Assistant Director – Remedies, Business and Financial Analysis

London (Greater)
£67,684 - £77,300  plus excellent benefits
20 Aug 2018
24 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Assistant Director – Remedies, Business and Financial Analysis

Location:      London or Edinburgh

Contract:      Permanent

Hours:           Full time
Salary:           £67,684 - £77,300  plus excellent benefits.

The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) are seeking a highly commercially astute financial analyst to join the Remedies, Business and Financial Analysis (RBFA) Group.

RBFA provides business and financial analysis and designs remedies for the problems identified, applying professional expertise to contribute to the CMA’s mission to make markets work well for consumers, businesses and the UK economy.

As the lead adviser, you will be responsible for providing high quality and timely commercial and financial analysis to support key decisions. This will include working closely with economists and legal advisers in multi-disciplinary project teams to investigate, analyse and advise upon financial and business issues in merger, market, consumer, regulatory and antitrust inquiries. You will be responsible for delivering analysis that informs the CMA’s understanding of how businesses and markets are functioning and that makes an important contribution to deciding whether or not there is a competition or consumer problem. You will play a central role in finding effective solutions to the problems we find.

To be successful in your application you will need to have a postgraduate business, finance or accounting qualification (e.g. ACA, CIMA, CFA or MBA) or equivalent postgraduate experience, ideally alongside familiarity with economics and financial theory. You will offer significant relevant commercial and financial analytical and interpretive experience including understanding business models in different industries; generating insights from complex information and evidencing accounting knowledge and numeracy. Alongside this you will also need the ability to build and sustain constructive working relationships, combined with strong oral and written communication skills.

The CMA is currently undergoing rapid expansion. Joining us now, as we work on our next phase of transformation, will offer uniquely exciting professional opportunities.

The CMA offers an excellent benefit package to new employees, CMA staff enjoy generous benefits, including:

  • An excellent pension scheme
  • 25 days leave (increasing to 30 days over five years)
  • Favourable consideration of flexible working
  • Generous maternity/paternity leave provision
  • Interest-free season ticket loans
  • Cycle to work schemes
  • Employee assistance programme

We will be holding the following open house events and we invite anyone interested in applying for one of our vacancies to attend to find out more about the CMA’s Remedies, Business and Financial Analysis (RBFA) service, its work and our staff.

Location: CMA, One Lochrin Square, 92 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, EH3 9QA

Date & Time: Wednesday 5 September 2018, 6-8pm

To register your pace at the Edinburgh event, please click on the following link:

Location: CMA, Victoria House (2nd floor), Southampton Row, London, WC1B 4AD

Date & Time: Wednesday 13 September 2018, 6-8pm

To register your pace at the Edinburgh event, please click on the following link:

For full details about this role and the benefits of working at the CMA, please click on the apply button.

Closing date: 24 September 2018.

The CMA are an equal opportunities employer and we recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles.


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