Senior Manager – M&A

REF #: SVJ000290

Senior Manager – M&A

We’re looking for a Senior Manager to join a successful high growth technology led media business. Operating within the M&A division reporting to the Head of M&A, you will work across multiple countries sourcing suitable targets and have a proven track record on the buy side of global M&A.





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Gerrard Devaney

Senior Manager – M&A

Our client’s mission is to help people make the right choices online, driven by accurate data. Digital products exist within a complex environment. Our client has a unique, fast paced and challenging opportunity for the right candidate to apply their skills and knowledge.

The purpose of this role will be to lead identify and close global M&A opportunities across multiple dynamic and fast paced verticals with a specific focus on the North American market.  You will be responsible for executing transactions end to end, from sourcing through to completion.

Key Responsibilities

  • Executing M&A transactions against M&A strategy from end-to-end – from sourcing to execution
  • Assessing attractiveness of potential targets and putting forward acquisition rationale / integration strategy to senior stakeholders & financial modeling
  • Co-ordinating and driving the execution for M&A transactions via internal cross-functional teams and external advisors
  • Helping formulate bid strategies and negotiation through to completion (with assistance from Head of M&A)
  • Responsibility for preparation and presentation of transactions for approval to Board and Founder
  • Market assessment and industry trends analysis – sharing innovation, intelligence and analytics in our client’s sector
  • Continuous improvement of M&A processes

Skills Knowledge and Expertise

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA, or equivalent)
  • 5-6 years experience in corporate finance and M&A at a leading accounting firms, in-house corporate finance team or an investment bank or boutique
  • Buy-side M&A deal experience 
  • Excellent relationship building and management skills
  • Strong negotiation, communication and networking skills


Alongside competitive salaries, up to 10% matched pension contribution and 25 days annual leave, our client has something truly special in place to support your growth and recognize your talent:

  • 25 days annual leave
  • Annual discretionary bonus linked to business and personal performance
  • Long term incentive plan to share in the growth of the business
  • Be encouraged to stretch yourself to reach your true potential
  • Get £1,000 development budget
  • Flexible working to suit you
  • Join the global team for a week long annual company retreat
  • Never work on your birthday again – you’ll get your birthday off in addition to other leave!
  • Recharge your batteries between Christmas & New Year (offices are closed)
  • Paid sabbatical when you hit milestones
  • Regular team lunches, events and socials
  • Get kitted out with some great company merch