Manager, Finance Business Partner – Consulting

Title: Manager, Finance Business Partner - Consulting

Location: Open

Department: Business Planning and Analytics

Role Description

The BP&A Business Partner organizations providespecialized finance-related services in support of the business leaders of thefirm.

This Business Partner role will be focused on the ConsultingCommercial/State business. Consulting'sprimary Service Areas include Strategy & Operations, Human Capital,Technology, and Products & Solutions. This role is responsible for providing support to Service Lineleadership to ensure effective P&L management while providing transparencyof expected performance during the forecasting as well as planningprocesses. He/she will provideactionable insights and recommendations to business leaders based on thoroughunderstanding of financial and operational results. Additional focus is on supporting thebusinesses on executing their strategic operational objectives and undertakingad hoc analyses and special projects.

Job Responsibilities

In providing finance-related services to the business:

  • Explain, present and analyze the financial performance ofthe business
  • Provide meaningful, actionable insights, advice, andrecommendations on historic and the future financial performance to theBusiness' leadership
  • Support the business leader to successfully implement thebusiness strategy
  • Participate in strategy development and planning, facilitateplanning and forecasting processes and develop metrics to monitor theperformance against strategic objectives
  • Deliver timely financial analytics and business counsel toeffectively measure business performance against strategic priorities
  • Support an efficient and effective planning and forecastingprocess that produces accurate, achievable plans and forecasts that align withbusiness's strategic objectives
  • Support the business in protecting, growing and optimizingthe assets of the Firm
  • Explain and analyze the business' financials
  • Support initiatives to help the business in achieving itsstrategic objectives
  • Continuously improve BP&A's organizational efficiencyand effectiveness by leading internal change initiatives



  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or related subject
  • CPA or MBA preferred

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of 4+ years of relevant finance experience,preferably in a professional services firm and/or with a focus on FinancialReporting & Analysis
  • Demonstrated accomplishments in the following areas:
  • Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Working with Senior Leadership
  • Problem solving skills
  • Quality and risk management
  • Project management
  • Change management
  • Business process improvement
  • Providing thought leadership
  • Formulating and delivering action plans for high profilestrategic initiatives
  • Developing innovative solutions to business issues

Capability and Skillset Requirements

  • Accountability for Results: Holds self and othersaccountable for ensuring that results are achieved; Seizes opportunities toproduce results without direct supervision; Takes action on items beyond formaljob responsibility; Sets high expectations for self and others
  • Communications: Strong communication skills, excellentinterpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to create as well asdeliver effective presentations
  • Creating Quality Deliverable: Establishes deliverablestructure and content; Reviews deliverables of self and others team to ensurethat they meet client expectations; Implements and enforces high standards forquality deliverables
  • Developing thought leadership / innovative ideas: Generates innovative ideas that are sound and progressive; Challenges thestatus quo; Fosters creativity throughout area of responsibility
  • Problem Solving: Ability to work in a dynamic environmentthat requires critical thinking and strong analytical skills
  • Providing Exceptional Client Service: Manages self andothers to provide exceptional client service by responding with a sense ofurgency, practicality, accountability, and integrity
  • Motivating Others: Exhibits enthusiasm, positiveprofessional attitude, integrity, reliability, and leadership
  • Building Rapport: Leads by example; actively listens;Respects the opinions and perspectives of others; Demonstrates strong personalcommitment to others; clearly states thoughts, ideas, and expectations
  • Decision-making: Decision making skills, and ability tochallenge, negotiate, and influence
  • Accounting: Understanding GAAP and firm accounting policiesand procedure

Technology or Other Requirements

  • Understanding of SAP, BPC, and other financial applications
  • Advanced in Excel, PowerPoint and Word

Requisition code: E18NATSMGRAH027-CL5

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