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Transaction Services Graduate

Employer
Sedulo
Location
London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
26,500
Closing date
21 Apr 2024

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Sector
Accounting - practice
Salary band
£20,000 - £30,000
Contract type
Graduate roles
Hours
Full Time
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office

Job Details

Our Mission

At Sedulo we are building a world class team to deliver our mission to make positive change in the communities we work in. We do this by:

  • Collaborating with our clients to transform their business and personal finances;
  • Connecting and contributing to the business community in the cities in which we are located;
  • Working with charities by volunteering, fundraising, and influencing change both now and in the future through the Sedulo Foundation
  • Being a great place to work and develop your career

Role Purpose

We a seeking a Graduate in our Transaction Services team to support the growth phase in this exciting business line for Sedulo. The successful candidate will assist the Transaction Services department assignments on a variety of financial due diligence projects (buy-side, sell-side and refinancing assignments), working with our private equity and SME client base.

The successful candidate will:

  • Join a growing team with strong leadership, bright, energetic people with a truly entrepreneurial spirit.
  • A team that has the ambition to be the leading boutique provider of Transaction Services to the lower mid-market and mid-market private equity community and market leading SMEs;
  • Have the opportunity to work across the entire deal life cycle in a hands-on role, including buy-side, refinancing, and sell-side financial due diligence work (VA and VDD);
  • Benefit from the ability to work with the co-mingled Corporate Finance team on certain Lead M&A mandates;
  • Benefit from more diverse and exciting career opportunities; 
  • Deliver high profile projects on behalf of the most prestigious private equity houses and corporate clients in the UK and beyond

Role objectives

 The success full candidate will be required to:

  • Assist with the end-to-end fieldwork on multiple buy-side, refinancing, and sell-side (Vendor Assistance and Vendor Due Diligence) engagements, including conducting financial analysis, and preparing due diligence reports;
  • Network with peers in the sector through Sedulo networking and external events;
  • Participate in training and development activities of the Transaction Services department and the wider Sedulo Group;
  • Keep up to date with technical market developments and accounting standards as they apply to Transaction Services / financial due diligence;
  • Assist the National Head of Transaction Services in a) building a CRM database of key private equity and SME clients b) develop a weighted pipeline tool, c) develop an efficient way of monitoring revenue, billing, and expenditure of all Transaction Services engagements; and
  • Actively engage in Sedulo social event, business events and the Sedulo Foundation activities.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

  • A strong academic record;
  • Fluent English language skills required;
  • Excellent report writing and analytical skills;
  • Excellent attention to detail,
  • A good working knowledge of Excel;
  • Self-starter and inquisitive;
  • Team player;
  • Strong relationship and team management skills;
  • Strong communication skills both written and spoken;
  • Ability to manage time and prioritise tasks effectively;
  • Ability to engage commercially with clients

What we offer

  • Support with working towards ACA or a similar accountancy or qualification is desirable but not essential;
  • A company mantra of having fun, getting results, and giving back together;
  • A bespoke training and development plan with the opportunity to expand and diversify your skills;
  • 26 days holiday, company pension scheme, health care plan, cycle to work scheme, death in service benefits and access to our in-house Wealth Planning and Mortgage departments;
  • Smart working and agile working hours including the ability to work remotely for up to 20% of your contracted time;
  • Ability to work away from home remotely for up to 4 weeks per year, great for extending a trip to see family or making the most of warmer climates; 
  • All expenses paid annual social trip overseas
  • Flexible Bank Holiday Policy 

Company

We help individuals, entrepreneurs and businesses to fulfil their potential and grow.

With experts across accountingcorporate financetaxwealth managementfunding and more, we support every stage of your journey, through growth, on to exit and protecting your wealth for future generations.

Our work covers multiple sectors and industries, from start-ups to multi-million-pound entities.

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