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EY EY-Parthenon Strategy Business Enablement Associate / Client Service Associate - Multiple Cities 1 in Boston, Massachusetts

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

Boston, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, San Francisco, Atlanta

Competitive business today is all about making intelligent, informed decisions. As a Consultant within EY-Parthenon you will help make that happen. You will be an important part of our diversely talented, highly experienced team and work at the forefront of high-profile transactions. The EY-Parthenon sub-service line comprises three competencies: Strategy; Transaction Strategy and Execution; and Turnaround and Restructuring Strategy. EY-Parthenon Strategy is a leading advisory organization focused on strategy consulting. We are committed to combining our unconventional thinking with our clients’ smarts to deliver actionable strategies.

The opportunity

In today’s complex business landscape, creativity has become a necessary ingredient for sustained success. EY-Parthenon Strategy has an ideal balance of strengths – deep and concentrated skills with broad executional capabilities, intimate client relationships with larger networks of support, and proven processes along with a progressive spirit to unlock opportunity for our clients, amplify the impact of our strategies, and make EY-Parthenon Strategy the global advisor of choice for business leaders. You have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. That’s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities

Your key responsibilities

Consultants identify and analyze the client’s most strategic issues. They are generally the primary contact for our clients, responsible for developing work plans, designing and conducting analyses, synthesizing conclusions and managing other case team members. Consultants work on a variety of client issues, such as developing growth strategies for organizations, performing due diligence on acquisition candidates, assessing attractiveness of potential targets, understanding new markets, turning around underperforming institutions, reducing operating costs and implementing change, and have the opportunity to assume immediate management responsibility.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Perform secondary research using a variety of sources (e.g., analyst reports, market research reports, news articles).

  • Executing various analyses (e.g., customer segmentation, market sizing, competitor analysis, macroeconomic forecasting) to support the strategic recommendations.

  • Designing and executing in-depth interview guides with key organizational stakeholders, industry experts and customers.

  • Analyzing business plans and pro-forma financial models to help identify key assumptions and drivers.

  • Managing and directing the analytical efforts of junior team members at the Associate and Senior Associate levels on a daily basis.

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Outstanding academic performance, with a bachelor's degree and at least 2 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 18 months of related work experience.

  • Experience in strategy consulting, private equity, investment banking, market research, or a quantitative type of research function.

  • Ability to make detailed assessments of industry, products, markets, competitors and customers to identify risks and opportunities.

  • Proficient in the English language, including the ability to listen, understand, read and communicate effectively, both in writing and verbally, in a professional environment.

  • Effective organization and time management skills with ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines.

  • Willingness and ability to travel, when necessary (approximately 25-50%)

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • MBA or graduate degree with at least 18 months of related work experience.

  • Excellent problem solving, project management, facilitation and interpersonal skills.

What we look for

We are looking for candidates who have a strong aptitude for quantitative and qualitative analysis and the ability to link business strategy to performance. Being a strong team player is critical with the ability to adapt to changing requirements or deadlines in support of our clients’ goals.

Strategy and Transactions - EY Parthenon - Strategy – Private Equity– Senior Associate / Consultant

Competitive business today is all about making intelligent, informed decisions. As a Consultant within EY-Parthenon you will help make that happen. You will be an important part of our diversely talented, highly experienced team and work at the forefront of high-profile transactions. The EY-Parthenon sub-service line comprises three competencies: Strategy; Transaction Strategy and Execution; and Turnaround and Restructuring Strategy. EY-Parthenon Strategy is a leading advisory organization focused on strategy consulting. We are committed to combining our unconventional thinking with our clients’ smarts to deliver actionable strategies.

The opportunity

In today’s complex business landscape, creativity has become a necessary ingredient for sustained success. EY-Parthenon Strategy has an ideal balance of strengths – deep and concentrated skills with broad executional capabilities, intimate client relationships with larger networks of support, and proven processes along with a progressive spirit to unlock opportunity for our clients, amplify the impact of our strategies, and make EY-Parthenon Strategy the global advisor of choice for business leaders. You have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. That’s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities

Your key responsibilities

Consultants identify and analyze the client’s most strategic issues. They are generally the primary contact for our clients, responsible for developing work plans, designing and conducting analyses, synthesizing conclusions and managing other case team members. Consultants work on a variety of client issues, such as developing growth strategies for organizations, performing due diligence on acquisition candidates, assessing attractiveness of potential targets, understanding new markets, turning around underperforming institutions, reducing operating costs and implementing change, and have the opportunity to assume immediate management responsibility.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Perform secondary research using a variety of sources (e.g., analyst reports, market research reports, news articles).

  • Executing various analyses (e.g., customer segmentation, market sizing, competitor analysis, macroeconomic forecasting) to support the strategic recommendations.

  • Designing and executing in-depth interview guides with key organizational stakeholders, industry experts and customers.

  • Analyzing business plans and pro-forma financial models to help identify key assumptions and drivers.

  • Managing and directing the analytical efforts of junior team members at the Associate and Senior Associate levels on a daily basis.

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Outstanding academic performance, with a bachelor's degree and at least 2 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 18 months of related work experience.

  • Experience in strategy consulting, private equity, investment banking, market research, or a quantitative type of research function.

  • Ability to make detailed assessments of industry, products, markets, competitors and customers to identify risks and opportunities.

  • Proficient in the English language, including the ability to listen, understand, read and communicate effectively, both in writing and verbally, in a professional environment.

  • Effective organization and time management skills with ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines.

  • Willingness and ability to travel, when necessary (approximately 25-50%)

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • MBA or graduate degree with at least 18 months of related work experience.

  • Excellent problem solving, project management, facilitation and interpersonal skills.

What we look for

We are looking for candidates who have a strong aptitude for quantitative and qualitative analysis and the ability to link business strategy to performance. Being a strong team player is critical with the ability to adapt to changing requirements or deadlines in support of our clients’ goals.

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