Ace Legal
Covent Garden
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are currently recruiting for our client, an actuarial and pensions consultancy based in Central London who are seeking a Newly Qualified Accountant or up to 2 years PQE to support the Partner and Consultant in the team. There is a preference for ACA qualification and ideally a minimum of 3 years experience from a practice background in Corporate Finance, Insolvency or Restructuring work.

Job Title: Associate Consultant

Reporting to the Head of Covenant Services and Covenant Services Consultant your role will play a key role in the provision of advice to clients. This will include:

  • Analysis and understanding of corporate financial data as well as industry and market research; and
  • The provision of written commentary on our findings to support the preparation of client outputs.
  • Monitoring of media and financial releases relating to our clients.
  • Maintaining up to date knowledge of legislation and professional guidance.
  • Assisting in the preparation of covenant assessments to support actuarial valuations.
  • Assisting in the tendering process for new covenant advisory appointments, both to existing clients, and to clients where there is no existing advisory relationship with the firm.
  • Liaising with the firm's practitioners providing other services to those clients as appropriate.
  • Attending meetings with clients where appropriate.
Essential Skills
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant (100% first time passes preferred).
  • Ability to analyse statutory and management accounts, forecasts, and other financial information.
  • Collaborative in approach, working well within a team structure.
  • Clear, accurate and concise communication skills, both written and spoken.
  • Proactive in seeking guidance when planning or prioritising complex or conflicting tasks.
  • Capable of working under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • Experience of report writing and extensive experience with Microsoft Office.
  • Experience of working in a financial advisory environment (e.g. restructuring, corporate finance, business valuations. etc.).

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