Consultant, Transaction Advisory Service | Corporate Finance & Restructuring

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About FTI:

FTI Consulting is a global business advisory firm, dedicated to helping organizations 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.

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:

We are looking for manager level candidates with 2-4 years post-Qualification experience to join our London-based team as a Senior Consultant.

Through formal and informal on the job learning, you will develop the skill set to become a leading advisor providing the best industry advice to our clients

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analysis and modelling of financial performance (past and future) of an acquisition target
  • Overall responsibility for delivery of smaller projects (direct with Partner / Director) or responsibility for standalone divisions / sections of FDD on larger projects (this will include buy or sell side, refinancing and equity raising transactions)
  • Direct communication with the clients on key issues relating to your sections
  • Direct communication and liaisons with M&A bankers and clients on appropriate presentation and business valuation of target opportunities, in line with diligence findings
  • Preparation of information memorandum and investment documents for Private Equity clients
  • Supervision and mentoring of Consultants and Analysts, taking full responsibility for review of their analysis / sections and being accountable for their output
  • Identification of key value drivers, SPA price adjustments, and deal breakers
  • Business development including identification and valuation of target opportunities and preparation of pitch documents
  • Effective communication with senior members of the team and clients
  • Proactive development of internal and external relationships

Education and Qualifications:

  • 2:1 degree or equivalent in a numeric or business subject from a top tier university
  • ACCA qualified
  • 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
  • In-depth knowledge of Excel and manipulation/analysis of diverse data sets including ability to build financial models
  • Strong commercial awareness and understanding of market drivers and competitive landscape
  • Strong financial acumen and ability to identify financial red flags through analyses of complex financial data
  • Self-confident and ability to deal directly with investment bankers, lenders and PE investors
  • Self-starter and inquisitive
  • Team player
  • Strong relationship and team management skills
  • Strong communication skills both written and spoken
  • Ability to manage time and priorities tasks effectively


  • Current transaction services consulting experience working within a 'big four' across UK and Europe
  • Relevant transaction services experience either with private equity or venture funds
  • Transaction experience to include buy and sell side diligence, valuation, cash flow modelling and business modelling
  • Experience in identification of key deal financial and commercial issues
  • Experience in the use of data analytics tools in the support of transaction services
  • Transaction services experience specifically in industrials, retail and shipping
  • Ability to show an understanding of deal dynamics and valuation techniques and the implications for different stakeholders
  • Ability to show experience in leading the delivery of smaller transactions, presentation of findings to senior stakeholders including PE investors and lenders and assisting with transaction negotiations with lawyers and investment bankers
  • Corporate finance experience and/or direct experience with funds, and involvement in target identification, valuation and preparation of information memorandums and investment documents

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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