Flexible Terms Available: Incl. 100% contingent fees on deals*
Graduate Consultant

Kick start a career in finance consulting and gain highly valuable professional skills and experience while studying for an internationally recognised chartered accountancy qualification

Role: Graduate Financial Modeller

Location: Hybrid - Central London Offices (Optional) or Fully Remote *

* On occassion you may be asked / offered to work with clients at their offices

Our financial modelling team support businesses across every industry in making their most critical decisions. We work with some of the most exciting businesses in the UK and around the world supporting senior decision makers in navigating through changing markets, evolving technologies and major strategic investments.

As a graduate financial modelling consultant you will have the opportunity to work on some of our most exciting projects from the beginning. We will support you in building experience quickly, developing market leading technical expertise and developing well rounded professional knowledge that will allow you to support businesses across a range of industries and situations at the most senior level.

Working as a consultant, no two projects will be the same and every new challenge will provide you with the opportunity to push yourself. Your career with us has the potential for endless growth and you will learn invaluable skills working side by side with top consultants with exposure to industry experts, private equity, CFOs/CEOs and company boards.

We understand that every person is unique so we will support you in shaping your own career by encouring you to prioritise the skills, industries or situations that interest and motivate you most. We also provide a highly competitive salary, bonus and benefits package and clear opportunities for you to grow with us at a speed and direction that suits your own personal goals.

What you will be doing

Our models are typically built in MS Excel and can involve complex and technically refined mathematical and financial calculations. We also provide impactful data visualisation tools and processes where clients need to manage and take advantage of large amounts of data or develop bespoke code to provide automations that create significant efficiencies or overcome operational limitations.

In order to successfully deliver bespoke models that meet each clients unique requirements you will need to be able to have strong communication skills and be able to collaborate with a broad range of stakeholders and experts in various areas. You will also need to work well within our teams and learn from experienced financial modellers to deliver outputs at a high standard.

Typical tasks:

  • communicating / collaborating with stakeholders
  • developing business cases / plans
  • Preparing & presenting data dashboards
  • financial modelling (from scratch)
  • financial analysis and interpretation
  • data analytics & visualisation
  • reviewing financial models
  • reporting KPIs

Key responsibilities:

  • continuous development of professional skills and knowledge
  • working flexibly to accomodate client requirements
  • delivering high quality outputs to agreed plans
  • keeping to agreed schedules and deadlines
  • building positive client relationships
  • understanding client businesses

Required Skills:

  • Mathematical /Creative problem solving
  • Attention to detail, ability to self review and ensure all work is accurate and well presented
  • Interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and collaborate confidently and professionally
  • Commerciality, ability to understand businesses, industries and situations quickly
  • Organisational skills, ability to maintain schedules and deliver to deadlines
  • Clarity, ability to simplify and explain complex information clearly
  • MS Excel skills, ability to analyse data quickly

Required Qualifications

Minimum 2:1 Degree

STEM, Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business or Similar Academic Discipline

A*A*A - ABB at A Level

Preferably consisting of 1 or more STEM, Finance or Business Related Subjects (if applicable)

Grade 6+ GCSE in Maths

Numeracy skills will be covered further in our Assessment Tests

English Language

Minimum Grade 6 GCSE and Literacy skills will be covered further in our Assessment Tests

Basic Computer Skills

Proficiency in Excel, Power Point & Word will be required and assessed.

Additional Desirable Skills

Data Analysis or Coding Skills in any language such as VBA, SQL, C# or Python

Our offer

We offer a 3 year post graduate programme that will give you early exposure to live projects and formal professional training (CA) that together will allow you to develop market leading financial knowledge and technical skills that can truly set you apart. Our work covers corporate finance, strategy consulting, big data analytics, data visualisation, coding and a mastery of MS Excel. You will also gain invaluable consulting experience and industry knowledge in areas such as private equity, real estate, retail, infrastructure and technology.

To excel in this programme you will be curious about finance and how businesses work, enjoy complex problem solving and building bespoke solutions to the highest possible standard. You will thrive working in a fast paced environment on projects with great purpose, overcoming challenging and time pressured moments and contributing to a job well done.

Typically applicants will hold degrees in highly numerate or business focused disciplines and will be motivated by opportunities for continuous growth of skills and knowledge.

Our culture

At Tunneys we believe in hiring only the most high calibre, driven and intellectually curious people to join our market leading financial modelling team so you will be in good company. We provide our people with the flexibility, autonomy and support that they need to realise their greatest potential in a way that is unique to each person.

We believe in fair and transparent reward for hard work, dedication and contribution and equal opportunities for advancement. Occassionally projects may require a 'all hands on deck' approach which requires our teams to support each other in order to meet highly challenging targets for our clients in their most critical situations. We ensure that these are also opportunities for our consultants to shine, be rewarded and progress their careers more quickly.

You will be able to work flexibly across our central london offices or remotely, collaborating with our team and client teams to acheive the best results on engagements for our clients and for your career with us. On occassion projects may require some time to be spent working in person with clients in their offices.

We are growing fast and succeeding in the market. You will have the opportunity to make a real impact in helping us to grow and to shape our culture and team. We are fast moving and ambitious so we will work together to meet and beat our performance and growth targets and we believe in celebrating our successes together regularly with socials, events and rewards.

How to apply

Apply by submitting your CV and cover letter. Your profile will then be reviewed and if successful you will be invited to take our 3 stage assessment process which consists of the following:

  1. Online Interview (30 mins) - discuss your application within a standard interview format;
  2. Financial model build case study (1 week) - build and submit a small piece of analysis that demonstrates your standard of work;
  3. Face to Face interview / Presentation (1 hour) and lunch - 30 mins to present and discuss your model + 30 mins general interview;

If you have been successful in your assessment process you will typically be given a job offer within 1 week of your interview date.

To ensure that you have the best and fairest opportunity to demonstrate your strengths and potential to us during the application process we will take into account your performance in interviews and assessment tests together with your academic records and experience.

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