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Introduction to the team:
KPMG’s Economics team advises clients using economic advice and analysis in a range of contexts. This highly successful practice at KPMG is looking to accelerate its recent growth.
The Economics practice spans a number of functional areas, with core skills ranging from regulatory finance, competition economics, econometrics, economic policy evaluation and impact assessment, economic strategy, regulatory strategy and applied micro- and macro-economics. The team, largely based in London but now also expanding internationally, provides economic and financial advice to clients across a broad range of engagements. The team typically works with clients at board level, offering interesting and varied work, and the opportunity to earn substantial rewards by expanding our successful practice in the UK and across Europe.
We work closely with leading academic advisors, also drawing on in-depth sector knowledge from experts within the KPMG network, to deliver high quality economic advice to our clients. Our economists have joined KPMG with diverse professional backgrounds, including from niche economic consultancies, competition authorities, academia or straight out of university.
KPMG’s Economics practice sits within KPMG Forensic, and is part of KPMG’s Risk Consulting group.
Roles and Responsibilities:
We are looking for an Assistant Manager to help expand our regulatory finance capacity.
This role offers an opportunity to join a growing team by helping regulated firms, regulators and other industry stakeholders understand regulatory finance and accounting topics including Regulatory Accounting (planning, implementation, audit and analysis), Regulatory Costing, Profitability Analysis, Competition Cases (market investigations, pricing and merger analysis), and Business Rates analysis.
Develop propositions that demonstrate a market leading position.
Help to manage projects on a day to day basis, including client interaction.
Qualifications and Skills
Economic experience (preferably to MSc level) required.
Professional accounting qualification also useful (but CFA or other evidence of financial analytical ability welcomed)
Some working knowledge of regulatory costing methodologies (e.g. CCA, FAC, LRIC, SAC) would be welcome.
Experience and Background:
Experience of financial analysis in a regulated sector e.g. telecoms, transport, energy, water, aviation, post.
You may have relevant expertise in at least one area of relevant work. Examples might include such areas as network modelling, cost allocation processes, cost of capital, regulatory regime change, etc.
Ideally, experience of regulatory processes – consultations, investigations, disputes and appeals
Good communication skills verbal and written, including drafting reports on regulatory finance topics.
You will be comfortable interacting with clients, providing robust and commercially sound advice across a range of services.
You will be used to working with diverse teams of professionals in complex projects.
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