Associate Director - Corporate Finance - Financial Services

  • Competitive + Car + bonus
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • KPMG
  • 28 Mar 19

An opportunity has arisen for an Associate Director to join the FS Corporate Finance team at KPMG. You will work on the origination and execution of lead advisory mandates in the mid-market across a range of sub-sectors within financial services. Clients will include large corporates, private equity firms, fund managers and privately owned businesses. This is an ideal opportunity for you to join a growing and visionary team as a sector specialist working on a broad range of UK and cross-border transactions including sell-side, buy-side and fundraising mandates.

The Role

-  Actively handling client relationships, taking responsibility for the day to day project management and delivery of M&A transactions. This will include assuming responsibility for leading all phases of the transaction cycle and deal execution, reporting directly to senior team members

Leading and handling the delivery of marketing documentation including pitch materials and client proposals

Directing and leading junior colleagues, analysts and support staff on M&A transactions

Mentoring the development of junior team members

Dedicatedly assisting business development efforts including pitching for new work

Building & maintaining strong client relationships with both corporate and financial institutions

The Person

Significant experience within M&A advisory

- Interest in financial services - prior experience of working within FS is required

Must have significant corporate finance experience at an investment bank, Big 4, private equity firm, M&A boutique or corporate development role

Significant transactional experience with a proven track record of deal execution across all phases of the deal cycle from origination to completion

Excellent numerical, analytical and critical thinking skills

Excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills

Personal drive and integrity

- Personable teammate with the ability to build confidence and trust with both colleagues and clients

Dedication to high quality standards & detail oriented