Modelling Manager - Financial Services

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

The Modelling team help our clients understand their business through building models, reviewing models and data analytics. We work 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 team for you.

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