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Restructuring & Insolvency Sandwich Placement - Leeds

Location: Leeds, United Kingdom
Date Posted: May 4, 2023

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Alvarez & Marsal’s Restructuring & Insolvency practice is looking for highly motivated, commercial, personable, analytical, inquisitive and open-minded individuals who are in their penultimate year of university and seeking a one-year, paid placement. We are currently recruiting for a Summer/Autumn 2023 start date.

Due to continued business growth and investment in building our team, placement opportunities are available for those interested in becoming a Restructuring & Insolvency professional in our Leeds office.

As a Placement Student within the Insolvency team, you can expect to be involved with a wide breadth of assignments, from option analysis and contingency planning for a potential insolvency, to formal insolvency appointments.

You will be provided with both the professional and personal development opportunities you need to grow and help kickstart your career. You will be working in a close team of talented individuals, benefiting from personal coaching and mentoring from our senior leaders. If you perform well, this could lead to you securing a role with us on our Graduate programme, having the opportunity to complete the ACA qualification once you finish university.

About Alvarez & Marsal (“A&M”)

For three decades, A&M has set the standard for working with organisations to solve complex problems, boost performance and maximise value for stakeholders. A&M has over 7,000 professionals globally who specialise in delivering restructuring, turnaround & interim management, performance improvement and consulting services to a range of investors, law firms, corporate clients and private equity firms across the world.

A&M’s Restructuring & Insolvency practice has expanded rapidly throughout the UK, with offices in Birmingham, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Leeds, Manchester and London.

Our team of experienced, qualified, insolvency practitioners has extensive experience in using insolvency processes to deliver restructuring solutions and maximising recoveries when insolvency becomes unavoidable.

A&M is independent and provides a breadth of services, advising across the full corporate lifecycle. A&M has an established reputation for high quality and conflict-free work.  Our approach is characterised by a high level of objectivity, diligence and intensive analysis.

Requirements and qualifications

  • Eligibility to work in the UK
  • A-level ABB (or equivalent)
  • Business level English is a pre-requisite and any other languages are desirable
  • IT skills – proficient in Excel and Word to intermediate level. 
  • Relevant work experience preferred but not a necessity
  • Evidence of significant non-academic achievements

We are committed to equality of opportunity and encourage applications from all candidates that meet the requirements and qualifications.

Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity, and we foster inclusiveness, encouraging everyone to bring their whole self to work each day. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

Voluntary Inclusion

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s practice to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor or any other characteristics in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters are engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening and in alignment with our Inclusive Diversity values. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

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