Transaction Services Manager

Job description

Transaction Services Manager

Job Description

Mazars is one of Ireland's leading firms of accountants and business advisors providing professional services in audit, accounting, taxation, consulting, corporate finance, and advisory services to domestic and international clients for more than 30 years. With offices in Dublin, Galway and Limerick we have 29 partners and over 500 staff in Ireland. Mazars is also a full member of the Mazars International organisation with a staff compliment of over 40,000 people in 91 countries.

The Role

The successful candidate will primarily be involved in transaction services work, including buy-side and sell-side due diligence reviews and related services. Mazars has built up a strong reputation in this area, with an expanding and diverse client base. An increasing portion of assignments are international in nature owing to strong relationships across the global Mazars network. Our clients and business referrers typically include private equity houses, alternative/direct lenders, corporate finance firms, banks and private trading businesses.

The successful candidate will be part of an expanding team and report directly to the Partner with responsibility for Transaction Services.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead financial advisory assignments, with a primary focus on transaction services / due diligence engagements
  • Interact directly with clients and target businesses in the delivery of projects
  • Delegate and manage the workflow to direct reports
  • Possess strong communication skills, particularly regarding written reports
  • Manage relationships with client teams and other business contacts and maintain focus on business development opportunities
  • Project manage assignments to deadlines and within budgets
  • Be involved in the training / upskilling of junior staff

Job requirements

Experience, Qualifications and Skills Required

  • Qualified accountant with experience in a medium / large practice environment, recent post qualification experience in a transaction-based environment is desired
  • Strong business analysis and general analytical skills
  • Keen understanding of key transaction considerations, and ability to identify key issues potentially impacting transactions
  • Ability to robustly challenging financial and non-financial aspects of businesses
  • Ability to undertake sector-based research and form a view as to risks and opportunities for a business operating in a given sector
  • Strong report writing, Excel and financial modelling skills
  • Strong people management experience - Ability to manage and motivate teams
  • A self-confident individual with strong interpersonal and communications skills