Director, Transaction Advisory Service | Corporate Finance & Restructuring

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About FTI:

FTI Consulting is a global business advisory firm, dedicated to helping organisations navigate and manage a diverse range of complex issues and business challenges. Our expertise covers the spectrum of Corporate Finance & Restructuring, Economic Consulting, Forensic & Litigation Consulting, Strategic Communications and Technology. We are a company of more than 4,600 professionals with annual revenues in excess of $1.8 billion, with offices located in every major business centre in the world.

Our professionals are some of the most experienced leaders in their fields, and advise across a range of industries. Our clients engage us for high-stakes concerns or emerging opportunities that require specialised expertise, and over the past two decades we have been engaged to work behind the headlines on some of the biggest news stories to date.

FTI Consulting is a fast growing and vibrant place to work. Steered by our values of Integrity, Creativity, Achievement, Empathy and Respect, its meritocratic culture invites both collaboration and healthy debate. We are large enough to be trusted by our clients to solve their biggest issues and yet small enough to know our colleagues on a personal level enabling better team working and a supportive culture to develop your career goals and ambitions.

About the Opportunity:

The Transaction Services team at FTI Consulting offer a forward-looking perspective to the fast-paced European and global transactions market. Whether representing buyers or sellers, we offer a comprehensive financial due diligence service leading to value-related advice and hands-on support across a full spectrum of industries.

About the Role:

The Director will be a critical team member to help execute client engagements. S/he will be responsible for leading the client team (normally made up of a Director, a Senior Consultant and/or a Consultant), delegating tasks, handling all elements of execution and helping manage the client relationship on each assignment. The role also carries Business Development responsibilities --- with a target of introducing new client prospects, attending industry events, and cross-selling other FTI services. Qualified candidates will view themselves as having superior leadership and technical skills, excellent project management and communication skills, as well as a sense of urgency and drive to help the company service its clients.

Key Responsibilities:

The Director will be responsible for helping clients on assigned engagements through every aspect of the deal continuum with the following overview of integrated service offerings:

• Financial and accounting due diligence

• Tax due diligence and document review

• Valuation assessments

• Purchase Price disputes

• Background investigations

• Mergers and Integrations support including tax-efficient restructuring

The Director will handle the full range of transaction advisory work including services for Buyers, Sellers, and Lenders, including (but not be limited to):

• Initial evaluations, scope, budgeting and resource management

• Detailed due diligence

• Critical decision making

• Status updates with the client deal team

• Report writing

• Follow up communications with other transaction participants

• Collateral analysis

• Portfolio monitoring

• Purchase price allocations

• SEC reporting issues

The Director may also participate, depending on level of experience and expertise, with:

• Transaction structuring

• Purchase price allocations

• Transition services agreements

• Merger integration

The Director will ensure that client projects are executed in a timely fashion and that client expectations are met, if not exceeded.

Education and Qualifications:

2:1 degree (or equivalent) in a numeric subject

ACA, ACCA or equivalent qualified (1 st time passes)

This role requires travel to clients and FTI offices

Skills and Competencies:

Ability to work in a meritocratic structure which recognizes and rewards individual contribution

Excellent report writing and analytical skills

Good knowledge of Excel and manipulation/analysis of diverse data sets

Self-starter and inquisitive

Team player

Strong relationship management skills

Strong influencing and partnering skills

Strong communication skills both written and spoken

Ability to manage time and prioritise tasks effectively

Additional foreign language desirable (ideally Northern European)

Results orientated

Strong leadership skills


Previous experience working within a 'big four' preferred

Strong track record of delivery with strong reputation as a reliable TAS specialist, able to meet clients' needs and lead TAS teams

Preferred prior relevant transaction services or restructuring experience either with corporates, private equity or creditors/banks

Preference for the following industries: TMT, healthcare, business services, industrials, retail (however other industries will be considered)

Knowledge of financial statements

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.


Job information

Firm: FTI Consulting

Location: London


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