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Corporate Finance Manager – Oxford

Are you looking for a progressive and exciting firm for the next step in your career? Do you want interesting and varied client work? 

Shaw Gibbs is a Top 100 independent accountancy, financial planning and insolvency practice with offices in Oxford and London W1.  We have ambitious growth plans which are being achieved through our client-centric approach. With a strong focus on innovation and technology, we help our clients make informed decisions on how to grow their business. Our clients range from private clients to entrepreneurial businesses and international subsidiaries.    

Our culture is very important to us and is based on our company values of collaborative, respectful, innovative and expert.  We develop high performing teams diverse in experiences, backgrounds and ideas. As a growing company there are plenty of opportunities for development and quick progression.  Our practice is known for having a friendly and supportive team culture where everyone receives training and development to increase their technical knowledge and their commercial and management skills.  We put our people first and are constantly looking for ways to improve our people experience. 

We have a new opportunity for an experienced Corporate Finance Manager.  This role will be based in our Oxford office.  It is a full-time permanent position offering hybrid working and flexible working options (flexing your hours on different days to suit your lifestyle).   

Key Responsibilities 

  • Provide full assistance at a senior level to our Managing Partner and other Partners of the practice on a diverse portfolio of CF clients including lead advisory projects, including acquisitions, disposals, management buy outs, finance raising and other transactions 

  • Project lead transactions and assist with overseas transaction support work 

  • Produce business plans and assist the team with business valuations and due diligence 

  • Continuously develop your CF technical knowledge through on the job training, external training and mentoring 

  • Assist with potential new client meetings, helping to bring them onboard 

  • Input to competitive bid proposals, formal presentations and client quotes 

  • Contribute to the growth of the CF division by identifying internal referral opportunities and networking externally 

  • Manage workflow for the CF division 

What we can offer you 

  • Exposure to a broad range of clients across many industry sectors 

  • Partner level mentor and a tailored career progression plan  

  • Immediate entry to our Management Development Programme 

  • Competitive salary and benefits package including pension, life assurance, health cash plan, retail discount scheme, hybrid and flexible working 

  • Generous core holiday allowance plus holiday trading, flexible bank holidays and additional holiday with service 

  • Wellbeing programme with regular events and activities focused on your physical and mental wellbeing  

  • Comprehensive induction to help you get up to speed 

About You 

  • ACCA / ACA qualified  

  • Practice background with at least 2 years post qualification corporate finance experience  

  • Strong self-starter 

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and client management skills  

How to Apply 

Please send your CV to 

Additional Information 

We believe that diversity makes Shaw Gibbs a stronger firm and we look to employ people with different ideas, styles and skillsets. This diversity stimulates a rich, creative environment – one in which our people develop, and our clients enjoy enduring results. We’re committed to recruiting, promoting and rewarding our people solely based on their ability to contribute to Shaw Gibbs’ goals, without regard to their sex, race, disability, religion, national origin, ethnicity, sexual orientation, age or marital status. 

* Please note you must already have the unconditional right to live and work in the EU/UK region*.  We are unable to offer sponsorship for work permits, so you will need to have the full right to live and work in the UK.  Unfortunately, your application will be automatically rejected if you do not have these rights.   

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