Financial Modelling - Manager - Corporate Consulting

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • KPMG
  • 15 Feb 19

In KPMG’s Management Consulting practice, we don’t limit ourselves to either strategy or implementation. Instead, we deliver both – equally well. Indeed, it’s this broad capability that’s seen us accelerate to become a 1000-strong team in less than five years. Since our creation, we’ve developed in-depth knowledge of an incredibly broad of sectors. In IT Advisory we leverage technology to help achieve clients’ business strategy and help deliver sustainable business benefits.

The Role

The role is within the Corporates Modelling team based in Canary Wharf, London.
We provide a wide variety of modelling services to our clients in a diverse range of Corporates sectors including Aerospace & Defence, Consumer Markets, Energy, Industrial Manufacturing, Leisure, Life Sciences, Retail and Technology, Media & Telecommunications. We work with many FTSE 100 and multinational companies and our modelling services include:
• cost modelling for large capex or opex projects
• project finance and transaction modelling (mergers & acquisitions, buyouts, refinancing, bids and bid defence)
• modelling business transformations including options analysis, cost optimisation, outsourcing and other operational and financial restructuring
• business planning and forecasting
• modelling the impacts of accounting, tax or regulatory changes
• tactical modelling solutions that automate finance and other operations, such as performance management, intercompany transactions and statutory reporting
• management information and KPI reporting solutions
• data analysis and visualisation
• model risk assessment
• model assurance and best practice reviews"

The Person

• A numerate (science, engineering or maths-based), finance or accounting degree
• An accounting qualification such as ACA or CIMA
• Advanced Excel Skills.  Experience in using VBA would be advantageous
• Experience in roles that require an understanding of financial and accounting concepts or project finance e.g. debt structures, cash, waterfalls, financial ratios
• Experience of managing projects and junior staff
• Positive approach towards problem solving, even under time pressure
• The ability to think through a problem and apply a logical, analytical approach to develop a solution
• Ability to describe complex technical issues in a clear non-technical way
• Initiative, enthusiasm and excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
• Excellent project and team management skills
• Strong analytical and interpretative skills
• Vigilance and sustained attention to detail
• Ability to quickly assimilate and apply new techniques and knowledge
• The ability to work and communicate as part of a team
• The ability to work in an efficient organised manner
• The ability to focus on a particular project whilst managing multiple projects
• The desire to perform to a consistently high standard
• The ability to think through a problem and apply a logical, analytical approach to develop a solution