Corporate Finance Manager/Executive

James Cowper Kreston are a Top 50 Accounting Firm with strategically placed offices in the South of England. To be honoured in the UK Top 50 is a huge achievement they are very proud of. Being part of the Kreston network means they are well placed to provide local, national and international advice. Their recent nomination for ‘Mid-tier Firm of the Year’ in the British Accountancy Awards is a great example of their success which continues year on year. As a practice they offer world class training and support. Their family like culture provides a genuinely enjoyable working environment.

The corporate finance team boast 70 years of M&A experience and differentiate themselves by offering a boutique approach with a Big 4 experience. The team are growing due to increased success and are looking to bring in a new member. This person could be at an Executive or even Manager grade. The firm are open to reviewing profiles from both levels of seniority.

With a client base covering the Thames Valley and London, the role will be responsible for the requirements of a number of OMB ’ s and larger businesses looking to buy/sell companies as part of their corporate strategy.

Key duties include: 

• Assisting with preparation of all key financial analysis for potential acquirers (from historic, forecast and budget data)
• Managing data requests, collation and interpretation
• Timely preparation and updates of basic financial information for all relevant documentation
• Assisting with the preparation of financial due diligence reports 
• Assist with the collation and presentation of financial information at the due diligence stage
• Supporting the team with in-depth commercial investigation into client businesses (market sentiment, industry specifics and competitor positioning)

To be considered for the position you should be degree-educated, ACA or ACCA qualified (or equivalent) with a very keen interest and previous exposure to corporate finance/due diligence. You should be able to demonstrate a basic awareness of how corporate deals are structured, the processes involved and be comfortable dealing with business owners and internal corporate finance specialists. A generous salary package is on offer. As well as the chance to gain exposure to advisory and other areas of corporate finance which will in turn naturally progress your career.

How to apply

Please contact Karen Chilton, emailing your CV urgently to:

0118 907 0116

if interested in putting yourself forward.