Executive, Business Modelling - Valuations Modelling and Economics - London

London, UK
Competitive remuneration package
23 Feb 2024
23 Mar 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Business Modelling Executive – Valuations & Business Modelling

Competitive business today is all about making intelligent, informed decisions. As a Financial Modelling Executive, you’ll help make that happen. You'd be an important part of our diversely talented, highly experienced team and work at the forefront of high-profile transactions. Our team

of around 190 people sits at the heart of a global Valuation & Business Modelling network of over 1,550 specialists who deliver high-quality advice through each phase of the transaction process.

The Opportunity

Underpinning everything is our focus on developing a talented team through investment in technical and commercial training and knowledge transfer. Within the team you’d have the opportunity to take on client management responsibilities and have the potential to gain excellent career progression.

As part of your role, you would work a varied portfolio of Financial Modelling and transaction-related projects, which would include model builds being to assist clients with developing Excel-based business planning and forecasting models as part of their ongoing business needs. You’d also work

on model review services and these are predominantly deal-focused, typically project finance or

buy side for potential investors as well as getting involved with the wider team on project work. Although our team are largely London-based, we operate as a national team and many of our engagements involve multi-national clients. There would likely be travel in the UK and could require working overseas from time to time.

Your key responsibilities

As an Executive within Business Modelling you're likely to spend your day-to-day designing, building and testing integrated financial models for transaction-related projects or even for forecasting purposes for our clients. You’ll need a strong knowledge of Excel and how it can be applied to corporate finance and be flexible and adaptable when it comes to different projects. Reviewing financial models is key too (under supervision) and you’ll arrive at preliminary conclusions to ensure we provide the best service for our clients.

Skills and Attributes for Success

  • Strong Excel Skills - designing and building models as well as testing them; incorporating operational, tax, accounting and financing aspects across a range of sectors. Develop a strong understanding of Excel and how it can be applied to corporate finance
  • Stakeholder Management - every day you’ll interface with multiple stakeholders across different functions to identify underlying business drivers and appreciate the context of the transaction and the client's business issues
  • Logical thinking - you’ll apply logical thinking and creative problem-solving skills to support resolution of issues
  • Attention to Detail - you’ll review financial models under supervision and arrive at preliminary conclusions
  • Communication - Communicating effectively with the engagement manager, the client, and the wider team in a concerted effort towards delivering work products of the highest standard
  • Support - assisting senior team members in developing new business

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Proven experience within Financial Modelling, with a number of years of commercial, client-facing work experience
  • Strong commercial awareness and an ability to identify the factors that drive financial performance
  • A passion for Financial Modelling; highly motivated, numerate and a logical thinker are all key to the role

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Strong interpersonal skills and previous experience of working within a similar team
  • Business modelling experience
  • ACA/ACCA Qualification (first time passes)

What we look for

We are looking for candidates who are highly motivated, consultative, numerate, and critical thinkers who share EY’s core values. Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate they are adaptable and committed team contributors; comfortable acquiring new skills and experiences, and confident enough to seek help when needed.

What we offer

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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