Corporate Strategy Advisor

Business Analytics London, United Kingdom


Description

The Company

G-Research is a leading quantitative research and technology company. We use scientific techniques, big data and world-class technology to predict future movements in financial markets, and we develop the platform to deploy these ideas globally across multiple asset classes. We offer a dynamic, flexible and highly stimulating environment where good ideas are prized and rewarded.

The Role

We are looking to add a Corporate Strategy Advisor to inform business strategy and executive decision making as we assess new opportunities to invest in our platform and grow the business.

The Corporate Strategy Advisor will work with executive and divisional management to develop the strategic plan for the business and evaluate, plan and co-ordinate strategic business projects. He or she will research ideas, inform management decision making and develop comprehensive business cases for strategic projects. This will include financial modelling, business risk assessments, evaluation of market opportunities, competitive landscape analysis, growth forecasting and review of legal or regulatory considerations. The Corporate Strategy Advisor will also develop cost benefit analysis including tangible and intangible costs and benefits, estimates of time to delivery and resource requirements.

The role provides an opportunity to join a team that is guiding high level strategic and business decisions at a leading and rapidly growing quantitative research and software house.

The Individual

  • 4 years’ experience at a top-tier strategy consulting firm.
  • Excellent academic record with MBA or degree from a top-tier institution
  • Experience of contributing to executive level strategic decision-making.
  • Experience of developing strategy or business planning for businesses with large software platforms is advantageous. 
  • Ability to create high quality business plans, business cases and financial forecasting models.
  • Excellent analytical capabilities, able to produce complex financial models and forecasts.
  • Highly articulate communicator with experience of presenting to and communicating with executive level management. Proactive communicator, able to leverage technical expertise in and outside of the business.
  • Highly organised, with experience of managing or co-ordinating large projects.
  • The ability and drive to develop a concept from the idea stage into an actionable business case and executable business plan.
  • Highly proficient user of Excel and PowerPoint.

The Location

Based in the heart of Central London, we are served by 5 stations and 6 tube lines, with the closest station Goodge Street within seconds of the office. With the vibrant West End close by, you are in walking distance of many top London attractions, theatres and shopping districts.

Why should you apply?

  • Excellent growth and advancement opportunities.
  • Relaxed environment with a relaxed informal dress code.
  • Great work/life balance with fantastic benefits package including comprehensive healthcare and life assurance, 25 days holiday, contributory pension scheme, cycle scheme, gym subsidy, monthly company events and many more!
  • Market-leading compensation plus annual discretionary bonus.