Strategy and Operations Consultant

Chicago, IL | Job ID: 43313

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Job Description

Our client is looking for a Finance and Strategy Senior Consultant to define and refine venture goals and milestones, build and execute the processes and procedures, and build data visualization for individual units to assist leadership in making better informed decisions and identify potential opportunity.


•        Understand and identify business drivers of financial performance, and develop insights to make business recommendations for achieving financial targets

•        Develop comprehensive budgeting and forecasting models and estimates, including monthly and annual P&L and cash flow projections, and progress against targets

•        Prepare accurate and timely internal management reports and analyses to inform business decisions and share financial information with management

•        Conduct research on external companies and various markets to make strategic recommendations that improve organizational decision making

•        Communicate reports and recommendations in a clear and concise manner to stakeholders across seniorities, functions, and levels of financial experience

•        Collaborate with General Managers, product, marketing, design and management teams to drive development of milestones and strategies

•        Manage complex projects addressing ambiguous business issues

Job Qualifications

•        3+ years of financial analysis, FP&A, or accounting experience, preferably for a marketplace or Financial Services organization

•        BA or BS in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Mathematics, Business or related area of study

•        Proficiency with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint required

•        Strong knowledge of finance and accounting concepts

•        Strong logic and business understanding to develop insights into root causes of financial outcomes

•        Ability to understand broad business questions and prioritize by impact

•        Ability to communicate technical finance and accounting concepts to a non-technical audience

•        Excellent project management skills with demonstrated ability to lead multiple projects and priorities

•        Self-direction in ambiguous environments

•        Intellectual curiosity and passion for continuous improvement

•        Effective time management skills and organizational skills with the ability to adapt to the changing needs of the business

Thank you for your time and consideration for this Finance and Strategy Senior Consultant opportunity. We look forward to receiving your resume! 

Thank you,

Jes Beach
Senior Project Manager
LaSalle Network


Keywords and Related Terms: operations, strategy, process improvement, lean six sigma, PMO, change management, system implementation

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of professional staffing and recruiting services. Specializing in technology, accounting and finance, administrative, call center, human resources, marketing, and executive search, LaSalle serves companies of all sizes and across all industries. Since inception in 1998, LaSalle Network has served over 2,500 clients and placed thousands of candidates in temporary, temporary to permanent and permanent positions.  LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v