Employer: Transom Consulting Group
About this jobOur Business Analyst program is a skill-building journey for recent college graduates who wish to challenge themselves and gain exposure to a variety of business functions and capabilities while working on top-level consulting engagements. Our size enables us to fast track our analysts’ learning and experience in a manner not possible at larger, legacy firms. Senior team members drawn from the world’s top consultancies (e.g., McKinsey, Bain, BCG) provide oversight and mentorship to our Business Analysts, helping them develop their problem-solving, communication, and analytical skills.Requirements:Bachelor’s degree with outstanding academic performance; Economics major or a related field with coursework in business/accounting/finance required Proven record of leadershipDemonstrated critical thinking and problem-solving skillsProficiency in structured analysis (financial modeling and/or statistical experience strongly preferred)Ability to thrive in a service-oriented environment and maintain healthy relationships with both team members and clientsStrong attention to detail, organizational skills, and ability to handle multiple tasks in a dynamic settingExcellent interpersonal and communication skills (both oral and written)Ability to collaborate effectively with teammates and managersEagerness to learn and a desire to achieve personal and professional growthCommitment to high-quality, on-time client serviceResponsibilities:Researching client organizations and industries – primarily, but not restricted to, financial services, consumer goods/retail, and tech/media/telecomIdentifying client issues related to long term growth, product positioning, marketing, operational improvements and efficiency, etc.Creating hypotheses and collecting data to analyze from financial statements, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and benchmarks reports, industry metrics, and other relevant data setsAnalyzing large quantitative data sets using Excel to translate raw data into meaningful and digestible insights, and building advanced financial models using Excel where necessary to validate hypothesesInterviewing subject matter experts, conducting focus groups to obtain qualitative insights, and facilitating workshops with client employees, management teams, and other stakeholdersPreparing detailed PowerPoint presentations, business memos, and supporting documents to recommend course of action to key C-Suite executives, decision makers, and other stakeholdersMoving the client to action; developing pilots and outlining full-scale project plans to implement the strategic recommendationsContributing to the development of company intellectual propertyAbout Transom Consulting GroupFounded in 2009 by a McKinsey & Co. alumnus, Transom works with clients from startups to the Fortune 500, addressing their most pressing business and financial challenges through a combination of consulting and investment banking. Our leadership team is drawn from the world’s top consultancies and takes great pride in mentoring team members to develop exceptional problem-solving, communication, and analytical skills. Working at Transom offers the opportunity for personal growth in a collegial, fun, and entrepreneurial environment that extends beyond the office. Our engagements involve minimal travel, so Analysts can spend their off-hours experiencing the best of Los Angeles.