• Ref: JS1023


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    The opportunity

    Associate – Frankfurt


    About us:

    Finatal is the leading private capital search partner, placing key leadership positions and building talented teams in organisations across the Europe, the UK, and North America. We specialise in working with top-tier funds and their portfolio companies, offering exceptional service with unrivalled pace and efficiency across the investment landscape.

    Our business is growing at pace: over the past 6 years we have increased our revenue by 56% year-on-year and have grown our headcount by over 100% in the last year alone. Our vision is to establish ourselves in more major cities across the Europe and the US in the next 5 years.

    Joining Finatal now means becoming a crucial part of our journey, whether that’s contributing to our success in the UK or making a mark on the international stage.

    The opportunity:

    Finatal's European Practice has flourished in its success and are now looking for an Associate to join our team in Frankfurt. This role is perfect for a recent graduate or career changer looking to pivot into recruitment.

    As an Associate with Finatal, you’ll be at the epicentre of the Private Capital space, providing critical support to and learning from the best in the business. This role will be an integral part of the DACH practice, working with a remarkable variety of market-leading candidates and clients on a range of critical C-Suite level mandates.


    The role

    Your role:

    • Proactively identify and engage with best-in-class senior candidates, cultivating your own network of trusted relationships
    • Utilise exceptional communication, on the phone and in person, understanding candidates’ backgrounds and motivations, and efficiently match these to our client mandates
    • Be the pivotal first point of contact for candidates and acting as an ambassador for Finatal
    • Be a key player in the deal process, directly impacting the careers of industry leaders and the successes of Private Equity businesses
    • Harness market knowledge, deep-diving into your own research and leveraging our training and expertise to become an industry expert in your own right
    • Thrive in a fast-paced and high-performance environment, surrounded by a team of driven and successful colleagues

    We offer:

    • Entrepreneurial spirit: We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial culture and support people who want to develop in their own space. Many of our practice areas were created by ambitious, entrepreneurial team members who wanted to carve out their own path
    • Tailored Training: From in-depth group-based learning to on-the-job training from our industry experts, we know learning with your peers provides the best route to success – as well as creating a fun, collaborative, supportive work environment
    • Constant development: Our focus on your development doesn’t stop there, benefit from internal and external tailored 1-to-1 training, high performance management training pathways and more. Providing the perfect platform for your continued progression
    • Benefits and beyond: Unlimited earning potential and an unrivalled commission scheme along with other incentives, regular socials and an extensive benefits package; including Vitality health insurance, gym memberships and more
    • International Opportunities: Collaborate closely with our London office and explore opportunities to travel there, and across Europe, as we continue to expand our team and client base.


    The requirements

    The ideal candidate:

    While we provide the tools for success, it is up to you to make it happen. Some attributes we look for include:

    • Fluent in German and English
    • University degree or equivalent
    • Previous experience in a similar market is preferrable but not essential
    • Highly motivated, ambitious and willing to work hard to succeed
    • Capacity to maintain high standards while thriving in a fast-paced setting
    • Impeccable communication skills and the ability to make an impact on senior candidates
    • Strong research and analytical skills


    Apply now and be part of our growth.

    Ready to be a part of our exciting journey? Contact me: Jakob.Schilling@finatal.com

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