Job details

Head of Financial Modelling

Job reference: 002701

Closing date: 17/03/2019

Salary: up to £70,000 per annum

Department: Finance

Hours per week: 36.17 hours

We are now on the lookout for a Head of Financial Modelling with experience in creating statistical models and then looking at trends / forecasting. You will have previous mathematical modelling experience with a strong academic in a numerical subject such a mathematics, statistics etc. You must have experience in statistical packages, ideally SAS and financial services experience is essential

Modelling & Forecasting Responsibilities

  • Creating Statistical models from scratch as it is a brand-new role within the company
  • Responsible for the definition, shaping and ongoing maintenance of all financial modelling and forecasting to enhance decision making, deliver more targeted acquisition and ultimately deliver profitable growth.
  • Undertake specialised analysis to model historical data and provide forecasts based on various industry-related metrics for a range of different propositions.
  • Conduct scenario analysis based on various factors that will help to assess the risk
  • Proactively recommend + implement updates to financial models during periods of change
  • Responsible for reviewing all financial models to arrive at preliminary conclusions and providing good quality and timely financial modelling advice to the business in a way that non-specialists can easily understand and absorb.
  • Champion data quality and integrity, highlighting data quality issues and suggesting appropriate solutions.
  • Share knowledge and experience, and analytical/modelling best practices as well as mentoring and development of team member skills

We are looking for…

  • A strong academic record with a good honours degree or equivalent qualification in a numerical subject
  • Proven statistical modelling, forecasting and analytical experience
  • Advanced Excel skills to expertly tackle complex mathematical problems.
  • Able to articulate key messages and analysis outcomes clearly and concisely with a Pragmatic and analytical mind
  • Extensive experience of completing complex data analysis and create proposals / provide recommendations on the back of analysis
  • Any experience with SPSS, SAS, statistical or MI packages would be a bonus



The closing date for this job has now passed.