Debt Advisory Associate

Alan Mitchell Financial Recruitment
London, United Kingdom
£60k - £90k
28 Jan 2023
27 Feb 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
My client is a European Investment Bank, with a highly regarded Debt Advisory business with a senior leadership team with an enviable track record of advising on a wide range of transactions across the debt spectrum.

They are now looking for an Associate to work as a member of their successful and growing team. The successful candidate will work with a small group of professionals, with the benefit of direct access to the leadership within the team, assuming significant responsibility, experiencing strong deal-flow, gaining transaction exposure and opportunity for progression.

Purpose of Role:

Undertake financial analysis and research, to prepare presentations and manage transactions

Key Responsibilities:

The core role is to:
  • assist in the preparation of marketing materials and pitches for new business
  • undertake financial modelling and produce detailed valuations
  • write information memoranda and client presentations

In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to:
  • produce briefing notes and research relating to trends in the debt markets
  • research, collate and interpret data in order to present a complete picture of an organisation or sector
  • serve as a point of contact for clients in the day-to-day management of transactions
  • start to build own network of contacts (e.g. lawyers, accountants, consultants and potential clients such as junior staff at private equity firms)
  • make a contribution to the firm's Private Equity relationships

Experience and Qualifications
  • Strong academic record (at least a 2.1 degree or equivalent)
  • Relevant past experience in investment banking, commercial banking, debt advisory or accounting. This could be in transaction services or related teams, such as modelling, valuations, or Leveraged Finance, etc
  • Strong financial modelling skills (Excel).
  • Experience of writing presentations (PowerPoint) and information memoranda (Word)

Required Competencies
  • Excellent people and communication skills
  • Determined, hard-working and enthusiastic team-player
  • Responsive and responsible for own work-product
  • Ability to work in a focused and accurate way
  • Strong commercial acumen and business awareness
  • Ability to manage multiple work-streams in parallel