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Financial Advisory, Manager / Associate Director



6d ago

  • Job
    Senior (5-8 years)
  • Business, Operations & Strategy
  • Manchester

AI generated summary

  • You should have financial advisory experience, understanding of debt markets, strong analytical and interpersonal skills, project management abilities, and fluency in English to excel in this Manager/Associate Director role at Teneo.
  • You will project manage engagements, challenge business plans, develop restructuring options, liaise with stakeholders, manage insolvency cases, support business development, and lead marketing initiatives while actively supporting talent development and training within an inclusive team culture.


  • Financial restructuring, insolvency or transaction experience gained either as an advisor within a professional services Company, consultancy firm, bank or investment bank; as an analyst in a debt or special situations fund of benefit, however not essential.
  • An understanding of debt markets, banking, loan agreements and other relevant financial and legal documentation
  • Good understanding of the restructuring, insolvency and transaction marketplace, its trends, and key players (principals and advisers)
  • Very strong analytical skills, including: business analytics, business planning, short term cash flows, financing options, an understanding of insolvency procedures and practices
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Excellent reporting writing and financial analysis skills
  • Ability to lead small teams and develop people
  • Ability to conduct business in fluent oral and written English is a pre-requisite


  • Project managing parts of the engagement and appointments, providing support to the director/ managing director (or often directly Senior Managing Director) in managing external stakeholders
  • Supporting management teams in preparing and challenging business plans, short term cash flow forecasts and restructuring plans
  • Developing, analysing and presenting restructuring options using input from other teams, e.g. strategy or tax analysis,
  • Managing a portfolio of insolvency appointment, engaging with key stakeholders and supporting Insolvency Practitioners tending to statutory requirements
  • Liaising with the Company’s lawyers to understand key aspects of legal documentation and also drive any documentation processes (term sheets, waivers, loan documentation etc.)
  • Managing diverse teams within an inclusive team culture where people are recognised for their contribution Understanding and actively managing the Company’s risk from take-on through to completion of engagements
  • Actively support business development activities , building your own contact network and supporting Director/ Managing Director-led marketing and sales activities
  • Participating in existing business development programmes and key client accounts
  • Identify opportunities to expand jobs as well as opportunities to provide wider Teneo services to existing clients
  • Take responsibility for leading marketing initiatives aimed at specific channels to market, or events
  • Actively support practice and talent development
  • Provide on-job coaching and development to staff
  • Develop junior staff outside of jobs through appraising and mentoring
  • Support wider business training initiatives


What kind of projects does the Financial Advisory team in Manchester work on?

The team works on a variety of projects including administration projects, refinancing, restructuring, and rescue transactions for a range of corporates, PE firms, and lenders.

What opportunities are available for working on national and international assignments?

Opportunities exist throughout the year to work with the broader Teneo Financial Advisory practice on national and international assignments.

What level of support can I expect from the established team?

You can expect support from the experienced team to utilize and enhance your advisory skills and experience.

What responsibilities will I have as a Manager / Associate Director in the team?

As a Manager / Associate Director, you will have the opportunity to lead workstreams, manage junior staff, and support Directors and Managing Directors in client-facing delivery.

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Mission & Purpose

Teneo is the global CEO advisory firm. We partner with our clients globally to do great things for a better future. Drawing upon our global team and expansive network of senior advisors, we provide advisory services across our five business segments on a stand-alone or fully integrated basis to help our clients solve complex business challenges. Our clients include a significant number of the Fortune 100 and FTSE 100, as well as other corporations, financial institutions and organizations. Our full range of advisory services includes strategic communications, investor relations, financial transactions and restructuring, management consulting, physical and cyber risk, organizational design, board and executive search, geopolitics and government affairs, corporate governance, ESG and DE&I. The firm has more than 1,500 employees located in 40 offices around the world.