Consultant - Finalta, McKinsey Solutions


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 4+ years of relevant experience and/or an MBA from a leading business school
  • Background in consultancy, strategy and/or research, with exposure to, or an interest in, banking and/or insurance
  • Excellent line, project and client management experience
  • First-class analytical and consulting skills
  • Strong customer service ethic and superb interpersonal skills

Who You'll Work With

You'll work in Budapest, Hungary with our Finalta team, one of our McKinsey Solutions and part of New Ventures.

Finalta is the global leader in retail banking benchmarking and best practice analysis, working with over 250 retail banks in more than 50 countries. Clients use our services to provide an objective assessment of performance against peers, quantify opportunities for improvement and track their fulfillment over time. We are a wholly owned subsidiary of McKinsey & Company; however, we operate independently under our own brand and management team.

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 be responsible for project managing Finalta's multi client and country benchmarking programs to ensure that they are delivered.

You will oversee and construct client deliverables to ensure the highest possible quality, including insightful client key findings reports and quantified recommendations. You'll line manage a team of analysts with responsibility for recruiting, coaching, developing and improving the team's individual and collective performance. You will manage key client relationships throughout and beyond the benchmarking cycle to ensure maximum satisfaction and relationship development.

Additionally, you'll present results to clients and disseminate key messages among key audiences and stakeholders. Other responsibilities will include planning for client workshops, preparing relevant materials and delivering, facilitating and creating action reports. You'll also manage the development of thought leadership research articles covering retail banking best practices, industry trends and insights. You'll have the opportunity to develop new business for Finalta in terms of recruiting benchmarking peer groups, developing new markets and/or launching new products.

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