Senior M&A Manager

  • Location:

    City of London, London

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  • Salary:

    £75000 - £85000 per annum + car plus bonus plus benefits

  • Contact:

    Goodman Masson

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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  • Consultant:

    Goodman Masson

A global leading transport business is looking to recruit a corporate finance or M&A individual to join its team.The main purpose of the role will be to manage its ongoing growth via M&A primarily in Southern and Eastern Europe.

Main duties include:

  • Managing and controlling that the M&A project is carried out in compliance with Corporate Governance guidelines (e.g. M&A guideline.)
  • Coordinating transaction execution including performing business due diligence ("DD") and supporting negotiation.
  • Representation of the companyin discussions and negotiations with target companies and client bodies - including vendors, potential partners and stakeholders.
  • Coordination of financial and operational information throughout all stages of the project up to completion or termination, plus post-implementation reviews for completed deals.
  • Management and control of all aspects of each M&A project including liaison with departments as needed during the approval process.
  • In new territories to produce supporting documentation covering all aspects of general business management for the region especially covering legal and financial considerations.
  • Drawing up, overseeing the construction, maintenance and review of detailed financial models to form company valuations and analyse historical and projected financial information to support due diligence throughout the M&A process.
  • Extract the main conclusions and assumptions of a financial model especially in the decision making process reducing complexity (e.g. understandable for non-finance experts).
  • Standardisation of financial models e.g. by defining/utilising industry specific KPI´s in order to guarantee a quick delivery of results.
  • Training of Junior Project Managers on Financial Modelling tasks.
    • Day-to-day supervision and management of Junior Project Managers.
    • Working closely with other departments such as Group Engineering, HR, IT, Legal, M&A etc. on initiatives when required.
    • Support on global strategy recommendations and structural and operational decisions
    • Communicating with existing and new countries where required on project decisions and provision of resource to ensure maximum utilisation of experiences.
    Regular review of transaction pipeline making sure that sufficient resources are staffed and overall growth goals are met

  • The ideal candidate will have Corporate finance/ M&A experience in small and mid-sized international acquisitions (e.g. investment bank, boutique, or accounting firm) as well as Strong financial modelling skills

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