Robert Half are delighted to be working with an public services business in central Bristol to recruit a candidate capable of building and testing financial models to forecast and value various projects and tenders that the business work with.
- Ensure that 25 year financial models are accurately updated on a timely basis every 3 months and can be reconciled to statutory accounts and management accounts of the project.
- Ensure financial models are logged, updated and protected in accordance with protocols and procedures.
- Provide analysis of changes to key project dynamics (including shareholder cashflows and lender cover ratios) to key stakeholders
- To liaise with Finance Managers to ensure that latest model forecasts are reflected accurately
- Support value enhancing initiatives on projects
- Liaise with Finance, Tax and Lifecycle Managers to ensure that actual reported data is prepared to help regular updating of the financial model and preparation of budgets
- Interpret results of financial models to identify errors and provide summary analysis explaining movements from previous models.
- Develop ability to build models from standard template.
- Liaise with third party shareholders to ensure that shareholder payments are made in a timely manner.
- Understand the effect of macro-economic changes to the overall shareholder return and be able to explain these effects to directors and other stakeholders.
- Understand ratios that senior lenders review and understand how these ratios are affected by movements in working capital and other cash movements.
- Ability to forecast modelled cash movements to ensure sufficient cash is maintained in the projects whilst meeting the shareholder distribution targets.
- Look to minimise downward variations in distribution forecasts within a 12 month period.
- Upgrade and improve models to reflect latest tax treatments and reflecting best practice across the portfolio.
- Provide and assist in reviews of major maintenance costs over the life of the project.
- Provide any required sensitivity analysis on the models, testing the robustness of the models to adverse movements in assumptions.
- Undertake such other duties as may reasonably be determined as commensurate with the grade of the post.
Our client are happy to entertain strong data analysts with a passion for finance or candidates from a broader finance background with strong excel or modelling skills.
For more information please contact Oliver Price at Robert Half on 01179935400
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