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Junior Financial Modeller

MERJE are currently partnered with a leading retailer to recruit an experienced Financial Modeller with solid SQL experience in a Financial Services organisation to join their state of the art offices in Central Manchester. Our client is looking for an ambitious individual to join the team on a permanent basis. This is a great opportunity for analytical person to further develop their career in a commercial role.

The role:

Reporting to the Financial Modelling manager and the Finance Director, the Junior Financial Modeller will be responsible for the following:

  • Designing, building and maintaining the Group’s financial planning and forecasting models, which underpin the strategic financial plans and stress tests.
  • Working with finance business partners, IT, Credit Risk, Operations and the business to design and implement the end-to-end financial planning modelling solutions for new products, strategic projects, regulatory changes and other business change activities
  • Being the Subject Matter Expert in application and data flows contained within the planning process.
  • Thorough knowledge, and experience, of Excel, VBA.
  • Sound understanding of planning, stress testing, customer behaviour curves
  • Highly effective communication skills at all levels including positive influencing of senior stakeholder

Key requirements:

  • Must have experience working in a Financial Services organisation
  • Must have experience in creating models using SQL with an analytical mind.
  • Must have experience of working in a similar environment with commercial exposure
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to comfortably present to auditors and senior management 
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills