Senior Consultant, Data & Analytics

Employer
FTI Consulting
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
May 16, 2018
Closes
May 21, 2018
Hours
Full Time
About FTI Consulting FTI Consulting, Inc. is a global business advisory firm dedicated to helping organizations manage change, mitigate risk and resolve disputes: financial, legal, operational, political & regulatory, reputational and transactional. With more than 4,600 employees located in 28 countries, FTI Consulting professionals work closely with clients to anticipate, illuminate and overcome complex business challenges and make the most of opportunities. The Company generated $1.81 billion in revenues during fiscal year 2017. For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting) , Facebook and LinkedIn . FTI Consulting continually strives to offer employees and eligible dependents, including domestic partners and eligible domestic partner children, a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Please click here for more information. FTI Consulting does not accept unsolicited resumes from external firms or agencies. FTI Consulting will not be responsible for placement fees associated with unsolicited resumes. FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation. About Forensic & Litigation Consulting The Forensic and Litigation Consulting practice at FTI Consulting provides multidisciplinary, independent dispute advisory, investigative, data acquisition/analysis and forensic accounting services to the global business and legal community. Our team supports clients facing high stakes litigation, arbitration and compliance investigations, and regulatory scrutiny. About The Opportunity A Senior Consultant - Data & Analytics is responsible for providing accounting, economic and financial related consulting services as they relate to litigation, dispute resolution or financial investigations. He/she will assist businesses, government entities and law firms in complex, data-intensive analyses requiring the understanding of relationships between various information sources, complex modeling or information sharing. Working in the Data & Analytics practice provides the opportunity to work in a leveraged, team based model of diversely skilled, intelligent, driven and successful individuals. Team members regularly exceed expectations and are recognized accordingly; through promotion, compensation, public recognition and positive feedback. Primary Duties * As a Senior Consultant, you will develop in-depth knowledge of your clients' objectives and challenges in order to design and implement innovative strategies to assist them through their current difficulties and prepare them for the future. Responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to, the following: * Identifying, acquiring, synthesizing, mining and analyzing relevant data * Identifying the relationships among multiple sources and types of data, and organizing this information to facilitate effective data analysis * Designing and implementing complex financial database models to generate meaningful statistics and resolve disputes * Analyzing and interpreting historical financial, operational, and transactional data * Maintaining detailed work-paper records of assumptions, methodologies, and information sources utilized during the performance of all analytical tasks * Performing the day to day activities of projects including interaction with client personnel, FTI team members, and professionals from other firms involved in the engagement * Preparing written analyses, reports, presentations, and interrogatories for third parties on the project scope and/or results of activities Basic Qualifications * Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree * 2 years of experience in finance, accounting, or economics with an emphasis in complex problem solving, data analytics, or related competencies * Experience working in a team oriented environment Required Skills * Possess strong quantitative and qualitative research and analytical skills * Able to work in a team as well as independently * Able to demonstrate excellent communication (written and verbal), mathematical, and organizational skills * Able to adapt quickly in handling multiple evolving tasks as a result of new engagements and/or re-prioritized deadlines * Possess strong interpersonal skills * Highly motivated, hard-working, eager to learn, willing to travel, and able to motivate others * Able to utilize technology to solve complex problems * Able to effectively execute work plans * Able to effectively manage multiple staff and project responsibilities * Able to provide quality assurance * Able to regularly communicate project/work stream status to both internal and external clients * Able to produce high quality work product under strict deadlines * Proficient in SQL, PL SQL, Oracle, VBA, and / or other technical skills related to data extraction, transformation and loading * Possess a general understanding of financial and accounting principles and / or other quantitative skills Preferred Skills * Proficient in analyzing data within relational database systems such as MS Access, MS SQL Server * Familiarity with tools such as Tableau, APEX, .NET, Java, Python and SharePoint * Familiarity with common software packages; such as PeopleSoft, SAP, Great Plains, JD Edwards, Hyperion and Oracle Financials Position Classification: Exempt #LI-MS1 #CB#