Associate Analyst - Finalta


  • University degree, ideally in a quantitative field such as economics, statistics, business, engineering, etc.
  • Recent graduates or those with 1-2 years of relevant experience in data analytics, retail banking or consultancy
  • Superb analytical and problem solving capabilities
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Great interpersonal and client-management skills
  • Ability to manage your time to produce high quality work to deadlines
  • Knowledge of, and/or interest in, retail banking and consulting
  • Fluency in any European language would be beneficial

Who You'll Work With

You'll work in our Budapest office with our Finalta team. Finalta is part of McKinsey Solutions and McKinsey's New Ventures.

Building on more than ten years' experience working with leading banks and insurers, Finalta combines performance benchmark data and best-practice knowledge from 250 financial institutions in over 50 countries to generate insights on how to achieve superior performance.Annual benchmarking provides clients with a unique management tool to objectively assess performance against peers and quantify opportunities for improvement. Our best-practice cases illustrate how to close performance gaps and give clients a roadmap to reach world-class performance while reducing the time, cost, and risk of change.

McKinsey New Ventures fosters innovation driven by analytics, design thinking, mobile and social by developing new products/services and integrating them into our client work. It is helping to shift our model toward asset-based consulting and is a foundation for –and expands our investment in –our entrepreneurial culture. Through innovative software as a service solutions, strategic acquisitions, and a vibrant ecosystem of alliances, we are redefining what it means to work with McKinsey.

As one of the fastest-growing parts of our firm, New Ventures has more than 1,500 dedicated professionals (including more than 800 analysts and data scientists) and we're hiring more mathematicians, data scientists, designers, software engineers, product managers, client development managers and general managers.

What You'll Do

You will work within a small project team to analyse data, evaluate results, generate actionable insights and recommendations and deliver these to your clients.

You will be given high levels of responsibility from the start, liaising with our clients to gather data, conduct research and perform quantitative analysis.

You will be based in Budapest but will have the opportunity to visit clients across the EMER region (note, this role does not involve long periods working on a single client site). Working closely with the London team, our Budapest office will give you an opportunity to really make a difference by working in a small, entrepreneurial environment and playing a significant role in shaping and growing our business in Europe.

We can offer you an exciting opportunity for career development, where effective leadership and achievement are quickly recognized and rewarded.

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