Assistant Manager, Corporate Finance M&A Lead Advisory, Edinburgh
Rutherford Cross
October 4, 2019
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Job Type
Scotland:, - Edinburgh
Professional Services


Rutherford Cross is delighted to be working with a Global Professional Services firm. We are recruiting for an Assistant Manager in Edinburgh with experience in Mergers and Acquisitions or a desire to move into the M&A discipline.

The Financial Advisory practice provides clients with a full suite of M&A services advising on acquisitions, divestments, buy-outs and capital raisings, many of which are cross-border or international in nature.

Working on high profile assignments, you will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of projects, with a mix of both corporate and private equity transactions, within a highly commercial and client focused environment.

Duties include:

  • Supporting the team in advising on a range of buy-side and sell-side transactions
  • Assisting with the day to day management of transactions which includes preparation of information memoranda, management presentations and valuation analysis
  • Taking responsibility for the preparation of information and client communications
  • Industry research for both deal origination and transaction analysis
  • Valuation and financial modelling, including Discounted Cash Flow (DCF) and Leverage Buyout (LBO) analysis
  • Supporting both marketing and business development opportunities
  • Working effectively in diverse teams within an inclusive team culture

The Person - This role would be suitable for someone with:

  • The capability to contribute towards development and implementation of often innovative and bespoke M&A strategies for each transaction
  • Excellent numeracy skills with keen attention to detail and the ability to absorb and interpret large amounts of data quickly
  • A client and team focus, with the ability to work quickly and establish effective working relationships
  • A good level of meeting and presentational skills
  • Logical and meticulous approaches to problem solving
  • High level project management and organisational skills
  • An ability to undertake detailed financial/commercial exploration for inclusion in client reports
  • Experience or potential to be involved in business development activities and pitching
  • The ability to establish good working relationships with teams in different product/service lines and geographies
  • An ACA, CFA or equivalent accounting/finance qualification (not essential depending on other experience)

The company offers a range of flexible benefits and agile ways of working. For more information and to discuss the role confidentially, please contact Lorraine Marlow on 07738 789249 or [email protected].

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