Executive/Senior Executive - Corporate Finance (Debt Advisory) - London

London, United Kingdom
May 23, 2019
May 30, 2019
Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Opportunity

Come and join our exciting and market leading Debt Advisory team and learn about the bank and capital markets. We provide Independent advice to borrowers across the full spectrum of the debt markets from Governments to FTSE companies and private equity clients.

We are an extremely hands on and busy team who work on approaching 100 client deals a year and you will be introduced to financial markets, credit ratings and hedging. There is great opportunity for client exposure and we are a rapidly growing team who compete successfully with top independent investment banks in the market.

Your Key Responsibilities

As a Debt Advisory Executive/Senior Executive, you'll be supporting the senior team on client coverage and deal execution.

When required, you'll personally execute designated debt advisory procedures and lead teams or parts of teams on engagements, depending on the size of the engagement.

You'll actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships and make sure that delivered client work is of high quality. As part of this, you'll anticipate and identify risks and escalate issues, as appropriate.

As an influential member of the team, you'll help to create a positive learning culture and will coach and counsel junior team members and help them to develop.

Skills and Attributes for Success

  • Running transactions on a day-to-day basis, - this involves working closely with funders and other advisors (both EY and non-EY) as well as key company management team contacts.
  • Preparation of key transaction documentation such as information memorandums, management presentations, structuring analysis and various financial models / discussion materials to assist in advisory and debt financing discussions.
  • Targeting, marketing, preparation of proposal materials, client coverage and working as part of the team to develop proposals for new business.
  • Knowledge of debt financing products
  • Ability to learn quickly
To qualify for the role you must have

  • Good Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Good written English and maths and strong project management skills
  • Overall transaction experience and a knowledge of debt financing products
  • Ability to learn quickly

Ideally, you'll also have
  • Professional ACA qualification, although this is not essential
  • People development experience and can effectively supervise, coach and mentor staff
  • The ability to build strong internal relationships within Corporate Finance and across other services, and can actively participate in business development

What we look for

We are looking for self-starters who are keen to learn and can support on both client coverage and executing deals. We are a fantastic place to learn financial markets across all sectors, products and credit grades and our junior team have progressed fast to date. We also actively encourage and support the CFA training and qualification.

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:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that's right for you
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 b etter 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. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we'll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

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

Join us in building a better working world.

Apply now.

Who we are

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.

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