Corporate Finance Assistant Manager, Jobs, 6562

Corporate Finance Assistant Manager - Glasgow

£NEG - Technology - Accountancy
Ref: 6562 Date Posted: Monday 14 Oct 2019
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Armstrong Watson is a leading independent accountancy firm with 17 offices across the North of England and Scotland and ranked in the top 30 firms of accountants and business advisors.

Our people and culture are at the heart of what we do. We recognise the unique impact our employees have on not only our clients, but also colleagues and the communities in which we operate. Our success depends on every one of us behaving consistently across all four values; Passion, Trust, Honesty and Humanity.

We are growing and looking for an experienced Corporate Finance Assistant Manager to join our busy Glasgow team.

Job Purpose

To directly deliver an unrivalled corporate finance client service experience and assist in delivering the budgeted departmental internal financial performance.

Relationships & Context

  • Clients;
  • Partners and employees who are key stakeholders in job specific projects, particularly in the Corporate and Tax disciplines;
  • An initial list of key Intermediaries (clients) portfolio who provide the network and the services for business transactions to take place (solicitors, bankers, accountants, etc).

Principal Accountabilities / Responsibilities:

Job Management

  • Plan and prioritise all relevant client work projects and ensure effective workflow;
  • Establish scope and budget for each piece of client work, and implement accordingly;
  • Ensure full implementation of all client work projects in line with agreed budget ensuring adherence to both us and FCA expected Standards and Procedures;
  • Monitor work progress and ensure appropriate levels of communication with all clients, external and internal stakeholders on progress for each project/task;
  • Proactively manage instances where the ‘work done’ exceeds the agreed client fee and communicate to line manager.

Client, Internal and External Organisational Contact

  • Ensure adequate contact availability for clients, personnel and external organisations with self and team members as appropriate;
  • Return phone calls and written correspondence to all of the above within required deadline and ensure promises are kept;
  • Proactively contact clients/intermediaries when items of interest or benefit to the client arise therefore adding value.


  • Can do positive attitude and work ethic:
  • Team Working & Internal Influence
  • Client focus
  • Trust
  • Humanity
  • Honesty

Job Specific Competencies:

  • Maximising our people
  • Supervising people
  • Commercial, practical and efficient
  • Planning


  • Employer Contribution Pension Scheme including Life Cover and Income Protection
  • Enhanced annual leave which increases with service
  • Flexible Working
  • Health Shield health cash plan
  • Introductory commission Scheme
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Employee referral scheme

In addition to all the benefits you would expect from an award winning employer, you will be given the utmost encouragement and support to develop your career.