Our client's Infrastructure Group in the UK consists of over 100 professionals and is widely recognised as one of the world's leading independent financial and business advisers in infrastructure.
They provide in-depth advice on the strategic, financial and commercial issues driving investments in infrastructure across the UK.
This advice ranges from the strategic thinking and advice to companies and investors to enable private capital to fund infrastructure to the detailed technical skills required at financial close.
They also work closely with other functions within to advise clients on mergers and acquisitions, valuations, tax, accounting, and due diligence issues.
The financing and procurement of primary infrastructure is a key part of the business and supports the UK Government plan to invest over £300bn in the current parliament.
They work with a range of public and private clients who are looking to raise and invest capital or in the case of the public sector, to seek the means to introduce private sector capital.
They are offering a unique opportunity to gain experience of the UK low carbon power sector working across a range of strategic and transactional mandates.
The successful candidate will work on some of the largest transactions we are involved in (e.g. new nuclear, tidal lagoons, CCGT), gaining a better understanding of the underlying financial and commercial structures that are helping to bring forward the required multi-billion pound investments required to keep the lights on and help the UK meet its renewable targets in a rapidly changing market.
The successful candidate will build on their existing MS Excel modelling skills to gain a thorough understanding of project finance modelling and commercial/financial issues in these complex structured power transactions.
- Structuring and writing reports by taking complex concepts and articulating these in a digestible format
- Building or analysing Financial Models in Microsoft Excel.
- Helping develop and assess strategic objectives and plans for clients (market entry exit or growth)
- Developing market intelligence and sector knowledge
- Ensuring projects are delivered in a manner that complies with internal and regulatory procedures
- Contributing to the delivery of specific engagements on a day to day basis
- Supporting pitching for new business with ideas
- Contributing to specific business development initiatives, particularly proposals and pitches.
- Contributing to delivery of multiple projects simultaneously
- Developing a good working understanding of compliance procedures
- Contributing to the effective planning, delivery and closure of projects
- Maintain a good understanding of the infrastructure development market and Government policies to support funding and financing of projects.
- Be skilled in financial analysis, financial modelling and valuations as well as regulatory accounts;
- High level academic degree
- Experience in the infrastructure sector, in particular in the energy sector;
- Have a sound knowledge of Government procurement rules and tender evaluation procedures;
- Understand the key areas of policy in relation to the infrastructure financing and procurement of projects;
- Bring excellent report writing, Excel and Powerpoint skills;
- Demonstrate a good working knowledge of economic and financial theory, with at least undergraduate and preferably graduate qualifications in economics or finance;
- Be comfortable and/or experienced in an external facing role;
- Provide compelling and well-thought out solutions to financial or economic problems of moderate complexity;
- Provide persuasive and self-assured responses in a credible manner;
- Appreciate the chance to work on a wide range of projects and proposals simultaneously to demanding timetables. Degree in finance, economics, engineering, mathematics or similar;