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We believe that one of the key strengths of Canaccord Genuity is our culture of partnership, collaboration and excellence. We are driven by our clients’ success and we are relentlessly committed to helping them achieve their financial goals. When our clients succeed, we succeed.

Working at Canaccord Genuity offers performance-driven individuals an opportunity to do the most rewarding work of their careers. Our employees experience the best of both worlds: access to global resources and capabilities, with the responsiveness and agility of an independently owned firm.

In the UK, Europe & Crown Dependencies, we offer employment opportunities in our Wealth Management and Capital Markets businesses. Our Wealth Management business operates out of offices across the UK, as well as Jersey, Guernsey and the Isle of Man. Our Capital Markets business is headquartered in London, with additional locations in Dublin and Paris.

To learn more about the careers in our UK & Crown Dependencies Wealth Management division, please click here.

We invite you to learn more by exploring our opportunities below, or by making a submission using the General Application link at the bottom of this page.

Speculative Applications - Capital Markets

Please submit any speculative applications here. Your details will be retained for three months in line with General Data Protection Regulation and our Recruitment Privacy Notice. If, in that time, your CV is suitable for a vacancy, we will get in touch to discuss your experience in more detail. Please note that we advertise when we are accepting applications for our Intern positions and Analyst programme. 

Any applications that are sent through via our speculative applications route will not be considered for these roles and should be submitted as outlined in the relevant advertisement. 

Canaccord Genuity Limited aim to promote an environment free from discrimination, harassment and victimisation where everyone receives equal treatment regardless of age, colour, disability, gender, race, sexual orientation, hours of work, marital status, national origin, political opinions or religious beliefs. All decisions on employment practices are objective, free from bias and based upon work criteria and individual merit. To monitor the effectiveness of our efforts in regards to offering equal opportunities, we would be grateful if you would provide the relevant information requested on the application form. The information requested will be detached by us upon receipt of your application and will not be used during the selection process.


Location: London

Department: Capital Markets

Company: Canaccord Genuity Limited

Reference: Spec1

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Associate (FIG), Advisory M&A - Investment Banking

Summary/Overview

Working within the Financial Services team, you will have the opportunity to provide financial advisory services on a wide range of strategic transactions (including acquisitions, divestitures, mergers and re-structuring), capital-raising projects and debt financing mandates to financial institutions. 

Working directly for a Vice President on a project by project basis to support Directors and Managing Directors in the Investment Banking Team in the origination and execution of corporate advisory transactions.  This role will also provide support and guidance to Analyst and Interns.

The Role

  • Undertaking valuations of businesses using a variety of methodologies, including relative valuation techniques, leverage buyout models and discounted cash flow analyses, and presenting and discussing the results with the project team, clients and prospective clients;
  • Undertaking detailed financial modelling and analysis including valuation and assessing the financial impact of transactions;
  • Analysing industry and sector trends, commercial analysis of individual businesses and case studies of transactions; 
  • Drafting and reviewing marketing materials and other documentation including pitches, teasers, information memorandums, management presentations, strategic review papers, valuation papers and admission / prospectus documents;
  • Collating comments from the project team, clients and other advisers on materials produced and working with the team to produce revised materials; and
  • Involved in transaction process management, supporting Vice Presidents to ensure projects run smoothly, anticipating and addressing potential issues/complexities in a timely manner; expected to attend most meetings, and to work directly with the client’s Finance Director and other senior management. 

Our Ideal Candidate

  • At least three years experience in M&A from a reputable Investment Bank/Boutique ideally within the Financial Institutions team, or qualification as a Chartered Accountant within the financial services division of one of the Big 4 followed by Financial Institutions M&A experience with a reputable Investment Bank / Boutique.
  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent with a minimum 2:1 grade.
  • Completion of CISI Level 3 Certification in Corporate Finance or a qualification as a Chartered Accountant would be advantageous.
  • Highly numerate.
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbally
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Highly organised and reliable, self-starter, motivated and ambitious.
  • Team player capable of fitting in with the culture.
  • Strong valuation and financial modelling capabilities.
  • Excellent Excel, PowerPoint and Word skills.

Canaccord Genuity Limited aim to promote an environment free from discrimination, harassment and victimisation where everyone receives equal treatment regardless of age, colour, disability, gender, race, sexual orientation, hours of work, marital status, national origin, political opinions or religious beliefs. All decisions on employment practices are objective, free from bias and based upon work criteria and individual merit. To monitor the effectiveness of our efforts in regards to offering equal opportunities, we would be grateful if you would provide the relevant information requested on the application form. The information requested will be detached by us upon receipt of your application and will not be used during the selection process.


Location: London

Department: Capital Markets

Company: Canaccord Genuity Limited

Reference: WSFIG2

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Senior VP/ Director (Sector: Healthcare), Advisory - Investment Banking

Working within the Healthcare sector team, you will have the opportunity to provide financial advisory services on a wide range of strategic transactions (including acquisitions, divestitures, mergers and re-structuring), capital-raising projects and debt financing mandates.

Working directly for a Director/ Managing Director on a project by project basis to support the Investment Banking Team in the origination and execution of corporate advisory transactions within the healthcare sector.This role will also provide support and guidance to Analysts and Associates as required.

The Role

  • Day to day management of project execution, with guidance from the Managing Director as appropriate.
  • Proactive management of day to day client relationships and key client contact on all execution matters. Management of client meetings.
  • Define complex modelling tasks clearly and accurately and take responsibility for output.
  • Prioritise, delegate and supervise the completion of tasks ensuring compliance with relevant rules, policies, law and regulation. 
  • Management of Analysts and Associates within deal team. Assisting in Identifying skills gaps within team and work constructively to develop these in cooperation with HR.
  • Provide thoughtful leadership to streamline processes and improve efficiency and effectiveness. Providing ongoing guidance and spot corrections to improve team efficiency.
  • Contribution of ideas for winning new clients or mandates.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • At least 6 years experience in M&A from a reputable Investment Bank/Boutique ideally within the Healthcare team. 
  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent with a minimum 2:1 grade.
  • Completion of CISI Level 3 Certification in Corporate Finance or a qualification as a Chartered Accountant would be advantageous.
  • Highly numerate.
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbally.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Highly organised and reliable, self-starter, motivated and ambitious.
  • Team player capable of fitting in with the collegiate culture.
  • Valuation and financial modelling experience.
  • Excellent Excel, PowerPoint and Word skills.

Canaccord Genuity Limited aim to promote an environment free from discrimination, harassment and victimisation where everyone receives equal treatment regardless of age, colour, disability, gender, race, sexual orientation, hours of work, marital status, national origin, political opinions or religious beliefs. All decisions on employment practices are objective, free from bias and based upon work criteria and individual merit. To monitor the effectiveness of our efforts in regards to offering equal opportunities, we would be grateful if you would provide the relevant information requested on the application form. The information requested will be detached by us upon receipt of your application and will not be used during the selection process.


Location: London

Department: Capital Markets

Company: Canaccord Genuity Limited

Reference: VA62

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HR Advisor - Support

Canaccord Genuity is looking to recruit a proactive and organised individual to join the HR team based in London. This role will be responsible for co-ordinating with our outsourced payroll provider to oversee the monthly payroll activity for the UK and Irish entities and relevant benefits programmes. In addition to this they will provide generalist HR admin and advisory support to the business and be a first point of contact in relation to all HR enquiries. 

The Role 

Payroll & Benefit specific duties:

  • Manage all monthly payroll activity from data supply to third-party bureaus and checking output – including reviewing data entry, new starter and leaver calculations, absence data, maternity and paternity leave, company benefits and pension. 
  • Oversee general administration for benefit schemes, liaise with benefit providers and communicate and reconcile changes and invoices.
  • Manage the pension auto-enrolment processes in partnership with third-party advisers, monthly calculations, payroll processing and data upload and reconciliations.
  • Be the first point of contact for payroll, benefit and shares related queries. 
  • Alongside third-party providers and the Head of HR, review benefits contracts, suppliers and costs, as required.
  • Provide ad hoc calculations and manage year end processes. 

General HR duties:

  • Advising and supporting staff/ line managers with employment issues that arise and escalating to Senior HR Business Partner or Head of HR where required i.e. absence management, disciplinary meetings, probation meetings, performance management.
  • Supporting cyclical and ad hoc HR projects such as the appraisal process, SMCR administration, compensation review administration, vendor contract negotiation etc.
  • Seeking ways to improve the service, suggesting practical procedural changes and implementing these.
  • Preparation of ad hoc letters, references and filing of various HR records.
  • Ensuring all HR, holiday and absence records are up to date and assist with reporting as appropriate.
  • New joiner administration and referencing processes, ensuring all files for employees are kept relevant and up to date. Preparation of contracts and induction packs, leading onboarding, obtaining necessary approvals for new hires.
  • Preparing leaver documentation, managing leaver administration processes and conducting exit interviews as required.
  • Assisting with the promotion of benefit provisions throughout the Company.
  • Assisting with identifying training requirements, coordinating training programs and ad hoc training requirements ensuring best value for money.
  • Contributing to the collaborative, supportive and friendly culture which CGL encourages internally and across the Group.

 Our ideal candidate

  • Experience of HR and payroll administration, ideally within financial services sector.
  • A relevant CIPD or CIPP qualification is not essential but would be advantageous.
  • Highly numerate.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft, in particular Excel.
  • Experience of using a HR/Payroll system. 
  • Understanding of UK employment law and payroll regulations.
  • Prior experience of FCA regulations including SMCR helpful but not essential.
  • Strong team player willing to work within a small and busy HR department supporting a dynamic European business. 
  • Produces work of a consistently high quality and high level of accuracy.
  • Can be relied upon to meet deadlines and prioritise own workload.
  • Communicates professionally at all times, listens to colleagues and clients, responds appropriately and instils confidence and adaptability.

Canaccord Genuity Limited aim to promote an environment free from discrimination, harassment and victimisation where everyone receives equal treatment regardless of age, colour, disability, gender, race, sexual orientation, hours of work, marital status, national origin, political opinions or religious beliefs. All decisions on employment practices are objective, free from bias and based upon work criteria and individual merit. To monitor the effectiveness of our efforts in regards to offering equal opportunities, we would be grateful if you would provide the relevant information requested on the application form. The information requested will be detached by us upon receipt of your application and will not be used during the selection process. 

Location: London

Department: Capital Markets

Company: Canaccord Genuity Limited

Reference: VA68

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Associate (Sector: ISS), M&A Advisory - Investment Banking

Summary/Overview              

Working within the Industrials, Services and Sustainability team, you will have the opportunity to provide financial advisory services on a wide range of strategic transactions (including acquisitions, divestitures, mergers and re-structuring), capital-raising projects and debt financing mandates to the relevant institutions.

Working directly for a Vice President on a project by project basis to support Managing Directors in the Investment Banking Team in the origination and execution of corporate advisory transactions.  This role will also provide support and guidance to Analyst and Interns.

The Role

  • Undertaking valuations of businesses using a variety of methodologies, including relative valuation techniques, leverage buyout models and discounted cash flow analyses, and presenting and discussing the results with the project team, clients and prospective clients;
  • Undertaking detailed financial modelling and analysis including valuation and assessing the financial impact of transactions;
  • Analysing industry and sector trends, commercial analysis of individual businesses and case studies of transactions;
  • Drafting and reviewing marketing materials and other documentation including pitches, teasers, information memorandums, management presentations, strategic review papers, valuation papers and admission / prospectus documents;
  • Collating comments from the project team, clients and other advisers on materials produced and working with the team to produce revised materials; and
  • Involved in transaction process management, supporting Vice Presidents to ensure projects run smoothly, anticipating and addressing potential issues/complexities in a timely manner; expected to attend most meetings, and to work directly with the client’s Finance Director and other senior management.

Our Ideal Candidate

  • At least three years experience in M&A from a reputable Investment Bank/Boutique, ideally within the Industrials Services and Sustainability team or qualification as a Chartered Accountant within the financial services division of one of the Big 4 followed by M&A experience with a reputable Investment Bank / Boutique.
  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent with a minimum 2:1 grade.
  • Completion of CISI Level 3 Certification in Corporate Finance or a qualification as a Chartered Accountant would be advantageous.
  • Highly numerate.
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbally
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Highly organised and reliable, self-starter, motivated and ambitious.
  • Team player capable of fitting in with the culture.
  • Strong valuation and financial modelling capabilities.
  • Excellent Excel, PowerPoint and Word skills.

Canaccord Genuity Limited aim to promote an environment free from discrimination, harassment and victimisation where everyone receives equal treatment regardless of age, colour, disability, gender, race, sexual orientation, hours of work, marital status, national origin, political opinions or religious beliefs. All decisions on employment practices are objective, free from bias and based upon work criteria and individual merit. To monitor the effectiveness of our efforts in regards to offering equal opportunities, we would be grateful if you would provide the relevant information requested on the application form. The information requested will be detached by us upon receipt of your application and will not be used during the selection process.

Location: London - Wood Street

Department: Capital Markets

Company: Canaccord Genuity Limited

Reference: ISSASSO123

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Corporate Actions Officer

Summary/Job Purpose

Part of a two-person section covering two streams of corporate actions processing:

  • Stock events: mandatory and non-mandatory events where securities are exchanged for new securities and/or cash.
  • Income events where security holders receive cash distribution.

This role will focus on stock events but will have the requirement to cover both work streams as required.

Role Responsibilities

Income events

  • Preparation of event data using external vendors and custodial sources,
  • Crediting and debiting trading book Profit and Loss sheet,
  • Event reconciliation of trading and custody positions with settled depot holdings and market claims,
  • Posting of market claim and depot holding settlements,
  • Payments to custody clients,
  • Resolving unreconciled cash nostro differences relating to corporate action income.

Stock Events

  • Preparation of event data from external and custodial sources,
  • Daily maintenance of corporate action diary,
  • Interaction with traders/trade support and adjustment of trading positions,
  • Processing instructions from traders, safe custody clients and external counterparties through to custody providers,
  • Provision of corporate action information to external clients as requested,
  • Event position reconciliation between internal trading and custody positions and external settle depot holdings and market transactions,
  • Resolving unreconciled stock event items on depot and trading position reconciliations.
  • Processing corporate action and income events for custody clients,
  • Distributing, accepting and instruction proxy voting for custody clients through internal interaction with Investment Banking ECM and externally with custody clients and custody provider.

Canaccord Genuity Limited aim to promote an environment free from discrimination, harassment and victimisation where everyone receives equal treatment regardless of age, colour, disability, gender, race, sexual orientation, hours of work, marital status, national origin, political opinions or religious beliefs. All decisions on employment practices are objective, free from bias and based upon work criteria and individual merit. To monitor the effectiveness of our efforts in regards to offering equal opportunities, we would be grateful if you would provide the relevant information requested on the application form. The information requested will be detached by us upon receipt of your application and will not be used during the selection process.




Location: London

Department: Capital Markets

Company: Canaccord Genuity Limited

Reference: CAO

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