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DATE ADDED: Wed 05/02/2020

Assistant Director – Insurance, Public Sector Or Banking & Capital Markets, Business Modelling Group, London

Cheap, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

**Your opportunity**

**This is your opportunity to join Deloitte's market-leading Business Modelling & Analytics Group. **

We are a market-leading, dedicated centre of excellence, comprising qualified accountants, experienced banking analysts and other specialists dedicated to problem solving, supporting our clients in the design, development and critical appraisal of decision support tools to help evaluate complex strategic, operational and transactional decisions.

Using a sophisticated modelling toolkit and proven methodologies, we draw upon our collective experience in the development of thousands of analysis tools, to deliver unparalleled insight to our clients.


* **Apply critical thinking** techniques to help our clients breakdown complex business problems into clear and understandable drivers of value, to provide clear and deeply insightful analysis; * **Develop analysis quickly and efficiently**, through the use of cutting edge tools and techniques, saving time and effort to allow effective focus on adding real value; and * **Generate confidence for stakeholders** in the quality and integrity of analysis, ensuring transparent and user friendly tools are tailored to the specific needs of each client.

At Deloitte we are renowned for our innovative and collaborative culture, commitment to delivering outstanding quality service to clients and enabling our people to excel in everything they do. BMG is fully integrated into the "One Deloitte" agenda and you will often find yourself working on large and exciting cross service line transactions and projects.

Benefiting from high levels of client exposure and working with the most experienced team in its field, you will follow a modelling training programme to become a recognised expert in your field.

**Your role**

* Provide advice and support on all aspects of business modelling and analysis on these types of project and more to enable better decision making.  * Develop a network both within the firm’s Insurance/Banking community, and with senior stakeholders at these major insurers. * Take a lead role in supporting clients throughout decision making processes, using outstanding technical and commercial skills on transactional and strategic mandates * Take responsibility for delivering engagements – being primary client relationship holder * Possibly be seconded to a client to work directly within their business and report to a senior member of the client's team * Work to tight deadlines, adding value on complex, high profile and sensitive projects * Take an active role in business development initiatives which could include being closely aligned to industry or sector groups * Be expected to be innovative in developing client solutions and also in driving the team’s strategy forwards. * To have a broader perspective of potential issues encountered when managing diverse teams and the strategies to overcome them; have a clear understanding of the firm’s commitment to creating a more inclusive culture

We gain an in-depth understanding of our clients’ key business drivers and objectives, we help identify, simulate and test their business options, enabling a deeper and more informed view of the potential risks and returns involved.

Business Modelling is a specialist skill and you will learn the expertise, tools, methodologies and practical experience to help generate confidence in helping Clients make the most testing decisions.

We work directly with our clients and often alongside Deloitte teams from our Advisory Corporate Finance, Consulting, Audit and Tax practices. Our offerings address strategic, transactional and operational challenges in relation to business planning, transaction support, project appraisal, capital efficiency and model assurance, and include for example:

* **Insight Driven Forecasting:** Interrogating large, complex operational datasets to generate meaningful insights from which we build robust financial forecasts that provide competitive advantage in supporting transactions, restructuring or other strategic agenda * **Tactical MI:** designing and rapidly implementing agile and cost effective MI solutions, to meet tactical business requirements arising from significant business change (e.g. M&A, carve out/divestment, reorganisation/ restructuring, complex programmes, regulatory change). Managing effective data collection from multiple stakeholder groups, and consolidation and validation processes across multiple sources, in situations where complex ERP implementation may prove non-cost effective or too slow to fit a quickly changing business environment. * **Senior Executive Support Systems:** facilitating the collation of critical management information for senior/ board level executives. Focusing on projecting and reporting key performance indicators for strategic business decisions with an emphasis on graphical/ user friendly analysis, using bespoke dashboards and innovative visualisation techniques. * **Business Case Support:** Building reliable and compelling business cases to win the confidence of decision makers and support planning and analysis throughout the project lifecycle.

**Your work, your choice**

How long does impact take? How long is a piece of string? How many seconds does a solution contain? How can we possibly tell? After all, impact can be huge or small. Immediate or years in the making. At Deloitte we believe the best impact is the value we add, not the hours we sit at our desk. 

We, therefore, carefully consider agile ways of working, both formal and informal, that allow for the best impact for our people and our clients. If the working pattern you are looking for is not specifically indicated below, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements.

Location: You will be based in the Deloitte London office, however the role may also involve travel and will require the flexibility to meet peaks of work inherent in the cycle of a deal.  We specify full mobility for our financial advisory roles but we make arrangements respectfully. Working from home days are available and flexible depending on clients, deadlines, and projects.

Suggested work pattern: Permanent full-time 


Your professional experience

* Have experience working in a FP&A function  * Experience of delivering data & analytics projects could also be an advantage * Have a proven track record delivering top quality modelling solutions within a project based, client focused environment * Experience of building, maintaining and effectively managing client relationships * Leadership skills enabling you to become a “partner of tomorrow” * Have strong academic achievements including excellent degree and A-level (or equivalent) results * Have strong business diagnostic skills and the ability to apply a logical and analytical approach to problem solving * Have excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) * Have strong excel skills - other relevant technical analytical skills could also be an advantage e.g. VBA, Power BI, SQL etc.

Desirable experience includes: 

* ACA Exam qualified (or equivalent), ideally with first time passes, or be able to demonstrate equivalent experience

**Your service line - Financial Advisory**

Advising clients in the moments that define their business takes multiple layers of expertise. Much more than due-diligence, this is about diverse teams of specialists coming together, crossing service lines and international borders to tackle the many, complex issues involved in major transactions. And we have one of the broadest networks in the business. Here, you’ll find fascinating, career-building projects, market leading approaches, cutting-edge resources, huge clients and inspirational colleagues. As well as opportunities to develop a deep industry or product specialism. 

**About Deloitte**

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**Our Purpose & Strategy**

To make an impact that matters for our clients, our people and society - defines who we are and what we stand for. Our purpose provides the foundation for our strategy and our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services: this is not about size, it's about being the first choice. The first choice for the largest and most influential clients, and the first choice for the best talent.


**What do we do?**

Deloitte offers global integrated professional services that include Audit & Assurance, Consulting, Financial Advisory, Legal, Risk Advisory and Tax Consulting. Our approach combines intellectual leadership, industrial expertise, insight, consulting & problem solving capabilities whatever the role, technology revolutions and innovation from multiple disciplines to help our clients excel anywhere in the world.


**Beyond the UK: Deloitte North and South Europe**

The UK is part of Deloitte North and South Europe (NSE), the second largest member firm in the Deloitte network. Deloitte NSE combines operations in Belgium, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Malta, the Netherlands, the Nordics (Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden), Switzerland and the UK. Deloitte NSE brings together 2,500 partners and over 40,000 people, combining our unmatched breadth and depth of capabilities in audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, and tax and legal across the region. Being part of Deloitte NSE supports our aspiration to be the undisputed leader in professional services and will create more opportunity and growth for our people.


**What do we value?**

At Deloitte we foster a collaborative culture where talented individuals can produce their best work. We value innovative thinking, diverse insights and a genuinely distinctive level of customer service. We value difference, with respect at the heart of our inclusive culture, and we support agile working arrangements. Hear from some of our people already working at Deloitte in  [**agile ways**][agile ways] . We are proud to have earnt a Top 10 place on the 2018 list of  [**Top 30 Employers for Working Families**][Top 30 Employers for Working Families]  for the eighth consecutive year, and to have been listed in  [**The Times Top 50 Employers for Women**][The Times Top 50 Employers for Women]  for each of the last four years.


**Being a Leader at Deloitte**

Cultural fit and purpose-led leadership is crucial for Deloitte. Our leaders always set the example and inspire their colleagues. They make quality time for people and take an interest in them. They know what matters to people - both inside and outside work – and value them as individuals; always finding opportunities to develop them while showing respect and appreciation.

We expect colleagues at all levels to embrace and live our purpose and our leadership culture by challenging themselves to identify issues that are most important for our clients, our people, and for society and make an impact that matters. We know leadership comes in all shapes and sizes, but our Leadership Charter helps all of our people understand what we’re looking for:

* **We live our purpose**: we act as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values, and recognising others for the impact they make

* **We develop talent**: we develop high-performing people and teams through challenging and meaningful opportunities

* **We drive performance**: we deliver exceptional client service; maximise results and drive high performance from people while fostering collaboration across businesses and borders

* **We believe positive influence can make an impact that matters**: we influence clients, teams, and individuals positively, leading by example and establishing confident relationships with increasingly senior people

* **We move, together, towards a strategic direction**: we understand key objectives for clients and Deloitte, aligning people to objectives and setting priorities and direction.


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