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Financial Model Review Manager - Rail - G&I - Tech Risk Consulting

Date: Feb 16, 2017

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID119308BR
Job TitleFinancial Model Review Manager - Rail - G&I - Tech Risk Consulting
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionAdvisory Risk Consulting
Service LineTechnology (RC)
Service Line InformationUsing a wide variety of technical and sector-specific skills, KPMG's Risk Consulting group proactively helps clients increase profits whilst reducing reputational, operational, financial and other risks. We are experienced in managing diverse issues including fraud, regulatory compliance, risk frameworks and modelling, capital efficiency, corporate governance, dispute resolution, deriving value from contracts and much more.

Technology - Our clients need to deal effectively with technology related risks and derive maximum value from data and documentation. Our specialists provide independent, jargon free advice and advanced technology capabilities to help our clients proactively manage their technology risks and use their data to its full potential.

Job Description

The role is within the Modelling team based in Canary Wharf, London.
We provide a wide variety of modelling services to our clients in a diverse range of sectors such as transport, infrastructure, communications, health energy / natural resources, financial services, leisure, retail and manufacturing.

Our modelling services include:
-model risk assessment;
-model assurance;
-best practice reviews;
-business planning and forecasting;
-modelling the impacts of business restructuring including options analysis, cost optimisation, outsourcing and other operational and financial restructuring;
-transaction modelling (mergers & acquisitions, buyouts, refinancing, bids and bid defence);
-management and KPI reporting solutions;
-data analysis and presentation.

We work closely with teams across all functions within KPMG such as Transaction Services, Corporate Finance, Restructuring, Tax, Performance Management, Financial Management, Financial Risk Management, Internal Audit and Regulatory and Compliance Services.

We work on some of the most exciting projects in KPMG, ensuring that financial models underlying key business decisions are rigorously tested and scrutinised for the benefit of lenders, investors, regulators and other key stakeholders thereby improving the overall quality of decision-making and enhancing third party confidence in the outputs. We pride ourselves on delivering high quality, flexible and bespoke analytics and modelling solutions for our clients.

The Opportunity
We are looking for a Manager to join our rapidly growing team to focus on delivering services to our transport clients. These services, provided as part of KPMG’s broader and market-leading transport advisory services, will include designing and constructing financial and operational models, best practice reviews and model audits, for rail franchise bids. The role requires developing trusted relationships with key stakeholders, working to deadlines, prioritising workload, project management and providing a high level of client service at all times. The level of responsibility you will be given will only be limited by your own aptitude and willingness to learn and to take on new challenges. Previous experience in rail modelling, particularly in UK rail franchise bid support, is essential, and experience of working in a consulting or professional services environment would be advantageous. The successful candidate will also have strong VBA skills with experience of developing automated tools and conducting code reviews.

Qualifications, Experience and Background
We are looking for the following attributes:
- A numerate (science, engineering or maths-based) degree
- Either an accounting qualification or an MBA or post graduate qualification in maths, statistics or Operational Research
- Experience in roles that require an understanding of financial and accounting concepts or project finance e.g. debt structures, cash, waterfalls, financial ratios
- Positive approach towards problem solving, even under time pressure
- The ability to focus on a particular project whilst managing multiple projects
- Ability to motivate and manage teams to achieve optimal potential
-A high degree of knowledge of Excel, VBA and best practice modelling
-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 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 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.

Applying with a DisabilityKPMG are proud to be an inclusive, equal opportunity employer and we seek to attract and retain the best people from the widest possible talent pool. As a member of the Business Disability Forum we're committed to ensuring that all candidates are treated fairly throughout the Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss with your recruitment contact any reasonable adjustments to our Recruitment Process that you may require.

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