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Strategy Consultant - Risk Management firm

Entry-level at Elliott James Consulting

Strategy Consultant - Risk Management firm

Entry-level at Elliott James Consulting

  • LocationLondon, UK
  • Position levelEntry-level
  • Job period iconFull-time employment
  • Application deadline iconApply by 29 Dec, 2018
  • Application deadline iconPosted on 31 Oct, 2018
  • Start date iconStart date:
  • Visa iconVisa Sponsor
  • CompetitiveCompetitive

Role and Responsibilities

The Strategy Consultant role is responsible for delivering our risk consultancy service to clients.

We are looking for confident, analytical and articulate individuals with strong analytical skills and the ability to build relationships with senior decision makers (portfolio managers, board members, CFOs). This is an ideal role for someone looking to further develop their career in a fast-moving, entrepreneurial environment.

The Strategy Consultant will be responsible for:

  • Preparing and delivering analysis, presentations and written work to our client base of sophisticated financial market investors.
  • Designing creative solutions to client situations, backed by rigorous analytical evidence.
  • Managing and developing relationships with a small number of high value clients receiving the clients retainer service including:
    • o Strategic consultancy services
    • o Innovative project work
    • o Pro-active client service
    • o Presentation of technology platform
  • Ensuring quality of output across the desk, including training and supervising analysts to ensure a high attention to detail.

Requirements

  • 3-7 years professional experience, preferably within management consultancy, investment banking or Private Equity / Hedge Funds
  • Relevant undergraduate degree + post graduate qualification e.g. MBA, CFA, Masters in Finance, FRM, AMCT/MCT, CIMA, CAIA, etc.
  • Excellent written and verbal presentation skills with an extremely high attention to detail
  • Understanding of risk management in financial markets
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, exposure to Bloomberg
  • Time management / ability to perform under pressure with tight deadlines.
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills.

Preferred Skills

  • Experience in a dynamic, entrepreneurial, team-working environment.
  • Experience with derivatives trading.
  • Knowledge of Alternative Investment Funds.
  • Fund Accountancy / actuarial exposure.
  • Regulatory experience.
  • Time management / ability to perform under pressure with tight deadlines.
  • Track record of business development.

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