Newly Qualified Accountant - Working Capital

Postgraduate degree
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In today's unprecedented global economic uncertainty, businesses face an increasing array of challenges. For over three decades, clients have trusted Alvarez & Marsal to work with them to help solve their most important business problems. We have earned this trust by giving every problem the utmost senior-level attention; by researching and understanding the facts before drawing conclusions; by our steadfast commitment to objectivity; and by demonstrating time and again that great leadership makes all the difference.

With over 3,000 people across four continents, we deliver tangible results for corporates, boards, private equity firms, law firms and government agencies facing complex challenges. Our senior leaders, and their teams, help organizations transform operations, catapult growth and accelerate results through decisive action. Comprised of experienced operators, world-class consultants, former regulators and industry authorities, A&M leverages its restructuring heritage to turn change into a strategic business asset, manage risk and unlock value at every stage of growth.

A&M are the firm to call when a company needs a fundamental transformation, turnaround or operational restructuring.  This might be at an enterprise level for deal-related transformation (post-merger integration or carve-outs) or within a function such as Finance, Commercial or Supply Chain.  A&M are also the go to firm when a disruptive new venture needs to be set up quickly.

Following a year of exceptional growth across Europe, we are expanding our Functional Transformation team in London and we are looking for an Associate with a strong interest in building a career in Finance Transformation and Working Capital


  • Provide support to Directors, Senior Directors and Managing Directors in project execution and delivery
  • Deliver client projects including working capital optimisation, crisis cash management and cash flow forecasting as well as finance function transformation. Specific responsibilities may include working capital benchmarking, diagnostic reviews (including analysis of opportunities), finance function and operating model assessments, G&A cost reduction, implementation planning, and ultimately interim implementation roles
  • Contribute to thought leadership across the finance transformation and working capital agenda


  • Bachelor’s degree required plus a professional qualification – ACA / ACCA / CIMA with first time passes desirable
  • Well-developed analytical skills combined with strong IT skills gained at a Big 4 accounting firm or specialist consulting firm
  • Proficiency in Excel and PowerPoint
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Additional European languages including French, German, Dutch, Italian or Spanish are advantageous
  • Ambitious with a desire to succeed in an entrepreneurial culture

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.

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Job information

Firm: Alvarez & Marsal

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

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