Berkeley Research Group

  • Managing Consultant - Corporate Finance - Turnaround & Restructuring

    Job Locations US-NY-New York | US-MA-Boston | US-CA-Los Angeles
    Posted Date 1 week ago(10/8/2018 4:38 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Consulting Staff
  • Overview

    Berkeley Research Group (BRG) is a global multidisciplinary consulting firm founded in 2010 that provides advisory services, data analytics, and expert testimony to major Fortune 500 and mid-size companies, private equity firms, banks, law firms, government agencies and regulatory bodies around the world.  BRG experts provide sophisticated financial, economic, analytical, operational, and strategic advice across a wide range of disciplines and industries.  Headquartered in Emeryville, California, BRG currently has over 40 offices across the U.S. and internationally.    


    The position is in the Corporate Finance practice, which provides financial and operational advisory services to companies across the corporate lifecycle. The ideal candidate should be prepared to work in a team environment on a diverse range of assignments.  BRG is interested in candidates at all levels that have turnaround or restructuring experience with a consulting background, preferably in Boston, New York or Los Angeles.


    Primary Focus

    We are seeking qualified individuals to join the Turnaround & Restructuring team; skills should include experience in:

    • Three statement financial modeling, including scenario planning
    • Financial planning & analysis
    • 13-week cash flow modeling
    • Chapter 11 process
    • Transactions, including sales of assets or businesses

    This position offers advancement opportunities within a rapidly growing, dynamic and fast-paced consulting firm in an entrepreneurial environment.


    Primary Responsibilities

    • Contribute to the day-to-day activities of BRG Corporate Finance client service teams executing on business improvement initiatives
    • Utilize business, finance, accounting, and analytical skills to perform tasks including, but not limited to: financial modeling and analysis, cash flow forecasting and management, contingency planning, transaction support, and business plan review
    • Collaborate with BRG colleagues, client personnel, professionals from other firms, and other stakeholders to achieve engagement objectives
    • Develop the content for and lead the preparation of high quality, refined reports, written analyses, presentations, and other client deliverables
    • Participate in business development, marketing, recruiting, and practice development activities
    • Demonstrate the highest degree of professionalism, ethics, quality and integrity


    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree or degree equivalent in Business, Accounting/Finance, Management, Engineering, Economics, Mathematics, or related field
    • 6-8 years’ work experience, ideally in a consulting or professional services environment
    • Expertise in financial modeling and analysis (particularly in Excel), including constructing and understanding 3-statement financial models, cash flows and scenario analyses
    • Participate in the development of a fast-growing, entrepreneurial consulting practice including assisting in marketing, recruiting, training, client pitches and product and practice development
    • Ability to manage and analyze large volumes of financial and operational data
    • Ability to interpret the results of qualitative and quantitative analysis and develop insights and recommendations
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills and a demonstrated ability to interact with junior and senior team members, senior management and other stakeholders or professionals
    • Mature presence, empathy, intellectual curiosity, and ability to learn quickly
    • Strong problem solving and project management skills
    • Manage and oversee junior staff
    • Willingness to travel up to 80%

    Preferred Skills

    • Strong data analysis and problem solving abilities 
    • Expert in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
    • Ability to work well independently or in a team dynamic
    • Ability to manage multiple tasks, prioritize changing work demands and learn quickly
    • Experience with transactions is a plus
    • Participate in recruiting activities
    • A Master’s degree, MBA, CFA, or CPA is a plus
    • Certified Public Accountant (or equivalent), or technical/GAAP accounting expertise, is a plus
    • Certifications in FP&A, CTP, PMP, Six Sigma or related areas is a plus
    • Basic understanding of SQL, Python, VBA or other coding languages is a plus
    • Basic understanding of Tableau or other data visualization tools is a plus
    • Knowledge of financial management systems and tools is a plus

    Candidate must be able to submit verification of his/her legal right to work in the U.S., without company sponsorship.


    BRG is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.


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