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  • Entry level
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  • Salary to negotiate
  • Boston


Senior Financial Analyst
Position Summary
Team Overview:
The Business Analysis Team (BAT) provides finance and analytical support to help leadership make informed strategic decisions on running, growing, and improving the business.  We have strong relationships and work closely with executive leadership, including recurring meetings and daily interactions with the Regional Chair, who heads BCG’s North America business.
Our dozen-person team is recognized for our strong expertise, problem solving, business partnering, teaming, and customer service.  We take on high-impact projects which improve our business and further the professional development of our analysts.
In addition to providing exemplary support to our internal customers in North America, we also partner with colleagues from other business regions 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.
Position Summary:
Working collaboratively within the team and across the organization, this position will provide customers with guidance on key finance topics, which may potentially include:
Tracking commercial pipeline and factors impacting success in the market
Forecasting revenue and business momentum
Evaluating the economics of client relationships, pricing of services, and risk-sharing arrangements
Reviewing utilization and deployment of consulting resources
Analyzing composition of client portfolio and mix
Evaluating performance across client industries and BCG service offerings
Providing business updates and reporting on Key Performance Indicators
As business needs change, over time this position will work on a variety of projects, providing the analyst with a wide range of professional growth opportunities.
CountryUnited States
Employee TypeRegular
Job Type
Full time
Job Responsibilities
Support regional leadership and other key customers by performing analysis and effectively communicating key takeaways and recommendations
Collaborate with a wide variety of business partners, including local offices, global finance, practice areas, and others
Develop and proactively evolve reporting in response to business needs
Complete and respond to ad hoc requests in a timely manner
Provide training to teammates and internal customers
Create and enhance financial processes, guidelines, and policies
Perform other duties as assigned or required

Basic Job Requirements
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business, or Math; MBA or Master's degree a plus
4-5 years of finance-related experience ideal; candidates with less experience might potentially be considered at the Financial Analyst level
Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint; experience with Business Objects, HFM, Alteryx, or Tableau a plus
Prior experience in a professional services environment a plus  

Key Competencies
Collaborative team-player with strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to cooperate with people at all levels and build positive, lasting relationships
Strong problem solving, analytical skills, and judgment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Comfort with ambiguity and ability to effectively multi-task, make tradeoffs, take initiative, and prioritize within a fast-paced, demanding environment
Proactive, resourceful, self-starter who takes initiative
Conscientiousness and excellent attention to detail and accuracy
Ability to perform under pressure while maintaining a positive attitude
Commitment to learning new topics and skills; receptive to feedback
Responsiveness toward customer and business needs

Company Information
The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) is a global management consulting firm and the world’s leading advisor on business strategy. We partner with clients from the private, public, and not-for-profit sectors in all regions to identify their highest-value opportunities, address their most critical challenges, and transform their enterprises. Our customized approach combines deep insight into the dynamics of companies and markets with close collaboration at all levels of the client organization. This ensures that our clients achieve sustainable competitive advantage, build more capable organizations, and secure lasting results. Founded in 1963, BCG is a private company with offices in more than 90 cities in 50 countries. For more information, please

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BCG seeks experienced professionals from across industries, functions, and disciplines. You can choose either our traditional or Expert Career Track and start at virtually any level of our organization, depending on the length and depth of your work experience.

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