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Partner- Corporate Finance or Transaction Support

Nationwide

Competitive Package

An opportunity for an exceptional and proven corporate finance professional who has consistently originated and executed transactions in the UK mid-market, to join an award-winning business and help deliver its ambitious growth plans. HMT enjoys a strong and consistent deal flow and this role provides significant opportunity to leverage your established personal network with uncapped earnings potential.

The Company

HMT is a leading independent practice who specialise in advising ambitious entrepreneurial businesses.  We operate from offices in Henley on Thames in beautiful and friendly surroundings, with excellent transport links into Reading, and in the heart of London near Bank station but equally we are open to establishing other locations to facilitate recruiting leading corporate finance professionals who can exploit their strong personal network in their local region. Our award-winning corporate finance team enjoys a consistent and quality deal flow with an exceptional track record of completing transactions, predominantly in the £10m to £100m deal size range. 

The Role

You will be part of a dynamic team advising mid-market businesses and their owners and management considering a range of transactions including MBO’s, acquisitions, disposals and growth capital/debt funding Whilst the partner group work closely together, and you will have significant resource at your disposal, you will be expected to have a high degree of self-sufficiency in deal origination and execution.

The Person

The successful candidate will be an established and proven corporate finance leader looking for a move to an organisation where they can make a real impact and influence and contribute to the future direction of the firm. Applicants that come with an established deal team would also be welcome.

Corporate Finance Director/Associate Director (depending on experience)

Henley-on-Thames           

Competitive package

An opportunity for an experienced corporate finance professional to join an award-winning corporate finance team. You will be a senior member of the team supporting the Partners in both lead generation and deal execution. This role provides significant opportunity for rapid progression and skills development

The Company

HMT is a leading independent practice who specialise in advising ambitious entrepreneurial businesses.  We operate from offices in Henley on Thames in beautiful and friendly surroundings, with excellent transport links into Reading, and in the heart of London near Bank station. Our award-winning corporate finance team enjoys a consistent and quality deal flow with an exceptional track record of completing transactions.  When recruiting, we look for the right kind of attitude to work and life, the aptitude to learn, develop and take responsibility and obviously for the ability to undertake the range of work we can offer.

The Role

Reporting directly to, and working closely with, the partners, you will be a senior member of a dynamic team advising mid-market businesses and their owners and management considering a range of transactions including MBO’s, acquisitions, disposals and growth capital/debt funding predominantly in the £10m to £100m deal size range. The person appointed will become the central day to day point of contact for all parties involved in the transaction and will need to understand and take ownership of key aspects of a transaction including drafting of Information Memoranda, modelling and project management/deal execution.

The Person

The successful candidate will be a high performer with a strong academic background and at least five years lead advisory corporate finance experience within a major accountancy practice, corporate finance boutique or investment bank. For candidates with strong relevant experience, ACA/ACCA qualification is not essential. We are looking for the exceptional work ethic, commercial awareness, and strong analytical skills as well as the ability to work to tight reporting deadlines. Strong verbal and written communication skills are vital along with the ability to quickly build relationships based on trust with a wide range of people including business owners and other professionals. Working as part of a small team on a strong and consistent deal flow and closely with highly experienced partners, there will be the opportunity to gain significant corporate finance experience and rapid career progression including partnership potential for the right candidate.

Corporate Finance Manager

Henley-on-Thames 

Competitive Package

An opportunity for an exceptional chartered or certified accountant, who has circa 24 months transaction support or corporate finance experience, to join an award-winning corporate finance team and gain valuable experience quickly. You will be involved in the full corporate finance transaction process incorporating everything from lead generation and company analysis to the preparation of Information Memorandums and hands-on involvement in the completion process. This role provides significant opportunity for rapid progression and skills development.

The Company

HMT is a leading independent practice who specialise in advising ambitious entrepreneurial businesses.  We operate from offices in Henley on Thames in beautiful and friendly surroundings, with excellent transport links into Reading, and in the heart of London near Bank station. Our award-winning corporate finance team enjoys a consistent and quality deal flow with an exceptional track record of completing transactions.  When recruiting, we look for the right kind of attitude to work and life, the aptitude to learn, develop and take responsibility and obviously for the ability to undertake the range of work we can offer.

The Role

You will be part of a dynamic team advising mid-market businesses and their owners and management considering a range of transactions including MBO’s, acquisitions, disposals and growth capital/debt funding predominantly in the £10m to £100m deal size range. Your focus will be on providing support to the team throughout the transaction process with a view to developing the skills to assume greater responsibility and eventually manage corporate finance transactions.   This is a deadline driven environment with constantly changing priorities, and although there is no defined set of tasks, you will have specific involvement in assisting in pitch presentations through preparation of company and market research, researching potential buyer lists and acquisition targets on behalf of our clients, providing insightful analysis of commercial and financial information, working with team in the preparation of business plans and financial models.

The Person

The successful candidate will be a qualified chartered accountant who has circa 24 months transaction support or corporate finance experience and is looking for an energetic environment with the scope to display initiative and creativity. Applicants should be able to demonstrate a strong work ethic and commercial awareness and have a high degree of competency with Excel and PowerPoint. Working as part of a small team with a strong and consistent deal flow, there will be the opportunity to gain significant corporate finance experience and rapid career progression.

Transaction Support Executive or Manager

Henley-On-Thames or London

Competitive Package

An opportunity for an exceptional chartered or certified accountant, who is either recently qualified or has up to 24 months transaction support experience, to join an award-winning team and to rapidly develop their transaction support skills as they both undertake due diligence assignments and provide ad hoc corporate finance and commercial advice on the transactions generally. HMT enjoys a strong and consistent deal flow and this role provides significant opportunity for rapid progression and skills development as well as exposure to the private equity and wider investment community.

The Company

HMT is a leading independent practice who specialise in advising ambitious entrepreneurial businesses.  We operate from offices in Henley on Thames in beautiful and friendly surroundings, with excellent transport links into Reading, and in the heart of London near Bank station. Our award-winning corporate finance team enjoys a consistent and quality deal flow with an exceptional track record of completing transactions.  When recruiting, we look for the right kind of attitude to work and life, the aptitude to learn, develop and take responsibility and obviously for the ability to undertake the range of work we can offer.

The Role

You will be part of a dynamic team undertaking due diligence for transactions predominately in the £10m to £50m deal size range. You will also assist in advising the client on the transaction generally including the appropriateness of the key acquisition terms such as price, “locked” box and cash/debt free adjustments. The individual will assist senior colleagues on large and complex assignments but for less complex transactions will be the principal day to day point of contact for the acquisition target company and be responsible for collating, analysing and drafting findings on detailed financial information. The work is likely to involve some travel around the South including a requirement to stay away from home from time to time.

The Person

The successful candidate will be a qualified chartered accountant with a strong academic background who is either newly qualified or who has 12-24 months experience advising on UK private equity transactions.  We are looking for an exceptional work ethic and commercial awareness, with strong analytical skills as well as the ability to work to tight reporting deadlines. Strong verbal and written communication skills are vital along with the ability to quickly build relationships based on trust with a wide range of people including business owners and other professionals. Working as part of a small team on a strong and consistent deal flow and closely with a highly experienced partner, there will be the opportunity to gain significant transactional experience and rapid career progression.

Corporate Finance Executive - Financial Modelling

Henley on Thames

Competitive Package

A unique opportunity for a commercially aware and highly analytical accounting professional to join an award winning corporate finance team. The challenge is to produce smart financial models for clients to support corporate finance transactions and to enhance the performance and development of their businesses.

The Company

HMT is a leading independent practice who specialise in advising ambitious entrepreneurial businesses.  We operate from offices in Henley on Thames in beautiful and friendly surroundings, with excellent transport links into Reading, and in the heart of London near Bank station. Our award winning corporate finance team enjoys a consistent and quality deal flow with an exceptional track record of completing transactions.  We are an award-winning firm recognised almost every year at the Thames Valley Deal Awards.  When recruiting, we look for the right kind of attitude to work and life, the aptitude to learn, develop and take responsibility and obviously for the ability to undertake the range of work we can offer.

The Role

The successful candidate will be an integral part of the Financial Modelling team supporting mid-sized businesses contemplating a transaction as well as private equity and financial institutions, typically in the £10m to £100m deal size range. This is a deadline driven environment with constantly changing priorities, and the role will include:

  • creating integrated three statement financial model models to understand business dynamics and to provide insight into business performance and support smarter decision making;
  • developing strategy and business models and supporting business plans for various scenarios including acquisitions, organic growth, disposals and new start-ups;
  • helping the business Principals see their vision in numbers as well as providing information to improve cashflow and operational efficiency;
  • liaise with stakeholders to gather data for model inputs;
  • update the model for the latest actual historic financial data provided by the clients;
  • continually review and optimise financial models for efficiency and accuracy;
  • maintain up-to-date knowledge of market trends and regulations; and
  • develop and maintain model documentation.

Key skills:

  • ambitious and driven individual with interest in financial modelling;
  • recently qualified accountant (ACCA, ACA, CIMA, ICAEW) or with solid accounting background;
  • academic or otherwise background in programming and computer science would be ideal;
  • excellent numerical and analytically skills with strong attention to detail and ability to work with large data sets;
  • excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • ability to work to tight reporting deadlines;
  • exceptional proficiency in MS Office Suite, especially Excel; and
  • familiarity with 3-way financial statement models.

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