Executive, Capital & Debt Advisory, Corporate Finance - Open to flexible working

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London (Central), London (Greater)
08 Jun 2022
08 Jul 2022
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As part of the Corporate Finance practice, the Capital & Debt Advisory (“CDA”) team independently advises public, listed and private corporates and PE owned companies on their capital structure options and execution of debt financing in the global bank and debt capital markets. The team includes credit rating and hedging experts as well as senior experience from leading investment banks in originating and executing debt financings.

The Capital & Debt Advisory team is genuinely a market leader in the UK and works across many sectors and credit market segments in the EY member firms and their clients all over the world

The Opportunity

As part of our growth plans, we would like to meet candidates for an Executive role as we look to strengthen the Capital & Debt Advisory team and to grow execution and origination capabilities.  

Executives play key roles in the CDA team and advise on a wide variety of corporate transactions, interacting with clients and other professionals such as bankers and lawyers, take a lead role in the preparation of Lender presentations, financial materials, Execution plans, process management, and are closely involved in deal execution. Executives also gain exposure to the business development activities of the senior team and will play important roles in the preparation of pitch materials and supporting activities.  

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Structuring and modelling the financial implications of transactions;
  • Preparation of client reports and key documentation for debt financing exercises, including presentations for lenders, information memorandums, teasers, term sheets and supporting models;
  • Preparation of pitch documentation;
  • Provision of creative solutions to transaction issues;
  • Research and analysis of key aspects of the debt markets, specific client issues and questions; 
  • Effective communication of findings of work to clients;
  • Taking responsibility for own workload and ensuring that all tasks are efficiently completed;
  • Keeping the team informed of progress and highlighting any issues (as appropriate) and discussing your conclusions with them;
  • Pro-actively building and developing a network of internal and external relationships. 

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Strong numerical and financial skills coupled with a comprehensive understanding of financial statements;
  • Strong commercial acumen and the ability to apply this to real world situations, demonstrating an ability to analyse market and business drivers;
  • Strong financial modelling and PowerPoint skills;
  • Creativity in the sourcing and use of information and ability to make sensible assumptions where appropriate; 
  • Confidence to communicate effectively with senior individuals;
  • Self-starter and fast learner as well as being able to work effectively in a team; 
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines;
  • Ability to work flexibly, managing and prioritising different pieces of work;
  • Excellent oral presentation and report writing skills;
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and handle sensitive information with discretion;
  • Ability to absorb new technical information quickly and develop a deep understanding of the strategic rationale for transactions; 
  • Application of core technical and commercial skills to a variety of situations;
  • Sound commercial judgment and an ability to generate creative solutions to problems and 'think on your feet';
  • A natural interest in Corporate Finance and the debt capital markets market.

Skills and Attributes for success

  • Strong organisational skills;
  • Strong project management skills;
  • Ability to build effective working relationships with individuals, organisations and clients;
  • High degree of personal drive and motivation to succeed;
  • Committed to business development;
  • Ability to learn quickly and keep abreast of developments;

What we are looking for 

We are looking for candidates who are highly motivated, consultative in nature and with a passion for Corporate Finance.  Being a strong team player is also important, as well as someone who is happy to work flexibly across a range of projects and requiring varied skills sets.  As a member of an integrated global network of talented advisers you will be working in a dynamic and diverse environment. Through both formal and on the job learning, we will help you develop the skills to become an effective adviser, capable of providing objective and responsive advice to our clients across industries and geographies. We are committed to helping you achieve your potential both professionally and personally.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs. 
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs. 

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

Please note

Prior to finalizing your application, you will be asked to provide personal information across several dimensions of diversity and inclusiveness. The information you provide is kept entirely confidential and will not be used to evaluate your candidacy. We collect this data to help us analyse our recruitment process holistically and implement actions that promote diversity and inclusiveness. While optional, we encourage you to provide this information to hold us accountable towards our goal of building a better working world.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Make your mark. 

Apply now.

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