Management Consultant – Financial Services: Cards & Payments

Industry: Professional Services

Job Family: Consulting

25 Jan, 2023

Charlotte

Full Time

United States

Company description Sia Partners is a next-generation consulting firm dedicated to creating state-of-the-art narratives for transformation and innovation and deploying them at scale. Our goal is to deliver superior value and tangible results to our clients as they navigate the digital revolution and achieve transformations which generate a positive impact. Our global footprint and expertise in more than 40 sectors and services allow us to enhance our clients’ businesses worldwide. We guide their projects and initiatives in strategy, business transformation, IT & digital strategy, and Data Science.

Why join the Sia Village?

Excellence | Entrepreneurship | Innovation | Teamwork | Care & Support | Employee Wellbeing

These are the six core values that guide all our actions. As an expression of our values, our Sia Village concept describes our commitment to fostering a sense of community within and among our offices. We believe that knowledge sharing is the key, not only to innovation, but to the growth and development of our people.

Your experience at Sia Partners will be enriched by a(n):

Entrepreneurial journey Career advocacy program that supports achieving professional development goals through guidance, and real-time feedback Continuous learning & development opportunities Diversity, equity, and inclusion programs with an ever-growing list of global affinity initiatives Annual seminar, an in-person value-add experience, that allows you to network with colleagues throughout North America Job description Successful candidates will have 3 to 5 years of management consulting experience in the financial services industry. For this role, you should be familiar with consumer payments products and services including credit cards, debit cards, virtual cards, peer-to-peer payments, and associated loyalty products and programs both on the issuing and acquiring side. You should also be aware of and passionate about the broader digital payments industry (such as the FinTech space) with some basic knowledge of payments products, business and operating models is recommended. Related, top candidates should demonstrate the ability to successfully lead teams to complete assigned project deliverables on-time, on-budget, and with high quality. Finally, Sia employees possess a strong work ethic, adaptability, intellectual curiosity, and a willingness to build domain knowledge – and we like to have fun!

RESPONSIBILITIES

Help contribute and support Sia’s growing U.S. Consumer Payments practice Help lead the development, coordination, and delivery of client proposals Support client work as part of an on-site or remote team Contribute to the development of high-quality, timely client deliverables Prepare for and facilitate successful client and internal meetings Collaborate with internal and external teams to both give and receive knowledge Perform market research, business analysis; build executive presentations Learn and apply subject matter expertise from a domain, product, functional, or technical perspective Support internal initiatives, thought leadership, and people development Be a great teammate Qualifications Bachelor’s degree required in business or related field 3+ years of management consulting experience FS background preferred Moderate knowledge and skill in consumer banking and payments Trained to moderate knowledge and skill in project management Experience supporting client interview sessions - taking accurate notes, providing meeting minutes, scheduling client meetings, etc. Experience supporting the construction of executive presentations Proven communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills Act as a supportive team player who actively develops relationships and is eager to share knowledge with colleagues and our clients Flexibility in approach and a willingness to adapt quickly and take initiative when working in unstructured environments with limited supervision An ability to transform your domain knowledge and project experiences into published content for Sia Partners Insights Additional information Compensation & Benefits

Salary + Annual Discretionary Bonus Healthcare coverage that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance policies Generous time off Parental leave paid at 100% of base pay for all new parents regardless of gender Future Moms Program 9 Company Holidays + 1 Floating Holiday 401(k) matching College save-up plan & college loan repayment plan Monthly cell phone stipend Commuter Benefits Gym Reimbursement through firm medical plan Our Commitment to Diversity

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) are part of Sia Partners’ DNA. Thanks to our expertise in several sectors and our international growth, our teams include a variety of experiences and cultures. We’re confident that promoting DEIB creates an environment in which everyone can reach their full potential.

Our global network, [email protected] Partners, brings together our people worldwide to facilitate local and global progress, focused on the following areas:

Gender equality (global Gender Equality Index score of 91/100 for FY19-20) LGBTQ+ Race & Ethnicity Working Parents Disabilities Sia Partners is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, remuneration, or discipline, are based solely on performance, competence, conduct, or business needs.

Covid-19 Update

Please note that, to the extent permitted by state and local law, Sia Partners requires all employees in this position to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. “Fully vaccinated” means that the individual can provide acceptable proof that the individual has received, at least fourteen (14) days prior to the individual’s start date, either both doses of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine plus all boosters recommended for you, or one dose of a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine plus all boosters recommended for you. Vaccines must be authorized and/or approved by the FDA. The Company will engage in an interactive process to determine if an exemption to this requirement as a reasonable accommodation is appropriate.

Hybrid Workplace Guidelines

Sia Partners maintains its hybrid workplace arrangements and provides a flexible workplace environment that is driven by client and business/market needs. While our firm does support hybrid work, there are times that we may require our consultants to work onsite at one of our Sia offices or a client office full-time. Consultants are expected to have the ability to be flexible with work location depending upon business needs. When in-between client engagements, Consultants typically work onsite at a local Sia office 2+ times per week.

To learn more about our mission, values, and business sectors, please visit our website.

Sia Partners is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, remuneration, or discipline, are based solely on performance, competence, conduct, or business needs.