Strategy Consulting Associate Strategy Consulting Associate …

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause
in Plano, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Baker Tilly Virchow Krause
in Plano, TX, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Strategy Consulting Associate

It’s an exciting time to join Baker Tilly!

As a Staff Associate within the Strategy and Management Consulting practice team at Baker Tilly, you will work with our clients to help define their business problems, research and collect data for the proposed problem, and present recommendations to the senior leadership client teams, including C-level executives, board directors, and private equity professionals.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform relevant, in-depth, client, industry, competitor and market research to provide strategic planning and analysis for:
  • 100-day planning and implementation
  • Market and growth diligence (Quality of Strategy)
  • Profitability by customer and product line analysis
  • Pricing optimization
  • Critical priority identification and ROI analysis
  • Primary research, including secret shopper visits and consumer surveys
  • Turnaround strategy, restructuring, and cash-generation support
  • Participate in client meetings and site visits while interacting with top-level management, C-level executives and shareholders to complete particular steps of a project as defined by the project team leader
  • Synthesize information from interviews, 3rd party research, and client documents and Internet research
  • Produce and present strategies verbally, visually, and in writing with PowerPoint and written proposals
  • Manage multiple tasks, prioritizing time and communicating potential conflicts to manager/principal
  • Demonstrate flexibility and takes responsibility for getting things done
  • Use various software tools as designated by the firm
  • Represent the firm in community activities and professional associations

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without future sponsorship
  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Business, Management, Mathematics, or Statistics
  • Internship to 2 years consulting experience
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Proficient working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must be very highly organized and have the ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong technical writing skills (clear, concise, and excellent grammar)
  • Communicate project status to client, sales personnel, and management throughout project.
  • Ability for light travel

Preferred Qualifications and Competencies

  • MBA (Masters of Business Administration from a top ranked university)
  • 2 years consulting experience at a top-tier management consulting firm
  • Exposure to private equity groups and/or corporate transactions
  • Demonstrated ability to apply critical thinking and problem solving skills against clear business recommendations
  • Possess great interpersonal skills and building strong client relationships
  • Work within tight deadlines and take responsibility for getting the job done in a timely manner
  • Confident self-starter