We are seeking to recruit an experienced finance professional to assist in developing our fast-growing business in Scotland and the North of England. The successful candidate will support our two existing Directors in Scotland and will be expected to work across a range of sectors, initially focused on property, social housing and corporate clients. As your career with us develops you will be expected to specialise in a particular sector and support our national sector teams in growing that sector regionally.
The role will be based in central Scotland, from either our Edinburgh or Glasgow offices, with travel throughout the UK to meet client requirements.
There is a degree of flexibility around an applicant’s background but experience of either the structuring and pricing of derivatives or debt advisory in a regulated environment is essential. This could be gained in a consulting, banking or professional services background. JCRA and all of its client-facing consultants are authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority. Any candidate who is not currently an approved person will be expected to undertake the necessary training to attain FCA approved person status (CF30). Candidates should state in their application if they are presently approved by the FCA and in what capacity/function.
Of critical importance will be a candidate’s commercial awareness of financial risk and their ability to interact at a senior level with clients and targets in both a service delivery and a business development capacity. The candidate will be expected to demonstrate an ability to work independently, display strong technical knowledge and manage a transaction process. In addition a willingness to develop new contacts and undertake business development activity to support our growth is essential. The key responsibilities and requirements of the role are as follows.