Economic and Financial Consulting | Consultant/Senior Consultant - Economics, Econometrics and Disputes

London, United Kingdom
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United States
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About FTI Consulting:

FTI Consulting is a global business advisory firm, dedicated to helping organisations navigate and manage a diverse range of complex issues and business challenges. Our expertise covers the spectrum of Corporate Finance & Restructuring, Economic Consulting, Forensic & Litigation Consulting, Strategic Communications and Technology. We are a company of more than 4,600 professionals with annual revenues in excess of $1.8 billion, with offices located in every major business centre in the world.

Our professionals are some of the most experienced leaders in their fields, and advise across a range of industries. Our clients engage us for high-stakes concerns or emerging opportunities that require specialised expertise, and over the past two decades we have been engaged to work behind the headlines on some of the biggest news stories to date.

FTI Consulting is a fast growing and vibrant place to work. Steered by our values of Integrity, Creativity, Achievement, Empathy and Respect, its meritocratic culture invites both collaboration and healthy debate. We are large enough to be trusted by our clients to solve their biggest issues and yet small enough to know our colleagues on a personal level enabling better team working and a supportive culture to develop your career goals and ambitions.

About Economic & Financial Consulting (EFC):

Our Economic and Financial Consulting (EFC) practice advises law firms, companies and the public sector on complex economic and financial matters. Our team includes economists, accountants, valuation professionals, MBAs and econometricians.

We work on varied and challenging assignments across a wide spectrum of industries and contexts. In particular:

  • We have significant expertise in the valuation of businesses, intellectual property, financial products, and other assets. We are the leading firm in the provision of expert evidence on valuation issues and the quantification of economic losses before courts and tribunals all around the world.
  • We also provide valuation services for commercial, reporting, and regulatory purposes, for example, in the context of licensing, investment appraisal, fiscal valuation, and transfer pricing. In financial services, we develop, review and implement strategies for the management of market and credit risks, liquidity and operational risk, litigation exposure and regulatory compliance.
  • In regulated industries, we use economic analysis, econometrics and network modelling to analyse pricing issues and we advise companies and government agencies on the effect of proposed policies.

    About the Role:

    We have a specialist economics, statistics and econometrics team that works across these industries and contexts. We are looking to hire one or two experienced consultants to work within this team.

    The team specialises in combining economic reasoning, with sophisticated economic, statistical, econometric and financial analysis. We work on both advisory projects and contentious disputes. In particular, we:

  • A dvise clients on complex and high-profile matters relating to business strategy, government policy and economic regulation; and

  • Support parties to a dispute, courts and arbiters in commercial litigation and international arbitration, including by assisting in the preparation of expert reports on matters of liability and damages.

    We often work with colleagues across EFC and FTI, to provide economic and econometric analysis in support of other types projects - so it is desirable that you are also familiar with finance and valuation.

    Skills and Competencies:

    To be successful in the role, you will require:

  • A genuine interest, ability and experience in applying economics, statistics and econometrics to solve complex, unstructured problems;
  • A deep and intuitive understanding of the core principles in economics (especially microeconomics), statistics, and econometrics;
  • Significant post-graduation professional experience, in a role that requires the direct application of the above subjects. Examples include roles in economic consulting, economic research and policy analysis for a financial institution, government department, industry regulator, regulated firm or think-tank;
  • To be able to communicate effectively both orally and in written reports, to explain complex analyses in simple, intuitive, and non-technical terms;
  • Strong project management skills, with experience of managing small teams and individual work streams;
  • Proficiency in Stata or a similar statistical and econometric package (such eViews, SAS, or R), Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint; and
  • Strong attention to detail.

    It is desirable that you also have a good understanding of the core principles of finance and accounting (especially in relation to valuation); and an ACA, CFA, or other relevant qualification.

    Key Responsibilities:

  • In general, experienced consultants are involved in the full range of EFC's work and are central to our analysis and report writing. They are expected to be able to take responsibility for research and other gathering of information; managing and carrying out analysis; and reporting the findings in a clear, concise and structured way. They are responsible for the delivery of individual workstreams within projects, working alone or with others, and directing, supervising and reviewing the work of less experienced Consultants. They are centrally involved in analysis and the preparation of formal written reports
  • In the specialist economics team in particular, your responsibilities will include: assisting with scoping complex problems; suggesting and designing economic, statistical and econometric analyses capable of addressing those problems; identifying data requirements, and managing the process of collecting and processing that data; implementing and supervising those analyses using the appropriate tools; preparing PowerPoint slides, memorandums and formal written reports; assisting with the presentation and discussion of the results of these analysis with senior members of the team, and directly with clients.

    Education and Qualifications:

  • Required: a first-class or upper second undergraduate degree AND a masters degree in economics, statistics, econometrics, or computer science, from a university with a reputation for excellence in these subjects;
  • Desirable: a PhD in economics or econometrics or a closely related discipline;

    We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.


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