Project Leader/Principal Corporate Finance & Strategy Paris




Europe & The Middle East




Financial institutions

Who We Are

Boston Consulting Group partners with leaders in business and society to tackle their most important challenges and capture their greatest opportunities. BCG was the pioneer in business strategy when it was founded in 1963. Today, we work closely with clients to embrace a transformational approach aimed at benefiting all stakeholders—empowering organizations to grow, build sustainable competitive advantage, and drive positive societal impact.

Our diverse, global teams bring deep industry and functional expertise and a range of perspectives that question the status quo and spark change. BCG delivers solutions through leading-edge management consulting, technology and design, and corporate and digital ventures. We work in a uniquely collaborative model across the firm and throughout all levels of the client organization, fueled by the goal of helping our clients thrive and enabling them to make the world a better place.

Practice Area Profile

The Corporate Finance & Strategy Practice (CFS) combines rich expertise in corporate strategy concepts with a management methodology designed to create sustainable value-add for BCG clients. Our team provides extensive experience in planning and implementing corporate transactions including merger & acquisition deals and divestitures. We deliver analytic approaches that allow senior management to effectively deal with challenges such as generating growth, managing a portfolio of assets, forming a world-class finance organization, understanding risk, and responding to the way capital markets assess companies today. Taking swift action in turning around and restructuring a business for long-term survival is also part of our offering.

What You'll Do

BCG's Corporate Finance & Strategy practice (CFS) is growing rapidly and we are aggressively building our deep expertise and capabilities by adding Project Leaders/Principals who have experience and a strong passion for large-scale transformation projects.

We are looking to grow in three specific topics: Transaction Integration Excellence team, Shareholder Value Creation and CFO Excellence

Embedded in the CFS practice area, as Project Leader or Principal, you will have the responsibility for the delivery of consulting projects, leading BCG project teams to enable them to find the right approach, motivate them to deliver on time and to achieve long-term impact for our clients and support our growth targets for the Corporate Finance and Strategy (CFS) topics.

You will drive client interactions ensuring a constructive collaboration with our stakeholders, advising them on key strategic business issues, producing leading-edge business models, and addressing specific problems and opportunities. 

You will also play a key role in high-level client relationships and act as a content lead for proposals and other business development activities.

Depending in the topic you will be expected to:

Transaction and Integration Excellence:

·       Key support for proposal creation and presentation:  provide content expertise around specific topics, act as key topic content lead for proposals or other business development work.

·    Support development and execution of commercial outreach programs in collaboration with our Industry Practice Areas.

·       Assist clients as they execute their Transaction and Merger Integration efforts.

CFO Excellence:

·       Act as a key topic expert for our CFS practice, including projects in corporate strategy & value creation, transactions, CFO excellence (finance transformation, performance management, etc.), innovation strategy, and business model innovation.

·       You will advise clients on executive level across industries supporting them to improve or transform their Strategy and achieve excellence in what they do.

Shareholder Value Creation:

·       Supporting great companies and leaders to create outstanding value measuring and improving the long-term performance of their business.  

·       Assess client’s performance and advising them on the best-suited strategic initiatives to drive maximum returns for shareholders; offering optimum ways to employ capital and cashflow to yield returns.

·       Advise on generating a sustainable long-term return on invested capital through total shareholder return (TSR), investor strategy, financial strategy, activism advisory & defence, value patterns and rating advisory.

What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

·        7+ years of work experience in Transaction and Integration Excellence, CFO Excellence or Shareholder Value Creation

·        Ability to think strategically/end-to-end

·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·         Fluency in French and English

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