Business Modeling – Assistant Director
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In an international firm like Deloitte, our strong global presence is complemented by our local reach and market knowledge. A career in Financial Advisory Services with Deloitte Corporate Finance Limited will equip you with a deep understanding of the local and regional business landscape, enabling you to identify opportunities and risks to our clients’ businesses. In addition, your breadth of vision will be engaged, as you match our global resources to our clients’ advantage. Our FAS practice encompasses a broad range of specializations and services but whose common goal is to offer strategic services to clients throughout every phase of the economic cycle. With such a wealth of specializations, you will have the opportunity to pick the one most suited to you.
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- Outstanding value to markets and clients
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- Strength from cultural diversity
During your tenure as an Assistant Director in Business Modelling, you will demonstrate and develop your capabilities in the following areas:
- Reviews outputs of financial analyses to guide client’s management to make decisions with confidence
- Develops new and innovative approaches to analyzing data to help team draw meaningful conclusions; champions the use of advanced visualization to extract insights from a data set and presents findings in a clear, logical manner to client executives
- Resolves escalated scope, timeline, or resourcing issues and shapes team’s priorities to address most urgent and relevant tasks
- Manages engagement financials to ensure proper invoicing, staff billing, and engagement profitability
- Understands the larger ecosystem within which the client operates; uses to facilitate discussions about potential solutions to the client’s most pressing deal issues
- Understands drivers of growth, profitability and cash flow as well as a client’s financial statements and key performance measures
- Identifies relevant business trends, economic forces, and industry practices and can confidently discuss with the client
- Builds personal brand and supports eminence building in chosen industry/sector
- Sets direction regarding the development and compliance of standards, guidelines and service agreements
- Combines expertise in one stage of a transaction with a deep understanding of a particular industry/sector and advises on integration points an critical focus areas
- Ensures the accuracy of the models, valuation analyses, reports, and audit support documentation
- Reviews client’s existing financial model to ensure reliability by testing its mathematical accuracy, confirming that its logic is consistent with the commercial drivers of the business, and reviewing the reasonableness of the input assumptions
- Uses qualitative and quantitative analysis to deliver insights on goodwill implications in a transaction
- Acts as a role model, embracing and living our purpose and values.
- Actively contributes to building the talent pipeline; creates a talent experience that attracts, develops and retains top talent and high performing teams
- Creates opportunities to drive impact; anticipates client needs and delivers superior results by leveraging each person’s strengths to build high performing teams across businesses and borders
- Builds deep relationships across a diverse network and uses a flexible influencing style to gain buy-in and drive impact
- Translates broader strategy into a compelling team vision and goals; aligns the team and sets priorities to achieve objectives
- Applies deep knowledge of disruptive trends and competitor activity to drive continuous improvement
- Establishes a strong leadership brand and inspires followership through passion, integrity, and appreciation of others
- 8+ years or more experience in financial consulting (Financial Advisory/ Corporate Finance) or Investment Banking/Merchant Banking, with at least 5 years’ experience delivering models to third party clients in a professional services firm
- Demonstrated ability to manage and develop people and plan complete engagements along with ensuring deliverables meet work plan specifications and deadlines.
- Proactive in quality assurance and ensuring deliverables meet the highest standards
- Proven history of business development and developing and maintaining client relationships
- Qualified accountant with one of the major international accountancy bodies
- Strong Interpersonal & Communication skills
- Motivated, dedicated, dynamic & hard worker
- Fluent in English with the ability to write and present in English
- Bilinguals (Arabic & English) preferred