About the team
Financial Decisions and Analysis (FDnA) is one of our highest growth teams, having doubled in size over the last 4 years.
We focus on the application of leading edge modelling and analytical techniques to help clients make good decisions and solve problems.
We work on some of the most high profile deals in the market, across a wide range of clients and sectors.
We are now looking to recruit a number of Senior Associates to join our high performing team and support our continued growth.
We are looking for people with a commercial mind-set who can quickly get to the crux of business issues and deliver commercially game changing insight to our clients, enhancing the Deal value through compelling analysis.
Deal Analytics - increasing confidence in the deal by developing deal models, deal analytics or restructuring modelling
CFO Office - delivering insight and increasing transparency through strategic planning, short term forecasting and dynamic board reporting
CEO Office - delivering value creation opportunities using intelligent analytics eg product profitability, pricing, sales force effectiveness and strategic option analysis
About the role
As a Senior Associate, you will be supporting a broad range of analytical assignments, stretching yourself across many different industry sectors and engaging directly with the senior management team and investors of our clients.
Your first assignment may be working with CFOs or CEOs of leading PE backed or FTSE listed businesses to :
Support investors secure their funding needs on a high profile acquisition
Assess shareholder return by implementing rapid analytics to assess the value drivers of the target business
Guide management’s pricing decisions by evaluating the impact of price on margins and volume
Understand the performance of different customers and products by applying techniques such as cohort analysis and clustering
Your responsibilities could include :
Drafting reports and presentations and using data visualisation to explain findings.
If you are naturally inquisitive, have an analytical mind and enjoy solving problems in a rigorous and logical manner, for a variety of different businesses then this is the role for you.
You will be engaging directly with senior members of our clients, solving their business problems and helping them generate value.
To be considered you must have a minimum of a 2 : 1 degree in a technical or analytical based subject (e.g. Maths, Computational Sciences, Engineering, Economics, Statistics, Accounting and Finance etc).
Build collaborative working relationships at all levels, establishing credibility both internally and externally.
Practical experience of applying analytical techniques and interpreting their outcomes, for example :
Predictive Analytics - simulation, regression, time series modelling, classification
Prescriptive Analytics - Optimisation, Scenario modelling, operational research
Experience with a number of the following tools : Alteryx, Tableau, Qlikview, Power BI, HTML5, D3, R, SPSS, SAS, Python.
The following skills are also desirable :
An understanding of basic accounting principles; there may be an option for a follow-up financial qualification once in the role.
The skills we look for in future employees
All our people need to demonstrate the skills and behaviours that support us in delivering our business strategy. This is important to the work we do for our business, and our clients.
whole leadership, technical capabilities, business acumen, global acumen and relationships.