Associate / Senior Associate - Regulatory Advisory Services

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Alvarez & Marsal
  • 09 Mar 18 2018-03-09

This is a unique opportunity to work with former leading figures from the world of UK regulation, most notably the PRA and FCA. Our Regulatory Advisory Services team works with financial institutions to look for new ways to unlock and create value in their business whilst navigating the implications of the changing world of regulation. Our professionals’ ability to effectively evaluate complex regulatory issues quickly, ranging from new regulations, risk, compliance, capital and liquidity and the wide range of conduct issues, allows us to develop effective, practical solutions in a timely and successful manner.

Company Overview

Companies, investors and government entities around the world turn to Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) when conventional approaches are not enough to activate change and achieve results.

Privately-held since 1983, A&M is a leading global professional services firm that delivers performance improvement, turnaround management and business advisory services to organizations seeking to transform operations, catapult growth and accelerate results through decisive action. Our senior professionals are experienced operators, world-class consultants and industry veterans who draw upon the firm's restructuring heritage to help leaders turn change into a strategic business asset, manage risk and unlock value at every stage.


Job description

The Team:

A&M Financial Industry Advisory Services (FIAS) revolves around three core areas of expertise; Performance Improvement, Bank Restructuring and Regulatory Advisory. A&M’s dedicated Financial Institutions professionals work on some of the world’s most high profile cases in a rapidly transforming financial institution landscape, striving for game-changing solutions that provide impactful long-term change.

Our global team is comprised of seasoned bank executives from diverse and broad backgrounds, former senior financial institution regulators and highly skilled consultants.


The Role:

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to use your investment banking and/or consultancy experience to become involved in a ‘hands on’ team. As a valued member of the FIAS London team, you will work on a variety of projects, leveraging your financial services industry knowledge and your experience of financial modelling to support the senior team members in managing transformation programs, implementing growth strategies, cost reduction initiatives, winding down non-core assets and above all else creating value for our clients.

You will contribute to work streams on large programs and smaller projects, leveraging your financial services knowhow and skill set in analysing the status quo and developing sound solutions either from an external point of view or in collaborative settings with your client organization.

As part of the FIAS Team, you will be working closely with Senior Directors and Managing Directors. You will benefit from constant exposure to the senior members of the team and gain ‘on the job’ learning and development, leveraging their substantial experience.

In joining a growing business, you will also have the opportunity be involved in business development activities, where the team discuss new opportunities and the development of innovative offerings for our market. You will be actively involved in these discussions and feel an integrated part of the wider FIAS team.



  • Advise on stressed/distressed non performing leveraged loans and other credit portfolios
  • Facilitate credit workouts including design and delivery of restructuring strategies
  • Negotiate with borrowers to maximize recovery and take interim roles if needed
  • Perform operational review, identify opportunities for cost optimisation and provide implementation support



Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Experience within a Credit or Leveraged Finance business within investment banking/capital markets
  • Extensive experience of credit workout processes
  • Experience of working with stressed/distressed non performing leveraged loans and other credit portfolios
  • Excellent capital markets product knowledge
  • Advanced analytical and financial modelling skills
  • Experience of the design and delivery of operating models desirable
  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in accounting, business, or a similar discipline
  • Be action oriented self-starters with entrepreneurial flair
  • Be comfortable working independently as well as in a high performing team
  • In addition to English a European language is highly desirable
  • Happy to travel
  • EU citizenship or right to work in the EU


Voluntary Inclusion


It is Alvarez & Marsal’s policy to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.