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Transaction Services Director / Senior Manager

A smarter way of working

A Top 30 UK accountancy firm, Price Bailey will offer you the best opportunities for training and development, personal growth, and career engagement. We want our people to be happy and fulfilled by their work, whilst being supported and challenged to grow. We also understand that you have a life outside of work, which is why our Smart Working culture means you have flexibility to work when and where you choose, whilst still caring for your clients.

We strive to deliver first-rate, cutting-edge services that are suited to our clients’ specific requirements. As a leading firm of chartered accountants and business advisors, we provide consultancy and planning skills to complement the traditional auditing, accounting, tax and financial services.

The team

The Strategic Corporate Finance (SCF) team provides powerful, insight-led strategies to ambitious organisations, supporting them through every stage of their business lifecycle. The team has significant cross-sector knowledge and provides advisory services including; financial modelling and due diligence, growth through M&A, business owner exit strategies, and company valuations to name just a few.

As part of this team, you will primarily lead on our transaction services work, which will include pre-acquisition or pre-investment due diligence and feasibility reporting assignments for a variety of banks, institutional investors and corporate SME’s from a range of sectors. You will also support the partners on other lead advisory and valuation projects from time to time.

This role is the next stage in the development of our cross practice SCF team and will bring the number of full time dedicated team members to 19. There is a realistic opportunity to develop this role and build a business case for partner.

The role

As a Transaction Services Director / Senior Manager you will have ownership of the following tasks:

  • Managing the wider team in the delivery of financial due diligence reports, valuation reports, information memoranda and similar technical output for partner review.
  • Attending meetings with Partners & clients, providing technical and transaction advisory support; liaising with portfolio holders and other team members to bring together necessary advice and information for client projects.
  • Managing multiple assignments concurrently and producing well-written, comprehensive reports to a high standard and minimising Partner review time.
  • Networking with your own intermediary contacts, particularly in the SME sector and the relevant private equity/venture capital communities, to support the Partners in creating and converting a pipeline of new business opportunities.

The person

You might not have all of the experience below, but if you meet the minimum criteria and are passionate about developing yourself, we’d love to hear from you:

  • Significant experience of working in a senior level corporate finance role, with a particular specialism and interest in due diligence assignments (minimum criteria).
  • Up-to-date knowledge of accounting standards and tax (minimum criteria).
  • Proven ability to network and build strong relationships, both internally with colleagues and externally with introducers and other contacts.
  • Demonstrable experience of leading on pitches and creating and presenting compelling propositions.
  • Strong experience of managing multiple projects in different locations, supervising team members of varying levels and ability.
  • Excellent presentation and report writing skills.

The package

On top of a competitive salary, you’ll also benefit from:

  • 25 days annual leave (with the option to buy/sell up to 5 days holiday)
  • Private medical
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • 4x life assurance
  • All employee share scheme
  • Company car and fuel card via salary sacrifice
  • 2 days paid for volunteering
  • Cycle to work scheme


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