Exciting Career Opportunities

Are you looking to build a career in Corporate Finance? Our consistent success is achieved by the highly talented people we bring into our team. Our innovative approach to making complex deals happen, and the way we care for our clients, are the driving forces behind our growth.

Rod Leefe
Chair & Head of People

Build your corporate finance career with us!

We offer exciting opportunities to smart people who have the ambition and talent to develop and grow themselves, as well as our business. For people looking to build their corporate finance career at Shaw & Co, we offer entry level and senior manager level jobs with a clear path to progression. Roles we typically recruit for include:

  • Corporate Finance Executive
  • Corporate Finance Manager
  • Corporate Finance Director

We also recruit for roles in marketing, business development and administration to support our corporate finance teams across the UK. Scroll to the bottom of this page to see what vacancies are available.

You’ll be a perfect fit at Shaw & Co if you….

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Put our clients first

We see our clients as the heroes who own and manage exciting businesses by creating extraordinary products and services. Our role is to help them realise their ambitions through our corporate finance advisory and that means putting them first – always! So whether it’s an early start for a client meeting or a late finish to close a deal, we just do it.

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Thrive under pressure

We take on complex corporate finance deals because that’s what our people excel at. Successfully completing these deals requires a capability to thrive under pressure by balancing evolving client needs, solving difficult problems, managing conflicting priorities, creating enduring relationships, and simply getting a buzz from doing challenging work.

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Make the impossible happen

Did we mention the words complex and challenge? We’re not seeking people with the most academic qualifications; if you have the mental dexterity to turn our clients’ ambitions into greater outcomes, you’ll love it here.

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Learn from THE BEST corporate finance experts

Expand your knowledge and gain inspiration by working with some of the most talented experts in the corporate finance industry, many of whom have moved out of the ‘Big 4’ to work in a more agile and entrepreneurial environment.

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Develop yourself through learning

Develop your career by owning your learning and personal development plan. Participate in regular catch-ups and training sessions to identify how you can improve client outcomes, achieve your objectives, and work more effectively with those around you. Build a bespoke, organic path to grow your corporate finance career – whether that’s with us or another employer.

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Strive for better outcomes

We give our people the freedom to drive change and shape better outcomes – both for themselves and our clients. We give our people the autonomy to make a difference. Our collaborative culture means we share ideas as well as the responsibility for making them happen. Our fresh thinking, client empathy and agile working helps our clients and business partners to flourish.

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Want to be part of a growth story

Unlike larger corporate finance companies, your contribution at Shaw & Co will be highly visible in the results we collectively achieve. You have an opportunity to join a business that has ambitious growth plans and to be a disruptive force for good in the corporate finance market. You won’t be a number, you’ll be an integral part of our growth story.

Our commitment to everyone who joins us.

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Be yourself

We’ve built our business by developing meaningful, respectful relationships with people from different backgrounds and cultures. We’re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion in everything we do. We value and respect the diversity of our people to provide an inclusive working environment for everyone’s benefit.

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be well

If a physical or mental health issue is affecting you, our leading private health package enables you take control of your wellness. This service allows you to book appointments with a UK qualified, GMC registered doctor, order prescriptions online and track your general health.

What’s It like to work at Shaw & Co.

We take our clients seriously, but ourselves less so. In a fast growing business like ours, everyone pulls together. We have a great blend of characters that create a fun, challenging and inspiring place to work. Why not join the team?

Hear from our brilliant team.

Meet our team
Oliver Roper, M&A Executive at Shaw & Co

“Joining Shaw & Co has been a breath of fresh air for me. Everyone is incredibly friendly and have really made me feel welcome. There is a real collaborative atmosphere in the office and everyone is quick to support each other.”

Oliver Roper
Assistant Manager

“What I love about working for Shaw & Co is that everyone has the autonomy to add their own building blocks to the business. Everyday you can see the tangible growth of the company and that’s something you don’t get to see in a large corporate – and that’s why it's special to work here.”

Myles Hamilton

“I thrive when working alongside intelligent and inspiring people which is a key reason for bringing me here. I am lucky to be part of the Shaw & Co family whose goal is to help our clients achieve their ambitions – an ethos that I strongly believe in.”

Harry Cook

Our core values.

Make it happen

We deliver. We do what we say and we hit our deadlines. We find solutions where others can’t. We are motivated by results.

Strive for better

We challenge ourselves to find new solutions, to use creative thinking and technology to continuously improve what we do and how we do it.

Do the right thing

We value our integrity above all else. We ensure alignment between the firm, our people, clients and business partners. We are conscious of the impact each of our actions has on all our stakeholders and our environment.

Why work with us?

You’ll work on, and help support, exciting deals to turn our clients’ ambitions into greater outcomes. We only succeed when our clients do and we reward our people who contribute to that success. That’s why we offer a competitive range of benefits designed to attract, motivate and retain the very best people in the corporate finance market.

Bonus scheme

Everyone is included in our bonus scheme which is linked to both individual and team performance.

Death in service

Should the unthinkable happen, your estate will receive 4x your basic salary.

Flexible working

We offer flexible working arrangements so you can choose a pattern that fits with your family commitments.


Everyone gets a minimum of 25 days basic holiday plus all bank holidays on top.


A work place pension is provided on a salary sacrifice basis with an additional contribution from Shaw & Co.

Private health

Private medical cover is provided for you, your partner and any dependants through our scheme with AXA.


A competitive salary will be aligned to the market rate for your job role and the region where you are based.


Everyone gets access to free gym membership plus 2 hours flexible time per week to undertake any well-being activity.

Open positions

Opportunities to join our corporate finance team will be posted here. If nothing's listed, please follow us on LinkedIn or Twitter to learn when jobs become available.

M&A Executive - Manchester

Full time, Manchester


£50k + Bonus

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M&A Executive - Bristol

Full time, Bristol


£50k + Bonus

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Corporate Finance Director - Bristol

Full time, Bristol


£90K - £100K + Bonus

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Corporate Finance Director - Manchester

Full time, Manchester.


£90K - £100K + Bonus

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