The Role

Reporting to the CFO Ireland, the M&A Associate is an integral part of the M&A team, responsible for providing an exceptional experience for our merger partners while building trust and guiding owners through a crucial time in their business to achieve the best outcome for both parties.
We are looking for a strong team player who is willing to get involved and who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment.


Role & responsibilities:

  • Involvement in Gallagher M&A transactions at all stages from initial introduction, analysis, pricing, due diligence, documentation, integration planning, and closing
  • Primarily Ireland focused but scope to help on UK and International transactions
  • Preparation of valuation models, investment memos, and Board reports
  • Maintenance of pipeline, deal database, and internal management reporting tools
  • Ad hoc involvement in strategic finance projects


About you:

You will have strong commercial acumen, and analytic and financial skills and be able to provide pragmatic M&A solutions.


Your skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Commerce or similar
  • Previous experience in M&A, Deals or Transaction Advisory or similar
  • Solid project management, time management and prioritisation skills
  • High level of curiosity, resilience, energy and intrinsic motivation
  • Exceptional organisational; planning; and interpersonal skills
  • Strong IT competency especially Excel and PowerPoint


How to apply

You can submit your application online, by post or by email. All details below



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