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Financial Analyst (Trading, Corporate Finance, M&A)

Financial Analyst (Trading, Corporate Finance, M&A)

  • Location

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Recently Qualified Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50000 - £65000 per annum + extensive benefits

  • Contact:

    Chris Morrison

  • Contact email:

    chrism@cedarrecruitment.com

  • Job ref:

    JO0000005658_1530606841

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2018-08-02

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Our client is an ambitious and fast growing Private Equity backed Renewable Energy business, one of the fastest growing business in its sector within the UK.

This is a well-capitalised business backed by established institutional equity investors, credit facilities currently from mainstream UK and Overseas Banks.

The Financial Analyst position is an integral role within a small operating business (currently c.45 staff in total) that will provide exposure to both key internal and external institutional stakeholders as well as a broad strategic perspective of the firm's direction and plans within a dynamic and fast-maturing sector.

The Financial Analyst role sits within the central Finance Team as instrumental support to the CFO.

Key responsibilities include:

a) Modelling and analysis specifically in the areas of new site underwriting and analysis (greenfield, brownfield, sale & leaseback and M&A) as well as BAU including analysis, modelling and stakeholder reporting.

b) Supporting the Trading teams to develop robust pricing strategies

Areas of Responsibilities for each of the primary functions will include:

·Ongoing maintenance of the business plan and cash flow model, capturing all necessary inputs for historic information (cash flows, client agreements) and forecast assumptions (sales prices, velocity of sales, operating and capital costs), leverage and provision of clear output information to include scenarios analysis for both standalone deal and shareholder returns
·Modelling and presenting the underwrite of new transactions and acquisitions, both standalone and integrated into the business to evaluate impact on returns and make recommendations as to course of action
·Detailed analysis of commercial impact of prospective client agreements and recommendations for course of action to follow, combining inputs from sales, marketing, operations, as well as finance
·Assistance with preparation of annual Budgets and monitoring and analysing the operational and financial performance of the business incorporating strategic decisions related to the ongoing operation of the portfolio (e g., major leases, cap ex decisions)
·Assistance with strategic growth plans - both organic and inorganic, to include all due diligence relating to new investments, including the preparation of business plans, co-ordination and review of external advisors DD reports, historical financial statements, contracts, and market research, as well as modelling and all presentation materials
·Market analysis and competitor companies - track and communicate market supply, and key estate plans for our major competitors through research and by building analyst relationships within the market.
·Preparation of regular reporting information on business performance and plans to investors and stakeholders to assist with management and monitoring of current assets (tenancy schedules, financial and sales performance)


Key Requirements:
·Advanced Excel Modelling and PowerPoint skills including detailed financial leverage modelling, underwriting and summary presentation of analysis
·Self-starter, inquisitive and commercial
·High quality presentational output / attention to detail
·Background in either private equity environment, corporate finance, an investment bank or accountancy firm, or a mainstream strategic consultancy firm