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West Coast System Finance Manager

Company: Boston Consulting Group
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

WHAT YOU''LL DOThe West Coast (WC) System Finance Manager role is a leadership position in local system management. Key aspects of the role:Manage the areas of Financial Planning & Analysis and Decision Support for the West CoastDrive the annual plan and forecast process for the WC and coordinate between local and regional teamsManage tracking of consultant capacity planning, investments, and cost managementLead decision support by bringing thoughtful solutions to data requestsBe thought partner to West Coast leadership including Finance Director, System Lead, Office Leaders, and local office Business Management Directors.Manage and coach a local Finance team. Help drive regional and global finance initiativesYOU''RE GOOD ATFinancial Planning and AnalysisManage and model the entire West Coast planning process for plan and estimate submissions including revenue targets, pyramid/capacity modeling, compensation, and cost managementLead West Coast Talent Acquisition target tracking and be a liaison between local teams and regional recruiting/finance staffCoordinate pyramid analysis and communication between various WC groups (Talent Acquisition, Management Team, Business Management Directors, CDC)Lead the production and analysis for annual operational budgets and forecasts in accordance with regional and global guidelines, business trends and line managementLead generation of targets and reporting on costs for the WC system and look for opportunities to improve trackingWork closely with local system practice area heads and assist in their requestsImprove processes continuously to bring new insights and efficiencies into planning and reportingDecision SupportManage the West Coast decision support activity and its team membersBring solutions to complex data and information requests to assist system leadership in running the businessManage our West Coast investment targets and tracking processExecute, review, and develop key metrics of the business and make recommendations where needed to local leadershipLead various ad hoc and special projects as neededDrive financial content for WC Leadership meetingsOther ResponsibilitiesContribute as an active member of the West Coast Management Team where you raise issues to team and engage in discussions on financial topicsLiaison with groups and individuals outside of the West Coast to share knowledge, build working relationships, and drive regional and global initiativesAssist West Coast commercial finance team as neededBe a thought partner to the West Coast Finance DirectorCoach entire West Coast team as needed beyond just direct reportsYOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)Bachelor''s Degree in Accounting or Finance with MBA preferred, with 8+ years of experience idealManagerial experience preferredExperience in a professional services environment a plusProficient in Excel; experience with SAP Business Objects, HFM, Tableau, Power BI, or Alteryx a plusExcellent communication and organizational skillsProvide leadership, establish trust and credibility amongst all levelsAbility to communicate well with all levels of staff; displays customer service-oriented behaviorAttention to detail, well organized and able to set prioritiesStrong analytical ability and ability to use data to tell a storyAbility to work effectively under narrow time limitation to produce accurate result Collaborative team player with strong interpersonal skills, willingness to pitch in and help out wherever needed, and proven ability to cooperate with people at all levels and build positive, lasting relationshipsAbility to analyze and present data in a meaningful wayAbility to respect all BCG information as personal and confidentialYOU''LL WORK WITHBCG''s West Coast office system is a fast-growing, multi-hundred-million-dollar business consisting of five offices: Los Angeles, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Seattle, and San Diego. The West Coast Finance Team provides system leadership with analysis and reporting to make informed strategic decisions on running, growing, and improving the business. In addition, the team also provides exemplary finance decision support to several hundred staff in the West Coast region. 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.ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONCandidates 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, Seattle , West Coast System Finance Manager, Executive , Seattle, Washington

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