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Financial Advisor

43,334 P.A. ?
East London

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ENGIE is a leading energy and services company focused on three key activities: production and supply of energy, services and regeneration. Our 17,000 employees combine these capabilities for the benefit of individuals, businesses and communities throughout the UK & Ireland.

We enable customers to embrace a lower carbon, more efficient and increasingly digital world. Our customers benefit from our energy efficient and smart building solutions, the provision of effective and innovative services, the transformation of neighbourhoods through regeneration projects, and the supply of reliable, flexible and renewable energy.

ENGIE improves lives through better living and working environments. We help to balance performance with responsibility, enabling progress in a harmonious way.

Globally, the ENGIE Group employs 160,000 people worldwide and achieved revenues of €60.6 billion in 2018.

ENGIE are recruiting for a Financial Advisor to be based in Canary Wharf, London, E14 5LQ. This is a permanent full-time role working 37.5 hours per week. On offer is a competitive salary and benefits package.

General Overview

  • To provide direct decision support and financial analysis for investment projects, acquisitions, disposals, restructurings, financings and responses to calls for tender
  • To ensure the Group's approved valuation methodology and investment criteria are consisently applied across all projects
  • To support Corporate AI&FA iniatives such as the annual impairment review and look-back exercises

Key Accountabilities:

  • Develop robust project models in line with AI&FA best practices. Ensure all relevant investment guidelines have been taken into account. Ensure accurate and consistent financial information across all projects, with great attention to detail.
  • Identify and throroughly analyse key valuation drivers and issues for allocated projects. Liase directly with Market Analysis, Finance and Tax to understand the business plans and relevant assumptions and their associated impact on the project model as well as the accounting and tax treatment as appropriate. Calculate both the valuation as well the accounting impacts (net debt, COI, ROCE, NRRgs, profit on disposal) of investment decisions.
  • Ensure strict financial discipline in investment selection. Fully prepare investment files in anticipation of submission to investment committtees. Ensure all key issues have been clearly identified and succinctly communicated in presentations. Participate in divisional commitment committee meetings for assigned projects representing AI&FA.
  • Establish and maintain strong working relationships, with the regional Finance, Tax, Markets Analysis and Business Development teams to ensure effective information flow. Ensure a deep understanding of regional performance and prospects through regular interaction with Finance and Business Development teams.
  • Participate in the regional annual impairment review. Prepare the impairment model and report for assets assigned. Engage directly with the external auditors to defend the Group's position where appropriate.
  • Support Corporate AI&FA with any corporate initiatives such as look-back exercises and discount rate reviews. Liaise with Group AI&FA for any consistency / methodological issues.
  • Be the key point of contact with end-responsibility for all financial projects assigned. Keep the Head of AI&FA informed of key issues and developments. Know how to work in multi-disciplinary project teams.
  • Responsible for planning and organising own workload to ensure competing deadlines are met.

Knowledge and skills:


  • Strong analytical, numerical and financial modelling skills
  • Knowledge of valuation methodologies and techniques
  • Good knowledge and understanding of financial reporting (P&L, Cash Flow, Balance Sheet), tax and corporate structures
  • Ability to communicate complex messages succinctly and with simplicity - both via verbally and via written presentation

  • Thorough understanding of the Division's business, its strategy, its current and potential business
  • Understanding of the UK power market, and how it is structured
  • Understanding of generation technologies and key valuation drivers


  • Advanced MS Excel. VBA skills useful.
  • Financial modelling profiency
  • Financial advisory experience in the calculation of both earnings and valuation impacts of investments, acquisitions, restructurings or refinancings
  • Power generation / utilities infrastructure industry knowledge and experience preferable


  • Newly Qualified Accountant
  • Bachelor's degree or above
  • Familiar with the FAST Standard for financial modelling

For more information about ENGIE, please visit:

For this role, you must have evidence of the right to work in the UK. There is no re-location package with this job role. ENGIE do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

The ENGIE Resourcing Team supports this job advert. Agency involvement is not required. All related enquiries must come to the resourcing team not direct to ENGIE Managers.

If you are a disabled applicant and meet the minimum outlined in the job description, you will be given the opportunity to demonstrate your abilities at interview.

Additional Information
  • Posting Date: Jan 17, 2020

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