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Modelling Assistant Manager - Financial Services

  • Location

    London

  • Discipline:

    Credit Risk & Analytics

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £60,000

  • Consultant:

    Luke Nash

  • Email:

    lnash@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    LN/14824

  • Published:

    17 days ago

My client is a Top consultancy firm looking to grow it’s highly successful Modelling team. This team helps clients understand their business through building models, reviewing models and data analytics.  Working across a broad range of tools (Excel, VBA, SQL, Qlikview, Tableau, Power BI) to support decision making and effective execution. If you enjoy translating complex problems into models, this is the role for you. 

The Role

  • Devising compelling and well thought out modelling based solutions to support clients in tackling business issues
  • Working within a network of modelling specialists, sharing experiences to develop technical and non-technical skills 
  • Building constructive working relationships to develop internal and external networks
  • You will deliver real 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 providing solutions to a diverse range of clients
  • You will have an opportunity to further develop your technical modelling and consulting skills

    The type of work includes:
    - Financial forecast and scenario modelling 
    - Transaction modelling such as valuations and option appraisals
    - Reviewing financial models for quality sign-off
    - Developing tactical solutions that automate finance and other operations (i.e. remediation)
    - Development of data models to support modelling and analytics deliverables

Skills & Expertise

Essential:

  • Experience in designing and building financial models in best practice 
  • A first-class or upper second-class degree in a numerate subject 
  • Strong IT skills (Excel, VBA and preferably SQL)
  • 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
  • An understanding of accounting and financial concepts
  • Knowledge of financial services products and key concepts

Desirable:

  • A recognised finance or accounting qualification and/or MBA or PhD
  • Data visualisation experience in Power BI stack, QlikView and Tableau
  • Using visualisation and analytical software (such as the Power BI, QlikView and Tableau) to drive insights from data to inform client decisions