Business Modeling Associate

Alvarez & Marsal

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Firm: Alvarez & Marsal

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competitive

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Business Modeling Associate, Valuations

Alvarez & Marsal

London

A&M established a presence in Europe over 16 years ago and our growth has been tenfold. We currently have offices across Europe servicing private equity, senior lenders, investors, corporates and leading law firms with a range of professional services including Restructuring & Turnaround, Performance Improvement, Transaction and Tax Advisory. 

Our European Valuation Services business is headquartered in London and we provide a full suite of valuation services in the areas of financial and tax reporting, mergers and acquisitions, complex financial instruments, illiquid securities, and private equity and real estate portfolios. 

Due to increasing demand for such analysis, A&M is growing this team further and we are looking for a highly skilled Business Modeling Associate, to join us in our London office.

Responsibilities

  • Provide support to the team of Managing Directors, Senior Directors, Directors and Managers, primarily with project execution
  • Design, build and test financial models incorporating operational, tax, accounting and financing concepts
  • Apply business models and analytics techniques to generate insights and influence clients to shape how they make their decisions and then guiding them through / facilitating the decision-making process.
  • Prepare and run meetings to gather information, review and validate findings, obtain model sign-off and build client rapport.
  • Use a variety of tools to conduct extensive data analyses and modeling
  • Conduct comprehensive analysis of historical financial performance
  • Conduct insightful market research on various industry-specific issues and identify potential market risks and opportunities
  • Assist the senior staff with the development of assumptions in the preparation of prospective financial statements
  • Apply templates, tools, models and best practices to support the delivery of our services

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from a leading university plus a professional qualification, ACA / CFA or equivalent gained at a Big 4 accounting firm / consulting firm / investment bank / independent valuation firm
  • 1-2 years of work experience, preferably in a business modeling or strategy role in a prestigious accounting or consulting firm, investment bank or independent valuation firm
  • Technical skills required - strong knowledge of main finance, economic and accounting principles, and basic knowledge of the valuation methodologies.  Robust applied working knowledge and experience of cost benefit analysis, business case development, strategic planning, strategic options development, financial statement analysis, investment appraisal and valuation techniques.
  • Proficiency in Excel, having developed models, tools and analytics to support internal or external client decision-making. 
  • Experience in business analytics tools such as Spotfire, Tableau or Microsoft BI is welcomed.
  • Database experience (particularly SQL), ETL software (e.g., Alteryx) and ideally programming (particularly R and Python) preferred
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking and problem framing/solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Self-starter; desire to succeed in an entrepreneurial culture
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment

Voluntary Inclusion


It is Alvarez & Marsal’s policy to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

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Job information

Firm: Alvarez & Marsal

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competitive

Apply

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