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2021 Graduate Scheme - Corporate Finance, Clean Energy

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Type of opportunity: 
Graduate scheme
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About the Role

We focus on our clients’ strategic, operational, financial and capital needs by addressing the full spectrum of financial and transactional challenges faced by corporations, boards, private equity sponsors, creditor constituencies and other stakeholders.

Corporate Finance’s recently created Clean Energy Team has grown to encompass wind, solar, storage, aggregation, hydro, hydrogen, electric vehicles and other emerging technologies that support the renewable value chain.
As our clients and their requirements are varied, you’ll get opportunities to work across several of these technologies, as well as on a wide variety of projects, such as helping clean energy world leaders enter new markets, supporting competitive renewable auction strategy and analysing new EV charger business models. Our projects can be fast-paced with a steep learning curve, and graduate consultants often work across multiple different client and technologies in their first year, allowing the consultant to gain considerable expertise in new and exciting fields.

What You'll Do

The Clean Energy team operates across a range of clients and projects, so day to day activities can vary significantly, and include:
Strategic Consulting – researching, analysing and synthesising key insights and advice for a variety of clients and scenarios
Financial Analysis / Financial Modelling of various renewable assets, developers and others
Energy Policy Development and Impact Assessment
Corporate Finance / M&A - sale mandate, capital raising and due diligence

How You'll Grow

There are a number of different learning opportunities in our team:
The chance to acquire in-depth knowledge of a host of renewable technologies, from hands-on research and working with some of the industry’s leading experts
To become a professional financial analyst, designing and creating financial models for a variety of use cases, with the opportunity to pass the FCA or ACA accreditations, funded by FTI.
To gain key consulting skills, from high-level client interactions, presentation and public speaking, to a thorough understanding of market research and data analysis and visualisation, with knowledge of the international renewable industry and its markets.

What We Are Looking For

Strong academics – 2:1 or above from a top university, strong A level results (advanced degrees are desirable, e.g. MBA / LLB / MA / MSc)
Ability to work independently in fast-paced, multi-task environment
Interest in the energy sector and renewable energy in particular (preferably with experience through work experience or education)
Ability to interface with team members and clients in demanding, deadline-driven situations
Strong written and oral communication skills – relating to pitch books, articles and presentations
Proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Excellent attention to detail with a logical, practical and commercial approach
Highly organised and proactive individual with corporate experience
Numerate and analytical capabilities

Strategy, Consulting, or Transaction & M&A experience
Financial Modelling experience
Knowledge and experience of VBA, ideally within a modelling context;
Familiar with data sources and tools such as Companies House, Bloomberg, the Markets/Capital IQ and Thomson Reuters
Additional qualifications – even if only started: CFA or ACA /ACCA etc.

Application Process

Please submit your application through our candidate system until 31 October 2020 including CV and cover letter.

Our Benefits

Apart from the well-structured career path and excellent team environment, our employees enjoy a variety of perks and benefits.

We offer a competitive benefits and wellbeing programme including private medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, income protection, flex critical illness cover, 5% employer pension contribution, holiday buy, discounted gym membership, interest free travel loans, paid volunteer hours and corporate matching for charitable donations, and much more.

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More about this vacancy

Start date: 
September 2021
Start date: 
Specific date
Gym membership/subsidy, Life assurance, Pension scheme (with company contribution)

Degree subjects accepted:

All degree subjects accepted
Degree requirements: 
First, 2.1