Director/Associate Director - Debt Advisory Director/Associate Director - Debt Advisory …

in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 30 May 20
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 30 May 20
UK-focused corporate finance house is looking for a Director/Associate Director within the debt advisory team. You should be experienced in a variety of debt origination and execution across both corporate/leveraged lending and debt advisory

Summary of main tasks and responsibilities



·       Work directly with clients on debt advisory situations

·       Display judgment and initiative in execution including when to escalate and/or defer to other external advisors

·       Able to present to clients on options for debt raising/structuring

·       Builds good working relationships with corporate treasury teams and (where appropriate) CFOs 


·       Assist in the delivery of marketing message to existing and new clients

·       Good knowledge of market conditions across a variety of debt products

·       Good contacts at lenders, debt investors, lawyers etc who are active in the UK market

·       Commercial and ambitious 


·       Focus on execution: ensuring clients have an excellent experience with any issues clearly identified and addressed up-front

·       Good technical knowledge of debt structuring, documentation, general corporate finance theory and practice

·       Strong financial modelling skills, particularly with respect to debt, cash flows and covenants

·       Good working understanding of derivatives (preferred) 


·       Collegiate in approach and able to supervise more junior resource

·       Able to act as internal resource to other deal teams on debt-related matters

·       Excellent interpersonal skills with an ambition to be a key part of a growing team 

Personal profile 

·       Achievement orientation – Focusing efforts on achieving high quality results consistent with the organisation’s standards

·       Adaptability – Adapting in order to work effectively in ambiguous or changing situations, and with diverse individuals and groups

·       Analytical thinking – Analysing and assimilating information to understand issues, identify options, and support sound decision making

·       Business perspective – Using an understanding of business issues, processes and outcomes to enhance business performance

·       Client focus – Providing service excellence to internal and/or external clients

·       Critical judgment – Evaluating ideas and information while referring to objective criteria to reach rational conclusion

·       Decision making – Making decisions involving varied levels of risk and ambiguity

·       Developing others – Fostering employee development by providing a supportive learning environment

·       Impact and influence – Influencing and gaining others’ support

·       Interactive communication – Listening to others and communicating articulately, fostering open communication.

·       Legislation, policies, procedures and standards – Understanding and using relevant legislation, policies, procedures and/or standards in performing one’s work

·       Relationship building – Establishing, sustaining and fostering professional contact to build, enhance and connect networks for work purposes

·       Resilience – Remains energised and focused in the face of ambiguity, change or strenuous demands

·       Self confidence – Demonstrating realistic trust in own abilities

·       Current role – Working in a debt advisory team of an investment bank or similar institution with approximately 5+ years of experience