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Associate Consultant, Financial Services

Manhattan   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Financial Services Advisory opportunity with global Management Consultancy
  • 1-2 years of Financial Services/Project Management exp. required - No travel

About Our Client

Our client is a leader in the global financial services advisory industry. A Top 20 Firm in the United States, they are passionate about business and technology professionals who enjoy a unique environment where they are actively encouraged to apply intellect, innovation, experience and teamwork. They are dedicated to fully supporting our world class Financial Services clients as they respond to challenges and opportunities in: Banking, Capital Markets, Finance Risk & Compliance, and Insurance. As they continue to build their New York City practice, they are in need of consultants willing to be entrepreneurial and assist in the growth of the firm.

Job Description

  • Demonstrate advanced understanding of business processes, project management, risk management, and regulations
  • Identify and evaluate complex business risks
  • Execute advanced services and supervise staff in delivering basic services
  • Assist in the selection and tailoring of approaches, methods and tools to support service offering or industry projects
  • Understand clients' business environment and basic risk management approaches
  • Demonstrate a general knowledge of market trends and competitor activities
  • Actively participate in decision making with engagement management and seek to understand the broader impact of current decisions
  • Generate innovative ideas and challenge the status quo
  • Build and nurture positive working relationships with clients with the intention to exceed client expectations
  • Identify opportunities to improve engagement profitability
  • Participate in and actively support mentoring relationships within practice
  • Excellent potential for 1) playing lead role in designated tasks of the project team in gathering, organizing and analyzing data; 2) making major contributions in assuring products/deliverables meet contract/work plan and; 3) strong potential for growth and acceptance of additional responsibilities

The Successful Applicant

  • Successful delivery of significant projects within Banking, Capital Markets and/or Insurance, ideally within the last 1-2 years.
  • Consultancy background or equivalent experience in change and transformation project environment. Experience in Risk/Regulatory preferred.
  • Strong stakeholder management experience including experience dealing with and resenting to senior management.
  • Demonstrable level of seniority and frequent interaction with the C suite
  • Meaningful people management experience (including 3rd party offshore personnel)
  • Sound knowledge of project planning and control techniques as well as demonstrable experience of budget and resource allocation responsibility.
  • Experience leading/working on RFPs and RFIs.

What's on Offer

Competitive Base, Bonus, and Benefits.