WHAT YOU'LL DO
The Functional Finance Team is an integral part of the worldwide Finance organization, providing insight supported by meaningful and accurate financial information to help guide and influence the decision-making process. The team partners with the leadership of our Global Functions, senior finance management, and local, regional and global finance colleagues across the organization.
With this role, we are looking for a trusted and experienced finance professional to act as Finance Business Partner to our Global Finance function within BCG, providing direct leverage to the Senior Manager supporting our Finance transformation and processes within Finance
Specifically, the role will provide decision support with respect to operating models, investments in change initiatives, financial planning, and developing innovative reporting to translate financial results into business impact. The role will build and manage relationships with the management team, will take an active role in discussions at the senior firm leadership levels and will play a critical role as a thought partner with Finance leadership in establishing, and managing to certain KPIs, targets, and metrics.
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Building relationships will be critical to success in this role in order to establish a seat at the table with senior management as a true business partner. This will require the ability to balance when to listen, negotiate, and flex or push back where needed. Further, you will be looked at as the subject matter expert for all financial aspects of the function which you support, which will require you to be proactive in learning and understanding the business which you are supporting, so as to align our financials to the value and services that are being provided.
This role will require a confident person with exceptional judgment, who can make and influence decisions with senior management through ownership of the annual financial planning, cost trend analysis, business cases and portfolio management for investments, large scale transformations, etc. In order to drive educated decision making, you need a sound understanding of the bigger picture and an ability to prioritize.
This role will also require sound team management skills so as to balance overall business prioritization and individual role satisfaction.
Ultimately this person will need to have a consultative approach to problem solving, working closely with stakeholders to understand the problem we are trying to solve, providing deep analysis, and offering viable solutions.
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YOU'LL WORK WITH
We pride ourselves on a collaborative working environment, and utilize digital tools to foster that collaborative environment across a global company.
The Functional Finance team is currently made up of ~50 people across Boston and India working to provide financial decision support to BCG’s finance and operations management teams. Your key stakeholders will include functional managers and directors located across the globe and overseeing a portfolio of a variety of business services.
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WHO WE ARE
BCG pioneered strategy consulting more than 50 years ago, and we continue to innovate and redefine the industry. We offer multiple career paths for the world’s best talent to have a real impact on business and society. As part of our team, you will benefit from the breadth and diversity of what we are doing today and where we are headed next. We count on your authenticity, exceptional work, and strong integrity. In return we are committed to supporting you in discovering the most fulfilling career journey possible—and unlocking your potential to advance the world.
Our team called Global Services (GS) provides corporate support to business areas such as Finance, Legal, HR, Marketing and IT. This diverse team of experts, operators and specialists represent all levels from Partner to entry level staff, operating across the globe in multiple countries. Global Services is in short, the backbone of BCG.
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.