Group M&A Manager

  • Location

    Leeds, West Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Accountancy & Finance

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  • Salary:

    £75000 - £80000 per annum + benefits

  • Contact:

    Lucy Campbell

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

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Sewell Wallis are delighted to be working with a large national professional services organisation based in the heart of Sheffield city centre. Due to some exciting projects on the horizon, they are now looking for a Group M&A Manager to work closely with the Board Members and Senior Directors within the company to originate, manage and complete merger and acquisition projects across the business.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is really looking to make a difference to an organisation by completing M&A transactions to maximise value and minimise any risks by negotiating effectively at the highest levels.

Although based in Sheffield, my client is offering flexibility on where the successful candidate will be based and working from the Leeds office is a possibility for the right person, as long as they are happy to travel to the head office when required.
Reporting to the CFO your role will include the following:-

-Building strong and robust relationships with the Board and senior leaders to shape and articulate the Group's M&A strategy
-Providing effective market research and then identifying potential target businesses
-Maintaining strong relationships with Finance and HR functions
-Ensuring the Group has access to qualified external advisers
-Initiating discussions and introductions with target businesses
-Developing offers and coordinating negotiations with targets
-Managing the due diligence process
-Managing the deal and completion process
-Managing transitional service agreements and similar post completion activities
-Producing post-completion analysis

To be considered for this opportunity you will need to be a qualified accountant with a proven background around leading and delivering M&A transactions. You will naturally have a commercial outlook with the ability to negotiate at high levels. It would be highly advantageous is you have previous experience working within roles in a Transaction Services environment.

If you are interested in hearing more about this opportunity then please contact Lucy Campbell or Kayley Haythorntwaite.

To apply please send your CV, quoting our reference and specifying which website you saw this position advertised on. Due to the high volume of applications please accept that if we have not responded to your application within seven days, your application has not been successful.

Sewell Wallis is a specialist recruitment company with a vast amount of experience in our industry we offer permanent, temporary and interim recruitment support for accounting and finance, human resources and business support positions. We recruit at all levels within finance from Purchase Ledger Administrator and Credit Controller level through to Financial Controller and Director positions. With offices in Sheffield and Leeds, we are well situated to cover all of South Yorkshire, West Yorkshire and Manchester. Please visit our website for more information on accountancy and finance jobs and human resources or business support positions.