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M&A Analyst

M&A Analyst

  • Sector:

    Accounting and Finance

  • Contract type:


  • Salary:

    £65000 - £75000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Matthew Sanders

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Expiry date:


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Company information

Gleeson Recruitment Group are very pleased to be exclusively supporting a value added consumables business in the West Midlands. This highly acquisitive company has particular expertise in the design and manufacturing and supplying of high quality products within their specific field.

Role Summary:

This role will be assisting and facilitating the process for all merger and acquisition opportunities being explored by this highly acquisitive SME business. Reporting to the CEO, the role will provide relevant corporate finance advice and guidance to the executive team based on in-depth financial analysis. Building and managing relations with Investors will also play a crucial part to this role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyse industry prospects and opportunities by gathering information on growth markets, competitors, customers, suppliers including market share data
  • Review company fundamentals and financial statements
  • Act as key point of contact for internal and external stakeholders on matters related to M&A projects
  • Conduct appropriate due diligence processes, engaging with relevant stakeholders for support including financial analysis and risk assessments as part of the M&A team
  • Supporting complex projects, involving ad hoc multi-disciplinary teams including internal and external advisers, and reporting to the Board of Directors
  • Managing the governance topics including MAR registers, regulatory and non-regulatory announcements
  • Working with the Group's nominated advisors and joint brokers
  • Supporting the team on preparation for full year and half year results
  • Management of investor relations
  • Create and deliver post integration plans relating to acquisitions
  • Organisation and participation in investor events including site visit, face to face and online presentations
  • Working with the team to develop the Investor Relations annual programme
  • Creating investor relations presentations, supported by the M&A team
  • Collaborating with the marketing departments to develop our Investor Relations messaging


  • Data driven and analytically minded
  • Commercial aptitude, ability to swiftly determine profitable commercial opportunities
  • Curious - Future focused, inquisitive and open minded, seeks out evolving and innovative ways to add value to the business
  • Collaborative - Able to work effectively and inclusively with a range of people, both within and outside the business
  • Driven to deliver - Determined and resourceful to deliver the best results for the business within the agreed timescales and resources
  • A completer, finisher
  • Seeks learning and development opportunities - Takes the opportunity to acquire the knowledge, skills and behaviours to be fully competent in job role

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Degree qualified plus ideally hold a professional qualification in finance, legal or an MBA
  • Excellent financial & commercial awareness
  • Proactive problem-solving skills
  • Relationship building
  • Analytical - Able to analyse and understand data and information quickly to generate robust and sound options
  • Time management - ability to organise, schedule and plan
  • Excellent communication including presentation, online and face to face
  • Project management facilitation


  • Having worked in corporate finance would be advantageous
  • Up to 2 years experience in M&A projects
  • Building relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Demonstrated pro-actively in getting things done
  • Addressing complex problem-solving, involving people & processes
  • Data analysis, manipulation and interpretation
  • Applying principles to practical situations to provide workable solutions

Salary & Benefits

  • Salary range of up to £70k per annum
  • Flexible working arrangements are available
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • 25 days holiday
  • Pension - 5% employee, 4% employer
  • Private Health
  • Employee Share Scheme after 12 months

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