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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. 

Location: London

Department: Capital Markets

Company: Canaccord Genuity Limited

Reference: Spec1

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Analyst 2, Advisory M&A - Investment Banking

Summary/Overview

Working directly for an Associate/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 Interns and junior Analysts, where appropriate.

Responsibilities

  • 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 to specified deadlines;
  • Collating comments from the project team, clients and other advisers on materials produced and working with the Analyst to produce revised materials;
  • Involved in transaction process management, supporting Associates / Vice Presidents to ensure parties keep to deadlines, and that legal, accounting and other process issues are anticipated and addressed; expected to attend most meetings, and to work directly with the client’s Finance Director and other senior management. 

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • At least 18 months experience in M&A from 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 would be advantageous.
  • Strong valuation and financial modelling skills required.
  • Excellent Excel, PowerPoint and Word skills.
  • Highly numerate.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbally.
  • Highly organised and reliable, self-starter, motivated and ambitious.
  • Team player capable of fitting in with the culture.

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: VA16

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HR and Payroll Assistant - Support

Canaccord Genuity is looking to recruit a proactive and organised individual to join its HR team based in London. This role will be responsible for managing the monthly payroll activity for the UK, French and Irish entities and relevant benefits programmes. In addition to this they will provide generalist HR admin 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. 
  • Manage monthly payroll activity for French and Irish entities, including relevant benefits.
  • 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 HR Advisor 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 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.

Location: London

Department: Capital Markets

Company: Canaccord Genuity Limited

Reference: HRV1

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Analyst/Associate, Metals and Mining: Advisory M&A - Investment Banking

Summary/Overview

We are looking for an experienced Analyst/ Junior Associate to join our Metals & Mining sector team to support our Head of Metals and Mining in the origination and execution of Corporate Advisory transactions. 

Responsibilities

  • 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 to specified deadlines;
  • Collating comments from the project team, clients and other advisers on materials produced and working with the Analyst to produce revised materials;
  • Involved in transaction process management, supporting Associates / Vice Presidents to ensure parties keep to deadlines, and that legal, accounting and other process issues are anticipated and addressed; expected to attend most meetings, and to work directly with the client’s Finance Director and other senior management. 

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • 2 - 6 years experience in M&A from a reputable Investment Bank/Boutique, ideally focused on the Metals and Mining Sector. 
  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent with a minimum 2:1 grade.
  • Completion of CISI Level 3 Certification in Corporate Finance would be advantageous.
  • Strong valuation and financial modelling skills required.
  • Excellent Excel, PowerPoint and Word skills.
  • Highly numerate.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbally.
  • Highly organised and reliable, self-starter, motivated and ambitious.
  • Team player capable of fitting in with the culture.

Location: London

Department: Capital Markets

Company: Canaccord Genuity Limited

Reference: VA20

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Trade Support Officer (Operations) - Support

The Canaccord Genuity Trade Support team play a key role in supporting the front office Trading team and ensuring we are able to provide the highest level of service to our clients. The Trade Support Officer, operating from the Trading floor, will help to analyse trading activity, mitigate risks and ensure trade breaks and urgent issues are appropriately escalated.

The Role 

  • Fidessa: Support and liaise with the traders to identify and rectify any problems or system failures;
  • Fidessa: Testing and development of system and procedures;
  • Fidessa: Monitor and repair trade queues, booking client trades and monitor CTAC system;
  • Monitor Crest Checking and liaise with client's and broker to rectify any problems which occur;
  • Ensure that reconciliation problems are cleared, liaising with the Finance team where applicable;
  • Ensure the accuracy of trade processing and repoting from Front and Back Office to downstream systems in accordance with Stock Exchange rules, the FCA regulatory framework and principles laid down by Senior Operations Management.
  • Attend industry specific events and courers in order to maintain professional development.

 Our ideal candidate

  • Educated to A Level or equivalent experience
  • 2/3 years in a Middle Office role
  • Proficient in use of Fidessa is essential
  • Good understanding of trade and transaction reporting practices and procedures
  • Proficient in all MS Office products, in particular Excel
  • Good understanding of FCA and internal guidelines and policies for trade support, AML, data protection and CASS awareness 
  • 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.

Location: London

Department: Capital Markets

Company: Canaccord Genuity Limited

Reference: TSO1

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