2023 – Associate – Financial Institutions Group
Who we are
As a global consulting partnership in more than 40 countries, our people make us who we are. We’re individuals with different passions and strengths who take as much joy in the work we do as from those we work with. Over the years we’ve fostered a culture in which we are united by shared values—passion, solidarity, generosity, curiosity, and boldness—and these come alive in the work we do and how we do it.
Together, we know our people are our difference—for our clients, our colleagues, and our communities. That’s why we take pride in being individual and inclusive and create a place where everyone can bring their full self to work.
Kearney is seeking an exceptional strategy professional to join the Financial Institutions Group (FIG) at the Senior Associate or Manager level. This individual will work with Banking, Insurance, and Payments clients throughout North America to help drive value creation for our clients, as well as help develop strategies and programs for growth and improved performance and profitability. The right candidate will possess content, delivery and client/teaming skills along with a commercial orientation. We particularly look for experience in Digital Transformation, Data & Analytics, Strategic Operations, and Mergers and Integration.
Make your mark in our Financial Institutions Group as an Associate.
Are you ready to:
Help develop client strategy, including near-term focus and long-term strategic priorities.
Assist with delivering complex strategic projects. Contribute as member of core client and project teams to drive engagement execution.
Help develop insights about key industry trends (technology, competitors, consumers, regulatory, etc.) and inform the organization of strategic implications.
If so, we are ready to help you:
Discover. Collaborating with our clients across a range of topics, our people are always learning. At Kearney, you will broaden your knowledge and experience across a breadth of areas, no matter your role. Being rooted in expertise, we know our people deserve opportunities to go places and further their exposure to the business world.
Grow. We believe in the power of apprenticeship. At Kearney, you work alongside colleagues who help you be the best you can be. Through both our structured programs and apprenticeship model, you will continue to learn and develop every day. After all, we are here to help you not just perform but to thrive in your career.
Be yourself. At Kearney, we give you the freedom to contribute creatively while you also pursue your dreams. We want you to bring your whole self to work and to find joy in what you do. That’s why we support our people when they want to let their uniqueness show and offer personalized opportunities including tuition support, flexible work programs, and externships.
Who you are
Domain Expertise: Thoroughly understands business models, operating models, financials, industry innovation and the competitive terrain within the banking, insurance and payments category; rigorously analyzes complex business challenges with capability to generate key insights.
Strategic Capabilities: Experience in the delivery of banking, insurance and payments strategy consulting projects; Experience and track record of helping clients develop competitive advantage (i.e., tangible business results stemming from new business or product/proposition launch, organization/operating model implementation, digital transformation, data & analytics, cost transformation, and/or capability development).
Communication & Influence: Highly articulate and able to convey important messages in a clear and compelling manner. Brings presence in meetings and high caliber client/communications skills. Builds and sustains relationships to ensure seamless integration and flawless execution.
Teaming Skills: Demonstrated ability to contribute to high-impact engagement teams. Collaborative by nature and a team player. An interest & commitment to contributing to high performance teams – a great colleague and team member.
Culture Fit: Insight-driven with strong problem-solving skills, and pragmatism, A hands-on approach to project delivery: entrepreneurial, insight-driven, results-oriented.
Are located near or willing to relocate to Boston, Chicago, Dallas, New York, , or Washington, DC
Fluent in English
MBA degree preferred with 5-10 years of professional experience
Experienced working as a Management Consultant strongly preferred
KEARNEY MUST CONSIDER CURRENT U.S. IMMIGRATION RULES AND OBLIGATIONS FOR OUR FULL-TIME ENTRY LEVEL ROLES, ESPECIALLY WHERE VISA SPONSORSHIP IS REQUIRED. FOR THIS REASON, WE ARE UNABLE TO CONSIDER BUSINESS ANALYST OR SENIOR BUSINESS ANALYST CANDIDATES THAT REQUIRE VISA SPONSORSHIP NOW OR IN THE FUTURE, THIS INCLUDES STEM OPT EXTENSIONS.
The base salary range for the Associate role (post MBA) is $188,000 - $194,000. However, it is important to note that at Kearney, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at the top of the range for their role. Individual salaries within each range are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge and skills. Kearney reviews compensation regularly and may adjust base salaries to reflect market competitiveness. In addition to salary, individuals may be eligible for a discretionary performance bonus. Our full suite of benefits includes paid time off, 401(k) match and profit sharing, medical, dental and vision coverage, healthcare concierge, backup child/adult care, annual employer HSA contribution, home office stipend, subsidized Gympass and annual wellness program, and leaves of absence when needed to support employees’ physical, mental, and emotional well-being.
Equal Employment Opportunity and Non-Discrimination:
Kearney prides itself on providing a culture that allows employees to bring their best selves to work every day. Our people can feel comfortable, confident, and joyful to do great things for our firm, our colleagues, and our clients. Kearney aims to build diverse capabilities to help our clients solve their most mission critical problems.
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