Role details

Risk Manager - Investment Licensing (Airline Industry)

London   •   £50,000 - £65,000   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Industry role based in Central London, working with Airlines / Travel
  • Strong due diligence & business review skillset sought

About Our Client

Unique business in the Aviation sector.

Job Description

  • Evaluating and monitoring the finances of a portfolio of companies consisting of largely airlines and some tour operators.



  • Producing comprehensive Risk Reports. These Reports include an in depth assessment of the portfolio companies' management, strategy, operations current financial positions. They are the basis for making licensing decisions.



  • Evaluating the financial forecasts of each portfolio company with specific focus on liquidity. Identifying any potential risks and performing sensitivity analysis.



  • Building and maintaining relationships with the (senior) management of the portfolio companies.



  • Developing and maintaining complex financial and analytical models.



  • Taking a leading role in handling problem cases (e.g. licence holders in financial distress).



  • Taking a leading role in managing projects.



  • Making licensing decision within delegated authority.



  • Line managing and coaching junior members.



  • Providing oral and written presentations on individual company and industry issues identified and making clear and concise recommendations on future action to senior management; the Board; Government departments; and insurance companies.

The Successful Applicant

The candidate must have experience in corporate finance, credit analysis and/or restructuring, likely to be gained from a Consultancy (ie Big Four) or Banking background. Specific additional experience will include:

  • Strong knowledge of accounting and corporate finance;
  • Good understanding of lending facilities and loan documentation;
  • Ability to analyse and interpret non-financial information;
  • Strong Excel and financial modelling skills;
  • Strong communication and influencing skills;
  • Ability to build and maintain external and internal relationships (at senior level);
  • Ability to share skills and knowledge and to work as part of a team;
  • Excellent analytical problem solving skills;
  • Strong negotiation skills and ability to structure problems cases;
  • Ability to work autonomously and to complete projects with minimal supervision;
  • Potential to lead other team members;
  • Good organisational skill;
  • Ability to conduct high quality, predictive and soundly based business and financial analysis;
  • A proactive and flexible attitude.

What's on Offer

  • Work with a number of high-profile businesses in the Travel industry including FTSE 100s
  • Engage with senior stakeholders at CFO & CEO level on a daily basis
  • Be in the thick of decision making where no two days are the same
  • Decide the fate of businesses with your highly analytical approach
  • Move away from process-based work and have the opportunity for more flexible working

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