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Financial Advisor

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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.

ENGIE are recruiting for a Financial Advisor to be based in London (Canary Wharf E14 5LQ). This is a permanent and full-time role which offers 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 consistently applied across all projects.

To support Corporate AI&FA (Acquisitions, Investments and Financial Advisory) initiatives 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.

Identify and thoroughly analyse key valuation drivers and issues for allocated projects. Liaise 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. 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 committees. 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.


Newly Qualified Accountant

Bachelor's degree or above

Familiar with the FAST Standard for financial modelling

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 proficiency

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

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.

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  • Posting Date: Jun 16, 2020

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