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Sia Partners

Management Consultant in Financial Services – Cross Business Transformation

141 West Jackson Boulevard, 60604 Chicago, États-Unis

Company description

Sia Partners is a next generation consulting firm focused on delivering superior value and tangible results to its clients as they navigate the digital revolution. With over 1,650 consultants in 16 countries, we will generate an annual turnover of USD 300 million for the current fiscal year. Our global footprint and our expertise in more than 30 sectors and services allow us to enhance our clients' businesses worldwide. We guide their projects and initiatives in strategy, business transformation, IT & digital strategy, and Data Science. As the pioneer of Consulting 4.0, we develop consulting bots and integrate AI in our solutions.

Sia Partners works with more than 50 blue-chip companies in the U.S. across six main sectors including banking, energy and utilities, insurance, technology, transportation, and healthcare. The firm differentiates itself by applying its innovative Consulting 4.0 approach which combines management consulting skills with AI techniques.

Job description

Sia Partners is looking for a Consultant with fund accounting experience from a Private Equity Firm.  The ideal candidate would have either worked at a Private Equity firm as a Fund Accountant or is from a consulting firm that advised Private Equity firms on optimizing their Fund Accounting processes. 

In either case the candidate should have detailed working knowledge of:  

  • Distribution waterfall (carried interest) models
  • Client reporting
  • Management fee calculations
  • Investor and fund documentation
  • Fund reconciliations
  • Capital events, accruals, and valuations
  • Investor allocations and capital account statements
  • Supporting audits and due diligence requests

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
  • Knowledge of US Generally Accepted Accounting Principles
  • Investran (or equivalent) fund accounting systems
  • Enjoy working on different types of assignments within the financial services industry and welcome the opportunity of new challenges while leveraging existing skillsets
  • Proven communication, interpersonal and organization skills as we are seeking critical thinkers with exceptional writing and presentation skills 
  • A high level of drive and commitment to deliver high quality work while ensuring that client expectations and deadlines are met
  • Act as a supportive team player who actively develops relationships and is eager to share knowledge with colleagues and our clients
  • Experience with a structured approach to problem solving
  • The ability to learn new subject matter rapidly and a desire to develop a deep understanding of the trends and challenges shaping the financial services industry within a collaborative environment amongst Sia Partners colleagues
  • Flexibility in approach and a willingness to adapt quickly and take initiative when working in unstructured environments with limited supervision