the relevant private equity /venture capital sector and will be expected to support the directors and partners in converting a pipeline of new business opportunities.
  • Bringing your experience to the role, you will be able to contribute to a variety of assignments at a senior client facing level



Person Specification:

Work based competencies:

  • Analytical, problem solver
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in different locations with experienced and inexperienced team members to supervise
  • Up to date accounting standards and tax knowledge (at the level of being able to spot relevant issues in client projects for referral to specialist colleagues)
  • Strong attention to detail with efficient working practices


Behavioural competencies:

  • Client focussed with excellent interpersonal skills both internally and externally
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Proactive approach to work with good instincts to spot commercial opportunities
  • Strong time management skills
  • Established professional contact network


Training & Development:

  • CPD programme for part/fully qualified candidates including compliance and broader technical skills training
  • Additional specific SCF related training as required
  • As appropriate, undertaking the Corporate Finance Qualification


Benefits Package:

  • Smart Working (see link for further details ( )
  • A relaxed and professional environment
  • Social Activities/Charitable Events
  • Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
  • 25days Holiday depending on level of qualification (ability to purchase up to 5 extra days annually under our flexible benefits scheme)
  • Private medical insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Retail Discounts as part of UK 200 Group


Other Information:

  • Core business hours 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday (9:00am – 5:30pm)
  • Travel will be required across the region to be at clients’ premises for our normal business hours


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