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Modelling Senior Manager - Financial Services

Date: Jul 11, 2019

Location: London, United Kingdom

Company: KPMG UK

AutoReq ID146015BR
Job TitleModelling Senior Manager - Financial Services
CountryUnited Kingdom
FunctionManagement Consulting
Service LineMC Technology
Service Line InformationIn 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 spread of sectors.

In IT Advisory we leverage technology to help achieve clients' business strategy and help deliver sustainable business benefits.

KPMG OverviewKPMG is part of a global network of firms that offers Audit, Tax & Pensions, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology services. Through the talent of over 16,000 colleagues, we bring our creativity and insight to our clients’ most critical challenges.

With offices across the UK, we work with everyone from small start-ups and individuals to major multinationals, in virtually every industry imaginable. Our work is often complex, yet our vision is simple: to be the clear choice for our clients, for our people and for the communities we work in.

Job DescriptionTeam Description

We 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.

We are looking for a Senior Manager to join our FS Modelling team and be based out of our London office.

Role and Responsibilities:

- Contributing to and driving the growth of the modelling team focused on financial services clients
- Leading large projects to support clients in tackling business issues across financial services
- Applying technical skills to devise compelling and well thought out solutions to support strategic financial planning
- Building constructive working relationships to develop internal and external networks
- Leveraging existing managerial experience and leadership skills to help grow and develop the modelling team
- Building strong client relationships and assist business development efforts including taking new propositions to the market and pitching for new work.
- Managing teams of modellers and other professionals to provide high quality and flexible modelling solutions for a diverse range of clients across financial, energy and public sectors.
- End to end engagement and stakeholder management including day to day project 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
- Supporting the professional development of the junior members within the team through mentoring and coaching
- Developing financial forecast model for business planning and valuation
- Developing business case models for option appraisals and transformation execution
- Transaction modelling such as corporate finance, M&A and restructuring
- Reviewing financial models for quality assurance sign-off
- Developing tactical solutions for automation of finance and regulatory reporting
- Developing calculation engines for such things as banking customer remediation
- Development of data models to support modelling and analytics deliverables
- Incorporation of VBA within the model to streamline Excel processes
- Using visualisation and analytical software (such as the Power BI, QlikView and Tableau) to drive insights from data to inform client decisions

Required Qualifications and Experience:

- Experience as a senior manager in consultancy, actively winning modelling work and delivering on engagement
- Experience in developing modelling propositions and taking out to market
- Experience with Financial Services clients including Banking, Insurance & Investment Management
- Experience scoping, designing and building financial models in best practice
- Experience in managing multiple projects simultaneously
- Experience in building and maintaining strong working relationships across a range of teams
- Experience in developing new strategy and propositions to generate business
- Experience in performance management and developing & retaining talent
- Strong IT skills (Excel, VBA, SQL)
- Strong communication skills to be able to describe complex technical issues in a clear and non-technical way
- Strong commercial awareness and understanding of key concepts and issues in the financial services sector

Desirable Experience:

- A first-class or upper second-class degree (or international equivalent) in a numerate subject

Our Deal

Flexible WorkingWhile some of our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, we are supportive where possible of helping you to achieve a balance between your home and work demands.

We are happy to discuss individual requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements could be of interest. Furthermore, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly so you can understand from them what our culture is like.

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 you are treated fairly throughout our Recruitment Process. Should you be successful after the initial application stage, please discuss any reasonable adjustments that you may require, with your recruitment contact.

KPMG's commitment to diversity

KPMG consistently features in the Sunday Times Best Big Companies to work for, which has been recognised with a special achievement award to mark our 10 years in the Top 25. We are proud of the value we place on individuality; we want you to bring your full self to work and truly maximise your potential. We believe that your individuality helps us to deliver the best results for our clients. Diversity of background, diversity of experience, diversity of perspective - that's the KPMG difference. But, don't take our word for it, find out more about diversity at KPMG.

Returning to work after a break

At KPMG, we appreciate that returning to work after an extended career break can be daunting. We understand that those with experience who have taken a career break have a wealth of experience and knowledge to offer our organisation, which helps us to achieve our business goals. We will support you to refresh your skills, develop your confidence and provide a supportive network across the firm to help you best integrate into the working environment. This role welcomes applications for individuals who have been out of work for 18 months or more and who have previous relevant experience.

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