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Modelling Manager

  • Location

    London

  • Discipline:

    Credit Risk & Analytics

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £70,000 - £90,000

  • Consultant:

    Luke Nash

  • Email:

    lnash@merje.com

  • Job ref:

    LN/14773

  • Published:

    5 months ago

My client is a big 4 Consultancy currently looking to increase their Financial Services modelling team with Manager & Senior Manager hires.

As part of this team you will be responsible for:
• 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
• Using visualisation and analytical software (such as the Power BI, QlikView and Tableau) to drive insights from data to inform client decisions  

The Role

• Managing projects to support clients in tackling business issues
• Applying technical skills to devise compelling and well thought out solutions to complex problems
• Contributing to and driving the growth of the modelling team
• Building constructive working relationships to develop internal and external networks
• You will leverage existing managerial experience and leadership skills to help grow and develop the modelling team
• You will manage teams of modellers and other professionals to provide high quality and flexible modelling solutions for a diverse range of clients 
• You will be responsible for end to end engagement and stakeholder management
• You will use existing Excel, VBA, and/or SQL skills to support delivery and develop capabilities, share knowledge on solutions, and best practice techniques
• You will support the professional development of the junior members within the team

The Person

• Anticipates the viewpoint of others, listens and addresses concerns
• Builds co-operative relationships and fosters an environment in which everyone’s opinion is valued
• Provides on-going feedback, coaching and mentoring that supports individuals development needs and career aspirations
• Proactively engages in cross-functional communications and sharing of information.

Essential:
• Experience managing projects, clients and senior stakeholders
• Experience scoping, designing and building financial models in best practice 
• Experience in performance management and developing & retaining talent 
• A first-class or upper second-class degree in a numerate subject 
• Strong IT skills (Excel, VBA, and preferably SQL)
• Strong communication skills to be able to describe complex technical issues in a clear and non-technical way
• Strong inter-personal skills in order to build and maintaining strong working relationships
• A strong 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