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Associate

Key responsibilities:

Growth Advisory

  • Lead the preparation / presentation of key growth advisory workstreams (business reviews, growth plans, proposition workshops, sales & marketing workshops etc.) and assist in the implementation of key recommendations.
  • Board meeting attendance / support: managing progress of monthly actions with the relevant board members.
  • Developing and managing various financial / operational analyses.
  • Conducting interviews with the clients’ key stakeholders.
  • Strategic research for clients.
  • Accounting / management accounting support.

Corporate Finance

  • Assist in the preparation and execution of corporate finance mandates.
  • Developing robust operating models / forecasts (integrated P&L, balance sheet, cash flow).
  • Drafting relevant corporate finance transactional documents (information memorandum, management presentation, non-disclosure agreements etc).
  • Assisting with the identification of potential buyers / investors / targets.
  • Ensuring clients are “due diligence ready”, managing data rooms and taking a key role in the execution of due diligence.
  • Participation in key meetings (client, project, transaction).
  • Assisting in the preparation of pitch books and other marketing collateral.

Skills, qualification and experience needed

  • 2 years post qualified ACA / ACCA (or similar international equivalent), with 4 years of corporate finance experience.
  • Minimum 2-1 bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in a relevant university course.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills with an ability to liaise effectively with both the senior team and key client stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical skills with an outstanding attention to detail.
  • Highly organised with good project management skills.
  • A genuine and demonstrable interest in the creative / creative technology sectors.
  • An entrepreneurial mindset and eager to become part of a fast growth, values driven environment.

Opening date of advert: 25th October 2019

Closing date of advert: 24th November 2019

Location: London

Salary: Competitive

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