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Job Description

12-month FTC focused on financial modeling and valuations-related project work for a private markets-focused fund manager, suited to someone with proven credentials in the above who can start by June/July time at the latest.

The Fund is looking for a modeling associate to help develop and improve the Valuations team templates, tools, and documentation, proposing and implementing solutions to address valuation process inefficiencies as part of a major change management process that's currently underway.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Review existing valuation models (i.e., templates, tools, documentation) and data-related processes

  • Identify opportunities to leverage data sources, platforms, and technologies available in the organisation as well as external solutions

  • Propose improvements to the valuation models and processes that are scalable in order to accommodate the growing asset base and increased internal valuations

  • Manage the implementation of new / updated valuation model assets and processes

  • Create model and process documentation, and a process for maintaining and updating documentation

  • Prepare presentations to senior stakeholders on improvements made, including the expected impact of improvements

  • Embed modeling knowledge and best practice (in particular, version control, model risk management, modeling checks and controls) within the Valuations team

  • On completion of the project, ensure comprehensive transfer of models and processes to the Valuations team

Your background:

  • Demonstrable track record of financial modeling expertise and model risk management, roughly 7-8 years plus experience or thereabouts

  • Highly numerate (accountancy qualification is considered advantageous but not a necessity)

  • Experience within a Financial Services company or professional services firm aligned to FS clients preferred

  • Experience with data visualisation

  • Basic knowledge of industry-standard valuation practices, and knowledge of key financial terms

  • Systems: Excel, VBA, Python, Power BI / Tableau

Eames Consulting is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.