Graduate Finance Intern

Hyde Park, UK
19 Jun 2019
29 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Role Description
We are on the lookout for a proactive individual who is willing to excel at IDCM. This role would suit a recent graduate looking to kick-start their career in the financial sector. You will be working in a dynamic environment within a small entrepreneurial organisation focused on the debt sector.

This is a 3 to 4 months internship with the possibility of joining us full-time. If the internship is successful, it is our intention to offer you a full time role within the business and we would therefore only like candidates to apply for the internship if they are interested starting full-time employment. The annual salary for a full-time position will be competitive.


You will assist current members of the team by researching new areas to develop our offering (such as alternative sectors e.g. hotels), winning and executing transactions. You will get exposure across a number of sectors and can expect to be asked to perform the following tasks:
  • Researching and analysing a number of companies within a sector to find out who their directors are, their financials (including sourcing their annual accounts) and current funding strategy. Preparing presentations to brief the wider team on that sector and share insights.
  • Regular communication (by phone, email and in person) with clients, investors, colleagues and third party deal team members.
  • Preparing themselves and colleagues for meetings (preparation of research, marketing and discussion materials).
  • Attending meeting, taking notes, proactively discussing the follow up and taking responsibility for any follow up actions.
  • Financial modelling and calculations to analyse (or allow others to analyse) a business or a lending or investment proposal.
  • Reading, comparing, analysing and understanding financial transaction documentation (sale and purchase agreements, loan facility, security debenture, trust deeds, listing circular).
  • Ad hoc tasks to support the team and increase our ability to win and execute transactions for our clients.


  • A genuine interest in learning about the financial markets, particularly the transaction based Debt Capital Markets sector.
  • Financial modelling skills such as DCF valuation.
  • Ability to understand financial statements and corporate balance sheet (sufficient to be able to understand a company's funding structure).
  • Proficient across the board with Microsoft office, particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Strong organisational and analytical skills with good attention to detail.
  • Team player, able to work under pressure and deliver to deadlines to a high standard.
  • Comfort with ambiguity; ability to operate effectively in a changing context.
  • Reliable, dependable and personable.


  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays (for a full-time role)
  • Work mobile (for a full-time role)
  • Great office location in Central London
  • Regular socials and annual events such as team drinks and Christmas party
  • Small tight-knit team with a fun, friendly but hard working culture
  • Free coffee

Company Description
IDCM is a debt finance specialist based in Marylebone. Drawing on extensive specialist expertise in real estate, infrastructure and renewable energy we believe we have the knowledge and agility to uncover opportunities others don't see. We're different because we're a business built on tenacity and ambition. The tenacity to challenge rigid methods and standard solutions. The ambition to offer something distinctive and better.

Utilising our vast experience we aim to find smarter ways to fund and structure debt financings to our clients' best advantage. We arrange, structure and place debt transactions in property, infrastructure including socila infracturtture and renewable energy. We work with large and small corporates as well as infrastructure funds to find bespoke solutions for their funding requirements across the capital spectrum. Typical transactions range from £25 to £150 million. We have a strong focus in the UK but are expanding our coverage in Western Europe and in the US.

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