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Sia Partners

Manager, Finance Transformation - Brokerage, Clearing & Exchange (BCE)

100 International Drive, 21202 Baltimore, 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. Our global footprint and expertise in more than 40 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.

Why join the Sia Village? 

Excellence | Entrepreneurship | Innovation | Teamwork | Care & Support | Employee Wellbeing

These are the six core values that guide all our actions. As an expression of our values, our Sia Village concept describes our commitment to fostering a sense of community within and among our offices. We believe that knowledge sharing is the key, not only to innovation, but to the growth and development of our people.

Job description

The US Finance Transformation Business Unit supports both the Financial Services and Corporate sectors, delivering premier consulting services to our clients including, but not limited to:

  • Strategy & Operations
  • Financial Planning & Analysis
  • Financial & Regulatory Advisory
  • Finance & Risk Convergence
  • Turnaround & Restructuring

As part of Sia’s Finance Transformation BU working under the Transaction Cost Optimization team, you will work directly with clients to assist in cost optimization strategies related to the execution and clearing of all financial products globally.  You will interact with business managers, traders and operations personnel to develop broker negotiation strategies, exchange fee optimization programs and operational improvements in clearance and settlement.  As you will be communicating in high paced environment such as trading, you will need possess strong communication skills and an ability to assimilate information and feedback in a highly dynamic environment. 

We are looking for candidates who have experience in Capital Markets CAO, COO and/or Finance roles who are familiar with products such as FX Derivatives, Interest Rate Products, Futures, Commodities, Equity Derivatives and cash products.  More specifically, but not necessarily required is experience in brokerage, clearing and exchange fees and/or familiarization in trade processing of fixed income, equities, commodities and/or futures.  A strong understanding of accounting, finance and business reporting in capital markets is also preferred. 

This role also involves analyzing very large data sets including trade execution and you will need to possess strong analytical skills, familiarity with analytics packages such as Power BI, Tableau, Qlik, Excel, etc. and an ability to manipulate data to provide clear and actionable output with which to assist banks in modifying their trading behavior. 

At Sia Partners, we expect our leaders to make an immediate impact, and we support your career growth through on-the-job and internal training and development, thought leadership activities, and by sponsoring industry networking events. As a leader within Finance Transformation, you will take on exciting management opportunities, and quickly develop the business at Sia Partners in our entrepreneurial environment through working on challenging engagements, internal initiatives and committees, as well as business development efforts.

Responsibilities

  • Lead major projects and manage relationships with flagship and key accounts
  • Leverage existing knowledge and experience to refine and enhance the client experience and deliverables
  • Build and maintain relationships with clients, fostering a collaborative work environment between the client and the engagement team
  • Summarize and presents findings to project managers and clients
  • Collaborate with engagement team to deliver high-quality and timely work products
  • Apply strategic and critical thinking to develop recommendations that address client challenges
  • Lead business development, thought leadership and proposal efforts that differentiate the Sia Partners brand from our competitors
  • Drive sales efforts and lead internal corporate initiatives
  • Provide guidance and mentoring to junior resources

Qualifications

Required

  • Undergraduate and/or advanced degree (MBA, JD, PhD or equivalent) from a top university
  • Minimum of seven (7) years of prior professional experience as a leader in management consulting supporting the financial services industry or financial functions
  • Strong industry knowledge and deep finance function / domain knowledge (see “About the Opportunity”)
  • Ability to manage client relationships and networks, present to senior audiences, and work day-to-day with senior and mid-level clients
  • Ability to multi-task competing priorities while maintaining a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong leadership experience
  • Flexibility to travel, as necessary

Preferred

  • Prior experience driving sales efforts and leading internal Business Development
  • Relevant Professional Certifications

Additional information

Please be aware that Sia Partners requires all employees in this position to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.  “Fully vaccinated” means that the individual can provide acceptable proof that the individual has received, at least fourteen (14) days prior to the individual’s start date, either the second dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine, or one dose of a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine.  Vaccines must be authorized and/or approved by the FDA.  Individuals needing an exemption to this requirement due to medical, disability-related, or religious reasons may request an exemption during the recruiting process. The Company will engage in an interactive process to determine if an exemption to this requirement as a reasonable accommodation is appropriate.

Benefits:

  • Entrepreneurial journey
  • Career advocacy program that supports achieving professional development goals through guidance, and real-time feedback
  • Continuous learning & development opportunities
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion programs with an ever-growing list of global affinity initiatives
  • Healthcare coverage that includes medical, dental, vision and life insurance policies
  • College save-up plan & college loan repayment plan
  • Generous vacation, sick, floating, and holidays, including parental leave
  • 401(k) matching
  • Annual seminar, an in-person value-add experience that allows you to network with colleagues throughout North and South America (during non-COVID times) 

Our Commitment to Diversity

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) are part of Sia Partners’ DNA. Thanks to our expertise in several sectors and our international growth, our teams include a variety of experiences and cultures. We’re confident that promoting DEIB creates an environment in which everyone can reach their full potential.

Our global network, DEIB@Sia Partners, brings together our people worldwide to facilitate local and global progress, focused on the following areas:

  • Gender equality (global Gender Equality Index score of 91/100 for FY19-20)
  • LGBTQ+
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Working Parents
  • Disabilities

Sia Partners is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, remuneration, or discipline, are based solely on performance, competence, conduct, or business needs.To learn more about our mission, values, and business sectors, please visit our website.

Sia Partners is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment, including hiring, promotion, remuneration, or discipline, are based solely on performance, competence, conduct, or business needs.