FINANCIAL SERVICES RECRUITMENT

LONDON | NEW YORK

JOB SUMMARY

AVP Group Strategy, Investment Banking

We are hiring for an AVP of group Strategy for an Investment Bank. We are specifically looking for consultants, those that have specifically worked for a consulting firm that focusses on strategy rather than a big four consulting org. (McKinsey, Boston Consulting, Bain, Oliver Wyman, AT Kearney, Roland Berger etc)

JOB TEXT

We are hiring for an AVP of group Strategy for an Investment Bank. We are specifically looking for consultants, those that have specifically worked for a consulting firm that focusses on strategy rather than a big four consulting org. (McKinsey, Boston Consulting, Bain, Oliver Wyman, AT Kearney, Roland Berger etc)

The Team globally report into COO and CFO of the business and is a team of 10. Most of the team is split between NYC and London with 2 in Singapore.

Projects that they deal with fall into three key areas :
1. Group level projects (executive and Group wide and Brexit)
2. Business unit aligned to help review and formulate growth initiatives.
3. Lastly, operations and functions (cost or process related) from process re-engineering or re-design.
The team operates like a consulting firm with staff on project on an "as and when" needs basis. The deployed team sizes are around 2-3 per project.

The Assistant Vice President in Group Strategy works with VPs, Directors and MDs to support and deliver on a wide range of strategic projects and initiatives. The role will involve close partnership with the Group's businesses and functions to help them develop and execute their strategies.

In terms of general skillset we need people that can do financial modelling, structure presentations and perform independent research, market sizing, business case creation and 5 years strategy planning as well as elements of revenue and cost returns. So candidates need to have good excel but not VBA and macro level

Your Role
* Supporting key strategic projects leveraging strategic and technical skill set
* Conducting rigorous, transparent analyses including the building of complex financial models
* Providing consultation on complex and critical initiatives; developing value-add hypotheses and recommendations
* Producing "client-ready" output both in written and verbal form

Basic Qualifications/Skills
* Bachelor's degree
* 3+ years of relevant experience at a top tier Strategy / Management Consulting Firm, relevant team at an Investment Bank or Strategy experience at another bank

Preferred Qualifications/Skills
* MBA
* Knowledge of key Banking / Financial Services performance drivers, risk concepts and regulatory developments
* Strong communication skills and financial modelling abilities
* Superb verbal, written, and presentation abilities, including mastery of PowerPoint and Excel
* Ability to multi-task / manage competing deadlines within a high-pressure environment
* The self-confidence and maturity to build successful relationships
* Self-starter and ability to lead
* Intellectual curiosity and a passion for capital markets

Before applying for this role please consider the following:
1. Are you currently domiciled in the USA without any restrictions to work in the country?
2. Do you need sponsorship to remain in the USA?
3. Is your visa/stay in the USA dependant on a significant other?

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  • Negotiable USD
  • Manhattan, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Charles Levick
  • 2018-09-20
Manhattan, NY, USA Manhattan NY US