Corporate Finance Associate Director - Financial Modelling

The City
12 Nov 2019
19 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Corporate Finance Associate Director - Financial Modelling

We are searching for an experienced Corporate Finance Associate Director - Financial Modelling

job purpose

To lead the scoping, management and execution
of financial modelling assignments (including model development, model
assurance/model audit, and training. To support
the team in product development and technical training/staff development. To take part in and lead new business
generation including building own relationships.

The team is in growth mode with an
enviable list of blue chip clients and aspirations to maintain double digit
growth. Strong opportunities for
progression for the right candidate.

Transaction/engagement management
  • Leading client engagement processes reporting directly to the partners (time management, WIP management etc)
  • Leading fieldwork teams
  • Liaising with clients, internal referrers/stakeholders, lenders and other professional advisors during execution of work
  • Preparation of high quality engagement documentation (from pitch and scoping documents through engagement and take-on documentation to deliverables and reports)

Financial modelling
  • Business modelling: developing and/or overseeing development of complex financial and business models (cashflow forecasts, strategic planning tools, business plans, valuation tools, investment appraisal, bid and cost models)
  • Deal modelling: developing and/or overseeing the development of models for fund raising or restructuring transactions (project finance, leveraged finance, IPOs, private equity, debt raising, restructuring)
  • Model assurance: leading and overseeing the delivery of auditing and review of financial models

Business development and marketing
  • Leading and shaping development of client pitches/proposals, researching, preparing and supporting presentations, scoping new work, support development of marketing collateral
  • Presenting on financial modelling internally and externally
  • Relationship building with potential clients and intermediaries and development of own network internally and externally (including large corporates, private equity/infrastructure houses, banks)

Practice development
  • Contribute to ongoing development of methodologies, templates, tools and best practice documentation
  • Coaching of others in the team
  • Contribute to internal reporting and operational improvement initiatives

  • Graduate and Qualified Chartered Accountant or equivalent, preferably with first time passes
  • 3-5 years PQE
  • Exposure to financial modelling is expected, preferably within a dedicated financial modelling or FP&A function or team
  • Genuine interest in, and enthusiasm for helping clients make better business decisions, informed by robust analytical tools
  • Logical and creative problem-solving mindset
  • Proactive and hands-on approach
  • High intelligence, evidenced by strong academics
  • Self -starter with energy to work long, flexible hours and to tight deadlines
  • Displays high level of accuracy, diligence and integrity
  • Commercially minded and a critical thinker with a focus on continual improvement
  • Able to form relationships with wide range of people and strong team player
  • Willing to travel as required

Experienced hire



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