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State & Local Government - Financial Consultant

Company: Guidehouse
Location: Westland
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

Job Family:Management ConsultingTravel Required:Up to 50%Clearance Required:NoneWhat You Will Do:

  • Supporting delivery teams on high-impact State & Local Government client engagements.
  • Candidate will focus primarily on providing exceptional consulting professional services delivery but is also expected to assist in various business development activities to grow the business.
  • Financial Analysis and Models
  • Management consulting
  • Communication and presentation of recommendations and findingWhat You Will Need:
    • Consultant 2-3 years financial consulting or equivalent experience
    • Must have 1 year public accounting experience
    • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting, or similar
    • Interest and passion for the role of government and responsibilities of the public sector.
    • Ability to travel, at times outside the home state.
    • Ability to define, execute, and manage multiple tasks within a workstream, primarily focused on finance/accounting, as part of larger engagements.
    • Proficiency in core management consulting and financial analysis skills:
      • Baseline assessments and secondary research.
      • Stakeholder interviews.
      • Business modelling and analysis.
      • Hypothesizing solutions frameworks.
      • Synthesizing multiple inputs into coherent insights.
      • Financial analysis and use of large data sets.
      • Competency of accounting procedures and general ledger structure.
        • Competencies include:
          • Critical thinking skills.
          • Outstanding attention to detail.
          • Solid verbal communication and narrative development skills, with the ability to summarize and convey key insights from analyses to senior audiences.
          • High degree of comfort working in unstructured situations and ability to maintain poise, maturity and work well under pressure.
          • Ability to be self-directed and responsive.
          • Collegial team player who can work within a small, motivated team of diverse consulting professionals.
          • Understanding of financial analysis applications such as Excel, SAS, or other tools.What Would Be Nice To Have:
            • CPA, MBA or master's degree in finance or accounting
            • Strong numerical reasoning and quantitative skills, particularly building complex Excel models.
            • Demonstrates thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success with key facets of state and local government, including economic development, education, sustainability, transportation, and/or administration.
            • Previous Big 4 Public Accounting/Consulting experience preferredWhat We Offer:Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.Benefits include:
              • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
              • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
              • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus
              • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
              • 401(k) Retirement Plan
              • Basic Life & Supplemental Life
              • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
              • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
              • Student Loan PayDown
              • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
              • Skills Development & Certifications
              • Employee Referral Program
              • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
              • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program
              • Mobility StipendAbout GuidehouseGuidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1- or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation. Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

Keywords: Guidehouse, Westland , State & Local Government - Financial Consultant, Accounting, Auditing , Westland, Michigan

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