Company: Winterflood Securities Limited, London

Job title: Corporate Finance Manager

Salary: Competitive

Direct reports: None

Date of posting: 8th June 2020

Date of closing: 6th July 2020

Winterflood Investment Trusts is a full-service listed-fund team, covering the entire UK listed closed-ended funds sector and with the strength and depth to provide trading, sales, research and corporate advice.

Reporting directly to the Head of Corporate Finance, a rare opportunity has arisen for a talented Corporate Finance professional to join Winterflood in this varied and challenging role, replacing a departing team member.

The team operates principally from London but has a representative office in Edinburgh and the sales team, in particular, make regular visits to other financial centres around the UK and the Channel Islands.

The trust team is part of Winterflood Securities, an international capital markets firm based in London, covering more UK stocks as a market maker than any other firm. Winterflood’s strengths lie in a combination of traditional trading values and the performance of our own proprietary cutting-edge technology. The trust team has been an integral part of the firm since 2002. Winterflood Securities is a subsidiary of Close Brothers Group plc, a FTSE 250 group of specialist financial services businesses.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

Provide value-added corporate finance advisory services to clients
Advise a variety of investment trust clients on capital raising, restructuring and other transactions
Management of key transaction workstreams including direct liaison with key client stakeholders and service providers
Obtain and maintain a strong working knowledge of the application of the listing rules to investment trust clients
Provide timely data, memos and reports to clients
Collaborate with Investment Managers/lawyers/reporting accountants and other key stake holders to develop marketing materials and other key transaction documents
Build business development opportunities with investment trust clients and their stakeholders

Learning & Development:

To maintain one’s own commitment to CPD in respect of the role’s core responsibilities
To complete all regulatory training, as considered mandatory by the Company including any required FCA qualifications

Systems & Controls:

To adhere to the rules of the Financial Conduct Authority and the Company’s compliance manual, staff handbook and IT security manual
To adhere to the procedures outlined in the Company’s Corporate Procedures manual.

Communications & External Relations:

To represent the Company and communicate effectively with Group stakeholders, clients, employees, regulators, legal authorities, professional associations and other relevant stakeholders

Behaviour & Ethics:

To champion the Company’s integrity, accountability, responsibility, ethics, behaviour and values
To demonstrate ethical leadership, displaying and promoting throughout the Company positive behaviours consistent with the culture and values the Board has defined for the organisation

Certificated Functions: CF8 Client Dealing

Skills and Qualifications:

UK (or equivalent) University Batchelor Degree educated
UK corporate finance or corporate legal experience
Strong communication skills – both written and oral
Knowledge of the Listing Rules, Prospectus Regulation, Disclosure and Transparency Rules, Takeover Code and MAR
Strong skills in Microsoft Office – Excel, PowerPoint, Word