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Manager - Consumer Goods and Retail - M&A

Date: Jun 15, 2021

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

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We have a requirement for an experienced Manager to work in the Consumer Goods & Retail Team within M&A in London. 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.

Role & 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.

Attributes, Qualifications & Skills
• Strong academic background additional professional qualifications (e.g. ACA, MBA or CFA) seen as an advantage.
• Significant 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.
• Prior experience of working in the consumer sector (Food & drink, FMCG, Leisure)
• 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.


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