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Associate Analyst

We currently have opportunities in our Analyst team for recent graduates or those with 1-2 years of relevant experience in data analytics, retail banking or consultancy. 

It is an exciting time at Finalta as we expand into the Telcom industry. Working in this team will give you an opportunity to really make a difference by working in a small, entrepreneurial environment and playing a significant role in shaping and growing our business in a new industry.
We currently have positions available in both our banking and Telcom team. Please do let us know if you prefer either position. Both can offer you an exciting opportunity for career development, where effective leadership and achievement are quickly recognized and rewarded.

About the role

You will be given high levels of responsibility from the start, liaising with our clients to conduct research, and performing quantitative analysis of their data. Most critically, you will then work within a small project team to strategically evaluate results, to generate actionable insights and recommendations, and to deliver these to your clients.

As such, the role requires:

  • Superb analytical capabilities
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Great interpersonal and client-management skills
  • The ability to manage your time to produce high quality work to deadlines
  • Knowledge of, and/or interest in, retail banking

You will be based in London but will have the opportunity to visit clients across the EMER region (note, this role does not involve long periods working on a single client site).

Candidate requirements

We are looking for ambitious and enthusiastic people to join us. Analytical and problem solving skills are critical so you must have a quantitative degree (economics, statistics, business, engineering, etc.) from a top tier university.

You must also have excellent writing and interpersonal skills and be able to demonstrate an interest in financial services consulting.

Please only apply if you meet all of the above criteria and you are eligible to work within the United Kingdom.

To apply, please follow the following link:


http://www.mckinsey.com/careers/search-jobs/jobs/associate-analyst-finalta-mckinsey-solutions-london-0813

Associate Analyst – German speaking

Central London (with European travel)

Finalta is the global leader in Financial Services benchmarking, best practice analysis and performance improvement consulting. Our clients are more than 250 leading financial services firms in more than 50 countries.  We work with clients to provide an objective assessment of their performance against peers, identification and quantification of the opportunities for improvement and enable them track their results over time. Finalta is a wholly owned subsidiary of McKinsey & Company, however we operate independently under our own brand and with our own management team.

We currently have opportunities in our Analyst team for recent graduates or those with 1-2 years of relevant experience in data analytics, retail banking or consultancy. We are particularly looking for those who are fluent in both German and English.

About the role

You will be given high levels of responsibility from the start, liaising with our clients to conduct research, and performing quantitative analysis of their data. Most critically, you will then work within a small project team to strategically evaluate results, to generate actionable insights and recommendations, and to deliver these to your clients.

As such, the role requires:

  • Superb analytical capabilities
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Great interpersonal and client-management skills
  • The ability to manage your time to produce high quality work to deadlines
  • Knowledge of, and/or interest in, retail banking.

You will be based in London but will have the opportunity to visit clients across the EMER region (note, this role does not involve long periods working on a single client site).

Candidate requirements

We are looking for ambitious and enthusiastic people to join us. Analytical and problem solving skills are critical so you must have a quantitative degree (economics, statistics, business, engineering, etc.) from a top tier university.

You must also have excellent writing and interpersonal skills, and be able to demonstrate an interest in financial services consulting.

To apply, please follow the following link:

http://www.mckinsey.com/careers/search-jobs/jobs/associate-analyst-finalta-mckinsey-solutions-london-0813

Consultant/Senior Consultant - German Speaking

Central London (with European travel)

Finalta is the global leader in Financial Services benchmarking, best practice analysis and performance improvement consulting. Our clients are more than 250 leading financial services firms in more than 50 countries.  We work with clients to provide an objective assessment of their performance against peers, identification and quantification of the opportunities for improvement and enable them track their results over time. Finalta is a wholly owned subsidiary of McKinsey & Company, however we operate independently under our own brand and with our own management team.

About the Role

As a Consultant, you will be responsible for:

  • Project managing Finalta’s multi-client, multi-country benchmarking programmes to ensure that they are delivered to time and high quality;
  • Overseeing and constructing client deliverables to ensure the highest possible quality, including insightful client key findings reports and quantified recommendations;
  • Line managing a team of analysts with responsibility for recruiting, coaching, developing and improving the team’s individual and collective performance;
  • Managing key client relationships throughout and beyond the benchmarking cycle to ensure maximum satisfaction and relationship development;
  • Presenting results to clients and disseminating key messages amongst key audiences and stakeholders;
  • Planning for client workshops, preparing relevant materials, delivering / facilitating and creating the action report or other follow up deliverables
  • Developing and managing the development of thought leadership research articles, covering retail banking best practices, industry trends and insights;
  • Successfully developing new business for Finalta in terms of recruiting benchmarking peer groups, developing new markets and / or launching new products
  • Providing input to and leading the implementation of key company improvement initiatives, such as development of new products.

You will be based in London but will have the opportunity to visit clients across Europe (note, this role does not involve long periods working on a single client site). Fluent German and English would be benificial.

Candidate Requirements

You will ideally have a background in consultancy, strategy and/or research, with exposure to, or an interest in, banking and/or insurance.

You should be able to demonstrate excellent line, project and client management experience and will have first-class analytical and consulting skills, plus a customer service ethos and superb inter-personal skills.

You should have a good degree from a top tier university with a minimum of 4 years relevant experience and/or an MBA from a leading business school. Please only apply if you meet all of the above criteria and you are eligible to work within the United Kingdom.

To apply, please follow the following link:


http://www.mckinsey.com/careers/search-jobs/jobs/consultant-finalta-mckinsey-solutions-london-german-speaking-0892

 

Consultant/Senior Consultant

Budapest (with European travel)

Finalta is the global leader in Financial Services benchmarking, best practice analysis and performance improvement consulting. Our clients are more than 250 leading financial services firms in more than 50 countries.  We work with clients to provide an objective assessment of their performance against peers, identification and quantification of the opportunities for improvement and enable them track their results over time. Finalta is a wholly owned subsidiary of McKinsey & Company, however we operate independently under our own brand and with our own management team.

 

Candidates will typically have 8 or more years of relevant experience, combining experience in retail banking with an analytical, research or consulting background.  For inspirational leaders  with proven analytical ability and insight looking for a new challenge, the role offers a rare chance to join the leadership team in a fast growing, entrepreneurial environment.   

About the Role

As a Consultant, you will be responsible for:

  • Project managing Finalta’s multi-client, multi-country benchmarking programmes to ensure that they are delivered to time and high quality;
  • Overseeing and constructing client deliverables to ensure the highest possible quality, including insightful client key findings reports and quantified recommendations;
  • Line managing a team of analysts with responsibility for recruiting, coaching, developing and improving the team’s individual and collective performance;
  • Managing key client relationships throughout and beyond the benchmarking cycle to ensure maximum satisfaction and relationship development;
  • Presenting results to clients and disseminating key messages amongst key audiences and stakeholders;
  • Planning for client workshops, preparing relevant materials, delivering / facilitating and creating the action report or other follow up deliverables
  • Developing and managing the development of thought leadership research articles, covering retail banking best practices, industry trends and insights;
  • Successfully developing new business for Finalta in terms of recruiting benchmarking peer groups, developing new markets and / or launching new products
  • Providing input to and leading the implementation of key company improvement initiatives, such as development of new products.

You will be based in London but will have the opportunity to visit clients across Europe (note, this role does not involve long periods working on a single client site). Fluent German and English would be benificial.

Candidate Requirements

You will ideally have a background in consultancy, strategy and/or research, with exposure to, or an interest in, banking and/or insurance.

You should be able to demonstrate excellent line, project and client management experience and will have first-class analytical and consulting skills, plus a customer service ethos and superb inter-personal skills.

You should have a good degree from a top tier university with a minimum of 4 years relevant experience and/or an MBA from a leading business school. Please only apply if you meet all of the above criteria and you are eligible to work within the United Kingdom.

To apply, please follow the following link:

http://www.mckinsey.com/careers/search-jobs/jobs/consultant-finalta-mckinsey-solutions-1921

Associate Director

Central London (with European travel)

Finalta is the global leader in Financial Services benchmarking, best practice analysis and performance improvement consulting. Our clients are more than 250 leading financial services firms in more than 50 countries.  We work with clients to provide an objective assessment of their performance against peers, identification and quantification of the opportunities for improvement and enable them track their results over time. Finalta is a wholly owned subsidiary of McKinsey & Company, however we operate independently under our own brand and with our own management team.

 

Candidates will typically have 8 or more years of relevant experience, combining experience in retail banking with an analytical, research or consulting background.  For inspirational leaders  with proven analytical ability and insight looking for a new challenge, the role offers a rare chance to join the leadership team in a fast growing, entrepreneurial environment.   

About the role

The role is based in London but involves working with clients across the EMER region. Travel is required for client specific meetings but does not involve long periods working on site with clients.
The role comprises three main elements:  Management and Leadership; Client Delivery and Commercial Accountability.

 Management and leadership

  • Managing a team of consultants/analysts, focusing on their professional development and leadership skills.
  • Focusing on project delivery, operational excellence and proactively leading initiatives to achieve this.
  • Leading the design and implementation of one or a number of Finalta’s strategic initiatives and workstreams.
  • Supporting general company management activities, such as recruiting, training, direction setting and planning.

Client delivery

  • Managing multiple senior clients and key stakeholders during and throughout the research and delivery process.
  • Creating compelling insights and original thinking to ensure outstanding levels of customer satisfaction are maintained.
  • Presenting key findings to senior management and board level clients.
  • Leading workshops to help translate the results into action plans.
  • Managing and writing thought leadership articles, white papers, etc.

Commercial accountability

With Finalta’s ambitious growth plans, this is an ideal opportunity to demonstrate business building and entrepreneurial skills by supporting the Directors in:

  • Expansion into new markets; including business development with C level executives, client pitches, proposal writing, pipeline management, and contract negotiations.
  • Deepening and expanding existing Finalta client relationships with other products and services from Finalta’s portfolio.
  • Working alongside McKinsey partners on joint client proposals and through introductions to established McKinsey clients.
  • New benchmarking study and proposition development.

Candidate requirements:

We are looking for candidates who have proven themselves and are looking for a new challenge, joining the leadership team of a fast growing, entrepreneurial organisation.

The ideal candidate will have at least 8 years of relevant experience, with a core consulting, research or analytical background, with significant client facing responsibilities. The role requires exceptional analytical abilities and insight generation, extensive project management skills and a proven ability to manage, coach and inspire highly intelligent, high achieving teams.  Proven client business development/sales experience is highly desirable. Experience in retail banking and other financial services is preferred.

Applicants should have a strong degree from a top tier university and/or an MBA from a leading business school. Excellent verbal and written English is essential.  

To apply, please follow the link:

http://www.mckinsey.com/careers/search-jobs/jobs/associate-director-finalta-mckinsey-solutions-6503