Corporate Finance and Forensic Executive in Cardiff at Haines Watts

Date Posted: 12/22/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

An exciting opportunity to change direction, increase your profile and contribute to a growing department in a top 15 accountancy firm.

Haines Watts is a top 15 national network of accountants & business advisers specialising in advising owner managed businesses nationally.

If you are currently thinking of a change and would like more varied and interesting work, then this role may be for you.

This is a permanent, full-time role which can be primarily based at our Cardiff office with the option of agile working.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in the preparation of documents such as business plans, information memoranda, business and share valuations and due diligence reports
  • Analysing information to include within those reports for advisory, expert witness and due diligence assignments
  • Undertaking buyer research and assisting in business development and opportunity targeting assignments
  • Assisting in the preparation of integrated financial projections using Excel
  • Face to face contact with clients mostly at Executive and Board Level
  • Attending meetings with clients, other advisers, bankers etc. as necessary depending on transactions and other instructions
  • Working under instructions of other senior members of the team but will be expected to act autonomously in the field


  • Motivated
  • A genuine interest in Corporate Finance and forensic accounting
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to consolidate financial information both historical and projected
  • Technical knowledge of UK auditing standards, UK GAAP and international accounting standards
  • Ability to write reports/sections of reports in clear and concise English
  • Capable of producing simple, integrated financial projection models in Excel which allow principal assumptions to be easily varied
  • Well organised and capable of working on multiple assignments at any given time
  • Competent using Microsoft PowerPoint, Word and Excel

Required: ACA or ACCA qualified

Salary will depend on experience

Job Requirements

An exciting opportunity for a qualified accountant.