Manager, Corporate Finance - Social Infrastructure - Open to flexibility

Birmingham, West Midlands
08 Mar 2017
08 Apr 2017
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Manager, Corporate Finance - Social Infrastructure - Open to flexibility

At KPMG, our values define who we are and the way we do business. As a leading professional services firm, we know that our strength and capability come from our people – their different perspectives, experiences and backgrounds. From our inclusive leadership strategy to our diversity and inclusion targets – we’re making bold changes to who we are and what we do. Be part of it.

KPMG’s UK Infrastructure Group is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading independent financial and business advisers in infrastructure. The group has won many awards, including financial advisor of the year (Infrastructure Journal).

Due to a significant period of growth we are looking for a Manager to join the Corporate Finance, Social Infrastructure team in Birmingham. We provide in-depth advice on the strategic, financial, regulatory and commercial issues to drive investments across Transport, Power & Utilities and Social Infrastructure sectors in the UK and internationally. Social infrastructure is a key business area for the Infrastructure Group and primarily encompasses work in Healthcare, Education, Local Authority and Defence. 
Roles and Responsibilities

  • Manage the delivery of relevant engagements on a day to day basis
  • Support proposals and pitch development for new business, as well as developing market intelligence and sector knowledge awareness
  • Building relationships with clients at the relevant levels
  • Introducing new ideas to the team to support in targeting clients
  • Development of financial models and supervising the production of financial models undertaken by junior staff
  • Ensuring compliance procedures are adhered to and risks management
  • Management of project planning, delivery and closure along with engagement administration
  • Production of high quality documentation and presentations
  • Lead internal project teams and external advisers, manage junior colleagues working on decentralised energy generation projects

Qualifications and Skills

  • Recognised professional qualification in Accounting, Banking or Chartered Surveying desired
  • Experience and Background
  • Experience of major capital projects within the public arena, either as a bidder, investor, public procurer or lender ideally within the local government, health or education sectors
  • Sound knowledge of financing structures; particularly debt project finance and equity infrastructure finance including other types of project based financing
  • Familiarity with public procurement processes and skilled in financial modelling and complex financial analysis
  • Ability to understand the risks and issues of infrastructure developments within complex structures
  • Exceptional report and business case writing, Excel and Power-point skills
  • Comfortable delivering presentations to clients
  • An independent thinker with the ability to identify problems and contribute to the development of solutions
  • Influential communicator with a personable approach 
  • Highly motivated, ambitious self-starter, willing to take advantages of the opportunities this position offers
  • Demonstrated experience collaborating as a team and managing small teams
  • Appreciation of a wide range of projects and proposals simultaneously to demanding timetables

We recognise that as individuals, we each have particular needs and that one size doesn’t fit all, when it comes to how, when and where you work. That’s why we’re proud to offer our colleagues agile working options. We believe in putting you at the centre of your career – KPMG will offer the training, development and stimulating work environment to help you get to where your career ambitions are. That’s why we introduced ‘Our Deal’ – it’s our way of saying ‘thank you’ for bringing your best to work. As part of ‘Our Deal’, you’ll benefit from a range of rewards from secondment opportunities and preferential banking services to a day off on your birthday and have open, honest conversations about your career development.

While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a balanced lifestyle. We offer part time roles with flexible working arrangements which could include, annualised hours, early or late starts to fit around other commitments, shorter working days etc. We are happy to discuss your own requirements and our range of flexible working arrangements in more detail, should that be of interest and, as part of the recruitment process, we can put you in touch with people who work flexibly Equal Opportunities employer.