Financial Modeller

Location UK / Ulster

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1438710

 Job Description

We are seeking to recruit a strong financial modelling candidate who is interested in working within our corporate finance financial modelling team, based in Belfast.

  • Do you have advanced Microsoft Excel financial modelling skills?
  • Do you have hands-on experience building complex financial models in a projects or transactions environment?
  • Are you looking to develop your career in financial modelling?

Whatever your reason is for wanting to look for a new job, KPMG may be the perfect move for you and your career.


KPMG’s Corporate Finance financial modelling team is currently seeking a Manager to be based in Belfast. The vast majority of corporate finance engagements require a financial model and as a result the financial modelling team support virtually all transactions, providing team members with exposure to a wide range of corporate finance transactions.

This position offers the successful candidate the opportunity to take responsibility for the delivery of advice that supports our clients and our vision.


  • Work as part of our Financial Modelling Centre of Excellence team.
  • Lead the development of best in class financial models to support a range of corporate finance engagements, including fundraising, refinancing, valuations, project finance, public sector procurements and options appraisals.
  • Manage the financial modelling element of client engagements, from design of the model through to analysis of the final model results. 
  • Lead the reviews of financial models supporting some of the largest and highest profile transactions in Ireland.
  • Leverage the financial modelling work performed to assist the overall deal team to provide clients with strategic, financial, transactional and commercial advice, in relation to business cases, decision making and transaction processes.
  • Play a key role in leading the development of the financial modelling capability in our Deal Advisory Corporate Finance team, in particular providing training and mentoring for our junior staff and fostering a collaborative and inclusive culture of work.

Some recent assignments on which the Corporate Finance team has advised and which required financial models include:

  • Buy side advisor on the acquisition of a portfolio of infrastructure assets in the United States.
  • Financial adviser on the National Broadband Plan with oversight of the Project Financial Model.
  • Developed a lessor based aviation financial model to support an equity fundraising for an Aviation client.
  • Developed a financial model to support a €75m debt raise for a fund investing in the agri-food sector.
  • Developed a project finance financial model to support an equity fundraising for the development of an Energy from Waste plant.
  • Developed a property strategy financial model to support a lease or buy decision for a large Irish commercial bank.
  • Developed a financial model for a social housing fund and a health investment fund.


  • Advanced Microsoft Excel financial modelling skills are essential.
  • Hands-on experience building complex financial models in a projects or transactions environment.
  • Tertiary qualifications in commerce, law, economics, engineering or other relevant subjects and have outstanding academic transcripts.
  • Relevant professional experience likely gained in a Chartered Accounting firm, law firm, management consultancy, engineering consultancy, corporate advisor, investment bank, project finance team of a commercial bank, infrastructure fund, construction firm or within Government.
  • Strong interest in developing a career in Deal Advisory.
  • Strong interpersonal, problem solving and communication skills, combined with high attention to detail.
  • Ability to juggle competing demands and work in a dynamic environment.

KPMG Corporate Finance Practice

KPMG Corporate Finance is a leading adviser in the Irish corporate finance market.  A career in KPMG Corporate Finance provides an opportunity to get involved in some of the most important transactions and with dynamic clients in the Irish market. The range of activity includes Mergers & Acquisitions, Solvent Debt Restructuring, Financing, Private Equity, Valuations and Project Finance.

Our team is based in Belfast and Dublin and is an integral part of the KPMG Corporate Finance international network.


We offer excellent remuneration packages at all levels. We take pride in recognising and rewarding hard work and achievement through regular promotions, which take place twice yearly.


We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Creating an inclusive culture where all our people achieve their potential is fundamental to our business. In addition, our employees have the option to avail of our flexible working policies/intelligent working arrangements. To learn more about diversity at KPMG, click here.


If you are interested in the above role, please submit a CV via the apply button. If you have any specific queries on the role, please contact Sharon Griffin

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