M&A Manager

London, United Kingdom
Salary up to £90K plus benefits.
Mar 11, 2019
Mar 15, 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Cobham Plc is looking for a highly motivated individual from investment banking or transaction services at a leading accounting firm with at least 3-4 years' M&A experience and excellent modelling and valuation skills to join the Strategy and M&A team.
The role will offer the successful candidate direct hands-on experience at the front line of deals in a lean team structure giving excellent exposure to senior management. The opportunity offers an experience beyond the investment banking/Big 4 transaction team treadmill, no more endless pitchbook preparation and a chance to contribute to the success of a leading technology business. 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Supporting identification, analysis, evaluation and end-to-end execution of potential acquisitions, mergers, partnerships and investments; including research, filtering and presentation of suitable targets
  • Creating detailed financial models for valuation purposes
  • Managing extensive due-diligence
  • Maintaining an awareness of market trends, maintain competitor database, including mapping, benchmarking and other analyses
  • Conducting analysis of the existing business and capability portfolio to support future recommendations
  • Supporting identification, analysis, evaluation and end-to-end execution of potential disposals of non-core businesses
  • Preparing marketing documents and management presentations
  • Support pre- and post-deal planning and structuring
  • Support the post-disposal separation, transition and organisational (re)design activities
  • Support post-acquisition transition and integration
  • Support approach readiness planning and preparation

Your qualifications and experience will include:

  • • Degree in Economics, Accounting or equivalent experience
  • • Financial qualifications (e.g. ACA/ CFA) would be preferable
  • • Significant experience in M&A deal execution both on the buy and sell side
  • • The ability to run the complete transaction process
  • • Exposure to the Aerospace & Defence sector would be beneficial but not essential

Core competencies/attributes

  • • Expert in financial modelling
  • • Strong IT skills (particularly all Microsoft Office products)
  • • Strong interest in current affairs and how these impact the markets
  • • Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills

Cobham Plc
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