Senior Consultant, Transaction Advisory Services | Corporate Finance & Restructuring

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Senior Consultant | Transaction Services - Corporate Finance - London

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:

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 subject from a top tier university
  • ACA, MBA or MBA equivalent

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 prioritise tasks effectively

Experience:
  • Previous experience working within a 'big four'
  • Relevant transaction services experience either with private equity or venture funds
  • Transaction experience to include buy and sell side diligence, vendor assist and capital raising and refinancing projects
  • Experience in identification of key deal financial and commercial issues
  • 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
  • Experience specifically in retail, healthcare and industrials


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.

#LI-CL1Our Benefits

Apart from the well-structured career path and excellent team environment, our employees enjoy a variety of perks and benefits.

We offer a competitive benefits and wellbeing programme including private medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, income protection, flex critical illness cover, 5% employer pension contribution, holiday buy, discounted gym membership, interest free travel loans, paid volunteer hours and corporate matching for charitable donations, and much more.

About FTI Consulting

What makes us unique? With more than 6,250 employees located in offices in every corner of the globe, we are the firm our clients call when their most important issues are at stake. Regardless of what level you are, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from top experts in your field on high-profile engagements that impact history. Our culture is collaborative, and we value diversity, recognition, development and making a difference in our communities.

FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been recognized as a Best Firm to Work For by Consulting magazine and one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms by Forbes . For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter ( @FTIConsulting ), Facebook and LinkedIn .

FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

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Firm: FTI Consulting

Location: London

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