The Modeller’s Miscellany #98
“Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there.”
– Will Rodgers
What employers want from financial modellers and data analysts
Giles caught up with John from Maven Analytics for a conversation about the job market for both financial modellers and data analysts. You can watch the chat in full here.
There are some notable shout outs to Standards like FAST, SMART, the ICAEW’s Code, and the Financial Modelling Institute, amongst other things.
Come for the content, stay for the community
Registration closes this Friday for the next group joining the Full Stack community. Don’t miss out on the chance to join. Find out more and register here.
10 commandments of financial modelling
This article from Hedieh Kianyfard, author of Financial Model Detective, is a few years old now but it has stood the test of time. Some grounded wisdom for modellers and the comments on the article expand on it usefully. My favourite is “Thou shall not merge the goddamn cells!”.
Project Finance Careers Hub launch
An exciting update is coming to the Project Finance Institute community. The Project Finance Careers Hub will deliver regular job vacancies from across the PF world. It will also provide you with free expert advice as to how you can best advance your career. The group will be supported by One Search. One Search is a financial recruitment company with a deep specialisation in Infrastructure, Energy, and Real Assets.
Register for the Project Finance Careers Hub kick-off event to find out more about the group. Register here.
Modeller’s Miscellany Jobs
Financial Consultant – Ahold Delhaize – North Holland, The Netherlands
Junior Financial Analyst – Adecco – Budapest, Hungary
Financial Consultant (Entry-level) – Hoffman & Co. – (Remote) Portland, OR, USA
Data Analyst – General Motors – Austin, TX, USA
Financial Modelling & Conversion Associate – London Stock Exchange Group – Bengaluru, India
Thanks to Will Wardle for sharing this with us. How anyone thinks they could stand a chance against a Grizzly Bear is beyond me… Where would you put yourself?