Corporate Finance Executive

Recruiter
Azets
Location
Godalming
Salary
Competitive salary + benefits
Posted
10 Jun 2021
Closes
07 Jul 2021
Ref
AZ00462
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant, Audit
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Newly qualified

Newly Qualified Accountant, Newly Qualified Auditor, Transactional Services, Due Diligence, Mergers & Acquisitions

Competitive Salary + Benefits


Are you looking to take the next step on your journey? Do you want to be part of an international family whose vision is “To make their services smarter, more effective, and more personal every day”? If yes, then you could be our next investment! At Azets, you're in control of your career and with our support this will make us even stronger, together.

Our motto when it comes to career development is “Your Journey, Your Voice, Your Success".

Azets is an award winning leading firm of Accountants and Business Advisers operating across the UK, Nordics and the USA. We are a family of over 6,500 employees and work across 100 offices in the UK alone. We have seen dramatic growth in recent years which has made us the 9th largest accountancy firm in the UK, and we are over the moon to have been awarded Accountancy Firm of the Year in the FD Excellence Survey 2020. As a result of this growth, we are now looking to invest in our skills set even further!

To get the job that you'll love

For us, the personal attributes of each of our employees is what makes us authentic in the marketplace. We look for people who can not only collaborate with peers but can also bring their own voice to the table. We want people who are dynamic in their approach and respectful of other people’s opinions. We're looking for someone who wants to join a family of like-minded individuals and be more than just a team member.

As an Executive in the Corporate Finance team, you will be responsible for assisting with both buy-side and sell-side advice, including the preparation of information memoranda; buyer research approach and negotiation; transaction support including financial due diligence; company valuations; and the preparation of business plans and forecasts in respect of debt and equity fund raising. You will work closely with clients to gather this information and ensure they are kept up to date with progress. The wider team will all work together to meet deadlines together and ensure the client transaction is delivered efficiently.

In terms of qualifications, you will require ACA or ACCA to undertake this position and will build well from a background in audit or accounts. Previous corporate finance experience is preferred but not a pre-requisite. We do, however, require excellent basic bookkeeping and accounting skills. The team will nurture and guide you as you navigate a journey in this new area of finance, ensuring your client management skills are effective and your technical accounting is strong. Your journey will continue via mentorship by the management team to provide soft skills development such as more effective client management and also steps towards staff management.

A note from the Hiring Manager

"Exciting opportunity to join the fast growing South East CF team for Azets, based Nr Guildford, undertaking Financial Due Diligence, Valuation and Lead Advisory work. "

What's in it for you?
  • Pension - Looking after your future self when it's time to step back and relax.
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays - Time for you to focus on your family and what's important to you. Where will your precious time take you?
  • Agile Working - We're on a mission to give you back your time.
  • Flexible Working -Azets understand that as with any family, we all work in different ways and need flexibility within our working day and therefore we operate a flexible working policy.
  • Lead Incentive Scheme – We offer generous financial rewards for helping Azets to grow our new client portfolio
  • Enhanced Parental + Family leave - We want Azets to be a place where you can plan both a career and a family
  • Life Assurance - 4 times salary. Our family is important to us, and so is yours.
  • Employee Referral Bonus - We're always looking for talented individuals to join our family.
  • Employee Benefits Portal - Cashback and vouchers on everyday purchases.
  • Extensive Learning & Development Opportunities - Continuous development and support, not only for your professional qualifications, but also for your personal goals and aspirations so we can grow together.
  • Opportunity to attend social events - Time to stop, pause and have fun.
  • Career Coaching - Better never stops. Sharing our time to make the best use of yours.
Our values are our motivation

Our values are at the heart of everything we do. We're looking for people who also believe in these drivers as we work together to achieve success for both our colleagues and our clients alike. As a business, we believe we are stronger together. We share knowledge, ask for help and empower each other to achieve more collectively. We are open-minded and value everyone’s contribution, embracing our differences and fostering a culture of trust and inclusion. We look for people who adapt quickly to change, finding smart ways to deliver the best results and remain one step ahead. Does this sound like you?

Why join the Azets family?

The relationship that we have with our colleagues is of the upmost importance to us as a business. Your voice is important to us. Attracting and retaining the right people who will deliver the level of service that our clients expect is key to both our and your success.

We offer training and development opportunities to all employees and nurture talent from all backgrounds. This helps us to grow our own and bring out the very best in people.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.
Unfortunately we are unable to provide any form of visa sponsorship, so candidates must be a UK citizen or possess a current UK Tier 1 Visa and be eligible to take up full time, permanent employment.

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