002220 Consulting Manager – Analytics required in the UK Salary Negotiable

05 Apr, 2019

Organisation:

Our Client is a leading strategic consultancy and leading enterprise and best practices consulting firm working with global companies.

Requirement:

They require Consulting Manager to be part of their Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Transformation Practice they are industry leader in developing and implementing strategic solutions for the Finance function that enable the function to improve decision- making capabilities, increase productivity and provide a platform for increased growth of the business.

The Consulting Manager is required to contribute to the firm’s growth and development in a variety of ways, including maintaining and growing client relationships and directing consultant and client project teams from project planning through execution. The primary offerings of this practice area are: EPM Strategy, EPM Transformation, EPM Center of Excellence/Delivery Model and Finance Technology. The Consulting Manager is well versed in business transformation and is responsible for knowledge capital development. The Consulting Manager should be skilled in identifying follow-on opportunities at existing clients and should have the ability to build strong, long lasting relationships with current clients. A Consulting Manager must possess leadership skills, and significantly contribute to opportunities and delivery of transformation initiatives.

Analytics Blueprinting for Finance.
Analytics Use Case delivery for Finance.

Essential:

  • Effectively manage some aspects of the Client Service Cycle – Pre-proposal, proposal, initiation, delivery, close.
  • Experience assessing, re-designing and implementing consolidation, planning, budgeting and forecasting processes;
  • Good understanding of challenges faced by Financial Planning and Analysis teams in Consolidation, Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting;
  • Solid knowledge of best practices and process flows in Consolidation, Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting processes;
  • Solid experience of process re-design and an understanding of planning tools (i.e. Hyperion, Oracle, SAP, etc.)
  • Supports team in maximizing performance.
  • Support the execute on defined development plan to achieve personal development goals (i.e. skills development, capability
    expansion; business development; solution framing and positioning; project sizing and planning; project
    management; client relationship management.)
  • Regularly deepens knowledge and skills speciality in delivery areas.
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills with the ability to exercise mature judgement.

Job Purpose and primary objectives:

Help grow and develop the Practice through revenue creation in EPM Transformation and relationship building.

Key responsibilities:

  1. Consulting Manager will provide advise with Clients in EPM transformations.
  2. Help grow and develop EPM Transformation Practice.
  3. Help develop market/client winning propositions within the Practice.
  4. Help to large scale business EPM projects.
  5. Help to create large downstream revenue opportunities for EPM.
  6. Help lead large scale EPM projects.

Key Skills\Knowledge:

Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Transformation sector and clients Large scale EPM Transformation at C suite level.

Viewed as a subject matter expert in areas such as (Digital, HR, Finance, IT) Transformation at expert level

Analytic specialist competencies:
• Have a strategic awareness of Advanced Analytic techniques (e.g. machine learning, neural networks or time series analysis) sufficient to articulate the art of the possible to clients and identify opportunities to engage Analytics Lab.
• Work on engagements as client-facing liaison with Data Scientists in Analytic Lab, to deliver client analytic use cases.
• Develop skills in data preparation, model development and translation of messaging to a business audience.
• Develop points of view of emerging practices around organisational strategies for deploying advanced analytic techniques.

Experience required:

Min. 5 years in major Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) Transformation including 5-10 years in consultancy in a consulting firm or Professional Services organisation in a leadership role.



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