M&A Associate, FIG - Investment Banking

Canaccord Genuity UK
London, United Kingdom
17 Jan 2023
16 Feb 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
  • Undertaking valuations of businesses using a variety of methodologies, including relative valuation techniques, leverage buyout models and discounted cash flow analyses, and presenting and discussing the results with the project team, clients and prospective clients;
  • Undertaking detailed financial modelling and analysis including valuation and assessing the financial impact of transactions;
  • Analysing industry and sector trends, commercial analysis of individual businesses and case studies of transactions;
  • Drafting and reviewing marketing materials and other documentation including pitches, teasers, information memorandums, management presentations, strategic review papers, valuation papers and admission / prospectus documents;
  • Collating comments from the project team, clients and other advisers on materials produced and working with the team to produce revised materials; and
  • Involved in transaction process management, supporting Vice Presidents to ensure projects run smoothly, anticipating and addressing potential issues / complexities in a timely manner; expected to attend most meetings, and to work directly with the client's Finance Director and other senior management.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills
  • At least three years' experience in M&A from a reputable Investment Bank / Boutique ideally within the Financial Institutions team, or qualification as a Chartered Accountant within the financial services division of one of the Big 4 followed by Financial Institutions M&A experience with a reputable Investment Bank / Boutique.
  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent with a minimum 2:1 grade.
  • Completion of CISI Level 3 Certification in Corporate Finance or qualification as a Chartered Accountant would be advantageous.
  • Highly numerate.
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbally.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Highly organised and reliable, self-starter, motivated and ambitious.
  • Team player capable of fitting in with the culture.
  • Strong valuation and financial modelling capabilities.
  • Excellent Excel, PowerPoint and Word skills.