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Manager - Mergers & Acquisitions - Financial Services - Big 4

£70,000 – £90,000 Extended benefits package

Location: United Kingdom (London – City of London, London) Type: Permanent

Mergers & Acquisitions Advisory - Financial Services Ops - Manager


The M&A Deals we work on range in size from £50m to over £5bn and our clients include several of the most well-known brands and businesses in the world. Our team contains approximately 150 dynamic and friendly people from a wide range of backgrounds and disciplines. We recruit proactively from industry, consulting, private equity and audit to create a great blend of experience on each project. This blend of backgrounds helps us learn from each other and stay at the top of the market delivering fantastic results for our clients on landmark Deals.

Most of our work is in the Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) space, both pre and post deal, and we regularly go to market with our colleagues in Transaction Services, however we can also deliver non-deal transformation projects.

About the role

The FS team within Delivering Deal Value is a small and supportive team working on a wide range of client engagements, working primarily for private equity houses and large corporates. We have the chance to work on high profile deals with top tier firms, across the deals cycle, and routinely collaborate with the wider healthcare practice (Strategy consulting and Financial Due Diligence) as part of our go to market.

We comprise both career-consultants and managers from industry, and welcome diversity of experience in our hires.

As a Manager, responsibilities will include;

  • Shape and deliver projects to meet and exceed the expectations of our clients and our own quality criteria
  • Manage and deliver large projects by developing the project team, assessing engagement risks throughout, driving conclusions, and reviewing / challenging the output produced by the team
  • Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges
  • Proactively assist in the management of a portfolio of clients
  • Train, coach, and supervise staff
  • Be responsible for the financial management of clients
  • Lead business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients
  • Contribute to the development of your own and the team's technical skills

Senior Managers are expected to lead a number of small projects, lead individual larger projects and train/manage more junior staff. Senior Managers also take a leading role on a range of business development activities outside of their project roles.

Skills and experience


  • Experience of working in a role in financial services, or a role in industry, ideally Banking, Insurance or Asset and Wealth Management


  • Experienced in M&A, cost-out and / or synergies, integration, carve-out and/or on change projects, restructuring or business improvement

In addition to:

  • Excellent stakeholder management skills, with the ability to engage and communicate with senior business leaders
  • Strong quantitative and written skills, able to build analyses or an evidence base to support a position, often in situations with imperfect or incomplete information
  • Comfortable under pressure and managing through ambiguity to deliver tasks in an environment where there are many unknowns
  • A healthy curiosity, coupled with a disciplined approach to understanding and solving problems
  • Ability to quickly understand large amounts of information and draw out hypotheses and key messages
  • Comfort around financial analysis and understanding of the drivers of financial information

Base Salary - £70,000 - £90,000 range + extended benefits package

Reference: AMC/BR/MFS

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