Transaction Services Assistant Manager

We are looking for an individual who already has 1-2 years of Transaction Services experience to join our growing Deal Advisory team in Manchester.

Closing Date:


At Cowgills we make your career development our priority. Whatever you think is possible for yourself is possible at Cowgills.

We’re not your ordinary accountancy firm, far from it. While we’re one of the North West’s leading independent firms of Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors, we’ve never lost sight of the fact that we work with people, not just numbers.

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Cowgills is now one of the North West’s most successful and long-established accountancy and business advisory firms. Over the last 40 years we’ve never stood still, adapting to new markets and ways of working, with an ever-changing dynamic.

But what really sets Cowgills apart is our people.

A little bit about the role itself

  • You will join an experienced Deal team who have a track record of delivering excellent client service
  • You will be working in a dynamic environment, advising a combination of corporate, Private Equity and financing institutions on acquisitions, disposals and refinancings
  • The ability to work comfortably with large data sets is also essential both in and outside of Excel
  • Work will be project based and involve developing a clear understanding of the key value drivers of a business
  • The roles have excellent development opportunities for those keen to develop their career in practice

Who we are looking for

  • Existing due diligence experience together with a track record of dealing successfully with clients to deliver successful outcomes is ideal.
  • Outstanding communication skills and ability to build rapport
  • Client focused, with an emphasis on quality and accuracy
  • Strong experience in using Excel and PowerPoint
  • An ability to understand the bigger picture whilst maintaining an eye on detail
  • Ability to thrive under pressure

Qualifications / Experience

  • 1-2 years of working in a Transaction Services environment
  • Accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA or equivalent)

What we offer

  • Our people, join and stay at Cowgills because of the positive and enjoyable culture that our people create, we can guarantee you’ll really love working here
  • As an independent firm there are many opportunities to expand your knowledge and work in a variety of business sectors
  • Flexible working
  • Incredible development and career growth – we make your career our priority
  • Wide list of benefits including access to counselling services, subsidised health, cycle to work scheme and mental health support
  • A highly competitive salary (details available on request)
Closing Date: Ongoing