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Transaction Advisory Services

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The Transaction Advisory Services (TAS) team provides a broad range of advisory services to clients and the Senior Executive must be capable of handling assignments which would interface with client management, financiers, auditors and other professionals; know when to seek advice from colleagues, managers and partners and demonstrate analytical skills and judgment. Here are some things you can expect from this Transaction Senior Executive role.


  • Demonstrate knowledge of various industries as well as assessing which key performance indicators would apply to each industry and applying them to understand and analyse the client’s needs.
  • Undertakes assignments in various areas of corporate finance, including company valuations, IFRS reporting and financial due diligences.
  • Modelling a comprehensive set of projections which include an income statement, statement of financial position and cash flow statement.
  • Provides on the job training, coaching and ongoing feedback to interns
  • Demonstrates expertise in the application of IFRS, particularly new standards and is seen by peers and subordinates as a reference point for advice on technical areas
  • Demonstrates and understands technical issues arising in an assignment and discussing them with the manager on the job
  • Resolves and identifies risk management issues and applies knowledge to manage such issues
  • Undertakes from start to finish, including issuing of letters of engagement, performing know-your-client procedures, compiling a financial model and drafting reports and issuing bills


The successful candidate must:

  • Be strong in research, analysis, and interpretation.
  • Be capable of writing high quality, professionally presented reports, and ensuring that all key issues are communicated effectively.
  • Ensure all files are closed down on completed projects in accordance with Grant Thornton policy (including approval sign off).
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities within the team.


 Skills to set you apart

  • Previous experience in transaction advisory ideally in corporate finance
  • Working within a team environment
  • Experience in client facing work
  • Experience of using analytical skills and applying them in commercial judgement
  • Developing ability to build and maintain a network of industry contacts
  • Extensive experience of drafting reports and preparing financial model
  • Good working knowledge of MS office applications, in particular Excel and use of shortcuts and formulas


The minimum criteria

  • ACCA qualified or a Degree in Accountancy
  • Minimum 2/3 years of experience in a similar role or as part of an audit team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills, analytical skills, time management and ability to meet deadlines


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