Financial Modeller

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Walker Hamill
  • 30 Oct 18

Investing across multiple areas and with global offices in the United Kingdom, the United States and Australia, our client has a track record of over twenty years success. They are looking to hire a financial modeller into a newly-created team of 4. The role is very broad and will offer exposure to senior leaders within the business and likewise the opportunity to support all the teams across the business in making key financial decisions and in strategic planning.

Job Description

Specific responsibilities include:

- Developing, maintaining and using financial models and reporting tools for data and scenario analysis, forecasting and performance review and reporting of the wider business, the funds managed and the underlying portfolio of investments.

- Work across multiple workstreams to support business-critical management decisions.

- Assist the wider team with the analysis of data, timely performance reporting and research of industry topics as required on an ad-hoc basis for senior management.

- Respond to requests for modelling and information from across the business in a timely and comprehensive manner.

Skills

Key skills required include:

- An overall commitment to excellence, supported by a strong academic credentials are required, including a professional accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) or other (such as MBA, CFA, etc).

- Advanced Excel modelling skills, including knowledge of VBA.

- Strong analytical skills, comprehension and creative problem-solving skills.

- Private equity/ Finance sector exposure/understanding is essential; preferably gained within accountancy, consulting, or investment banking.

- Exceptional attention to detail combined with strong organisational and time management skills.

- Strong communication skills, written and verbal.

- Determination and resilience to drive business goals.

- Confidence and gravitas to interact with senior team members.

- Commitment to building and developing relationships across the team and the business, but also able to work autonomously.

- Ability to work to tight deadlines/under pressure with limited supervision.