Job title: Corporate Development Manager
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Salary: GBP £75,000.00
Job published: 23/06/2023
Job ID: 39130

Job Description

High Growth private equity-backed insurance broking group seeks addition to its Corporate Development team in the form of a driven, ambitious Manager.

This is a new role in the fast-growing private equity-backed insurance broking group. Currently executing a highly acquisitive growth plan. The Group has completed 10 acquisitions in the last 12 months and has a large pipeline that it is continuing to convert.

The role will be to work directly within the M&A team to execute and integrate acquisitions in a fast-paced and highly rewarding environment. You will be working alongside the CFO and a Director and Exec in the M&A team.

The primary areas of focus of the role are:

  • Helping with initial assessment of potential acquisition targets
  • Executing acquisitions (incl. project management and diligence)
  • Acquisition debt activity (incl. communication with lenders, cash flow modelling and covenant monitoring)
  • Board reporting (incl. analysis and commentary to support the reporting to the Board and lenders – for acquisitions and business performance)

Skills and Attributes

  • Qualified accountant able to support the finance team to deliver the accounting requirements of acquisitions or other corporate finance activity
  • Knowledge of corporate finance matters such as acquisitions, debt facilities or private equity (Valuations, Restructuring, Deals Advisory, Due Diligence or Transaction Services experience).
  • Strong analytical capabilities supported by an ability to work with large / complex models or data sets - financial modelling and Excel skills are a must.
  • Willingness to learn within the role and more broadly gain an understanding of all areas of the group, how they relate to and impact upon the financial performance
  • Able to engage with senior executives and external advisers and investors in support of the executive team
  • Ability to work accurately and independently