Strategy Senior Manager

Grant Thornton 9/21/2018 4:52:02 PM
JOB ID: 041508 Specialty:
New York City, New York

   

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Our Strategy practice provides consulting services spanning domains that include finance, marketing, sales, operations, and information technology.

Our Strategy professionals bring a tailored approach to help develop and operationalize strategies to scale and create specific tactics that trigger transformation. With deep industry experience and extensive knowledge of organizational functions and priorities, our teams align organization’s people, processes and technology across functions, to optimize performance from strategy to execution.

Within the Strategy practice you might be involved in:
Corporate Strategy
Customer & Growth Strategy
Organizational Strategy

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

As a Senior Manager, you will develop a broad base of industry and functional knowledge while managing significantly larger and more complex aspects of our engagements. You will work closely with clients to dive deep into their issues, create strategic recommendations, develop persuasive presentations, and implement change. You will collaborate with others to make contributions to our firm as a leader, performance coach, and thought leader.

Additional responsibilities may include:

Perform engagement management responsibilities, including performance reviews, task delegation, project scheduling, project financials, quality review and client management
Utilize previous consulting and industry experience to help companies set and achieve their long term goals.
Perform accurate analysis and design effective solutions to a variety of client issues
Manage business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership material
Meet or exceed sales targets for new and follow-on work
Maintain a good working relationship with clients and work effectively with client management and staff at all levels to gather information and perform services
Work closely with Grant Thornton managers and partners to promptly identify and resolve client problems or issues
Access Grant Thornton’s global network to bring the best experience to bear
Communicate (verbally and in writing) externally with clients and internally with all levels of the organization to successfully accomplish objectives portraying knowledge and confidence
Manage, develop, train, coach and mentor staff on projects and assess performance for engagement and year-end reviews
Motivate others to perform at maximum efficiency without sacrificing quality of the services delivered
Interview campus and/or experienced candidates
Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization)
Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, MIS or related field. A Master’s degree is a plus. MBA preferred.
10 plus years of related work experience in a similar consulting practice or function servicing cross-industry clients at a national level. Will also consider other consulting experiences (including in-house)
Ability to travel 75% of the time is required
Certified Six Sigma Black Belt or Green Belt, Prosci, or PMP preferred.
Must be able to perform quantitative and qualitative research and analysis; must possess deep familiarity with primary and secondary research techniques.
Must be able to produce persuasive, simple, and clear story lines, slides, and other output relevant to audiences of all levels; must have a point of view and be able to express and defend it; must be able to effectively organize and lead client meetings.
Must be able to quickly establish credibility and trust with clients and colleagues.
Must be able to design, manage, and execute an independent work plan with the input of your Engagement Manager and team members.
Must be intellectually curious and motivated to develop professionally, including being an active participant in developing firm methodologies and/or professional certifications.
Must demonstrate strength in or a desire to build skills related to Grant Thornton’s core values of: Collaboration, Leadership, Excellence, Agility, Respect and Responsibility






Requisition ID: 041508

New York City, NY
New York City, New York




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