Consultant - Financial Services

  • 101 International, Baltimore, Maryland, United States
  • Full-time

Company Description

Sia Partners is a leading global strategic and operational management consultancy and a pioneer of Consulting 4.0 with over 1,550 + consultants spread out across 25 offices globally.  Sia Partners operates within numerous industry sectors, including: Financial Services, Insurance, Energy, Healthcare, Government, Manufacturing and Telecommunications & Media, among others.  Our innovative approach has led us to welcome disruption through AI and invest deeper into our Data Science field and automation capabilities.  Sia Partners US is the coordinating entity for the Americas engaged primarily by major Financial Services, Technology and Energy clients operating in New York, Charlotte, Houston, Seattle, Denver, San Francisco, Chicago, Boston and Baltimore.

Sia Partners champions high-quality customized client service through its experienced consultants and subject matter experts playing hands-on roles. Our range of services in North America includes project management and business analysis specializing in long-term Strategic and short-term Tactical Advisory Services, Automation through RPA & AI, Regulatory & Compliance, Energy, Finance, Accounting, Operational & Market Risk Management and Governance & Control Environments.

Job Description

Sia Partners financial services team, is seeking talented and enthusiastic Consultants to join the Baltimore office.

Consultants should be comfortable playing a major role in the delivery of work products including day-to-day interaction with the client and leading client meetings. Responsibilities will include managing the execution of individual project work streams, conducting research, and developing deliverables and providing insights. This position enables and fosters the application of problem-solving and critical thinking skills to a variety of challenges that our client’s face. The role provides opportunities for exposure to senior client leadership at investment banks, retail banks, insurance companies, fund administrators, hedge funds and other financial services institutions.

Responsibilities

  • Structure and conduct preliminary analysis and research
  • Summarize and present findings to project managers and clients
  • Collaborate with engagement team to deliver high-quality work products
  • Apply strategic and critical thinking to develop recommendations that address client challenges
  • Interact directly with clients and lead client meetings in order to manage to deliverables
  • Support business development and proposal efforts

Qualifications

Required

  • Bachelor’s degree from a top academic University
  • Master’s or MBA Degree Preferred
  • 1 -3 years of consulting, financial services, or other relevant work experience with an emphasis on strategic and critical thinking
  • Proven ability to thrive in a team environment
  • Financial services industry knowledge and strong grasp of business/financial acumen
  • Ability to multi-task competing priorities while maintaining a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated leadership experience
  • Strong Microsoft Office Suite expertise (Word, Excel, PowerPoint required; Project, Visio and Access preferred)

Preferred:

  • Project Management Certification and/or demonstrated ability to lead Change Management projects in a regulatory environment
  • Ability to lead cross-functional collaboration sessions and facilitate client workshops
  • Experience integrating RPA (Robotic Process Automation), Artificual Intelligence, and/or Machine Learning solution

Additional Information

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All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Sia Partners is an equal opportunity employer. At Sia Partners, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

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