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Accountancy Practice - Accountant (Qualified)
Ref: 4045 Date Posted: Monday 15 Jan 2024

iMultiply is working in partnership with a national accountancy practice that is looking to recruit an Associate Director for its Corporate Finance Advisory team based in Scotland's Central Belt.

The Company

The Practice is part of a global network of independent accountancy, audit and tax advisory firms with a presence in 135 countries.

The Role

As an Associate Director you will be part of an award winning and growing Corporate Finance Advisory team with a focus on the Scottish mid-market advisory market. Providing advice to a wide range of clients, including large and mid-sized companies, shareholders, management teams and private equity on a variety of transactions including, selling and buying businesses, through to raising debt and equity capital for growth.

  • As an Associate Director, you will be a key member of a deal team, leading and reviewing the drafting of sales documents (information memoranda, teasers), day to day responsibility for projects and supporting on business development initiatives, such as pitches and research.
  • You will project manage assignments and have a key influence on the outcome of the deal with financial analysis, commercial understanding and negotiation skills. 
  • You will be responsible for delivering well-presented documents in house style, researching and gaining a better understanding of businesses (e.g. potential buyers for sell-side mandates, acquisition targets for buy-side mandates, and target research for business development), and carrying out illustrative financial modelling, analysis and valuations of companies.
  • You will be expected to appropriately delegate work to, and manage, more junior colleagues, and helping them with their own personal development;
  • Collaboration with other stakeholders is vital in the corporate finance role, and you will be encouraged to build your own brand with internal colleagues across audit, tax and advisory as well as externally with key intermediary contacts within law firms, banks and private equity.

The Person

  • Applicants should be professionally qualified (ACA, ACCA, CIPFA or equivalent);
  • All applicants must have substantial and relevant deal experience in a big 4, mid-tier accounting firm, investment bank or CF boutique.
  • Communication and relationship building skills with clients, targets and colleagues
  • Analytical skills and the ability to commercially analyse financial data to develop an understanding of a company
  • Strong Excel and Power Point skills to carry out financial analysis and prepare client and target documentation (e.g. IM, teaser, pitch decks etc.)
  • Demonstrable practical experience of managing multiple deliverables, showing prioritisation skills and meeting deadlines within an expected timeframe
  • An interest in a particular industry sector is preferable - but not essential

On Offer

The role comes with a competitive remuneration and benefits package.

The Firm also offers an agile working framework.

For more information please contact Alex Allen on or on 07719 108230.

If you like the look of this vacancy and think you could perform the role, but, you don't think you meet all the requirements, please DO APPLY for this opportunity. Data shows that certain groups, mainly women and people from BIPOC communities, are less likely to apply for jobs where they don't meet 100% of role.  iMultiply would encourage you to apply for roles where there is room for development and growth.

iMultiply is committed to diversity and will promote diversity for all employees, workers and applicants. iMultiply will treat everyone equally and will not discriminate on the grounds of an individual's protected characteristic.

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