Graduate Role - Finance Analyst

Location
Exeter, Devon
Salary
£25000 - £27000 per annum + good benefits
Posted
20 Feb 2019
Closes
20 Mar 2019
Ref
13990267/001
Contact
Jack Watters
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Part time

Outstanding Financial Analyst candidate sought for market-leading renewable energy advisory/consultancy business. You will join and support the continued growth of the team both in UK and international markets.

Client Details

My client are a professional services and investment management firm specializing in real estate. They help organizations around the world achieve their ambitions by owning, occupying and investing in real estate.

The Energy & Infrastructure Advisory team are market leaders in providing specialist financial advisory services to investors in, and developers of, renewable energy and infrastructure projects across a range of technologies. This includes Solar PV, Onshore and Offshore Wind, Bioenergy, Energy Storage & Trading, Reserve Power and Electric Vehicles in both the UK and overseas markets.

If you're looking to step up your career, this is the perfect professional home. You'll have a chance to innovate with the world's leading businesses, put that expertise into action on landmark projects, and work on game-changing real estate initiatives. You'll also make long-lasting professional connections through sharing different perspectives, and you'll be inspired by the best.

Description

The team's expertise includes:

  • M&A: Disposal and acquisition of energy and infrastructure assets and related businesses;
  • Equity capital raising for seed, development risk and construction capital;
  • Debt capital raising for senior, mezzanine and Hold Co debt;
  • Valuations and project appraisals including financial modelling, due diligence and delivering valuation advice to underpin third party transactions;
  • Strategic consulting covering commercial, financial, strategic advice and expert witness roles plus transaction support including financing structuring and market entry advice.
  • Role responsibilities include:

  • Supporting both Directors and Managers within the team in advising clients on a variety of mandates for leading energy and infrastructure projects;
  • Developing in-house financial models and undertaking valuation assignments;
  • Conducting in-depth research on certain focal areas for the business, such as future growth markets, upcoming technologies and forthcoming policy developments;
  • Producing key client deliverables, pitch materials and completing the underlying analysis to inform these documents;
  • Accompanying team members to client or investor meetings and assisting with business development opportunities;
  • Developing thought leadership materials, producing sector insights and researching new projects, geographies or businesses;
  • Supporting the growth and development of the E&IA team through taking responsibility for a variety of internal tasks.
  • Profile

    We will be looking for candidates who possess:

  • A positive, driven attitude with a desire to improve and the ability to learn on the job;
  • A clear appetite to pursue a long-term career within Financial Services covering energy and infrastructure;
  • Robust analytical skills and the ability to proactively overcome qualitative and quantitative challenges confidently;
  • A 2.1 Honours Degree in an academically rigorous field (Ideally Finance or Energy related);
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and an ability to work well with others in a team environment;
  • Demonstrable experience of developing and analysing financial/excel models;
  • Experience of producing high quality documents using the full suite of Microsoft Office applications;

    Knowledge of global energy markets and/or corporate finance would be advantageous. Training and support can be provided for successful candidates who wish to participate in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program.

    Job Offer

    This role will pay a highly competitive basic salary for a graduate role of £25-27k, plus excellent benefits and scope for progression.

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