WHAT YOU'LL DO BCG's West Coast office system is a multi-hundred million dollar business consisting of five offices: Los Angeles, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Seattle, and San Diego. The West Coast Finance Team provides system leadership with analysis and reporting to make informed strategic decisions on running, growing, and improving the business. In addition, the team also provides exemplary finance decision support to several hundred staff in the West Coast region.
We also partner with colleagues across BCG's worldwide operations and the firm's corporate office. As a result, members of the team receive significant exposure to the overall business and develop networks and working relationships across the organization.
The analyst will quickly take on significant responsibility and receive frequent exposure to senior customers, including client service partners and West Coast leadership.
Act as a thought partner for local Managing Directors and Partners to help lead business forward on multiple dimensions
Teaming with multiple stakeholder groups to understand business objectives and ensure efficient financial processes
Collaborating with a wide variety of business partners, including other local office functions, internal teams across BCG, and the firm's corporate office
Creating and evolving insightful, efficient reporting in response to business needs
Managing and taking ownership for all financial aspects of case management
Completing and responding to ad hoc requests in a timely manner
Ensuring adoption of finance policies and highlighting potential risks
Supporting regional leadership and other key customers by performing analysis and effectively communicating key takeaways and recommendations
Providing training to internal customers
Performing other duties as assigned or required
YOU'RE GOOD AT
Using and championing ClientView which digitizes and streamlines our pipeline, case opening, contracting, invoicing, and case reporting processes
Evaluating case economics, including project budgeting, forecasting, accounting, variance analysis, and price realization
Analyzing revenue trends and identifying key drivers, and investigating project overruns with case manager
Tightly managing DSO through timely invoicing and collection of accounts receivable, and implementing process improvements and best practices to achieve firm DSO targets
Working with client as appropriate to ensure we are aligned on achievements of milestones and coordinate billing
Reviewing contracts to ensure terms and potential risks are captured and reported correctly
YOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)
Bachelor's Bachelor's in Finance, Accounting, or Economics; MBA a plus
2-5 years relevant work experience
Experience in professional services environment a plus
Proficient in Word, Excel and PowerPoint (ability to train staff on intermediate level)
YOU'LL WORK WITH Members of our finance team are responsible for preserving the intellectual capital, assets, and integrity of BCG. We make a decisive impact on the firm's direction, performance, and risk-management models. Finance jobs include accounting and reporting, planning and analysis, tax and treasury, financial systems, payroll, and executive compensation. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Candidates should be aware that BCG currently maintains a policy requiring all US & Canada based employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Newly hired employees must be fully vaccinated prior to their employment start date. BCG is an equal opportunity employer and will provide a reasonable accommodation to those unable to be vaccinated for medical or religious reasons where it is not an undue hardship to the company to do so as provided under applicable federal, state, provincial and local law.
The Boston Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local law, where applicable, and those with criminal histories will be considered in a manner consistent with applicable state and local laws.