Corporate Finance Director

Blue Brick Talent
Blackburn, UK
20 Aug 2019
31 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Client is an independent leading firm of accountants, financial planners and business advisers. As part of its growth plans, the company is looking for a Corporate Finance Director to join and shape the future of its corporate finance service at a senior and influential level. This is a great opportunity for someone who shares its values and wants to run and grow a business as well as being a corporate finance expert.

The role:
  • Generating corporate finance and advisory project work - business sales and acquisitions, MBOs, finance raising, due diligence, forecasts/modelling, valuations, business growth and strategy, succession planning, grooming for sale and corporate restructuring.
  • Successfully delivering those projects, delivering great client service and generating an appropriate financial reward for the firm and yourself.
  • Working closely with other service lines (such as tax, wealth management and accounting) to provide a joined up and comprehensive service for our clients.
  • Leading and developing a corporate finance team as well as playing a part in developing advisory skills in the wider accountancy practice team.
  • Leveraging support from the accountancy practice in marketing, client base, referrers, compliance, back office and the professional team.

Key Requirements:
  • Experience in corporate finance (5 years).
  • Experience with advisory projects and deals.
  • Bringing with referrals with you.

Person specification:
  • Broad range of experience across corporate finance advisory projects and deals;
  • Network of North West referrers and connections and a proven track record of personal referrals;
  • The ability to think strategically in relation to clients' businesses and own business; and
  • Ambition - personally motivated and driven to succeed.

The ideal individual will be:
  • Keen to work with the partner team;
  • A strong leader with the ability to develop and grow a team;
  • Personally impressive, with strong communication, relationship building and business development skills;
  • Commercially astute; and
  • Committed to company core values - quality, achievement, fun and doing the right thing.

Reporting and performance management:
  • Reporting to the Managing Partner.
  • Quarterly performance reviews, alongside an annual personal development plan, to ensure development is maintained to help you reach your full potential.

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