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Global Specialty Business Finance Senior Manager

Company: Boston Consulting Group
Location: Boston
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:


The Global Specialty Businesses (GSB) Finance team is an integral part of the worldwide Finance organization, partnering with global functions to help guide and influence Senior Management on investments, organization performance and provide insights supported by meaningful and accurate financial information. The team partners with the leadership of our Global Functions, senior finance management and global finance colleagues across the organization.

The GSB Finance Senior Manager is the business partner support to internal businesses. Customers/stakeholders include the business heads for Case Team Services and Global Knowledge Management. In addition to, this role works closely with other members of the GSB Finance team, global finance more broadly, as well as cross-functionally with IT, HR, etc. and requires very good communication and organizational skills.

With this role, we are looking for a trusted and experienced financial manager to join our team and take ownership of various functional responsibilities related to analysis, reporting, planning/forecasting, and stakeholder decision support.

Responsibilities of this role will include:

  • Providing comprehensive, accurate and timely reporting/analysis to stakeholders, including creating communications & presentations for leadership
  • Delivering insights to understand key drivers, proactively highlight risks, issues, and opportunities for improvement
  • Supporting the forecasting/planning cycles. Take ownership of updating forecasts on a monthly basis, pressure testing, doing thoughtful variance analysis, putting together plan forecast, highlighting risks and opportunities
  • Collaborating/partnering directly with cross functional teams to problem solve
    • Driving enhancements/improvements across our processes YOU'RE GOOD AT
      • Providing thoughtful analysis, with strong attention to detail. You will prepare and distribute monthly financial analyses to business partners.
        • Communicating key takeaways, trends, and opportunities for improvement.
        • Balancing sometimes granular data analysis with an understanding of the bigger picture
        • Building relationships will be critical to success in this role
        • Ability to frame issues at a conceptual level and resolve complex issues/problems
        • Working to tight schedules but flex accordingly as business requirements change your priorities. Be able to manage conflicting priorities, prioritize transparently, and communicate openly to ensure constructive and positive outcomes
          • Strong technical capabilities including Excel analyses and powerpoint story telling
          • Demonstrate strong communication skills: oral, written and active listening YOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)
            • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance preferable, with experience of proven excellence with analysis, reporting and presentation of finding
              • Excellent communication skills - both oral and written
              • A passion for working in a collaborative team environment
              • Motivation and self-drive - excited by tackling challenges and pro-actively finding new ways to provide value
              • Critical Thinking and problem solving - proven ability to work through complex problems and analyses in providing a thoughtful concrete solution
              • Advanced Excel skills and/or experience with other analytical tools (Such as Tableau, Alteryx, etc.) YOU'LL WORK WITH

                BCG's Global Specialty Businesses (GSB) are fast-growing, ever-evolving consisting of Knowledge Teams, Design Studios, Survey Operations, Data and Research Services, Case Team Services, and Language Services. The GSB Finance Team provides business leadership with analysis and reporting to make informed strategic decision making on running, growing, and improving the businesses. In addition, the team also provides exemplary finance decision support to several hundred global staff.

                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.


                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.

Keywords: Boston Consulting Group, Boston , Global Specialty Business Finance Senior Manager, Accounting, Auditing , Boston, Massachusetts

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