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Andy Myerson

Andy Myerson

Andy Myerson

Associate Director - Finance
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Finance Business Partner

London, England

A Finance Business Partner is wanted by a large division of a particularly high-growth global insurance business. Both this division and the wider group have grown quickly (both organically and by acquisition) to form a market leading business with a truly global presence. The company is well backed and plans to continue their expansion; this is therefore a wonderful opportunity to join them. This newly created role of Finance Business Partner will enable finance to better support the business after a merger of two leading brands and will help to continually improve financial performance and decision-making. Reporting to the Head of FP&A, duties include: Provide high quality and timely advice, information, analysis, reporting and interpretation to support effective decision making and performance management. Understand the drivers of business performance, identifying trends, areas of opportunity or remedial action and influence the implementation of initiatives to address these. Lead business units in the setting of annual budgets and mid-year forecasts. Production of finance packs with commentary. Support the improvement of management reporting and analysis. Ad hoc projects (e.g. prepare financial models for company acquisitions and team lifts.) The ideal candidate for the role of Finance Business Partner will be a qualified accountant (ACA / CIMA / ACCA) who has already gained significant analytical and / or business partnering experience in an international business; insurance experience would also be a real advantage. Strong Excel and stakeholder management skills are a pre-requisite whilst attention to detail, the ability to constantly innovate and a self-starting attitude are also all expected. Significant opportunities exist for candidates to progress.

Commercial Finance Manager (German Speaker)

London, England

A German speaking Commercial Finance Manager is sought by a global private equity backed technology business. They have been successful over a period of time (bonuses have been paid in full over the past few years) and are both developing new products and entering new markets - this is therefore a wonderful opportunity to join them. The Commercial Finance Manager will report to the Regional VP and will work with Sales Directors & Leadership teams to drive business & sales growth across the German, Austrian & Swiss businesses. Specific details include: Assist the sales team in qualifying sales opportunities providing impartial advice and guidance. Act as the finance lead by contributing to contract & bid negotiation; deliver profitable growth and satisfy customer requirements. Manage contract disputes and existing business including churn & renewals to drive business performance. Identify opportunities and implement solutions to drive business performance. Partner with sales management to add value to analysis and decision making. Build and develop relationships with leadership team, customers and key regional stakeholders. Challenge accepted ways of thinking; define innovative ways of working to best serve customers and business. The ideal candidate for the position of Commercial Finance Manager will be: A German speaker who has proven experience of supporting the sales function of an international business (technology, FMCG, retail or B2B sectors preferred). A qualified accountant or someone with relevant numerate experience. Someone with excellent analytical skills who enjoys challenging conventional thinking, customer negotiation and building relationships with internal & external stakeholders. An individual who is keen to progress internally.

Divisional Head of Commercial Finance

London, England

A Divisional Head of Commercial Finance is sought by the most prestigious division of one of the world's leading publishing companies. With a roster of artists whose works can be found in homes across the land, they publish tens of thousands of titles each year and seek to sign the brightest creative talent to ensure they remain market leaders for many years to come. The Divisional Head of Commercial Finance will report in to the Group Finance Director and dotted line into the Divisional Managing Director and specific duties will include the following: Act as a key advisor to the management team on a range of issues including acquisition of titles, contractual issues, stock management & discounts and setting margins. Preparation of divisional budgets & forecasts; prepare analysis and understand variances. Lead and develop a team of 6; review monthly management accounts as prepared. Develop analysis & understanding on net contribution by title, range, artist and genre. Contribute to accurate and timely preparation of month and year-end results. Build strong working relationships across senior leadership and other divisional finance teams. The successful candidate for the post of Divisional Head of Commercial Finance will: - Be a qualified accountant with a minimum of 7 years pqe. - Possess significant senior-level commercial and business partnering experience. - Be a confident presenter & negotiator and someone who enjoys challenging conventional thinking. - Enjoy building strong relationships with finance and non-finance stakeholders at up to Board level. - Demonstrate strong experience of managing and developing teams of staff. - Ideally come from a media, publishing, content, music, e-commerce, retail or distribution background.

European Financial Controller

London, England

Are you a qualified accountant looking to work in the music industry? A European Financial Controller is sought by a division of one of the world's major music companies; they are home to some of the globe's best known artists and possess a huge back catalogue of instantly recognisable music as well as operating other businesses designed to help aspiring artists take their music to a wider audience. They are growing and are looking for a bright, driven European Financial Controller to join them. The European Financial Controller role is newly created and will support the European Finance Director in all operational, commercial and strategic areas of finance in the various offices across the continent. Specific duties include: Reviewing and analysing monthly financial & management reporting. Appraising and advising on major commercial deals. Providing analysis and insight on pan-European current & proposed income streams. Driving regular budgeting & forecasting exercises. Developing 'best practice' in controls & processes across Europe. A range of ad hoc projects including the implementation of a new ERP system. The ideal candidate for the position of European Financial Controller will: Be a qualified accountant (ideally an ACA who qualified in the Big 4). Possess strong experience of international reporting (US GAAP a bonus). Demonstrate sound commercial judgement and excellent analytical skills. Be culturally aware and have solid stakeholder management skills. Want to develop themselves within this role and beyond.

Accountant - Financial Risk & Assurance

London, England

A high calibre Senior Accountant is sought by a leading Financial Services company in the City to join their new Financial Risk & Assurance team. The company has grown rapidly in recent years and has gone from a UK-only business to one with operations in almost 40 countries via organic growth and dozens of acquisitions. They plan to double in size again over the next four years and need to bolster their Financial Risk & Assurance team to act as a Second Line of Defence. Reporting into a very experienced and dynamic Group Head of Financial Risk Management & Assurance, your role will be scope out, define and implement a robust control environment that supports all the OpCos in this entrepreneurial business. This will be done by: designing & implementing a new, upgraded global Financial Control Framework. Develop and maintain this going forward. assisting in the roll out of a new system to record (i) attestations (ii) balance sheet reconciliations and (iii) management and reporting of compliance performing business reviews to evaluate the existing financial control environment and identify gaps / improvements that may be required. working with stakeholders to remedy any financial control review gaps and identify improvements. completing ad hoc requests for senior stakeholders. The successful candidate for this Senior Accountant - Financial Risk & Assurance role will be someone who has: - an accountancy qualification (ACA preferred, ACCA / CIMA others considered). - prior experience in an external audit, internal audit or a financial risk management function. - a strong appreciation of the benefit that robust controls can play to the smooth running of a growing business. - an outgoing personality with the desire to overcome challenges & drive change. - the ability to take a pragmatic approach to ensure you can deliver. Significant opportunities for progression exist within both this team and the wider company.

Finance Reporting & Planning Manager

London, England

Are you a qualified accountant looking for an entry point into the music industry? A Finance Reporting & Planning Manager is sought by a division of one of the world's major music companies; they are home to some of the globe's best known artists and possess a huge back catalogue of instantly recognisable music as well as operating other businesses designed to help aspiring artists take their music to a wider audience. They are growing and are looking for a bright, driven Finance Reporting & Planning Manager to join them. The Finance Reporting & Planning Manager will report to the Regional Finance Director and will support the company's publishing operations by providing reporting, planning and other commercial information. Specific duties include: Produce monthly reporting for main UK and various European trading entities. Prepare annual budget & monthly re-forecasts for UK and European entities. Develop and build models to calculate IRR / assess viability of proposed or new A&R deals. Perform royalty reconciliations and reviews to ensure all artist revenues are accounted correctly. Support the preparation of UK statutory accounts for trading & non-trading companies. Offer analytical / decision support to new & recurring business propositions; ad hoc projects. The ideal candidate for the post of Finance Reporting & Planning Manager will possess: - an accountancy qualification (ACA / CIMA / ACCA) and experience of working in industry. - knowledge of US GAAP in addition to experience of monthly reporting. - strong analytical skills and the ability to analyse large volumes of data to draw conclusions. - excellent interpersonal skills, strong attention to detail and the ability to deal with a range of stakeholders. - an interest in developing a career in the music industry.

Commercial Finance Manager (German Speaker)

London, England

A German speaking Commercial Finance Manager is sought by a global private equity backed technology business. They have been successful over a period of time (bonuses have been paid in full over the past few years) and are both developing new products and entering new markets - this is therefore a wonderful opportunity to join them. The Commercial Finance Manager will report to the Regional VP and will work with Sales Directors & Leadership teams to drive business & sales growth across the German, Austrian & Swiss businesses. Specific details include: Assist the sales team in qualifying sales opportunities providing impartial advice and guidance. Act as the finance lead by contributing to contract & bid negotiation; deliver profitable growth and satisfy customer requirements. Manage contract disputes and existing business including churn & renewals to drive business performance. Identify opportunities and implement solutions to drive business performance. Partner with sales management to add value to analysis and decision making. Build and develop relationships with leadership team, customers and key regional stakeholders. Challenge accepted ways of thinking; define innovative ways of working to best serve customers and business. The ideal candidate for the position of Commercial Finance Manager will be: A German speaker who has proven experience of supporting the sales function of an international business (technology, FMCG, retail or B2B sectors preferred). A qualified accountant or someone with relevant numerate experience. Someone with excellent analytical skills who enjoys challenging conventional thinking, customer negotiation and building relationships with internal & external stakeholders. An individual who is keen to progress internally.

Finance Business Partner

London, England

Cedar are exclusively recruiting a Finance Business Partner for one of the world's leading entertainment businesses. The role will support one of their premier sites - one which is due to host several globally recognised acts in 2020 with additional acts to be confirmed both for this year and beyond. The Finance Business Partner will be someone from a management accounting or analytical background and will provide support to the General Manager by driving profitability for the site. Duties will include: Provide high quality management information and detailed commercial financial analysis to support decision making. Prepare monthly forecasts / re-forecasts and associated reporting pack. Produce monthly packs (inc. KPIs & analysis) for monthly Business Review; attend review meeting. Ensure all journals are completed so month end can be closed swiftly and accurately. Work with event promoters and other third parties to ensure strong relationship management. Candidates for the post of Finance Business Partner should be: Qualified accountants with prior experience in a management accounting or analytical role. Able to represent the venue from a finance perspective and have sufficient maturity and gravitas. Interested in the entertainment industry (e.g. music, comedy, entertainment etc...). Focused on working with non-finance stakeholders and keen to challenge historic thinking. Comfortable in a stand alone finance role and in possession of sufficient interpersonal & influencing skills to ensure they can succeed on the role. Salary: To £55000 + bens

FP&A Accountant

London, England

An FP&A Accountant is wanted by a >£400m division of a particularly high-growth P/E backed insurance company. Established around 25 years ago, both the division and group have grown quickly (both organically and by acquisition) to form a market leading business with a truly global presence. The company is well backed and plans to continue their expansion; this is therefore a wonderful opportunity to join them. The newly created position of FP&A Accountant will support the forthcoming merger of two brands and will help to continually improve financial performance and decision-making. Reporting to the Head of FP&A, duties include: Provide high quality and timely advice, information, analysis, reporting and interpretation to support effective decision making and performance management. Understand the drivers of business performance; identify trends & areas of opportunity - suggest remedial action and influence the implementation of initiatives to make improvements where possible. Lead Head Office and other business units in the setting of annual budgets and mid-year forecasts. Produce regular and ad hoc finance packs including commentary / analysis. Support the improvement of management reporting and analysis. A raft of ad hoc projects to support a growing business. The ideal candidate for the role of FP&A Accountant will: Be a qualified accountant (ACA / CIMA / ACCA) who may have qualified in either commerce or practice. Have gained exposure to a growing international business (insurance experience would be a small bonus). Possess strong Excel and stakeholder management skills Demonstrate attention to detail, the ability to constantly innovate and a self-starting attitude. Wish to take advantage of the significant opportunities that exist for candidates to progress.

Tax Manager

London, England

A Tax Manager is sought by a rapidly growing company who manage an expanding chain of up-scale hotels across the UK. They have made a series of acquisitions in the past two years and plan to make several more in the coming quarters. They are well-backed, have cash to spend, and have recruited a leading team of hospitality professionals to ensure the continued success of the business. The position of Tax Manager has been created as a result of this growth and the post holder will both manage the tax compliance and support the growth of the UK business. Reporting into the Corporate Finance Director and with support from the overseas-based Group Tax Manager, responsibilities include: Prepare and submit all tax returns in line with the group's reporting deadlines. Be the direct point of contact on all tax related matters to all internal & external stakeholders. Liaise with external advisors / international ownership on project matters (e.g. M&A activity). Ensure the correct calculation of the Quarterly Instalment Payment; ensure accurate recording of capital allowances to be claimed as part of the planned major refurbishments. Review tax and relevant balance sheet accounts each month to support management accounts. A range of ad hoc projects to support the needs of a growing business. Candidates for the Tax Manager role should: Be a qualified ACA / ATT / CTA or an equivalent accountancy qualification. Have experience as an in-house Tax Manager or be a looking for their first move from practice. Excel in both verbal and written communication. Be highly analytical with proven planning & analysis skills. Be a self-starter with high personal drive, attention to detail and tenacity. Salary: £65000 - £70000 + bonus + generous benefits

Finance Business Partner

North West London, London

Cedar are exclusively recruiting a Finance Business Partner for ASM Global, the world's leading entertainment venue operator. The role will support the SSE Arena - Wembley Arena - their premier venue in NW London; this is due to host several globally recognised acts in 2020 with additional acts to be confirmed both for this year and beyond. The Finance Business Partner will provide additional support to the General Manager and drive profitability for the venue. Specific duties for this commercial role will include: - Provide high quality management information and detailed commercial financial analysis to support decision making. - Prepare monthly forecasts / re-forecasts and associated reporting pack. - Produce monthly packs (including KPIs & analysis) for monthly Business Review and attend meeting. - Ensure all journals are completed so month end can be closed swiftly and accurately. - Work with event promoters and other third parties to ensure strong relationship management. Candidates for the post of Finance Business Partner should be: - Qualified accountants with some experience in a management accounting role. - Able to represent the venue from a finance perspective and have sufficient maturity and gravitas. - Interested in the entertainment industry (e.g. music, comedy and entertainment). - Focused on working with non-finance stakeholders and keen to challenge historic thinking. - Comfortable in a stand alone finance role and in possession of sufficient interpersonal & influencing skills to ensure they can succeed on the role. Salary: £50000 - £55000 + bens

Head of Financial Operations

London, England

A Head of Financial Operations is required by one of the largest hospitality-related businesses in the world. They earn revenues from operations across the globe, are growing, acquisitive and achieved record results in 2019. The post of Head of Financial Operations has been created by an internal promotion and the position will report to a particularly impressive Group Financial Controller. The role will manage their London-based shared service centre (SSC) - 30 staff through 4 direct reports - and responsibilities include: Manage the Group's financial operations teams responsible for accounts receivable (AR), accounts payable (AP) and credit control; Oversee the month end close process whilst implementing efficiencies across the team; Lead the finance integration of planned new acquisitions into the SSC model; Build strong relationships with stakeholders including sales & customer contact teams; Work closely with the Global Leadership teams to improve SSC performance across the Group. Various ad hoc projects to suit the need of a growing company. The ideal candidate for the post of Head of Financial Operations will have: Strong people management skills with experience of coaching / developing large teams. An accountancy qualification (ACA preferred) though this is not essential. Experience of working in a fast-paced multi-currency environment. Proven ability to manage internal stakeholders from within and outside of finance. Strong attention to detail, tenacity and an ability to hit deadlines. Salary: £60000 - £65000 + 20% bonus + pension + benefits.

Group Financial Accountant

London, England

They have grown particularly quickly (both organically and by acquisition) over the past five years to boast a truly global presence and a turnover in excess of £600m. The company is well backed and plans to continue their expansion as they build a world-leading business. This is therefore a unique opportunity to join them and significant progression is available as the company continues to grow. The position of Group Financial Accountant has been created to support the company's expansion and will sit under the Group Head of Accounting who is a particularly impressive individual. This is a project-based role; the main duties are below but there will also be a large amount of ad hoc work: · Monthly reporting for a small number of Head Office, Holding & Financing entities; review / approval of recurring journals and preparation of new and / or complex transactions. · Develop and maintain Group Accounting Policy. · Prepare draft accounting papers for transactions (M&A / financing / hedging etc…) · Support other firm-wide M&A / Corporate Finance activity. · Implement suitable controls to ensure all legal entity reporting / papers are correct. · A range of ad hoc projects to support the growth of the company Key requirements for the Group Financial Accountant role. · Qualified accountant (ideally a qualified ACA who has worked / is working within a Top 20 practice). · Previous exposure to group reporting / policy and supporting transactions (whether in practice or commerce). · Desire to take on early responsibility and work with a wide cross-section of finance & non-finance stakeholders. · Enjoy problem solving and being resourceful. Package: · £55000 - £60000 base salary · 10-15% bonus · 10% pension contribution · Private medical insurance · 25 days holiday · Excellent other benefits Please send me your CV today - the client wishes to try and complete the interview process before Christmas!

Accountant - Financial Risk & Assurance

London, England

Two high calibre Senior Accountants are sought by a leading Financial Services company in the City to join their new Financial Risk & Assurance team. The company has grown rapidly in recent years and has gone from a UK-only business to one with operations in almost 40 countries via organic growth and dozens of acquisitions. They plan to double in size again over the next four years and need to develop a Financial Risk & Assurance team to act as a Second Line of Defence. Reporting into a very experienced and dynamic Group Head of Financial Risk Management & Assurance, your role will be scope out, define and implement a robust control environment that supports all the OpCos in this entrepreneurial business. This will be done by: ·designing & implementing a new, upgraded global Financial Control Framework. Developing and maintaining this going forward. ·assisting in the roll out of a new system to record (i) attestations (ii) balance sheet reconciliations and (iii) management and reporting of compliance ·performing business reviews to evaluate the existing financial control environment and identify gaps / improvements that may be required. ·working with key partners to remediate any financial control review gaps / improvements identified. ·completing ad hoc requests for senior stakeholders. The successful candidates for these Financial Risk & Assurance positions will be qualified accountants (ACA preferred) who have gained significant prior experience in an external audit, internal audit or a financial risk management function. An outgoing personality, the desire to overcome challenges & drive change and the ability to take a pragmatic approach will all help you succeed. Significant opportunities for progression exist within both this team and the wider company.

Commercial Finance Manager

London, England

A Commercial Finance Manager is sought by a global private equity backed technology business. They have been successful over a period of time (bonuses have been paid in full over the past few years) and are both developing new products and entering new markets - this is therefore a wonderful opportunity to join them. The Commercial Finance Manager will report to the Regional VP and will be responsible for working with Sales Directors and the leadership team to drive business & sales growth across all current and future product ranges. Specific details include: ·Assist the sales team in qualifying sales opportunities providing impartial advice and guidance. ·Act as the finance lead by contributing to contract & bid negotiation; deliver profitable growth and satisfy customer requirements. ·Manage contract disputes and existing business including churn & renewals to drive business performance. ·Identify opportunities and implement solutions to drive business performance. Partner with sales management to add value to analysis and decision making. ·Build and develop relationships with leadership team, customers and key regional stakeholders. ·Challenge accepted ways of thinking; define innovative ways of working to best serve customers and business. The ideal candidate for the position of Commercial Finance Manager will be a qualified accountant (ACA / CIMA / ACCA) who has proven experience of supporting the sales function of an international business (technology, FMCG, retail or B2B sectors preferred). Candidates will have excellent analytical skills and will enjoy challenging conventional thinking, customer negotiation and building relationships with internal & external stakeholders. This should be seen as an entry point role as there are several opportunities available for good people to progress.

Management Accountant

London, England

A Management Accountant is urgently sought by one of London's most high-profile sports organisations. They're likely to be an employer of choice for sports fans and this is a unique opportunity to be a key part of their on-going development and success. Reporting to the Finance Director, the Management Accountant will manage a team of three staff. Responsibilities will include: ·Preparing and delivering management accounts (will include management of purchase ledger, sales ledger, banking, accruals and prepayments, journals, balance sheet recs etc); ·Liaising with budget holders to discuss their monthly results & prepare forecasts / analysis; ·Producing financial data / analysis to aid investment / commercial decision making; ·Acting as a key contact for annual audit (NOTE: statutory accounts prepared by auditors); ·Preparing Vat and CIS returns, P11d and other statutory returns; ·A large amount of project work to suit the needs of a growing organisation. The ideal candidate for the position of Management Accountant will have the following attributes: -Qualified accountant (ACA / CIMA / ACCA). -Strong Management Accounting experience (could have been gained in industry or practice). -The desire to manage a small team and help them grow / develop. -Can-do attitude, attention to detail, ability to multi-task and hit various deadlines. -A desire to make improvements and take on additional responsibilities on occasions. NOTE: Priority will be given to candidates who are either immediately available or on a week's notice. Interviews will be held on the first week in January with the expectation of a mid / late January start.

Commercial Finance Manager

London, England

A Commercial Finance Manager is sought by a global private equity backed technology business. They have been successful over a period of time (bonuses have been paid in full over the past few years) and are both developing new products and entering new markets - this is therefore a wonderful opportunity to join them. The Commercial Finance Manager will report to the Regional VP and will be responsible for working with Sales Directors and the leadership team to drive business & sales growth across all current and future product ranges. Specific details include: ·Assist the sales team in qualifying sales opportunities providing impartial advice and guidance. ·Act as the finance lead by contributing to contract & bid negotiation; deliver profitable growth and satisfy customer requirements. ·Manage contract disputes and existing business including churn & renewals to drive business performance. ·Identify opportunities and implement solutions to drive business performance. Partner with sales management to add value to analysis and decision making. ·Build and develop relationships with leadership team, customers and key regional stakeholders. ·Challenge accepted ways of thinking; define innovative ways of working to best serve customers and business. The ideal candidate for the position of Commercial Finance Manager will be a qualified accountant (ACA / CIMA / ACCA) who has proven experience of supporting the sales function of an international business (technology, FMCG, retail or B2B sectors preferred). Candidates will have excellent analytical skills and will enjoy challenging conventional thinking, customer negotiation and building relationships with internal & external stakeholders. This should be seen as an entry point role as there are several opportunities available for good people to progress.

Accountant - Financial Risk & Assurance

London, England

Two high calibre Senior Accountants are sought by a leading Financial Services company in the City to join their new Financial Risk & Assurance team. The company has grown rapidly in recent years and has gone from a UK-only business to one with operations in almost 40 countries via organic growth and dozens of acquisitions. They plan to double in size again over the next four years and need to develop a Financial Risk & Assurance team to act as a Second Line of Defence. Reporting into a very experienced and dynamic Group Head of Financial Risk Management & Assurance, your role will be scope out, define and implement a robust control environment that supports all the OpCos in this entrepreneurial business. This will be done by: ·designing & implementing a new, upgraded global Financial Control Framework. Developing and maintaining this going forward. ·assisting in the roll out of a new system to record (i) attestations (ii) balance sheet reconciliations and (iii) management and reporting of compliance ·performing business reviews to evaluate the existing financial control environment and identify gaps / improvements that may be required. ·working with key partners to remediate any financial control review gaps / improvements identified. ·completing ad hoc requests for senior stakeholders. The successful candidates for these Financial Risk & Assurance positions will be qualified accountants (ACA preferred) who have gained significant prior experience in an external audit, internal audit or a financial risk management function. An outgoing personality, the desire to overcome challenges & drive change and the ability to take a pragmatic approach will all help you succeed. Significant opportunities for progression exist within both this team and the wider company.

Group Financial Accountant

London, England

They have grown particularly quickly (both organically and by acquisition) over the past five years to boast a truly global presence and a turnover in excess of £600m. The company is well backed and plans to continue their expansion as they build a world-leading business. This is therefore a unique opportunity to join them and significant progression is available as the company continues to grow. The position of Group Financial Accountant has been created to support the company's expansion and will sit under the Group Head of Accounting who is a particularly impressive individual. This is a project-based role; the main duties are below but there will also be a large amount of ad hoc work: · Monthly reporting for a small number of Head Office, Holding & Financing entities; review / approval of recurring journals and preparation of new and / or complex transactions. · Develop and maintain Group Accounting Policy. · Prepare draft accounting papers for transactions (M&A / financing / hedging etc…) · Support other firm-wide M&A / Corporate Finance activity. · Implement suitable controls to ensure all legal entity reporting / papers are correct. · A range of ad hoc projects to support the growth of the company Key requirements for the Group Financial Accountant role. · Qualified accountant (ideally a qualified ACA who has worked / is working within a Top 20 practice). · Previous exposure to group reporting / policy and supporting transactions (whether in practice or commerce). · Desire to take on early responsibility and work with a wide cross-section of finance & non-finance stakeholders. · Enjoy problem solving and being resourceful. Package: · £55000 - £60000 base salary · 10-15% bonus · 10% pension contribution · Private medical insurance · 25 days holiday · Excellent other benefits Please send me your CV today - the client wishes to try and complete the interview process before Christmas!

Senior Associate

London, England

A Senior Associate is required by a natural resources focused private equity investor who have a proud heritage and a proven track record in creating value across their sector. With a focus on sustainability and creating value in new markets, they are agile enough to take advantage of our collective focus on renewables via their current investments. The role of Senior Associate is a newly created position to support a major new investment. Reporting at Vice President level, your role will be to leverage this, and other, investment(s) by: - Preparing financial analysis, forecasts and plans on likely investment performance. - Playing an active role in conducting due diligence & assisting in M&A for further investments. - Producing reports and other materials to support M&A / corporate finance activities. - Researching other potential investments that require due diligence, investment appraisal etc. - Supporting portfolio / related companies; analysing competitors & market opportunities. - A range of ad hoc projects. The ideal candidate for the post of Senior Associate is likely to be a Second Year Associate (or approximate equivalent if from a similar / related background) who is looking to move from a major Bank or Private Equity business to broader role in a more boutique environment. Excellent academics, a desire to get involved across the business and excellent attention to detail are all pre-requisites; any knowledge of French or the energy / resources sector would be an advantage too. This is an entry point role and there will be excellent opportunities to progress & develop.