Do you want to be a part of an award-winning advisory team?

Our Corporate Finance team is growing, and we are recruiting for a Manager, to join our high-performing team. We have had a fantastic run of successes over the last five years, with some high-profile, award-winning deals, ranging from £1million to £25million and you would play an integral part in our future success.

As a Manager, you will use your entrepreneurial flair to not only engage with clients but to get to know their businesses and provide them with the support and knowledge that they will need throughout the deal process. We need someone who can provide their expertise to maximise the potential of every part of the deal.

Dains is a TOP 60 regional firm of accountants & business advisers specialising in growing owner managed businesses in the Midlands. We have grown by over 25% in the last 3 years. Our primary offices are in Birmingham, Burton on Trent, Derby, Lichfield, and Stoke on Trent.

This is a full time, permanent position, which can be based from our Birmingham or Derby office.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Overall responsibility for leading a team on smaller assignments, delegating work to other members of the team to support you. You will be responsible for allocating staff to an assignment, establishing their objectives, monitoring and evaluating their progress and ensuring team members are kept informed of progress in other areas of an assignment, where relevant
  • On larger projects, you will act as part of a team and work under the directions of the Partner, Director and Senior Manager. You will be responsible for delivering high quality work at all times, whilst guiding the junior members of the team through their workloads on the project
  • Leading the preparation and review of key documents such as business plans, information memorandums and due diligence reports
  • Analysing information to include within the key documents for both lead advisory and due diligence assignments
  • Plan, control, monitor and review assignments
  • Preparation of detailed integrated financial projections using Excel
  • Face to face contact with clients mostly at Executive and Board Level
  • Attending meetings with clients, other advisers, bankers as necessary depending on transactions
  • Build strong relationships with your team, clients and Partners
  • Make practical recommendations


  • Fully qualified accountant
  • Corporate finance experience preferred
  • Confident
  • Organised
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong oral and written skills
  • Thrives under pressure
  • Positive
  • Motivated
  • Able to work to deadlines
  • Interpersonal
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Professional and approachable

Our Benefits Package

We offer a full benefits package to all employees and details can be found here.

How to Apply

To apply for any of the positions please email your CV to Nicola Jones along with a covering note on why you feel you are suitable for the role.