Associate Director, Restructuring

Postgraduate degree
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Associate Director, Restructuring

Alvarez & Marsal


Alvarez & Marsal (“A&M”) is a global consulting firm with more than $2+ billion in revenues, c.6,000+ staff and over 70 offices world-wide.  We offer a broad range of professional services including Financial & Operational Restructuring, Transaction Advisory, Performance Improvement, Corporate Transformation, Financial Institutions Advisory, Tax, Valuations, and Disputes and Investigation Services.

Companies, investors and government entities around the world turn to Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) for leadership, action and results.

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. This has created a huge opportunity for growth and A&M has expanded its Restructuring practice significantly attracting top performers from competitor firms in the UK and across Europe.

Our Restructuring practice has established offices in London, Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds and all have developed exceptional reputations for high quality work. We are winning and delivering work for clients at a rapid pace and, as a result, we are expanding our teams in each of these offices.

This is an opportunity for experienced restructuring professionals at Associate Director level to join one of our expanding teams in Manchester.

As part of a highly skilled team, you will have the opportunity to;

  • Work on multiple and challenging engagements across restructuring advisory and insolvency gaining broad industry experience
  • Gain constant exposure to our Managing Directors, leveraging their substantial experience, providing you with the opportunity to learn on the job as well as through formal technical and soft skills training programs offered by A&M
  • Use the commercial aspects of your financial analysis skills while performing company-side advisory projects, accelerated sale processes, IBRs, short term cash flow and contingency planning assignments
  • Network internally with other service lines and externally with the wider business community in the Manchester area

Successful candidates will gain an exceptional range of experience, working on assignments across the restructuring spectrum. In addition, you will also have the opportunity to be involved in business development activities including, identifying potential clients who may need support, the creation of client pitches and proposals to win new mandates. In addition to the above, successful candidates will also benefit from our flexible culture and hybrid working policy.

The person

  • Experience of leading & contributing to Restructuring engagements within a respected advisory practice
  • Strong academic track record and professional accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA or equivalent)
  • Demonstrate the desire to build on existing skill sets and develop additional knowledge of all restructuring offerings with evident project experience in some / all of the following: company-side advisory projects, accelerated sale processes, IBRs, short term cash flow and capital structure analysis, formal insolvency or contingency planning.

Soft skills

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

  • Enjoy working as part of a team
  • Capacity to thrive in a fast-paced, challenging, and uncertain environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Objective, fact-based approach to problem solving
  • Driven by values and integrity, builds confidence and leads by example.

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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