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Job ID #: 5483 Location: Birmingham
Business area: Mergers & Acquisitions Job category: Advisory
Employment type: Full Time - Permanent Qualification level: Qualified (professional)
Duration of contract: Not Indicated

BDO. Because relationships matter.

BDO LLP is one of the UK’s largest accountancy and business advisory firms providing services to ambitious businesses within the UK and worldwide. With more than 3,500 talented people, generating close to £400m in UK revenues, we bring real leadership across the mid-market. We are a member of BDO International, which has more than 1,260 offices worldwide, spread across 147 countries. We are a profitable, dynamic and forward-looking firm with a reputation for quality. Our ambition is to be the leader for exceptional client service.

At BDO you can be yourself - we value you as an individual and want you to realize your aspirations. You have a voice and your opinion counts. We give you the challenge and support you need and you are able to shape your own career according to your strengths, skills and personality. Working at BDO enhances your professional development at all stages of your career. Few firms offer the same breadth and quality of work, responsibility and experience. We recognize and reward your high performance and you have the opportunity to excel, progress and share in our success. We are clear on what we expect from you and what you can expect in return.

Being at BDO is personally as well as professionally fulfilling. Relationships matter, and we have a friendly and inclusive culture built around our core values of honesty and integrity; empowerment and personal responsibility; mutual support and respect; and professional and personal client relationships.

As an Executive, you will be required to use your previous experience and work closely with, and support, senior members within the team and assist in the timely delivery of projects.  You will gain an understanding and experience in the field of corporate finance for both buy-side and sell-side work including private equity and fund raising structures.  Our client base includes public and private companies, owner-managed businesses and private equity houses.  You will also develop knowledge of different sectors.

  • Work as part of the M&A team advising on both buy-side and sell-side projects.

  • Prepare reports, information memoranda and documents using Word and PowerPoint.

  • Prepare detailed financial models using Excel involving a range of transaction structures.

  • Deliver high quality working papers and reports to specified deadlines.

  • Support sales and marketing activities.

  • Perform research on specified companies and sectors through accessing industry databases and public information sources.

  • Seek and take action on feedback.

  • ACA/ACCA qualified (or equivalent), or relevant work experience. 

  • Enthusiasm for working in a fast paced and dynamic environment with an ability to grapple and understand business issues quickly.

  • Appetite for varied project work and a desire to contribute to highly successful M&A team.

  • Good knowledge of MS Office, in particular Word and Excel and PowerPoint.

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