As one of the most recognisable names in Corporate Finance, this business have a brand new opportunity for a Corporate Finance Executive to join their team in Leeds.
Your role will be to advise clients through the process of the corporate finance deal, sourcing debt and equity funding structures where needed, liaise with law firms on legal agreements, negotiate with buyers/sellers on behalf of your client to obtain the best possible deal structure and outcome. The role is UK market focused but will involve support for other markets and will involve considerable senior management exposure.
Reporting to the Corporate Development Director you will be working within a small team, supporting the senior leadership team with the development and implementation of strategic planning activities including:
• Annual and long term business planning
• Strategic initiatives, partnerships and reviews
•Support the annual business planning and strategy review process led from the department within the specified timescales.
• Opportunity Assessment/M&A
•Generate financial analysis (and assist in the development of the strategic rationale) related to opportunity assessment, M&A, strategic initiatives, business case development, competitor and market analysis.
Specific skills, knowledge and experience required:
Strong financial acumen (analysis and modelling) supported by a professional accounting qualification (or studying for) e.g. ACCA, ACA, and CIMA.
Strategic thinker able to contribute and challenge.
Strong written communication skills with a proven capability of creating succinct and insightful reports for leadership review.
Strong business analysis skills, including the ability to analyse trends, draw conclusions and develop action plans.