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Business Advisory Senior Manager (Consulting)

Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jul 1, 2024

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Full Time

Belfast or Newry

FPM is one of the largest and leading chartered accountancy, audit, tax, advisory and insolvency firms on the Island of Ireland, North and South. FPM is an AAB Group Company. Together, we have a significant presence across the island of Ireland, the UK and Internationally. With £50m+ revenue, 10 regional hubs and a dedicated team of 700+ across the island of Ireland and the UK, The Group has impressive global connections and experience working with high-growth SME businesses and large corporations internationally.

Recognised as Market Leaders in Ireland and the UK, FPM has picked up some of the highest accolades our industry has to offer including 'Accountancy Firm of the Year' from both the Irish & British Accountancy Awards, Sunday Times' Best Company to Work, Accountancy Ireland's Advisory Team of the Year 2023 and Green Team of the Year 2024, to name but a few.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, ambitious individual to join our award-winning Business Advisory team.

Role Definition

As a Senior Manager at FPM, you have a key role in supporting Directors and Partners in the delivery of awesome client service!

The role will be to lead in both public sector and private sector assignments. As a leading local business advisory firm, we work with local development agencies, councils and Government departments, in addition to some of the most exciting businesses across the island of Ireland. As part of this role, you'll be undertaking client-facing work, providing advice and adding value at every stage of the engagement.

You should have technical knowledge and an ability to use this to deliver client assignments from planning through to completion. Essential criteria include key people management skills including delegation, motivation and support. You will manage team workflow and control time and cost budgets. You will build strong professional relationships, and using your own business network, you will support the growth initiatives of the firm.

You will be at the top end of business, where you're recognised for the impact you make and your ability to network and build lasting relationships. It makes life here exciting, fast-paced - and incredibly rewarding.

Key responsibilities will include:
  • Preparation of Outline Business Cases (OBC's) and Post Project Evaluations (PPE's) for public sector assignments;
  • Preparation of business cases and financial projections for private and public sector clients;
  • Provision of funding solutions to include bank proposals, business plans and financial models;
  • Leading on management consultancy assignments to facilitate business growth, strategy planning and facilitating succession planning;
  • Providing support to organisations administering public grant schemes;
  • Working with client businesses in a mentoring capacity to strengthen their outputs, set KPI's and help drive efficiencies and growth;
  • Driving initiatives to enhance operational excellence.
  • Support Directors & Partners with project management and business development activities of the department

Professional Qualifications and Education

Required / Desirable
  • A professional accountancy qualification - ACA/ACCA or equivalent, min 5 years experience
  • Have achieved an undergraduate degree or above in any subject (2:1 classification preferred)
  • Economics degree would be desired but not essential
  • Public Sector experience would be preferred but not essential

Required Attributes
  • Great social skills and confidence with clients
  • A knack for overcoming challenges to maintain strong business relations
  • Attention to detail, be nifty with numbers, and have a knack for following processes within legislative guidelines
  • Integrity and authenticity

What's in it for you
  • Tailored development programme
  • Competitive salaries
  • Industry leading employee appreciation package
  • Charity volunteering opportunities to make a difference to the community
  • Local & Global Secondment Opportunities
  • Four-day week or half day Fridays!
  • Dress for the day dress code


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