Transaction Services Assistant Manager

  • Salary:55000 - 60000
  • Location:London, England, United Kingdom
  • Job Type:Permanent, Full time
  • Company:Alexander Ash Consulting
  • Updated on:14 Dec 18

My client a BIG 4 consultancy is searching for an Assistant Manager to join their Transaction Services team. You will support the growth strategy, with the ability to work with leading financial services professionals focused on Banking, Insurance and Investment Management deals. As part of this team, you will be working with a broad range of clients across the economic and transaction cycle.

My client a BIG 4 consultancy is searching for an Assistant Manager to join their Transaction Services team. You will support the growth strategy, with the ability to work with leading financial services professionals focused on Banking, Insurance and Investment Management deals. As part of this team, you will be working with a broad range of clients across the economic and transaction cycle.

Responsibilities

  • Advisory skills: You will provide advice as a trusted adviser, using their skill, experience and understanding of transactions to the advantage of their client. 
  • Risk management: You will identify and manage risks and ensure the Firm's frameworks are implemented.
  • Delivering quality service and time management: You will monitor and deliver high quality service to clients (both internal and external). You will need to be able to manage their own time, plan and organise work tasks, monitor progress and meet deadlines. Individuals will be proficient at managing multiple priorities.
  • Developing people: you will need to demonstrate the ability to give clear directions, as well as positive and constructive feedback. You will coach less experienced staff and actively assist in the development of others.
  • Project management: you will be responsible for the delivery of client facing projects, being the main day to day point of contact for senior client contacts.
  • Team work: you will be key team members on large complex assignments and will lead work streams on smaller and medium size engagements. 
  • Building relationships: you will be required to build and sustain relationships with client management team members for the benefit of the Firm as well as acting as an ambassador and role model for the Firm. 

Skills

  • Experience of financial due diligence
  • Proven track record of working on finance improvement consulting projects, working across multiple aspects of a finance function (transaction processing, management reporting, financial accounting, planning, budgeting and forecasting), with a focus on high quality client service
  • Excellent understanding of issues and challenges facing Finance functions, Finance business partnering and trends in Finance
  • Strong commercial and financial analytical skills with the ability to interpret data, generate insights and construct solutions.
  • Experience managing teams to deliver to deadlines and required quality standards; experience developing, coaching and mentoring team members
  • Excellent communicator with the personal skills to build strong and lasting internal and client relationships; and the ability to deliver clear, concise, focused messages to senior finance team members or clients
  • Impactful written communications, producing high quality, client ready outputs (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Vision etc)
  • Flexibility to travel
  • Relevant finance/ accounting qualification – ACA, CIMA, ACCA, CIPFA or equivalent