Research Assistant - KICKSTART SCHEME

The Kickstart Scheme is the creation of new 6-month job placements for young people (aged 16-24-years-old) who are currently on universal credit and at risk of long-term unemployment.

Vacancy type Kickstart
Weekly working hours 25 hours per week - Monday to Friday 5 hours per day, flexible between 10am -5pm
Salary National Minimum Wage
Location Nottinghamshire

Closing Date 30 September, 2021 at 17:00
  • About the employer
  • Description

    Lee Business Advisory is a business sales specialist offering support and guidance to SMEs, family-owned and owner-managed businesses throughout the UK that are looking to sell or buy their businesses. The company provides a tailored, bespoke service and competitive fee structure to their customers. The firm also provides a review of the current funding system of a business, suggesting more appropriate or less expensive alternatives, and can provide funding packages to potential buyers of businesses they are selling. The team has a combined experience of over 50 years in banking and finance and prides itself to always provide a professional service to all their clients, continuously listening to their needs and working with them to manage a project from start to finish.

  • The company is now looking for a Research Assistant as follows: The role will involve conducting research into specific industry sectors for new client pitches and to identify potential buyers and sellers for clients. This is an ideal opportunity for anyone interested in starting a career in business and finance The candidate will have the ability to work independently within a small team, undertaking research to identify trends and market activity in specific market sectors. They will identify completed transactions and conduct analysis of comparable companies They will undertake research of databases, trade press and other sources of information to identify potential purchasers and targets for acquisitive clients They will research potential purchasers to assess the feasibility of completing a transaction They will also be required to carry out general administrative duties The role will involve dealing with confidential client information and the candidate must be capable of following confidentiality guidelines Skills and Experience The ideal candidate will have an interest in business and finance, be highly motivated, and have excellent communication skills and an attention to detail. An understanding of local and national businesses and current trends in the market will be advantageous Experience of databases (ideally MarketIQ) and Excel would be desirable GCSE Maths and English required and preferably educated to A level standard