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Corporate Finance Director

| Full-time | East Midlands

We have now filled our Corporate Finance Director vacancy but we are always looking for talented people to join our team.

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We are looking for an experienced leader to join our team as a Corporate Finance Director. This newly created role offers the opportunity to take ownership of and develop our corporate finance service.

Duncan & Toplis, one of the UK’s top regional accountancy firms, specialise in accountancy, tax, business advice, legal services and wealth management. Established in 1925, the team provide services to more than 12,000 businesses and individuals. We help each other as well as our communities, taking our social responsibility seriously by supporting local initiatives.

We develop talent and encourage ambitious individuals to progress their careers and expand their professional and personal development, whilst always ensuring we put our values – Trust, Strength, Direction and Value – at the forefront of everything we do.

We’re looking for talented people like you

Joining us as a Corporate Finance Director, you will have a Diploma in Corporate Finance qualification or be qualified by experience with a minimum of five years of corporate finance deal-making. You will currently be operating in a director or leadership role, or ready to take that next step in your career. It would be advantageous to have the following skills, but we welcome all applicants to join our talented team:

  • Good communicator and confident presenter
  • Leadership and people management
  • Project management
  • Business development
  • Demonstrable corporate finance knowledge
  • Familiarity with accounting software and Microsoft Office 365

What does this role involve?

As part of the leadership team, you will be confident in proactively representing the company and our corporate finance service as well as preparing business plans, setting budgets, and managing change implementation. As Corporate Finance Director, you will have overall responsibility for the service line and its team members. This will include maintaining client relationships, resources, and workflow planning, sharing knowledge to drive external content and service promotion, and cultivating a prospective network of new business opportunities. This will also include the development of associates and managers within your service line team, conducting performance reviews, and setting clear objectives in addition to day-to-day support and management.

As this is a new role, you have the opportunity to develop our corporate finance service for the market and build the internal structure and team required to deliver this service. In doing so, you will ensure that everyone in your team is equipped with the skills they need to deliver the best possible client experience, coupled with clear career opportunities and a supportive work environment in which talents can flourish.

Be a Duncan & Toplis team member

At Duncan & Toplis we offer flexible working arrangements through our flexible working guide, called ‘How we work’. You can read more about How we work here.

As part of our benefits package, we also offer mental health support, time to volunteer for charitable work, and a discretionary Christmas bonus. These are just some of the perks of working at Duncan & Toplis.

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