Corporate Finance Executive

Job Title: Corporate Finance Executive
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: 13897835/001_1561132753
Contact Name: Lauren Ramsey
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Job Published: June 21, 2019 16:59

Job Description

I have an opportunity for a newly qualified Auditor / Accountant to move into the Corporate Finance team of a large regional firm.

Client Details

My client is a Top 50 accountancy firm with over 200 employees.

Delivering advisory and accountancy services to the SME market place in London and East Anglia. A key department in the firm is Strategic Corporate Finance (SCF); this team delivers research strategy, fund-raising and M&A consulting services. The department is around 15 people strong and has plans to grow significantly over the next 5 years.


  • Building financial models for growth, exit and acquisition
  • Valuations: The ideal candidate will have good knowledge of the different valuation methods, have the potential to be trained in how to craft a valuation report, and have a demonstrable commercial eye that understands what drives value in an organisation.
  • Due Diligence assignments: The team are often mandated by acquirers and banks to evaluate the financial strength, robustness and future of a target company given a certain set of strategic goals/transaction purpose.
  • Supporting transactions and strategic planning: The individual will often be part of seeing major strategic decisions emerge from the very start and have an opportunity to help design the life cycle of a business.
  • This will be a client facing role.


  • Resilient and able to work well in a team environment where providing and then quickly acting on positive and constructive feedback is a necessity.
  • Handling multiple complex projects simultaneously, for different managers/partners, in an environment where client situations evolve quickly and expectations adjust.
  • A good team player.
  • Empathy with the team and sensitivity regarding how to communicate and help each other
  • Critical thinking skills / scepticism balanced with commercially and an understanding of what drives growth.
  • Confidence in their own ability and accounting/finance knowledge.
  • Confident to ask material questions of clients/targets in a professional manner.
  • ACCA/ACA qualified

Job Offer

- Competitive salary

- Progression

- Further opportunity to study