Capital Markets Associate

London, UK
Competitive salary + benefits
30 Apr 2021
30 May 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Overall job purpose

To support the managers/directors/partners by delivering technically accurate and cost-effective corporate finance capital markets services to clients whilst developing a technical competence of the area. Develop personal credibility as well as the reputation of the Corporate Finance team within the identified marketplace. Support the team in specific business development activities.

The team

The Capital Markets team are a dedicated team within corporate finance who work with clients on their public company transactions being Initial Public Offerings (“IPO’s”), secondary fundraisings, and acquisitions. The work is project based and covers clients from a variety of sectors and locations.

Due to increased activity in the financial markets, the team are looking for a minimum of two, motivated secondees at associate level to meet market demands and drive growth in the team.

  • Analysing client information and data to understand financial trends and present them for inclusion in reports
  • Preparation of due diligence reports in respect of clients listing on one of the UK stock exchanges
  • Assisting with audit file reviews and file preparation for 3 year published track history under IFRS
  • Liaising with clients and lawyers during execution of transactions.
  • Liaising with other departments (e.g. tax) throughout transaction.
  • Ability to manage own workload, effective communication of timetables internally with manager and partner.
  • Assisting with preparation and delivery of proposals and business development presentations.
  • Relationship building with local intermediary markets (banks, lawyers, etc).

Minimum Qualifications

Candidate Requirements 
  • ACA or ACCA with a strong pass rate (first and second attempts only considered).
  • Up to 12 months post qualification experience.
  • Technically strong with good understanding of UK GAAP and ideally IFRS.
  • Strong commercial acumen.
  • Displays a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Able to form relationships with a wide range of people.
  • Smart appearance and ability to adapt personal style to the situation.
  • Motivated and enthusiastic.
  • Self-starter with strong time management skills.
  • Team player.
  • Strong written and verbal English.
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills, good skills in Word and Outlook.
  • Willing to travel as required.
Note: This job description reflects the present requirements of the role. As duties and responsibilities change, the job description will be reviewed and will be subject to amendment in consultation with the individual.

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