Executive Compensation Consultancy Graduate Programme

Postgraduate degree

Alvarez & Marsal Taxand UK LLP is looking for highly motivated, analytical, inquisitive and numerate individuals to join our market leading Executive Compensation Services practice.  Due to continued business growth and investment in building our team, graduate opportunities are available for those interested in advising the Boards and executive management of a wide variety of clients from large companies to tech start-ups and privately managed businesses. We are currently recruiting for a September 2021 start date.

About Alvarez & Marsal (“A&M”)

For three decades, A&M has set the standard for working with organisations to solve complex problems, boost performance and maximise value for stakeholders. A&M has over 5,000 professionals globally who specialise in delivering turnaround & interim management, performance improvement and consulting services to a range of investors, law firms, corporate clients and private equity firms across the world.

Consultants in A&M’s Executive Compensation Services practice provide independent advice to the Remuneration Committees and executive management of companies in the UK, Europe and rest of the world; helping them to ensure that executive reward is aligned to their strategy, takes account of the views of their largest investors and other stakeholders, is compliant with regulatory and legal requirements and is explained clearly and succinctly.  Whether they are experiencing strategic change: such as preparing for an IPO, divesting or acquiring businesses or refreshing their executive team, our clients rely on our expertise to ensure that their most senior talent is rewarded in a way that is fair, appropriate and tied to robust performance requirements.  You will join a team of high-achieving professionals and benefit from personal coaching and mentoring from senior leaders with years of experience obtained in the Big Four, broader Management Consultancy, Legal and in in-house reward.  Throughout the three year programme, successful candidates will have the opportunity to gain practical experience in reward strategy and philosophy development, target setting and financial modelling, pay benchmarking, shareholder liaison, corporate governance, accounting, regulation as well as developing a broad range of consultancy skills.

Candidates who wish to gain a professional qualification will be supported through training such as the ICAEW Chartered Accountant (ACA) and from your first day in the office you will be involved in providing commercial and practical executive compensation advice to our clients and expanding your own knowledge and skillsets.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • 2:1 or higher undergraduate degree

  • A-level ABB (or equivalent)

  • Evidence of significant non-academic achievements

  • Business level English is a pre-requisite and any other languages are a bonus

  • IT skills – proficient in Excel and Word to intermediate level

  • Eligibility to work in the UK

We are committed to equality of opportunity and encourage applications from all candidates that meet the requirements and qualifications.

Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity and we foster inclusiveness. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

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, gender identity, 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


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