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Corporate Finance Analyst Job Description (Capital Markets)

Circle Square is a leading recruiter in the Corporate Finance  space and has an in-depth knowledge within the industry. We constantly require highly numerical and academic Corporate Finance Analysts with experience from Investment Banks, Brokers, Lawyers and Professional Services firms.

Corporate Finance Analyst - Capital MarketsOur Capital Markets Division recruit in the following sectors:

Healthcare / FIG / TMT (Technology, Media and Telecoms) / Consumer & Retail / Real Estate / Power, Utilities & Infrastructure / Natural Resources / Energy /  Oil & Gas / Metals & Mining


Corporate Finance Analyst Key Responsibilites

  • The full range of responsibilities to Corporate Finance at Analyst level;

  • Assisting in execution of deals

  • Assisting in the preparation of marketing pitchbooks and related materials;

  • Gathering public information through numerous sources;

  • Creating financial model analyses;

  • Generating models for valuation metrics;

  • Drafting marketing documents such as Confidential Information Memorandums for financing and/or sell-side assignments;

  • Building company forecast models;

  • Analysing company performance on an absolute and relative basis;

  • Producing and maintaining various databases;

  • Developing a knowledge of AIM and LSE listing rules


Corporate Finance Analyst Skills & Requirements

  • You must have 1-3 years experience from an Investment Bank/ Broker/  top boutique or Big 4 ACA (Lead Advisory)

  • A good knowledge of Capital Markets and M&A and the ability to apply your skills creatively to diverse client needs;

  • Sound judgment, particularly in valuation matters, with strong analytic skills; particularly DCF`s and LBO`s and the ability to talk through previous deals comprehensively when quizzed.



Salaries for an M&A Analyst vary depending on experience and bank tier:

  • An Analyst in a Bulge Bracket bank should expect a base salary between £45,000 to £57,000 with a 50-100% bonus.

  • An Analyst in a top boutique or broker  should expect a base salary between £45,000 to £55,000 with a 50-100% bonus.


Career Progression

Most Analysts would look to take the natural step to Associate with 3 years solid experience behind them. Alternatively Private Equity positions would be good options further down the line.


Our Capital Markets Division recruits for roles including:

Analyst / Associate / Associate Director/ Vice President /  Director / Managing Director / Head of Corporate Finance/ Nominated Advisers/ Equity Research Analysts/ Equity Sales/ Corporate Broker / Qualified Chartered Accountant


If you’re looking for Capital Markets Jobs our dedicated career advice section or more information on our Capital Markets Recruitment.

Other Capital Markets Job ProfilesEquity Research Associate    Equity Research Analyst    Corporate Broking Analyst    Corporate Finance Associate    Nominated Adviser / Nomad    Institutional Equity Sales


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