Manager, Economics - Macro Economics

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

KPMG has a highly successful economics team in the UK, which leads KPMG’s global network of Economics practices. We conduct economic analysis for a wide range of UK and international clients in both the private and public sectors across all sectors. KPMG Economics deploys our high quality analysis to support clients in a range of contexts, such as interactions with Government and regulators, and to support the development of public policy and commercial and business strategy for private sector clients.




We are looking for a Manager to help expand our macroeconomics capacity.

This role offers an opportunity to join a growing macroeconomics team by advising clients on the impact the future economic environment will have on their business and combines economics, data analytics, regulatory and audit work to advise clients on their strategy.

The work will involve assessment of economic scenarios for stress testing, IFRS9 and other Stress testing regulatory exercises, development of economic outlook scenarios using macroeconomic models, building revenue and cost projections, market sizing, elasticity analysis and economic strategy evaluation

The responsibilities will include:

• Develop propositions that demonstrate a market leading position including new quantitative methodologies
• Draft reports and proposals
• Carry out bespoke econometric modelling work
• Run small-to-medium sized engagements, including proposal writing, project delivery, and client relationship
• Coach and supervise more junior members of the team


Qualifications and experience:

• A 2.1 or First class undergraduate degree and a good Masters’ degree in economics from a top rated university is a must, with a significant economics focus
• Strong knowledgeable of the economic environment across developed and emerging economies
• Experience in designing, building and using econometric models to create in-house business forecasts
• Experience of working with large economic models (structural or Statistical) to develop consistent macroeconomic scenarios and economic forecasts
• Experience of working as a consultant, developing client relationships and winning work would be an advantage
• Experience of running small teams and taking responsibility for own workload 
• Experience in audit of financial institutions in relation to the forward economic guidance

Skills required:

• Excellent econometric skills
• Advanced use of Excel and at least one econometric package
• Excellent written English
• Excellent oral communications
• Ability to present advanced technical evidence in a digestible format to a non- technical audience
• Client relationship and networking skills
•Team management skills