Posted on Sep 14, 2021 by The Boston Consulting Group
At BCG, the Estimates team (planning, budgeting) is responsible for headcount forecasting, financial planning, and reporting for a variety of customers throughout the organization. We are trusted business partners who offer data-based recommendations to help leadership make informed business decisions.
As a Manager, this is a leadership role on the NAMR Estimate team, responsible for leading the overall NAMR consulting team headcount planning process, including regular updates to the NAMR CFO and other senior managers regarding consultant capacity growth. You will be responsible for strategically planning out year capacity; making recommendations and driving discussions for NAMR.
In addition, you will be connected throughout BCG Matrix informing internal functions about the capacity outlook and provide decision support to help make informed decisions. This includes building and managing a team of analysis that is fostering relationships across local offices, shared services, regional functions, ABM's and global services, driving discussions, anticipating needs, providing insight, fielding adhoc analysis and data requests. As the Manager of NAMR Capacity Planning you will also be responsible for operationalizing the capacity planning process across NAMR and working with peers across OneBCG to help facilitate growth objectives.
You will also be involved with many finance initiatives, including the multi year Future of Finance, being a thought partner with stakeholders, supporting communication and change management of tools, reporting, metrics and processes. Other finance initiatives also include deep dive analysis of leverage models and various P&L scenario modelling.
YOURE GOOD AT
You are good as a business thought partner; providing insight and analysis to leadership.
You are a good team leader, able to coach and hire; supporting the career development of highly skilled financial analysts.
You enjoy entrepreneurial environments; proactively leading project management and modulating communication skills to drive strategic vision ad influence change management efforts.
You thrive in a fast paced environment; pivoting calmly with multiple priorities and interrelated complex topics.
You have high energy, passion and optimistic attitude to work with others and support new ways of thinking and working.
You have strong analytical ability and are able to use data to tell a story and problem solve.
You can communicate key concepts and communicate well with all levels of staff; effectively building relationships with a wide variety of business partners.
You manage multiple workstreams and projects across stakeholders.
You look for opportunities to improve reporting and processes to support the effective management of the business and create scale as the business grows.
You lead with integrity.
YOURE GOOD AT (CONTD)
YOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Entrepreneurship, MBA a plus
7-8+ years of relatable experience preferred; candidates with less experience might be considered at the Finance Lead level
3+ years of managerial experience preferred
Strong people management skills, proven ability to develop talent
Excellent communication and organizational skills
Proven ability to build and develop strong, trusted working relationships
Experience working successfully within a complex Matrix structured organization preferred
Specific requirement is holding US citizenship
Good working knowledge of personal computer systems and above average competency in spreadsheet programs, utilizing a windows environment (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Business Objects, Oracle, Tableau, Alteryx)
YOULL WORK WITH
You will be working with the NAMR CFO and Regional Chair.
You will be working across functions and business owners such as: the heads of Finance, the MDP team, recruiting, accounting, operations, finance, consulting analysis teams, adjunct businesses, learning and development, HR, staffing, IT and real estate.
You will be working within an 8 person highly collaborative team made up of Analyst, Senior Financial Analyst, Finance Leads and Managers.
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