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Senior Corporate Finance Executive

Ref code: AGB99100426
Finance Qualified
£45k - 80k per year
Derby, Derbyshire, Derby, Derbyshire, England
Hybrid Working

Are you an accountant looking for a move into corporate finance?

Would you like the backing of a large tier, award winning firm who offer some of the best benefits on the market, coupled with the best culture?

This role could be for you! 


I'm delighted to be partnered once again with a leading large tier accountancy firm boasting a global presence and one of the best working cultures out there. My client have an excellent reputation across their client base and are rapidly growing their market share. This is an excellent time to join the organisation, particularly as part of their Corporate Finance offering.

About the team

The organisation benefit from a highly experienced, well-networked, award-winning Corporate Finance team. As a leader in the market, they typically work with organisations within the SME space, providing a wide range of advisory offering to best suit the individual client, spanning corporate acquisitions, MBO's/MBI's, raising funds and sales.

As a member of the team, you will have direct influence on the transaction, offering continued opportunity for self-development of both your skills and your network through market research, marketing of deals, soft-skills, commercial skill-set and financial analysis. 

About the role

Typical day to day duties include:

  • DD into potential buyers, acquisition targets, and markets.
  • Evaluation and analysis of financial information.
  • Production of important sales documentation, management presentations, and reports.
  • Forecasting, modelling, and assisting with business plan creation.
  • Supporting on transaction project management.
  • Liaising with all transaction stakeholders.
  • Supporting transaction strategy and negotiations.
  • Contributing to business development, supporting pitches, and deal origination.
  • Building and maintaining relationships with the M&A community, including private equity, funders, corporates, law firms, and other advisers.

About you:

  • ACA or ACCA qualified (or a qualified corporate finance professional)
  • Strong commercial and financial acumen.
  • Proven project management skills.
  • Exceptional time management abilities.
  • Spreadsheet/modelling experience and a logical, analytical mind.
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills.
  • Competent in being actively involved with business development.
  • A strong desire to progress and develop your career.

What's in it for you?

You'll be joining not only one of the premier employers in the East Midlands region, but across multiple companies. As an organisation with a large number of offices, flexibility to work from other sites as well as home is a key benefit for employees across the business. 

The organisation truly embodies it's culture which allows for exceptional development, growth and collaboration, not to mention their excellent celebration of success and reward schemes. They have won multiple awards and, when speaking to employees there, it is easy to see why.


Salary for this role will depend on your experience and exposure to Corporate Finance. For a first-time ACA mover from practice, you can expect a salary of c.£45,000 + bonus + benefits. A more experienced applicant can expect competitive negotiation, up to c.£80,000 + benefits. It is encouraged to discuss your current package with me so that we can present your CV in line with your expectations.

Wider benefits include:

  • 25 days + statutory holiday + your birthday off (including flexible working options)
  • Empowering working environment with a modern approach to work (flexible and hybrid working options, dress for your day etc)
  • Bonus and reward schemes - an attractive addition
  • Referral schemes for colleagues
  • Life assurance
  • Healthcare cash-back schemes
  • Attractive pension scheme
  • Opportunity to be based from various local sites including Derby, Nottingham and further afield
  • Hybrid working offering typically 2-3 days p/w in office with some travel required to other sites to work collaboratively with other members of the Corporate Finance function


If you're interested in discussing this excellent opportunity in more detail, please get in touch with AJ Blyth at SF Recruitment at your earliest convenience. Multiple roles are available, however will not be available for long due to the attractive nature of the role and the employer themselves! 

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