Economics Consulting - Vice President

at AlixPartners in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

At AlixPartners, we solve the most complex and critical challenges by moving quickly from analysis to action when it really matters; creating value that has a lasting impact on companies, their people, and the communities they serve. By understanding, respecting, and honoring the needs of our employees, clients, and communities, AlixPartners actively promotes an inclusive environment. We strongly believe in the value that diversity brings to our experiences and are committed to the perpetual enhancements of initiatives, policies, and practices. We hold ourselves accountable by providing the space for authenticity, growth, and equity for everyone.
AlixPartners has embraced a hybrid work model to provide flexibility and support our employees' work-life integration. Our hybrid model combines a mix of in-person (at client site or AlixPartners office) and remote working. Travel is part of this position, but the frequency may vary based on client, team, and individual circumstances.
What you'll do
You'll be part of the Economics team supporting our Risk Advisory practice. Our team of economists provide sharp economic insights, grounded in data-driven analytics with diverse academic, industry, and subject matter expertise. As a team, we thrive on bringing creative and effective solutions that make a difference to our clients.
Your work will involve a wide range of activities, such as:

Manage large and complex data sets and perform complex investigative data work

Apply rigorous and peer-reviewed economic theory to real-world issues

Formulate hypotheses relevant for the issues being addressed

Organize documents and work papers, including the preparation of supporting materials for expert reports and other deliverables

Review and summarize materials produced in litigation matters such as depositions, financial statements, and client data

Draft written reports

Prepare presentation materials

Perform quality control reviews over work product

Use client data to develop actionable recommendations within a variety of functional areas

Develop and assess business projections and forecasts

Communicate with clients and colleagues in written and oral form
This description is not designed to encompass a comprehensive listing of required activities, duties or responsibilities. The Economics Vice President position is available in New York, Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, or Washington, DC.
What you'll need

A bachelor's degree in economics, statistics, finance, mathematics, or related preferred.

Minimum 3 years of experience working for an economics consulting firm or a financial services firm preferred; in lieu of professional experience, related internships or coursework that developed technical, analytical and general business skills may be considered.

Experience and/or deep interest in financial markets, risk management and trading.

Quantitative and programming skills, with proficiency in programming languages and financial analysis/statistical software (such as Stata, R, Python, and SAS), Excel, Bloomberg Terminal, FactSet

Strong project management skills, including the ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks to meet deadlines

Ability to work well in a team environment, as well as independently, with an entrepreneurial attitude

A professional demeanor with strong communication and presentation skills

Highly motivated and thorough with a strong attention to detail

Ability to think critically and creatively when designing and implementing analyses

Ability to learn quickly and apply training to solve real-world problems in time-sensitive, dynamic situations

Ability to work well under pressure

Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint

When required, ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

Willingness to work outside of normal U.S. business hours, and in particular as unique projects/needs arise.

Ability to work full time in an office and remote environment; physically able to sit/stand at a computer and work in front of a computer screen for significant portions of the workday

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AlixPartners is a global firm of senior business and consulting professionals that specializes in improving corporate financial and operational performance, executing corporate turnarounds and providing litigation consulting and forensic accounting services when it really matters – in urgent, high-impact situations.  More information is available at
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, (age), status as a protected veteran, or disability. AlixPartners is a proud Bronze award-winning Veteran Friendly Employer.

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Job Posting: 11884741

Posted On: May 13, 2024

Updated On: Jun 09, 2024

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