Financial Modelling, Assistant Manager, London/Birmingham/Manchester

Our client help their clients understand their businesses through building models, reviewing models and data analytics.  You will work on exciting projects, primarily using Excel to deliver high quality, flexible and bespoke analytics and modelling solutions.  If you enjoy translating complex problems into models, this is the right opportunity for you.

The Role

  • Devising modelling-based solutions to support clients in tackling business issues
  • Working within a team of modelling specialists, sharing experiences to develop technical and non-technical skills
  • You will deliver solutions by translating complex business problems into models which capture the drivers of values and risk
  • You will work closely with teams across all functions at the company providing solutions to their clients
  • You will have an opportunity to further develop your technical modelling and consulting skills
  • You will act as workstream lead for some of your projects
  • You will have the opportunity to support senior team members in the presentation of deliverables to senior client management
  • You will have the opportunity to contribute to our business development initiatives and be an integral part of the sales process
  • You will contribute towards the development of the team

The type of work includes:

  • Integrated three-statement modelling
  • Financial forecast and scenario modelling
  • Transaction modelling such as valuations and option appraisals
  • Cost modelling
  • Reviewing financial models for quality sign-off
  • Developing tactical solutions that automate finance and other operations
  • Development of data models to support modelling and analytics deliverables
  • Using visualisation and analytical software (such as Power BI, QlikView or Tableau) to drive insights from data to inform client decisions

The Person

  • Takes time to learn about other people, their experiences and how to apply this learning
  • Shares experiences with others to assist their learning and understanding
  • Demonstrates curiosity and open-mindedness to new ideas, approaches, and perspectives
  • Actively engages with others to address their views/concerns

Essential & desirable skills and experience

Essential:

  • A first-class or upper second-class degree in a numerate subject
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Knowledge of modelling best practice
  • An understanding of accounting and financial concepts
  • Strong analytical and interpretative skills
  • Ability to describe complex technical issues in a clear and non-technical way
  • Initiative, enthusiasm, and excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to quickly assimilate and apply new techniques and knowledge

Desirable:

  • A recognised finance or accounting qualification (ACA/CIMA/CFA or similar)
  • Completion of a recognised financial modelling course
  • Consulting experience
  • Data visualisation experience in Power BI, QlikView or Tableau

 

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