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Management Consultant

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Fairview Heights, IL 62208
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Guidehouse is a leading management consulting firm serving the public and commercial markets. We guide our clients forward towards new futures that build trust in society and your professional skills along the journey. Join us at Guidehouse.


The Management Consultant will play a key role in advising the client on leading financial, budgeting, and business practices for a portfolio of global transportation contracts ($1 billion per year in spend). The client relies on the consultant to identify process improvements and analyze performance. The Guidehouse consultant shall understand, follow, and manage the Planning, Programming, Budgeting and Execution (PPBE) concept as it pertains to Financial Management (FM) for a portfolio of transportation contracts. The consultant will provide decision support and financial reporting to USTRANSCOM personnel, management and stakeholders and ensure the integrity of financial data within Government accounting and information systems. An example of a potential projects includes:

+ Help the client establish new strategic priorities and projects. The client recently started a re-organization and will need help thinking through how best to incorporate their new staff/responsibilities.

+ Lead a project that will consolidate separate historical Excel based reports into unified workbooks to enable historical trend analysis.

+ Lead a project to build on the historical trend project to build what/if scenario planning tools to enable a predictive capability.

+ Research Financial Management and Budget leading practices within the Department of Defense and make recommendations as to which processes would improve client performance.


Qualifications – Required

+ Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Data Analytics, Accounting, Finance or similar

+ Minimum Years of Experience Required: 1 year of experience in financial consulting, accounting, management, or related field

+ A broad range of backgrounds will perform well. Desired experience includes any of the following: Federal Government Planning, Programming, Budgeting, and Execution; Federal Accounting; large organization Strategic Management; Process definition, deployment, and improvement; Program analysis and evaluation; Facilitation and decision analysis; and Legislative process and Congressional relations; management consulting for large organizations

Qualifications – Desired

+ Preferred Years of Experience: 3-7 years of experience in financial consulting, budgeting, management, or related field

+ Proficiency in data analysis

+ Detailed oriented and highly organized

+ Ability to organize, perform and track multiple tasks accurately in a fast-paced, detail-oriented environment

+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to present to executive leadership

+ Proven ability to work successfully as part of a team and effectively collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to achieve shared organizational goals

+ Capability to deal with ambiguities and operate in a fast paced environment requiring minimal supervision

+ Capability to think strategically and creatively to solve complex client problems

+ Capability to articulate complex concepts in a compelling manner written, visually, and verbally

+ Capability to drive innovation and collaborate within a high performing team environment

+ Capability to confidently raise various risks with the senior management and offer mitigation strategies

Additional Requirements

The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.


About Guidehouse Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation. Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco. If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation. Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee. Rewards and Benefits Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace. Benefits include:

+ Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

+ Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

+ Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

+ 401(k) Retirement Plan

+ Basic Life & Supplemental Life

+ Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

+ Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

+ Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

+ Skills Development & Certifications

+ Employee Referral Program

+ Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

+ Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

+ Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

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