Economic and Financial Consulting - Director

London, United Kingdom
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powertofly approved What FTI Consulting Has to Offer:

FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk, and resolve disputes. Benefits include:

  • Robust health, dental, and vision coverage
  • 401K with company match
  • Flexible spending and commuter benefits
  • Paid maternity leave

  • 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.

    What we do

    We advise decision-makers in diverse circumstances: in all types of disputes, including the measurement of financial remedies; in the context of transactions to buy and sell businesses, securities and commodities; in similar transactions in, or transactions to licence or otherwise exploit, intellectual property and other intangible assets; in decisions to price, invest, divest or restructure; in the economic assessment of performance; and in the setting of policy, or the assessment of its effects. Our services include:

    Business and securities valuation

    We advise on value in a wide variety of situations including: matters of economic damage, post-transaction disputes, professional negligence, group restructurings, matrimonial disputes and acquisitions and disposals.

    Intellectual property

    We help clients understand and maximise the value of their intellectual property rights, and act as experts before courts and tribunals in intellectual property infringements, licensing, copyright and transfer-pricing disputes.

    Regulated industries

    We use economic analysis, econometrics and network modelling to analyse issues of pricing, valuation and risk management that occur across the spectrum of regulated industries.

    Securities litigation and risk management

    We value and analyse complex financial products, advising on issues such as mis-selling, suitability, hedging and tax implications. We also develop, review and implement strategies for the management of market and credit risks, liquidity and operational risks, reputational risk, litigation exposures and regulatory compliance.

    Public policy

    We advise companies and government agencies on the effect of proposed or actual policies on companies, industry sectors or the economy as a whole.

    What the role involves

    Directors are involved in the full range of EFC's work. They are likely to be developing a specialism in a discipline or industry sector.

    Directors have a central role on projects, taking day-to-day responsibility for delivery, organisation of the work into streams, and the effective use of Consultants or Senior Consultants. Typically, Directors will develop with Senior Directors and other senior project team members the approach to projects, or parts of large projects, and are responsible for anticipating, identifying and resolving issues and keeping Senior Directors informed of progress. Directors are responsible for the preparation of formal reports, including their structure and content.

    Directors will develop and manage a network of professional relationships with clients and others.

    Who we are we looking for

    Suitable candidates will be problem-solvers who enjoy developing and applying bespoke approaches to solve complex, unstructured problems in a logical manner. Candidates will have strong analytical skills; be able to explain their work and communicate their conclusions and findings clearly, both orally and in writing; and be able to drawn upon considerable experience of applying principles to solve problems in practice. The ideal candidate will have an eye for both the big picture and for detail.

    Qualifications and experience

    The qualifications and work experience that we look for in Director candidates are:
    • sufficient relevant professional experience to demonstrate the ability to be an effective EFC Director and alignment with our firm's values of; integrity, creativity, achievement, respect and empathy;

    • an ACA, CFA, or other relevant qualification (preferably); and
    • a first (2.1 or better) or higher degree from a university with a reputation for excellence in the subject in question.

    Knowledge and competencies

    In addition, the following knowledge and competencies are required:
    • a solid understanding of the principal concepts in valuation, accountancy, micro-economics and finance and a deep understanding of the concepts in one or more of those disciplines;
    • to be able to develop and apply robust methods to address complex economic and/or financial issues ;
    • the capacity to critically evaluate and compare different sources of information and assumptions to assess reliability;
    • an ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, meeting deadlines whilst having to rely on inputs provided by others;
    • to communicate effectively and authoritatively verbally and in writing. The candidate should have experience of writing and structuring reports, and acting as a regular day-to-day contact for clients; and
    • to be proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Knowledge of other relevant analytical software such as Microsoft VBA or Access is also desirable.

    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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