Manager / Senior Manager - Corporate Finance - Melbourne

About BDO:

BDO is one of the leading full service audit, tax and advisory firms in the world. We provide our services to a diverse range of clients, from large corporate organisations to private businesses, entrepreneurs and individuals across a broad array or industry sectors.

BDO Corporate Finance is a large full service corporate finance team, with a focus on the mid-market. 

The team provides a broad range of corporate finance services including:

  • Due diligence (buy-side and sell-side)
  • Investigating accountant’s reports
  • Integration and separation assistance
  • Mergers and acquisitions lead advisory
  • Strategic advice


Current Opportunity:

Reporting to partners, this role will involve working closely with all levels of staff across a range of corporate finance services. The ideal candidate will have strong diligence and commercial skills and experience along with a desire to extend their existing skillset across the broader range of corporate finance services. This is a rare opportunity to join a full service corporate finance team in a leading professional services firm. The successful candidate will make a major contribution to the continued growth of the team and as such has a fantastic opportunity to accelerate their career progression.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Engagements - managing the engagement from start to finish including management of the engagement team and the preparation of the required deliverables:
  • Due diligence engagements – scoping, managing and reviewing in-depth analysis of company information and financial statements, interpreting analysis and reporting key findings and recommendations
  • M&A engagements – profiling potential acquirers, drafting information memorandums, population of data rooms, managing transaction process and assisting with negotiations
  • Managing the preparation of research on companies, the economy, industries and comparable transactions
  • Building and managing client relationships
  • Manage researching of opportunities and preparation of proposals
  • Performance management, mentoring and training junior staff members

Qualifications, Skills and Experience Required:

We are seeking a highly motivated individual, with strong client focus and proactive attitude. You will need to demonstrate a passion for the Corporate Finance industry and outstanding communication and relationship building skills. We require a strong team player, with excellent commercial acumen.

Other key skill / attributes required include:

  • Advanced financial analysis skills and due diligence experience
  • Inquisitive and challenging nature
  • Ability to grasp new concepts quickly
  • Achieves successful outcomes through clear and effective communications and the ability to relate to others
  • Assumes responsibility and accountability
  • Works collaboratively to achieve a positive team outcome
  • Gathers the right information to propose a practical approach, progresses to align solutions to commercial results
  • Organises time and resources to achieve aims
  • Acts with integrity and builds a positive profile to reach desired outcome
  • Is willing and driven, takes a proactive approach
  • Presents self in a professional manner
  • Advanced report writing skills
  • Intermediate Microsoft Office skills
  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Degree in one or more fields including, Accounting, Commerce, Business or Finance.

What we will offer you:

In addition to an industry competitive salary package and a broad range of employee benefits, BDO offers a culture that emphasises career growth, professional development, collaborative culture, workplace flexibility and global opportunities.

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