Why Alpha Trains?
Because we have a great work environment and culture, and an inspiring team atmosphere.

Hoang Lam Galinskiy
Financial Analyst & Modeler

A unique Financial Modeling opportunity based in Cologne, Germany

Financial Analyst & Modeler (w/m/d)

Alpha Trains has owned and leased locomotives and passenger trains for nearly 20 years. More than 120 employees of various nationalities are active across Europe. Our approximately 850 locomotives and passenger trains are utilized in 19 European countries.

 
 

Your Role

For our project and corporate finance activities we are looking for an additional financial modeler. We are looking throughout Europe, to find the most suitable candidate for an opportunity, which provides a direct role in the growth of the company and access to stakeholders.

  • Working within the Group Investment Funding team to build both excel-based non-financial models for operational needs and financial models for project and corporate financing
  • Translation of business assumptions into models
  • Testing and auditing of assumptions, model structure and results to ensure that the models and business cases are robust
  • Analysis of how projects may be structured to maximise and optimise project KPIs
  • Applying valuation skills to group business valuations and M&A activities
  • Other transaction roles in asset procurement and corporate financing projects
  • Preparation of content for company presentations and investor reports
  • Involvement in the preparation of board papers
  • Close collaboration with key stakeholders (e.g. project team members, client-facing account managers, senior management, shareholders and external parties)
 
 

Your Profile

  • Several years of experience in financial analysis and valuation (accounting qualification and understanding of IFRS fundamentals an advantage)
  • Experience in working with clients to understand their business and build integrated financial models to their needs
  • Thorough understanding of modeling best practice (model audit experience an advantage)
  • Advanced excel skills with practical experience in acquisition/project modeling (VBA for MS Excel is advantageous)
  • Highly motivated self-starter, team player with a strong ethical and positive attitude
  • Analytical and structured reasoning
  • Meticulous attention to detail, diligence and conscientiousness
  • Ability to identify issues and generate ideas on the back of analyses
  • Excellent at working under pressure and self-managing timeframes
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills
  • Fluency in English (good command of German is advantageous)
  • Ease in a multicultural environment
  • Willing to relocate to Cologne
 
 

What we offer

A challenging job in a dynamic, ambitious, international organisation giving you the opportunity to make a difference. We offer an attractive salary package to driven individuals who like working in flat hierarchies and are eager to learn. 

Not fully convinced? We asked our colleagues: what makes working at Alpha Trains special: Employee film

 
 

Your application

Please submit your detailed application documents with a CV and a cover letter as a PDF file by email to: jobs_at_alphatrains.eu. You are also welcome to contact us without any obligation and directly by telephone:

Group HR Director

Linn Buchmann

+49-221-914090-09

My contact details

Alpha Trains Europa GmbH
Cäcilienstraße 30, DE - 50667 Köln
linn.buchmann_at_alphatrains.eu


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