Senior Consultant, Corporate Transformation (Finance)

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At West Monroe, our people are our business.

We pride ourselves on bringing a different mindset to consulting—and that takes a different approach: highly collaborative, flexible, and tenacious.

Our people-first, highly collaborative culture is core to our identity. It’s something we care about, and something we strive to enrich and preserve. No hierarchies. No siloes. No egos. Just smart ideas, and the drive to make an impact for our clients.

Every day our clients rely on us to help them tackle their greatest challenges, by strategically deploying technology through a business-focused and industry-specific lens. We bring together both the right knowledge and the right approach, so that they can capitalize on opportunities and deliver real results. That takes the right team. And that’s where you come in.

Ready for the next step on your career journey?

West Monroe is seeking a successful, ambitious team member to join its Corporate Transformation Group as an experienced Senior Consultant. The primary focus of this role will be to support c-suite client business leaders achieve their firmwide value creation objectives. The role is based in Chicago and offers an exciting career track for high performers.

Corporate Transformation Group 

Corporate Transformation is a unique West Monroe offering that focuses on supporting CEOs and business leaders to identify and drive near-term financial and operational results, while strengthening and positioning the business to win in the years to come. We advise successful leaders who are proactively seeking transformation or require a full reset (turnaround and/or restructuring). We do so by assuming leadership of the businesses’ transformation office. A such, we ensure end-to-end delivery on the value/ transformation plan. We work side by side with management, boards (and investors) to design all viable paths to create substantial value. We have an investor mindset. We leverage West Monroe’s deep industry expertise and heritage driving technology and operational transformation. Our team brings senior experience to all projects...the team you hire, is who you will see from start to successful finish.

Job Description

The role has two primary focuses: (1) working with client CFO’s to drive value creation, and (2) partnering with the leader of the Corporate Transformation practice regarding client development.  

Business transformation efforts with be varied in time and nature and are likely to include: Supporting senior management to develop and drive the execution of strategic plans; leading short-term projects with management teams; program management; and potentially interim roles leading specific projects.  Sample projects may include evaluating and implementing company expansion into new product and geographic markets, evaluating cost structures and capital allocation, optimizing and improving company supply chains and operations, evaluating and modeling pricing strategies, driving complex analytics and analyzing business cases for M&A opportunities. These will be hands-on roles, drawing on problem solving skills and the ability to influence senior managers.

Client development support will include: meeting with private-equity sponsors, business leadership and working seamlessly with the CT team and broader West Monroe to highlight the firm’s core capabilities.  

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • 2+ years of experience in investment banking 
  • Comfort and experience with financial statements and valuation
  • Strong communication skills to be able to work with C-level clients
  • Functional skills – General strategy/ operational experience
  • Track record of strong data analytic skills (knowledge of Alteryx or SQL is a plus
  • Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication skills
  • Interest and familiarity with private equity
  • In-depth knowledge of project planning methodologies
  • Ability to travel regularly to client locations

Key personal attributes:

  • Unique ability to engage people 
  • Role model for behavioral change at clients 
  • Flexibility and resilience 
  • A root-cause mindset, and intuitive prioritization skills

Ready to get started? Join our team and make an impact.  

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311 W. Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60606

An Insider's view of West Monroe

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

West Monroe's collaborative culture allows you to grow professionally by working across practices, industries and offices - all while creating value for the client.

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What makes someone successful on your team?

If you refuse to shy away from a challenge and enjoy working with an intelligent group of people that genuinely care about those around them, your success will be imminent at West Monroe.

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What are West Monroe Perks + Benefits

West Monroe Benefits Overview

Choosing where to build your career is an important decision. Should you choose to build it with West Monroe, we take that commitment seriously.

We believe that when people get the support they need to thrive, they care more, do more, and achieve more. In fact, that’s our whole business strategy. So we strive to provide a total rewards model that illustrates our commitment to our people and their growth, creating value today, tomorrow, and well into the future. We invest in you through an attractive package of rewards that promotes your health and well-being, your financial future, your development, and your satisfaction and enjoyment at work.

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