Senior Finance & Business Analyst

About Oliver Wyman Group

Oliver Wyman is a global leader in management consulting. With offices in 50+ cities across 26 countries, Oliver Wyman combines deep industry knowledge with specialized expertise in strategy, operations, risk management, and organization transformation. Our 4100+ professionals help clients optimize their business, improve their operations and risk profile, and accelerate their organizational performance to seize the most attractive opportunities. Oliver Wyman's thought leadership is evident in our agenda-setting books, white papers, research reports, and articles in the business press. Our clients are the CEOs and executive teams of the top Global 1000 companies.

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Job Overview:

Oliver Wyman Financial Services is seeking a Senior Finance & Business Analyst to join its Practice Services team. The role will be responsible for reporting and analysis to the FS Management Team (including regional, market and practice leaders), with an emphasis on ad hoc, heavily analytical work to support strategic decision making. The Senior Finance & Business Analyst will be expected to build trusted relationships across the FS Partner group (beyond Management) as well work effectively and collaboratively with the broader FS FP&A team, other FS and OW Support Professionals.

Key Responsibilities:

• Prepare financial models and perform both regular and ad hoc business and financial analysis

to support strategic decision making. Analyses regularly involves heavy data modelling and

manipulation of data from numerous internal sources

• Develop Excel based tools to improve the efficiency of the financial tracking and reporting


• Work with the FS and OW support teams to standardize and operationalize various internal

operating processes across the full project lifecycle, to improve team and Practice Group


• Manage and streamline the project Investment process

• Manage and streamline the monthly costs reporting process

• Support periodic reforecasting of the practice groups results, as well as provide detailed

input to the ongoing capacity management modeling

• Assist with elements of the end-of-year Partner compensation process working with the Chief of Staff, FP&A Lead and PG Head until compensation recommendations are finalized

Experience Required:

• BA or BS degree in Economics, Finance, Accounting, or Math preferred

• Minimum of 4-5 years' experience in a consulting, financial, or highly analytical role

Skills and Attributes:

• Superior analytical skills and attention to detail

• Strong initiative/seek and accept new challenges, and have a high level of intellectual

curiosity as it relates to new projects, and finding solutions to problems

• Adaptable to a fast paced and quickly changing environment

• Thrives in a strong team environment, including willingness to assist other team members and share knowledge

• Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously in a fast-paced and deadline-driven


• Strong communication skills, with an ability to interact with, work with and advise multiple

constituencies at all levels of the organization

• Ensure compliance with internal security policies and adherence to established company goals, policies, and standards

Technical Skills

• Expert proficiency with Microsoft Excel. Must be comfortable working with and manipulating

large amounts of data in excel using advanced formulas and macros

• Expert proficiency with PowerPoint. Must be comfortable summarizing and presenting analyses in a coherent way for stakeholders to discuss

• Experience with Oracle Enterprise Business System suite of applications, including Hyperion Planning and SmartView a plus

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