FI Researcher

Location:

Warsaw

Geography:

Europe & The Middle East

Capabilities:

Change management, Corporate development & finance, Innovation & product development, Operations, Strategy, Sustainability

Industries:

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

BCG’s Financial Institutions Practice Area (FIPA) aims to be the consultant of choice for leaders in the financial industry. We seek to achieve that goal by helping clients find their way amid the ever-evolving, ever-shifting competitive landscape. By focusing on the fundamental economics of their businesses and the underlying needs of their customers, we help banks, brokerages, asset managers and other financial- services organizations rethink their strategic assumptions, identify winning business propositions, and seize new opportunities in the expanding digital environment.

What You'll Do

You will be responsible for customized analysis, as well as collecting, validating, analyzing, and generating reporting on benchmark data from clients.


Job responsibilities span both cooperation with consulting teams as well as topic/sector knowledge creation and segmentation.


• Scoping knowledge needs of consulting teams & liaising with colleagues to address them

• Providing customized knowledge for client work

• Creating and delivering original and rigor analysis and insights

• Driving knowledge base development and collecting insights on banking market

• Carrying benchmarking surveys, building and maintaining proprietary databases & data models on retail & corporate banking

• Tracking innovations appearing on banking & fintech market

• Providing analytical support to the project teams

• Running quantitative and qualitative analysis on FI topics

• Actively engaging in the projects and jointly with consultants identifying best practices and key success factors


WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT


• Excellent base salary 

• Exciting job in an international and friendly environment 

• Supportive managers and top leaders in the industry 

• Additional trainings and courses 

• Fast growth and steep learning curve with real impact on client’s work

• Outstanding learning opportunity in the challenging environment


What You'll Bring (Experience & Qualifications)

• University/master's degree (or final-year student preferably in Banking, Economics, Finance & Accounting) with strong academic achievements and interest in finance

• About 1-2 years of business oriented experience in FI sector (including internships, also from consulting / research roles) 

• Advanced Excel skills (modelling and other analytical tools such as Alteryx, VBA, Tableau would be a high advantage) 

• Proven analytical skills, experience in market research 

• Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate with all levels of seniority 

• Organization and prioritization skills, initiative, and ability to work well under pressure in a fast-paced environment 

• Fluent in Polish, Ukrainian and English 


Additional assets: 

• Experience in assessing the financial and operational performance, i.e. knowledge of financial reporting or KPIs; solid understanding of financial/banking concepts and terminology

• Knowledge of banking markets in CEE, i.e. products, trends and drivers across key segments


Date Posted:

28-Jul-2021

Boston Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity / expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under national, provincial, or local law, where applicable, and those with criminal histories will be considered in a manner consistent with applicable state and local laws.
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