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Corporate Finance Senior Manager

Apply now Job no: 030542
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: England - London, Scotland - Glasgow City Centre, UK
Categories: Team Leader/Manager, Corporate Development & Strategy

Corporate Finance Senior Manager
Salary:£ Highly Competitive, plus car allowance and benefits 
Location – Glasgow OR London
Contract type - permanent

Do you value successful partnerships?

We’re working hard to disrupt the status quo in UK banking and we can't do this without a team of truly great people behind us. Our Corporate Development team is pivotal to the strategic development and future performance of the bank, evaluating opportunities and developing strategies for growth and business improvement. It’s a fast-paced, exciting and creative team to work in where there’s plenty of collaboration and engagement with the Group’s Leadership Team and senior stakeholder groups. Like all Virgin businesses, we love to challenge the norm, so you’ll need to be comfortable questioning the status quo.

Share our passion for delivering the best? If this is you, we have a number of exciting new opportunities that we’d love you to apply for.

We’ve a brilliant opening for a Corporate Finance Senior Manger reporting to the Head of Corporate Finance.  In this role you’ll responsible for steering and supporting the development of the Bank’s inorganic planning and execution strategy.  You’ll will be expected to work with a number of key senior stakeholder across the Bank and we will need you to develop and maintain a detailed knowledge of CYBG/Virgin Money, the Financial Services and Inorganic landscape and industry/external trends and be able to utilise this to help support the shape of the strategic agenda of the Group. 

Day to day you’ll be:

  • Support the Head of Corporate Finance in developing and leading the Bank’s inorganic strategy including financial and commercial analysis;
  • Acting as day to day liaison with accountants, lawyers, financial advisers;
  • Working with the Head of Corporate Finance in contributing to competitive bid proposals and evaluations;
  • Engaging and influencing key stakeholders on implementing the Banks Inorganic Strategy to ensure consistent and simplified application;
  • Directly supporting activities to lead and shape key inorganic strategic analysis for CYBG Leadership Team, working with business heads and leaderships teams with a view to driving direction of the bank’s inorganic strategy;
  • Support the Head of Strategy in developing the Bank’s strategy partnerships through financial and commercial analysis;
  • Inputting to the development of the annual strategic planning cycle in conjunction with Head of Strategy and the Head of Integration;
  • Contributing to and supporting the development of well-defined and convincing business presentations / reports for CYBG Leadership Team to allow informed discussion and debate on the options available and associated implications;
  • Accountable for ensuring that all operational and execution risk, regulatory, legal and customer, including conduct, matters are fully considered;
  • Providing direction, guidance and support in inorganic activities aligned to the Bank’s core strategic objectives;
  • Supporting the management of the annual inorganic strategic planning cycle in conjunction with Head of Corporate Finance;
  • Taking a leading role in training, mentoring and developing managers and analysts within the team;
  • Contributing to developing Group-wide insight into emerging themes, trends and threats
  • Prepare straightforward insightful reports and presentation materials to drive partnership decisions, Leadership and Board collaboration and plan sign off

We’d love you to have:

  • An excellent knowledge of M&A processes, valuation methodologies, legal and regulatory frameworks for UK Inorganic options;
  • Leadership experience in project management and M&A planning and execution;
  • Understanding of industry, strategic, competitor, performance and risk analysis;
  • In-depth knowledge of the UK financial services industry;
  • Investment Banking or client advisory experience beneficial;
  • Experience in working with Board, Leadership Team and executive level management;
  • Excellent written communication skills, with the ability to tailor information to Leadership Team/Board level;
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to see the longer-term impacts of plans and the potential for improvement;
  • Ability to foster growth and development in direct and indirect reports, and use best practice techniques for coaching;
  • Understanding and awareness of key regulatory and industry risks facing the banking industry.

We’ll look after you with…

U Benefits is our reward package that reflects the unique culture that we have here at CYBG. It is an integral part of our commitment to you, recognising the diversity of colleagues and empowering you to make the benefit choices appropriate that are right for you.

What’s available?

  • 30 days holiday plus public holidays AND you can buy more
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Total Pension! Enabling you to save a regular amount towards your retirement
  • Income Protection and Life Assurance
  • Wellness Account is an on demand fully flexible benefit which you control. This benefit provides reimbursement towards the cost of your wellness choices

Partner with us.  Apply now!

Points to note: If we offer you the job and you accept, you will be required to pass a credit and criminal record check, as well as providing 3 years' worth of satisfactory references.

At CYBG, inclusion is at the heart of our culture. It’s written into our values. As part of our inclusion strategy, we want to build a truly inclusive culture, where every colleague and customer feels they belong and our recruitment process reflects this approach.

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