Financial Modelling Analyst - Financial Services

Location: London

Capability: Consulting

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Job details

Location: London

Capability: Consulting

Experience Level: Junior Professional

Type: Full Time

Service Line: Connected Technology

Job description

Team 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, Power BI etc.) to support decision making and effective execution. If you enjoy translating complex problems into models, this is the team for you.

The Role:

- Devising compelling and well thought out modelling based solutions to support clients in tackling business issues
- Working within a network of modelling specialists, sharing experiences to develop technical and non technical skills

Role Description:

- You will support the delivery of real solutions by translating complex business problems into models which capture the drivers of values and risk
- You will work closely with teams across all functions at KPMG providing solutions to a diverse range of clients
- You will have an opportunity to further develop your technical modelling and consulting skills
- You will have the opportunity to support senior team members in the presentation of deliverables to senior client management
- You will have the opportunity to contribute to our business development initiatives and be an integral part of the sales team

The type of work includes:

- Financial forecast and scenario modelling
- Transaction modelling such as valuations and option appraisals
- Reviewing financial models for quality sign-off
- Developing tactical solutions that automate finance and other operations (i.e. remediation)
- Development of data models to support modelling and analytics deliverables
- Using visualisation and analytical software (such as the Power BI, QlikView or Tableau) to drive insights from data to inform client decisions

The Person:

- Takes time to learn about other people and their experiences and how to apply this learning
- Shares experiences with others to assistant their learning and understanding
- Demonstrates curiosity and open mindedness to new ideas approaches and perspectives
- Actively engages with others in order to address their views/concerns

Essential & desirable skills and experience

- Experience in designing and building financial models in best practice
- A first-class or upper second-class degree in a numerate subject
- Strong modelling skills (Excel, VBA), and beneficial skills (SQL, PowerBI)
- Strong analytical and interpretative skills
- Ability to describe complex technical issues in a clear and non-technical way
- Initiative, enthusiasm and excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
- Ability to quickly assimilate and apply new techniques and knowledge
- An understanding of accounting and financial concepts (possibly pursuing ACA/CIMA/CFA)
- Knowledge of financial services products and key concepts

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Why Consulting at KPMG?

Working across a breadth of areas, from Strategy and People Operations through to Financial Transformation, Risk, Forensic and Technology, our aim is to add value right from day one. We do that by immersing ourselves in our clients’ organisations and thinking differently about how we can deliver the best possible outcomes. A career here means stretching your skills and honing your expertise by solving complex problems as part of a collaborative, results-driven and supportive team. Whether we’re helping our clients to reduce their costs, make better decisions, improve efficiencies or deploy the latest technologies, we bring together broad specialisms and talents to deliver robust, connected solutions.

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About KPMG

With offices across the UK, we are part of a global network of firms providing Audit, Tax & Law, Consulting, Deal Advisory and Technology Services to diverse clients.

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