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Financial Advisory and Capital Markets Services to Corporates

Comprehensive coverage of over 420 companies

Investment ideas and execution for institutional investors

Complete UK pricing coverage and worldwide access

Our joined-up approach allows us to consistently deliver value

A wealth of experience, strong collegiate ethos underpinning our joined-up approach

Our principles define the relationship between our people, our departments and our clients

We are committed to making a difference in the communities we live and work in

An environment committed to the development of our colleagues

An internship programme for undergraduates as part of their study

We hire people who demonstrate a clear understanding of what it means to do the right thing, a strong motivation to succeed and a demonstrable interest in the subject matter. A keen intellect and excellent communication skills are therefore essential.

We enjoy a collegiate culture in which everyone is committed to long-term success through the evolution of business. Our focus on exceptional service standards means our clients always come first. This is what sets us apart from our competitors.

For all careers submit your CV and covering letter to

recruitment@peelhunt.com

CURRENT VACANCIES

January 2022

Technical Accountant

The Finance department covers a broad scope of financial planning, recording, controlling and reporting activities from transactional accounting through to the provision of analysis and forecasting for decision-making. The department supports senior management in exercising budgetary and financial control in pursuit of the company’s strategic objectives. The Technical Accountant will assist with the preparation of the group financial consolidation, annual and semi-annual financial statements, selection/interpretation/application of accounting standards and preparation of technical accounting memoranda.

RESPONSIBILITIES

- Maintain an understanding of the regulatory environment, and values and abilities consistent with the FCA conduct rules.
- Maintain an understanding and respect of the organisation's values, ethics and behaviours.
- Prepare the monthly group financial consolidation (1 major UK trading/operating entity, 2 minor overseas operating entities: 1 US 15a6 broker dealer, 1 EU investment firm), 3 intermediate holding companies, 1 listed parent holding company.
- Maintain the associated underlying reporting structures (oracle Essbase).
- Assist with the preparation of statutory financial accounts for all group legal entities.
- Assist the Financial & Management Reporting Manager /Head of Finance/CFO with the preparation of the annual report, interim and preliminary results and disclosures, trading updates, analyst/investor presentations, KPIs and highlights.
- Assist with the maintenance of the group’s accounting policies.
- Monitor changes in accounting standards and advise on compliance/best practice.
- Assist with evaluation and selection of appropriate methodologies and measurement.
- Assist with the evaluation of appropriate management judgements and estimates.
- Prepare Audit/Disclosure committee papers and technical accounting memoranda for the Board.
- Work with the group and local statutory auditors.
- Ensure appropriate controls and documentation are in place for own areas of responsibility.
- Contribute to a strong control environment, maintain continuous improvement and automation of the control environment and existing Finance processes.
- Provide cover for other Finance team members in times of absence, where appropriate.
- Ad hoc queries and project related work.

KEY CAPABILITIES & KNOWLEDGE

-Qualified Accountant ACA/ACCA/CIMA.
- Good academics.
- Motivated, entrepreneurial nature demonstrating initiative.
- Excellent and demonstrable analytical and numerical skills.
- Competent use of MS Excel required. Experience of MS Access, VBA desirable but not essential.
- Adaptable to different tasks and projects.
- Willing to take ownership of daily/monthly process.
- Strong communication skills and a team player Ability to work independently and under pressure.
- Financial services background, preferably in a broker/dealer environment.
- Strong technical knowledge of UK IFRS, including experience of IFRS7 and IFRS9 accounting for financial instruments, and IFRS2 accounting for share based payments.
- Experience of AIM reporting requirements could be an advantage.

COMPETENCIES

- Analytical
- Numerical
- Detail Orientated
- Problem Solving
- Commercial Awareness
- Teamwork
- Integrity
- Technical Expertise

OTHER

This role is not in scope of the Conduct Rules Regime and does not require authorisation from Peel Hunt that the candidate is fit and proper to perform the role.

January 2022

Investor Relations

*We have two vacancies open in Investor Relations - one headcount does not require direct IR experience* 

*CF30 Certificate is desirable but not mandatory*

The Investment Banking Department offers corporate broking, corporate finance and M&A advisory services to over 140 clients. The Investor Relations team acts as a key front line function encompassing interactions between our corporate clients and investors. The Investor Relations service allows the investment community to gain a greater understanding of a Company’s business, it’s governance, financial performance and prospects and in turn, the company to gain feedback from the investor audience.

RESPONSIBILITIES

- Organise roadshows for corporate clients – this involves scheduling 1-to-1 meetings, group meetings, site visits and other ad-hoc events
- Key interface between our corporate clients and institutional fund managers & wealth managers
- Full responsibility for roadshow targeting, identifying new investors, organisation of meetings and ensuring smooth roadshows for clients
- Go-to person for your clients’ shareholder registers, investor interactions and meeting feedback
- Working closely with Investment Banking Directors on client account management, along with other Peel Hunt departments
- Organise client, target and Private Wealth Manager roadshows including liaising with clients on logistics, investor targeting, contacting shareholders and potential shareholders to schedule investor meetings, confirming meetings with investors and sending roadshow documents to clients and, subsequently, detailing responses
- Obtain feedback following roadshows and other client events, liaising with Sales Desk when necessary. Create feedback report and deliver to client summarising key messages and identifying action points
- Work with Research, Sales and Investment Banking departments to plan corporate events such as conferences, site visits, investor lunches.
- Share register analysis – work with share register analysis (SRA) ensuring data received from SRA provider is correct – sending onto clients with any relevant points detailed.
- Attend client results, capital markets & strategy days, sales meetings and roadshow group meetings.
- Work with corporate clients to develop & implement investor relations programs/IR planners; comprising investor targeting, IR calendars, timing of UK and other road shows, site visits and investor days
- Have an understanding of the regulatory environment, and values and abilities consistent with the FCA conduct rules

KEY CAPABILITIES & KNOWLEDGE

- Strong relationship building and client service skills
- Competent in the use of Microsoft Office applications
- Ability to work well within a team, and interact with the wider company
- Ability to work under pressure and to strict deadlines
- A self-starter with a dedicated work ethic
- Multi-tasking – this role works across three teams, so prioritising, communication and time management are crucial
- Confident on the phone and dealing with senior directors

COMPETENCIES

- Building & Maintaining Relationships
- Commercial Awareness
- Communication
- Organisation
- Project Management
- Teamwork

OTHER

This role is in scope of the Certification Regime and requires authorisation from Peel Hunt that the candidate is fit and proper to perform the role.

August 2021

IBD Analyst/Associate – Real Estate, Building & Construction

The Investment Banking Department provides a full range of corporate advisory and broking services, whether this be guiding clients through transactions (such as raising capital or merging with another company) or providing market and sector intelligence.

The department is sector focused, operating across eight sector verticals (Consumer, Healthcare, Real Estate, Industrials, FIG, Investment Funds, TMT and Natural Resources), aligning the Investment Banking Department to leverage Research analysts’ knowledge and sector intelligence. Dedicated ECM Syndicate, DCM, PCM, M&A, IPO Origination and IR teams support the sector teams.

The Analyst/Associate role provides constant exposure to the UK equity capital markets including corporate clients, other advisers and, where appropriate, institutional investors across in whichever Investment Banking sector team the Associate is assigned. This allows the Associate to be very sector specific - Peel Hunt operates a specialist model at the associate level and above.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Assisting with the execution of transactions including IPO’s, secondary fundraisings and M&A and other related activities, preparing financial and valuation models for potential corporate client opportunities.
- Providing support in the execution of corporate finance transactions, pitchbook prep/oversight and marketing efforts, supporting the senior team with analysis, research and due diligence, building and reviewing financial models and valuations for potential corporate client opportunities, drafting transactional documentation, day to day liaison with clients regarding stock market trends and developments (Associate).
- Drafting relevant corporate finance and related transactional documentation
- Preparing marketing presentations for current and potential corporate clients with appropriate research and data analytics (data mining)
- Supervised day-to-day liaison with corporate clients regarding stock market trends and developments
- Supporting other members of the team as necessary, with analysis, research and due diligence
- Have an understanding of the regulatory environment, and values and abilities consistent with the FCA conduct rules.
- Advising clients on the impact of AIM Rules, Listing Rules and the Takeover Code.
- Liaising with the relevant regulatory bodies on the behalf of corporate clients.

KEY CAPABILITIES & KNOWLEDGE

- Demonstrable UK ECM / M&A transactional experience.
- A strong interest in Real Estate sector, specifically small-mid cap landscape.
- Analysts require strong communication and team working skills, strong project management, accurate modelling and proven analytical skills and be able to work autonomously whilst multi-tasking (intraday).
- A minimum of a 2.1 degree or equivalent.
- A keen interest in UK Capital Markets.
- Strong numerical, analytical and project management skills.
- Demonstrable drive and determination.
- Competitive nature, demonstrable high achiever.
- Strong work ethic.
- High inter-personnel skills to work in/ across multidisciplinary teams and departments as well as with other professional advisers, clients and regulators.
- Strong moral compass combined with appreciation / acceptance of Regulatory adherence, Compliance oversight and Conduct enforcement.

COMPETENCIES

- Analytical
- Building & Maintaining Relationships
- Commercial Awareness
- Numerical
- Persuasion & Negotiation
- Pitching & Presentation
- Technical Expertise

OTHER

This role is in scope of the Certification Regime and requires authorisation from Peel Hunt that the candidate is fit and proper to perform the role.   

August 2021

IBD Analyst - Pool

The Investment Banking Department provides a full range of corporate advisory and broking services, whether this be guiding clients through transactions (such as raising capital or merging with another company) or providing market and sector intelligence.

The department is sector focused, operating across eight sector verticals (Consumer, Healthcare, Real Estate, Industrials, FIG, Investment Funds, TMT and Natural Resources), aligning the Investment Banking department to leverage Research analysts’ knowledge and sector intelligence. Dedicated ECM Syndicate, DCM, PCM, M&A, IPO Origination and IR teams support the sector teams.

The Analyst role provides constant exposure to the UK equity capital markets including corporate clients, other advisers and, where appropriate, institutional investors across all of the sector teams.

KEY CAPABILITIES & KNOWLEDGE

Analysts require strong communication/ team working skills, strong project management, accurate modelling and proven analytical skills and be able to work autonomously whilst multi-tasking (intraday).

Associates need to have the following skill sets and competencies:

- A minimum of a 2.1 degree or equivalent from a top University
- A keen interest in UK Capital Markets
- Strong numerical, analytical and project management skills
- Demonstrable drive and determination – a self-starter
- Competitive nature, demonstrable high achiever
- Strong work ethic
- High inter-personnel skills to work in/ across multidisciplinary teams and departments as well as with other professional advisers, clients and regulators.
- Strong moral compass combined with appreciation/ acceptance of Regulatory adherence, Compliance oversight and Conduct enforcement.

COMPETENCIES

- Analytical
- Building & Maintaining Relationships
- Commercial Awareness
- Numerical
- Persuasion & Negotiation
- Pitching & Presentation
- Technical Expertise

OTHER

This role is in scope of the Certification Regime and does not require authorisation from Peel Hunt that the candidate is fit and proper to perform the role.

August 2021

IBD Associate - FIG

The Investment Banking Department provides a full range of corporate advisory and broking services, whether this be guiding clients through transactions (such as raising capital or merging with another company) or providing market and sector intelligence.

The department is sector focused, operating across eight sector verticals (Consumer, Healthcare, Real Estate, Industrials, FIG, Investment Funds, TMT and Natural Resources), aligning the Corporate department to leverage Research analysts’ knowledge and sector intelligence. Dedicated ECM Syndicate, DCM, PCM, M&A, IPO Origination and IR teams support the sector teams.

The Associate role provides constant exposure to the UK equity capital markets including corporate clients, other advisers and, where appropriate, institutional investors across in whichever sector team the Associate is assigned. This allows the Associate to be very sector specific - Peel Hunt operates a specialist model at the associate level and above.

RESPONSIBILITIES

- Provide support in the execution of corporate finance transactions, pitch book prep/oversight and marketing efforts in their assigned sector.
- Supporting the senior team wherever possible with analysis, research and due diligence.
- Oversight of analysts assigned to specific projects in the sector team.
- Preparing, building and reviewing financial models and valuation models for potential corporate client opportunities.
- Drafting relevant corporate finance and related transactional documentation, project management and due diligence work streams.
- Day-to-day liaison with corporate clients regarding stock market trends and developments.
- Advising clients on the impact of AIM Rules, Listing Rules and the Takeover Code.
- Liaising with the relevant regulatory bodies on the behalf of corporate clients.
- Have an understanding of the regulatory environment, and values and abilities consistent with the FCA conduct rules.

KEY CAPABILITIES & KNOWLEDGE

Associates require strong communication/ team working skills, strong project management, accurate modelling and proven analytical skills and be able to work autonomously whilst multi-tasking (intraday).

Associates need to have the following skill sets and competencies:

- A minimum of 2 years of UK ECM transactional experience
- A keen interest in UK Capital Markets
- Strong numerical, analytical and project management skills
- Demonstrable drive and determination – a self-starter
- Competitive nature, demonstrable high achiever
- Strong work ethic
- High inter-personnel skills to work in/ across multidisciplinary teams and departments as well as with other professional advisers, clients and regulators.
- Strong moral compass combined with appreciation/ acceptance of Regulatory adherence, Compliance oversight and Conduct enforcement.
- A minimum of a 2.1 degree or equivalent from a top University

COMPETENCIES

- Analytical
- Building & Maintaining Relationships
- Commercial Awareness
- Numerical
- Persuasion & Negotiation
- Pitching & Presentation
- Technical Expertise

OTHER

- This role is in scope of the Certification Regime and requires authorisation from Peel Hunt that the candidate is fit and proper to perform the role.

June 2021

IT Developer

The Development team focus on in house development of the Firm’s electronic trading capability as well as automation and efficiency improvements across all business functions. You would join our small but growing team of experienced developers and work on a variety of projects involving in-house systems which implement:

- Real-time equity trading, incorporating FIX order and quote flow from both industry networks and dedicated links;
- Electronic market making across domestic, European and international instruments;
- Business workflow management for research, compliance and middle/back office functions;
- Internal data analysis tools covering areas such as trading, commission and market place metrics.

The team comprises seven developers, responsible for deciding on and managing our own working practices. This gives us the opportunity and freedom to work how we want, but also the responsibility of making sure we do so properly and professionally.

The team report to a head of development, who is part of the above headcount, but otherwise enjoy a flat team structure where decision making and responsibility is shared.

RESPONSIBILITIES

- Provide support to all users within the firm in all aspects of the IT infrastructure which will require supporting the following technologies:
  *Java 8 servers, supported by Python 2.7 for simpler scripts and RAD requirements;
  *C# front ends;
  *Messaging infrastructure leveraging Informatica UltraMessaging;
  *Vaadin web apps with some simpler websites delivered using Django;
  *Oracle and SQL Server database persistence;
  *KDB time-series storage and analysis;
  *Influx and Grafana for system instrumentation;
  *Servers deployed on Linux, RHEL 7;
  *SQL Server Analysis and Reporting Services; and
  * the usual tools: Intellij, Rider, GIT, JIRA, TeamCity.
- Develop and deliver software to address a wide range of business problems.
- Work with stakeholders, analysing their requirements and the wider problem to determine what is needed.
- Work on your own or with others from the development team, depending on the size of the project at hand.
- Plan and organise your projects so they are delivered under appropriate timescales, and be flexible where relevant factors change.
- Ask for help and provide support to others to ensure yours and the teams’ outputs are functionally complete, performant and supportable.
- First and second line support of our systems.
- Other responsibilities will include, but are not limited to: green-field development; extensions of existing applications; and day-to-day maintenance and enhancements.
- Have an understanding of the regulatory environment, and values and abilities consistent with the FCA conduct rules.

KEY CAPABILITIES & KNOWLEDGE
- 2.1 or higher degree in a technical discipline.
- 2 years development experience using Core Java in a server side environment.
- Exposure to and participation in:
  *high performance, distributed and multi-threaded systems;
  *understanding interfaces between and separation of interconnected modules/systems;
  *front to back involvement;
  *decomposition of complex problems into manageable phases for development and delivery;
  *understanding the need to deliver high quality code to minimise or eliminate long-term support and maintenance burdens; and
  *use of automated, unit and functional testing with a pragmatic approach to when and to what depth these should be applied.
- Experience of one or more of the following would be an advantage:
  * SQL databases (Oracle, MSSQL or Sybase) and queries
  * C# GUI development;
  * Python scripting/simple programming, with use of SciPy and/or Django being particularly useful;
  * and KDB querying and management/maintenance.

COMPETENCIES

- Problem Solving
- Technical Expertise
- Detail Orientated
- Commercial Awareness
- Analytical

OTHER

- This role is in scope of the Conduct Rules Regime and does not require authorisation from Peel Hunt that the candidate is fit and proper to perform the role.

June 2021

Service Desk Manager

The Service Desk Manager provides oversight of the Service Desk team who provide technical support and administration for all end-user software, hardware, and connectivity. The Service Desk team work closely with the Systems Engineers to deliver full end to end solutions and resolution of issues.

The Service Desk Manager reports to the Head of Infrastructure.

RESPONSIBILITIES

- Have an understanding of the regulatory environment, and values and abilities consistent with the FCA conduct rules.
- Identify, diagnose, research, track, and resolve technical issues within current product offerings while also investing in next generation products and services
- Manage and contribute to a team of high-performing technologists that is focused on developing and improving the mobility experience and products offered across the firm
- Meet and partner with vendors and mobility solutions providers to ensure full awareness of product offerings and their applications within the firm.
- Be an escalation point and mentor for other team members
- Complete oversight of Service Desk Analysts
- Provide leadership and guidance to the Service Desk Analysts.
- Develop and maintain strong working relationships with front and back office division heads to understand their information and systems needs and deliver to them
- Acting as a bridge between the IT support and Infrastructure team
- Anything and everything required for the smooth running of the IT environment
- Continually improve service through proactively identifying trends
- Assist the infrastructure team delivering software and services to the company through service transition.


KEY CAPABILITIES & KNOWLEDGE

- Exceptional communication skills
- Excellent problem solving skills and analytical approach
- Ability to work under pressure and complete tasks to set deadlines
- Ability to learn quickly and apply that knowledge
- Competent with Microsoft Technologies
- Ability to manage a team and lead by example
- High levels of personal and professional integrity
- Awareness of risks and of their potential significance, and of the challenges in avoiding/managing risks
- An entrepreneurial approach with an ability to operate both at a strategic level and to be hands on
- A positive, self-sufficient leader with excellent communication skills, intellect and energy
- Very sound judgment and business instinct with a desire to challenge traditional thinking
- Ability to encourage followership, motivate and develop a diverse group of people towards a challenging goal
- Determined to succeed, high energy with humility and a strong personal drive
- A collaborative working style
- A very strong work ethic and a focus on customer delivery


COMPETENCIES

- Problem Solving: Ability to find solutions to difficult or complex issues. Analysing issues, difficulties and opportunities against each potential course of action, evaluating the constraints and risks in order to select the most systematic, workable and rational solution.
- Stakeholder Focus: Establishing and maintaining effective relationships with all stakeholders, consulting with, listening to and understanding the needs of our customers and others who are impacted by our business. Using this knowledge to shape the way we do business and to manage expectations and requirements.
- Technical Expertise: Understands technical or professional aspects of work and continually maintains and develops technical knowledge keeping abreast of industry, legal or regulatory changes.
- Communication: The ability to convey information, ideas and arguments effectively and efficiently to facilitate sharing of information between people both in written and verbal form.
- Teamwork: The ability to work with others towards a shared goal, participating actively, taking responsibility and sharing recognition using individual capabilities to contribute to the success of the team.
- Detail Orientated: Attention to detail making a conscious effort to understand the causes rather than just the effects.
- Commercial Awareness: Understanding of both how the organisation operates as well as technology developments within the industry.
- Analytical: Investigating incidents/problems and finding an ideal solution in a timely and efficient manner. 


OTHER

- This role is in scope of the Conduct Rules Regime and does not require authorisation from Peel Hunt that the candidate is fit and proper to perform the role.

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