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Manager, Corporate Finance M&A - Birmingham

Date: Mar 27, 2019

Location: Birmingham, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID143403BR
Job TitleManager, Corporate Finance M&A - Birmingham
CountryUnited Kingdom
LocationBirmingham
FunctionDeal Advisory
Service LineCorporate Finance
Service Line InformationYou can help clients through acquisitions, divestitures, mergers, buy-outs, major projects, initial public offerings (IPOs), real estate deals, debt structuring and issuance, and complex re-financings, distressed M&A and with business and company valuations and fairness opinions.

Globally, KPMG's Corporate Finance practice has an industry reputation for delivering forward thinking and objective advice for our global footprint and negotiation prowess, as well as an envied track record in closing successful deals. Together, our firm's Corporate Financiers have advised on or arranged critical and sensitive equity and debt transactions for some of the world's largest corporations, financial institutions and governments.

KPMG OverviewKPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.
With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Job Description
KPMG is the leading mid market M&A advisor in UK, Europe and Globally. Everything we do is aimed at adding value for our clients whether they are buying, selling or re-financing their business, through objective, unbiased advice supported by:

-  genuine integrity and independence
-  deep sector knowledge
-  global execution capability
-  connectivity with the financial markets
Opportunities exist to join KPMG’s Midlands M&A team supporting and leading deal origination and execution across sectors. The role is based out of our Birmingham office and would encompass opportunities across the UK.
The role will allow the successful candidate to work on a broad range of domestic and international transactions for corporate, private equity and owner managed clients.

The scope of the role will include both execution of transactions as well as origination of new opportunities.

Roles and Responsibilities

- Manage M&A projects (with support from Director/ Partner) including being the day to day point of contact for clients.
-  Actively managing client interfaces taking responsibility for managing all phases of the transaction cycle and deal execution.
-  Leading and managing the delivery of transaction documentation including pitch materials and client proposals.
-  Directing and managing colleagues, wider support staff and other external advisers.
-  Supervising and reviewing financial analysis carried out by team members.
-  Set, monitor and control M&A project budgets, billing and other reporting requirements.
-  Build and develop strong relationships in the market.
-  Take responsibility for agreed areas of origination and business development
Qualifications and Skills

- Strong academic background.
-  Experience within M&A advisory with proven execution ability.
-  Strong numerical, analytical and strategic thinking skills.
-  Excellent report writing skills.
-  Independent thinker with the ability to identify problems and contribute to the development of solutions.
-  Comfortable discussing financially related commercial issues.
-  Ability to work on a range of projects simultaneously to demanding timetables.
-  Highly motivated, ambitious self-starter willing to take advantages of the opportunities this position offers, but also a team player.
-  Experience of working in and managing small teams.
-  Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
-  Commitment to high quality standards & detail oriented.
-  Personal drive to deliver results.
Sector specific experience not a requirement but may be beneficial.

Experience and Background

- Have a sound knowledge of M&A through investment banking, advisory firms, private equity, M&A Boutique or corporate business development.

Our Deal

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