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Job description:

Core-Asset Consulting's client, a prestigious UK investment management firm, are seeking an Excel Modelling Validation Consultant, to join their office in Edinburgh for a fixed term contract of 12 months.

Please note: this is a salaried fixed term position (not day rate).

Core responsibilities:

  • Validate or facilitate the validation of excel models in accordance with the approved annual validation plan and standards detailed within business wide policies

  • Produce and communicate reports of the validation findings

  • Recommend appropriate action in relevant business areas to ensure that models comply

  • Manage delivery of validation work that requires input from internal or external parties

  • Self-manage validation workload and communicate effectively with manager any factors that may impact the delivery or quality of the approved annual validation plan

  • Assist in raising awareness of model and required standards

  • May be required to perform other duties assigned by the manager

Core requirements:

  • Educated to degree level (ideally within a mathematical discipline)

  • Skilled in Excel (advanced)

  • Previous model validation experience

  • Demonstrable interest and knowledge in asset management

Job reference: 8809

To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

Core-Asset Consulting offers specialist recruitment services to asset management, accounting & finance, asset servicing, legal and the wider financial services sector in Scotland.