Director, Lender Advisory, Restructuring (London)

Alvarez & Marsal

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Firm: Alvarez & Marsal

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competitive

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Director, Lender Advisory, Restructuring

Alvarez & Marsal

London

Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) is the leading independent global professional services firm with more than $1.3+ billion in revenues and 3000+ staff around the globe. We deliver world-leading performance improvement and advisory consulting – for restructuring, transformation, and healthy company situations. This allows organisations to transform operations, catapult growth and accelerate results through decisive action.

The regulatory changes impacting audit practices in the U.K. and Europe are having a significant impact on the Restructuring practices of the Big 4 accounting firms. Identifying this as an opportunity for growth, A&M is expanding its Restructuring practice with the stated aim of quickly becoming the first global, independent, full service Restructuring advisor.

A&M’s European business has over 700 staff offering a broad range of professional services including: Transaction Advisory, Performance Improvement, Corporate Transformation, Financial Institutions Advisory, Tax, Valuations, and Disputes and Investigation Services. The European Restructuring team has focused on big ticket company side financial restructuring and CRO appointments and in the last year delivered on some of the largest European restructuring cases such as Abengoa, Edcon and Isolux.

Our Restructuring practice is winning and delivering work at a rapid pace and as a result we are recruiting talented individuals to join this expanding team at Director level.

You will work on multi-stakeholder and often multi-national restructuring advisory engagements delivering a blend of review work and stakeholder advisory work to distressed businesses. If you are an experienced restructuring professional who is now looking for a ‘hands on’, entrepreneurial environment where you can really make a difference, then please apply to our role.

Main responsibilities:

  • Quickly understand challenging and rapidly changing situations to enable you to develop creative and innovative solutions/options for businesses and their stakeholders..
  • Build strong, trusted, long term relationships with key stakeholders in the UK and European lending community through the delivery of value added client engagements
  • Work with Managing Directors and Senior Directors to deliver client projects, taking on the role of key engagement contact as and when required
  • Management of engagements and projects to scope time and budget
  • Lead the design and development of client ready deliverables with minimal Managing Director input
  • The opportunity be involved in business development activities including the creation of client pitches and proposals to win new creditor mandates
  • Continuously keeping abreast of industry developments and regulation

The person

  • Extensive experience within a lender advisory professional services team
  • Ability to demonstrate experience delivering complex restructuring projects including IBRs, short term cash flow and capital structure analysis
  • Experience of managing multiple stakeholders within both lenders and corporates in challenging situations
  • Able to  demonstrate experience of working with operational and finance teams within large distressed organisations
  • Accountancy qualified (ACA, ACCA or equivalent)

Soft skills

In addition to the skills and qualities detailed above, the desired candidate will also demonstrate the following attributes;

  • Capacity to thrive in a fast-paced, challenging, and uncertain environment
  • Strong facilitation skills, forging consensus around credible, executable solutions.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills, confident and impactful presenter.
  • Objective, fact based approach to problem solving.
  • Driven by values and integrity, talks straight, builds confidence and leads by example.

Lifestyle and values

Attracted by our meritocratic culture and the opportunity to build a business with like-minded individuals, our people have joined A&M from senior roles industry and commerce, the Big 4, top tier strategy houses, private equity firms, hedge funds and leading financial services institutions. A&M is an outcomes focused business founded on the principles of objectivity, pragmatism and tangible and measurable success.

Our people have built their credentials through careers that combine experience in industry management and professional services. A&M has a proven track record of managing complex, high profile situations and delivery through world class expertise and excellence in execution. The culture of the business offers variety of skill, language, heritage and professional background and therefore is unique in terms of style and approach. This is a business where your colleagues are your best allies and ideally, your best friends. A business where good friendships thrive and trust is as true internally as with the client. Furthermore, the values of the business which include integrity and fun as well as just reward for great work comes to life when you become part of the team.

Please note that A&M are currently not able to offer work permits so you must already hold the necessary legal papers to work in the UK or the European Union.

Please note that due to the high volume of applications we are receiving, we are unable to respond personally to every applicant. We do sincerely value your interest in Alvarez & Marsal; therefore if you do not hear back from us on this occasion, we would encourage you to continue to apply to other advertised opportunities for which your experience may be more suitable.

Voluntary Inclusion


It is Alvarez & Marsal’s policy to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

Job information

Firm: Alvarez & Marsal

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competitive

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