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I am currently available for work
Serial No: 33733

List top 5 skills: chartered accountant, corporate finance, m&a, mergers and acquisitions
Short Bio:

Please see CV below..

Current location: 

London - View on map

Nationality: 

United Kingdom

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

accounting and finance, Banking Insurance and Financial Services, other

Spoken languages: 

english, polish

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere



Academic Qualifications

University of Aberdeen, Master of Arts in Economics Aberdeen, 2011
Honours: Upper Second Class Honours (2.1)

 

Professional Qualifications

CFA Institute London, 2015-now
Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program – passed Level 1, Level 2 Candidate

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland Edinburgh, 2014
Chartered Accountant

 

Professional Experience

Grant Thornton UK LLP London,
Oct 2014 – now

Corporate Finance Executive

Advising owners and management teams of SMEs and large corporates at each stage of the mergers and acquisitions process

 Completed a number of due diligence assignments on insurance brokers and asset finance providers

 Completed a number of successful pitches for strategic reviews and lead advisory mandates

 Advised on a sale of an asset finance business of c.£20 million enterprise value

 Produced management presentations and teaser documents in preparation for the sales process

 Performed initial marketing on behalf of clients contacting potential buyers and answering their queries

 Organised and led management meetings with potential buyers

 Project managed various workstreams of the due diligence process on the sell side

 Actively involved in a cross-border acquisition search for an overseas listed insurer

 

PwC UK LLP Aberdeen,
Sept 2011 – Sept 2014

Assurance Senior Associate

Completed a number of statutory and group audits of SMEs and large listed corporates in the UK and abroad operating predominantly in the oil and gas sector

 Developed strong project management and coaching skills by leading the fieldwork of audit assignments – managed teams of 2-6 people

 Acted as the primary client contact of a large upstream oil and gas company headquartered in Sweden

 Researched and profiled prospective PwC clients contributing to new wins across all lines of service (tax, audit and corporate finance)

 Gained proficiency in IFRS, UK GAAP and US GAAP

 Completed 2-month secondment to a large whisky producer (William Grant & Sons Distillers) assisting the Finance Manager in the migration of company’s accounting systems

 Co-developed PwC methodology for audit testing of oil and gas reserves and decommissioning liabilities – Audit libraries now being used nationally

 

Aberdeen Asset Management Aberdeen
Jun 2010 – Jul 2010

Investment Operations Intern

Completed 6-weeks Summer internship the investment operations team performing funds pricing

 Communicated with a worldwide network of AAM branches to complete funds pricing in a timely manner

 Prepared fact sheets and monthly board papers

 Revised portfolio statements for accuracy

 

Interests & Language Skills

Languages: Polish (native), Spanish (basic)

Interests: Photography, martial arts (Taekwondo black belt, former Scottish Taekwondo champ) astronomy, whisky