Corporate Finance - Transaction Advisory Service Senior Consultant

Posted 18 November by FTI Consulting Ltd

Corporate Finance - Transaction Services | Senior Consultant

About FTI:

FTI Consulting is a global business advisory firm, dedicated to helping organizations navigate and manage a diverse range of complex issues and business challenges. Our expertise covers the spectrum of Corporate Finance & Restructuring, Economic Consulting, Forensic & Litigation Consulting, Strategic Communications and Technology. We are a company of more than 4,600 professionals with annual revenues in excess of $1.8 billion, with offices located in every major business centre in the world.

Our professionals are some of the most experienced leaders in their fields, and advise across a range of industries. Our clients engage us for high-stakes concerns or emerging opportunities that require specialized expertise, and over the past two decades we have been engaged to work behind the headlines on some of the biggest news stories to date.

FTI Consulting is a fast growing and vibrant place to work. Steered by our values of Integrity, Creativity, Achievement, Empathy and Respect, its meritocratic culture invites both collaboration and healthy debate. We are large enough to be trusted by our clients to solve their biggest issues and yet small enough to know our colleagues on a personal level enabling better team working and a supportive culture to develop your career goals and ambitions.

About the Opportunity:

The Transaction Services team at FTI Consulting offer a forward-looking perspective to the fast-paced European and global transactions market. Whether representing buyers or sellers, we offer a comprehensive financial due diligence service leading to value-related advice and hands-on support across a full spectrum of industries.

About the Role:

We are looking for manager level candidates with 2-4 years post-Qualification experience to join our London-based team as a Senior Consultant.

Through formal and informal on the job learning, you will develop the skill set to become a leading advisor providing the best industry advice to our clients

Key Responsibilities:

Analysis and modelling of financial performance (past and future) of an acquisition target
Overall responsibility for delivery of smaller projects (direct with Partner / Director) or responsibility for standalone divisions / sections of FDD on larger projects (this will include buy or sell side, refinancing and equity raising transactions)
Direct communication with the clients on key issues relating to your sections
Direct communication and liaisons with M&A bankers and clients on appropriate presentation and business valuation of target opportunities, in line with diligence findings
Preparation of information memorandum and investment documents for Private Equity clients
Supervision and mentoring of Consultants and Analysts, taking full responsibility for review of their analysis / sections and being accountable for their output
Identification of key value drivers, SPA price adjustments, and deal breakers
Business development including identification and valuation of target opportunities and preparation of pitch documents
Effective communication with senior members of the team and clients
Proactive development of internal and external relationships

Education and Qualifications:

2:1 degree or equivalent in a numeric or business subject from a top tier university
ACCA qualified

Skills and Competencies:

Ability to work in a meritocratic structure which recognizes and rewards individual contribution
Excellent report writing and analytical skills
In-depth knowledge of Excel and manipulation/analysis of diverse data sets including ability to build financial models
Strong commercial awareness and understanding of market drivers and competitive landscape
Strong financial acumen and ability to identify financial red flags through analyses of complex financial data
Self-confident and ability to deal directly with investment bankers, lenders and PE investors
Self-starter and inquisitive
Team player
Strong relationship and team management skills
Strong communication skills both written and spoken
Ability to manage time and priorities tasks effectively

Experience:

Current transaction services consulting experience working within a 'big four' across UK and Europe
Relevant transaction services experience either with private equity or venture funds
Transaction experience to include buy and sell side diligence, valuation, cash flow modelling and business modelling
Experience in identification of key deal financial and commercial issues
Experience in the use of data analytics tools in the support of transaction services
Transaction services experience specifically in industrials, retail and shipping
Ability to show an understanding of deal dynamics and valuation techniques and the implications for different stakeholders
Ability to show experience in leading the delivery of smaller transactions, presentation of findings to senior stakeholders including PE investors and lenders and assisting with transaction negotiations with lawyers and investment bankers
  • Corporate finance experience and/or direct experience with funds, and involvement in target identification, valuation and preparation of information memorandums and investment documents

    We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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