Monday , December 4 2023

KPMG Careers – Associate Director Power & Utilities

Website KPMG UK

Job Summary

KPMG UK currently has a vacancy for those looking to work as a KPMG Careers – Associate Director Power & Utilities for Full Time at their offices in London, England, UK. Applicants should be sure to read the job outline attentively if they intend to apply.

Job Title: KPMG Careers – Associate Director Power & Utilities
Company Name: KPMG UK
Job Location: London, England, UK
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: KPMG
Job Link Expiry: 2023-12-30
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Job Details:

Job Description:

Our business is continuously expanding and we are looking for high quality candidates to support our Power & Utilities business with a particular focus on cost assessment, modelling and benchmarking as well as financial analysis. This is to support the development of new service lines, building on the work already undertaken in the Group.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring quality of economic and financial analysis as well as written and verbal advice
  • Maintaining a good understanding of regulatory finance issues in the regulated sectors e.g. on setting the cost of capital or assessing financeability, as well as how regulatory mechanisms interact with or impact the actual financing of regulated businesses
  • Recognising and addressing potential risks
  • Being responsible for the quality of deliverables produced for clients
  • Ensuring compliance procedures are adhered to
  • Developing the team, inspiring and empowering team members
  • Leading the development of proposals and supporting pitching for new business with ideas
  • Developing market intelligence and sector knowledge
  • Building relationships with clients and developing wider networks with clients and other advisors
  • Running coverage of clients, supporting our reputation as a leading advisor in the utilities sector
  • Managing delivery of several medium to large size engagements on a day to day basis
  • Providing effective management, coaching and mentoring of junior staff on specific engagements
  • Managing junior members of the team and as part of the wider business
  • Proactive business development to identify new opportunities
  • Any other duties commensurate with the role

Job Requirements:

  • Have a detailed knowledge of the current UK regulatory regimes and regulatory finance mechanics for utilities, their application and impact on notional and actual capital structures and business performance
  • Educated to a degree level in a quantitative field such as Finance, Economics, Mathematics or similar will be preferred, although candidates with highly relevant, equivalent experience, will also be considered
  • Demonstrate strong working knowledge of economic and financial theory and its application, preferably with experience in applying corporate finance concepts in the regulated networks space
  • Have significant experience in the utilities sector, as a regulatory policy maker (gained at a regulatory office or industry) or as a consultant specialising in regulatory or corporate finance
  • Provide compelling and well-thought out solutions to complex economic and financial problems, being able to provide persuasive and self-assured responses in a credible manner
  • Be an independent thinker with the ability to identify problems and contribute to the development of solutions, helping us to remain at the cutting edge of innovative thinking in the sector
  • Be a proven team player who can demonstrate a clear desire to manage teams, who can gain the trust and support of internal colleagues

Qualification & Experience:

  • Bring excellent report writing, quantitative analysis (Stata or equivalent), Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Be highly skilled in quantitative economic and financial analysis. The ideal candidate will have experience leading projects with extensive financial modelling elements, and /or have detailed knowledge and experience of financial econometrics and statistics, ideally applied in the utilities sectors
  • Be highly motivated and ambitious, willing to take advantages of the opportunities this position offers
  • Understand the wider UK utilities sector, its structure, composition, stakeholders and relevant policy debates
  • All UK staff who have not passed a Financial Services Authority (FSA) approved exam will be required to do so.
  • Have a sound knowledge of finances and financial structures of regulated utilities (we will consider candidates with deep expertise in financial analysis even if they do not have econometrics experience)
  • Have experience of managing medium size project teams, with a focus on mentoring and coaching junior staff (with or without a finance background)
  • At least 3 A levels or equivalent; Undergraduate or higher Graduate Degree in Economics, Finance, Mathematics or similar (candidates with other degrees will be considered depending on their experience)
  • Language skills and experience in other markets outside the UK are a bonus
  • Demonstrable credentials of leading the delivery activities on major consulting projects
  • Relish the opportunity for interaction and dialogue with companies, investors, regulators and other stakeholders, and with a host of functions across KPMG
  • Be comfortable and experienced in an external facing role and in presenting to clients

Job Details:

Company: KPMG UK

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: London, England, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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