New – Banking & Finance Associate, 1-5 PQE, Large International Firm, London or Remote

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New – Banking & Finance Associate, 1-5 PQE, Large International Firm, London or Remote

  • Location:

    London

  • Sector:

    Banking & Finance

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Chris Woodward

  • Contact email:

    chris@cgwlegal.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 3005 3265

  • Job ref:

    CGW BANK 2

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-09-30

  • Startdate:

    As soon as possible following end of notice period.

​New – Banking & Finance Associate, 1-5 PQE, Large International Firm, London or Remote
The Role
This large international firm are looking to recruit a bright and personable Banking & Finance associate to join their impressive London team. The option to work remotely is also available.
Purpose of role
To carry out a broad range of finance work as part of an ambitious, motivated and growing team. Acting for lenders and borrowers, you will work on a variety of lending transactions. We act for a wide range of funders including banks, insurers and debt funds. We also have a significant borrower side practice acting for specialist finds, private equity sponsors and large corporates. The practice areas covered by the team include real estate finance, corporate lending, acquisition finance, restructuring and global loans. Many of the transactions we work on are cross-border due to the nature of the firm and so you will have the opportunity to work with an unparalleled network of offices around the world.
We are focused on supporting and developing members of our team, providing them with the opportunity to stretch themselves whilst ensuring they have the necessary tools at hand in the form of precedents and know-how resources second to none. In addition, you will be encouraged and empowered to get involved in marketing and business development initiatives. To support you in this role, you will have the benefit of our award winning learning and development programmes.
We are looking for candidates from 1 to 5 years post qualifying experience in general banking to work. We are happy to consider candidates either for a London based role or a location agnostic role working with the London team.
Required experience, skills and attributes
Technical Skills
  • Between 1 and 5 years’ post qualifying experience in general banking work
  • Enthusiastic about keeping up with the latest trends in the areas we cover
  • Proven ability to communicate well at all levels
  • Proven ability to organise and prioritise effectively
  • Proven ability to work as part of a team whilst also using initiative
  • Able to demonstrate flexibility and ability to adapt to change
  • Proven ability to build effective client relationships
  • Proven ability to solve problems and deal with client matters
  • Strong aspirations to succeed
  • Evidence to support keen interest in business development
Personal attributes
  • Teamwork - Maintains productive and harmonious relationships within own team and across the firm to achieve objectives. Promotes team based working and shares knowledge
  • Communication - Communicates clearly, concisely and effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Adaptability to change - Is receptive to changing requirements in the job and the firm. Adapts approach to meet new priorities and able to promote new ideas and improvements
  • Customer focus - Proactive in identifying and addressing the needs of clients and internal customers to ensure the delivery of valuable and efficient services
  • Problem Solving - Analyses problems and information, evaluates options and risks in order to identify the most appropriate solutions. Bases decisions on sound judgement and initiative
  • Achievement - Displays a high degree of commitment and purpose in pursuing objectives. Prioritises plans and organises workload. Focused and energetic in ensuring tasks are carried through to successful completion
  • Personal Effectiveness - Projects confidence, self-motivation and enthusiasm. Displays a positive attitude and demonstrates self-control when under pressure
The firm
We are the world's largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. We are a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service. Our polycentric approach and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which we live and work.
Diversity & Inclusion
Essential to our success as a global law firm is our ability to attract and retain the best talent from a diverse range of backgrounds. We want a work environment where everyone can reach their potential and we have an inclusive culture which respects individual differences.
We undertake and support a number of internal and external initiatives aimed at increasing diversity within the profession and we encourage all our partners and staff to get involved.
Equal opportunities
We are committed to providing equal opportunities for all. We welcome applications from candidates with disabilities and support those in the workplace who have a disability.
Please do get in touch for a quick confidential chat about the position if it sounds of interest. We are happy to answer any questions you might have and provide the name of the firm, job specs, salary info etc. If you aren't actively looking we are always happy to have a chat about the market.