Corporate Finance Director | Top 50 firm | Build your own team!



Sam Dougall

AJ Chambers is working with a Top 50 accountancy firm based in the City of London who are looking for a Corporate Finance Director to join their team. The firm are expanding their Corporate Finance division, and are looking for an individual to take the reins and build a team.

This is an extremely rare and exciting opportunity to join a business of this size and take overall ownership of the development of their corporate finance service and carve out an entire department, building the internal structure.

If you are looking for a position where you can combine your in-depth industry knowledge and strategic experience in a lead advisory focused role, where you will be advising clients on all aspects of corporate finance, implementing marketing initiatives and leading on the execution of M&A across mid-market deals, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

What will you be doing?

As part of your role as Corporate Finance Director you will be proactive in representing the company and the corporate finance offering, whilst ensuring success of the department. Other duties will include:

  • Proactively cultivating a network of new business opportunities and winning work, whilst providing a personalised service to ensure your clients business needs are understood.
  • Providing strategic input to the development and direction of the firm’s corporate finance service line.
  • Maintaining and strengthening existing client relationships, networking internally and externally, whilst sharing your knowledge to promote the department.
  • Leading client meetings, providing in-depth information and guidance throughout the transactional process, preparing business plans, managing change implementation and setting budgets.
  • Developing a leading team, ensuring they are equipped with the skills and resources required to deliver exceptional client service.

What is required of you?

You will currently be working in a leadership position, either as a Director or in a Senior Management role looking for the next step in your career. You will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in Corporate Finance, coupled with a wealth of exposure to the deal making processes. Business development and client management skills are highly advantageous.

What’s on offer?

  • Strong emphasis on work life balance, with flexible working outside of core hours.
  • Work where you like. You can spend as much, or as little time in the office as desired.
  • Fully supported training with access to internal and external courses and ongoing CPD.
  • Private medical insurance.
  • Dental insurance.
  • Volunteering opportunities.
  • Matched pension up to 5%.
  • Employee assistance programme.

If you would like to be considered for this role or would like to find out more, please apply with your CV or get in touch with Samuel Dougall at AJ Chambers for a confidential conversation.

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