We are hiring -Deal Advisory Assistant Manager


  • Belfast / Hybrid Working

The Role

  • Due to continued growth in our Deal Advisory team, we are now looking to recruit an Assistant Manager. The role offers a great opportunity for those seeking to make a their first move into corporate finance and to join a dynamic team in an environment which offers autonomy and agile working.
  • The successful candidate will be involved in the provision of deal advisory services to a wide range of corporate and private equity clients in NI, ROI and GB.  The firm offers a route to a more varied accounting niche in the following areas:
  • – Company Disposals/Acquisitions
  • – Fundraising
  • – Private Equity Transactions
  • – Financial Modelling
  • – Buy-side due diligence
  • – Sell-side due diligence
  • – Financial and commercial appraisal
  • – Business planning

You will be responsible for:

  • – Responsible for supporting the M&A Director and Manager to identify, value, manage, execute, and plan integration of the pipeline of M&A targets
  • – Research potential M&A targets including market and sectors, product offering, competitors, financials, industry news etc.
  • – Gather financial results and operational KPIs to compare M&A targets
  • – Build relationships with our local finance, commercial and operational teams to facilitate deal process
  • – Work with and support our financial and other advisors during the diligence process of deals
  • – Monitor any deal data rooms and share relevant information with the team
  • – Perform ad-hoc analysis to address specific deal questions or estimate synergies etc.
  • – Working closely with the M&A Manager, prepare first drafts of concise analysis, charts or presentations covering deal rationale, trading, market etc. and developing long-term sustainable client relationships
  • – Participation in broader business development activities, to include identifying and pursuing opportunities to grow the practice, in terms of both client portfolio and service offering.

What skills / qualifications will you need?

  • – ACA/ ACCA (or equivalent) qualified;
  • – Ability to work independently, but also collaboratively as part of a team;
  • – Strong project management skills and the ability to deliver to deadlines;
  • – Strong interpersonal skills and ability to manage client expectations;
  • – Highly competent technical accounting skills, coupled with strong commercial awareness;
  • – Confident with Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel and PowerPoint.

What we offer

  • – The unique opportunity to work in an independent, locally managed, dynamic firm, with a focus on its people
  • – Competitive salary and performance related bonus
  • – Flexible hybrid working model


  • We’d love to hear from you. If you would like to apply, please send a CV to careers@hnhgroup.co.uk with subject ‘Transaction Services’.  Please make sure your CV includes enough detail to show how you meet the criteria we’ve set out here.