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M&A Associate Director


A leading PE backed accounting and corporate services firm are going through a strong period of growth and are looking for an Associate Director to help expand their Corporate Services team.

Aiding on deal sizes ranging from £10m - £15m, across a range of industries, this role offers the opportunity to join at the team at the early stages of growth, therefore offering strong long term career prospects.


The main roles of the AD will be to:

  • Lead the execution of M&A transactions, including both buy-side and sell-side transactions

  • Develop and maintain strong client relationships, acting as a trusted advisor

  • Oversee and conduct financial analysis and due diligence for potential transactions

  • Collaborate with senior leadership to develop business strategies and identify new opportunities

  • Mentor and manage junior team members

  • Implement processes and procedures to enable transaction to succeed smoothly and efficiently

  • Ensure compliance with all relevant accounting standards


  • Qualified accountant from a top 40 firm (ACCA, ACA, CIMA, CFA)

  • Business-related degree (Finance, Accounting, Economics Maths)

  • Additional industry specific qualifications are advantageous

  • A minimum of 5 years' experience leading M&A teams within corporate finance

  • Proven track record leading and closing M&A transactions

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and negotiation skills

  • Extensive excel and modelling experience

  • Strong leadership and team management experience

If you are looking for an opportunity to play a key role in a rapidly developing firm, then this is a great opportunity for you. Early applications are encouraged as they are looking to shortlist as soon as possible.