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Graduate Job Graduate Corporate Finance Associate

Vacancy Type: Graduate Job
Employer: Discovery
Reference: VPRWWS40
Salary: £22k + additional qualifications and dividends  

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We are currently looking for a focused graduate to join our team as a Corporate Finance Associate.  This exciting opportunity will involve consultancy, business development and the opportunity to gain Corporate Finance Qualifications.

Company Overview

Growing, dynamic accountancy firm providing consultancy for Management Buy Outs, fund raising, acquisitions and disposals. Building on a gap in the market for Corporate Finance advice available to small to medium sized businesses.

The experienced team is dedicated to assisting clients to buy and sell shares in private companies and raise funds to grow their businesses; their specialist arena is transactions up to £15m.

The business are more focused around brokering deals than traditional accountancy and are therefore more results driven than process driven.

The Role

You will be responsible for business development, project management and supporting the senior partners with their projects and clients. Your role will involve researching and spotting opportunities and therefore you must have a strong commercial awareness and experience.  You should be an excellent communicator, like dealing with people and have a drive for results and be comfortable negotiating.

You will be responsible for putting together financial modeling around deals, so therefore should also be very analytical and numerate.  The company will sponsor you to complete additional Corporate Finance qualifications through the ICA. Upon completion of these qualifications which should take 2 years, you will become a Partner in the business and provide you a quicker route to this level than traditional accountancy and you could become a Director of the business as quickly as 3 years depending on your progress. 

What we look for:

  • Minimum 2:1 and ABB at A Level.
  • An interest in accountancy but with the desire to move into consultancy and business development. 
  • Questioning and Professional
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Resilient, hardworking and great attitude
  • Drive for results
  • Numerical and analytical
  • Ask good questions

Discovery is one of the leading consultancies in Graduate Recruitment. We know the needs and desires of graduates aspiring to be some of the UK’s top employees. All our positions will provide you with a good basic salary and in many cases, the opportunity to earn bonuses, additional qualifications, and other benefits including healthcare and in some case all expenses paid trips abroad.


Location: Any Location, South West England, UK locations

Recruiter Details

Graduate Resource Team
Discovery Graduates
0121 212 3111

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