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M&A Business Partner Lead

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M&A Business Partner Lead

Posted 16 days ago

  • Sector: Finance
  • Expiry Date: 06 April 2023
  • Job Ref: J8321

Join the Access Family and see how we make software ideas become a reality!

Our core value of ‘Love Work, Love Life, Be You’ has been central to our success and so we’re looking for people to join us who share our passion for making things better every day and help us continue to grow.

We are the number one UK headquartered software provider in the UK and are forecasted to grow to a global population of over 12,000 employees by 2026.

What are we all about?

At Access, we love software and how technology never stays the same. It's this passion that drives us to work closely across sectors to understand the business needs of our customers - from the Hospitality sector, to Manufacturing industry, to Not for Profit’s to Construction, and many more.

We're passionate about helping our customers stay one step ahead of the challenges facing their industry and business, currently helping over 60,000 customers to have the freedom to do more.

About you:

You are a person who thrives in a fast paced organisation. You have an inquisitive mind, always asking yourself why something is happening and what does that mean.

The Role:

The role will be based in Sydney, working with the M&A finance team and the Board to support the growth of the business through its acquisition strategy. M&A Finance supports our in-house M&A team, while facilitating the integration of all financial process into our BAU Operational and Commercial finance teams.

The role will focus on the deal process of appraising, forecasting and reviewing businesses Access looks to acquire. This is an opportunity for somebody with strong analytical and financial modelling skills to produce clear and concise work to share with your team, M&A team and the Investment Committee (CEO, CFO, MD, Head of M&A). This role offers significant scope for professional development in a high-growth software business, while providing exposure to a wide range of senior stakeholders.

Day-to-day, you will:

  • Partnering with our in-region M&A team to review and appraise acquisition opportunities
  • Form part of the financial due diligence team, deciphering the key commercial drivers behind each target business
  • Co-ordinate and forecast value creation opportunities between the target business and Access’ portfolio
  • Preparing and presenting the financials to our Investment Committee and APAC divisional management team
  • Ensure a smooth transition and handover to our APAC Commercial Finance team after successfully acquiring new businesses
  • Providing ongoing analytical support on recently acquired businesses
  • Support bi-annual reporting of acquisition cohort performance to the company’s board

Your skills and experiences might also include:

  • Qualified Accountant from a Transaction Services background
  • Strong Excel and financial modelling skills
  • Strong Analytical skills with the ability to spot trends, and good attention to detail
  • Logical, with the ability to understand different drivers of key metrics and how these influence one another
  • Articulate presentational skills, with experience conveying complex business models to senior audiences
  • Adaptable, flexible and able to work well under time pressure
  • Fast learner who is able to pick up new concepts quickly

What does Access offer you?

We are a growing software company, and we deliver on what we say we do! We take the development of our people very seriously and we will work with you to carve out your success plan and an opportunity to accelerate your career and make a real difference.

On top of a competitive salary, our wellbeing days taking you to 25 days leave a year (rules apply) and a health contribution you’ll also be able to choose from a range of benefits to suit you. We pride ourselves on being an organisation that gives back so you’ll also have 3 charity days you can take to support something that matters to you.

At Access we’re all about helping everyone Love Work and Love Life. Why? Because we believe people can only be their best when they can be themselves. So, if you are excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t match perfectly, we’d still love to hear from you. You might just be whom we are looking for.

We love the fact that we’re all different. We believe by having more diverse perspectives at work improves how we run our business, helps us to better support our customers, and when you think about it, it’s just more fun!

What’s holding you back? Come and be part of our Amazing Access Family!

Love Work. Love Life. Be You.