As a Banking Consulting Junior Associate you will be supporting the Banking Consulting Team in delivering consultancy advice to the Banking Industry.
Your role will be to assist with the assessment of functions, objectives and requirements of the organisation seeking advice. You will help with the identfication of problems concerned with businesses, policy, organisation, procedures and methods.
You will support the Banking Consulting Team with determining appropriate method of data collection and research methodology, analyses and interprets information gained and formulates and implements recommendations and solutions.
Your work will contribute to providing clients with advice in light of research findings and regulatory requirements. You will also assist with the running of workshops, seminars, conferences and media to express professional views.
- To research, collect, prepare and present information/statistics as required
- To undertake research projects, such as researching new targets and regulation
- To consider the impact of legislation upon specific requirements
- To prepare presentations, using appropriate graphics software and other media
- To support with the management of tender proposals for new work
- To assist with the projected management of client assignments
- As part of a consulting team, to deliver tasks assigned by the managers and partners
- To draft reports for senior management to review
- To request and analyse data and to draw-up conclusions on client assignments
- To maintain professional working relationships with clients throughout the fieldwork and social activities
- To ensure that documents are compliant with the firm’s standards
- To prepare and format reports, schedules and presentations as required
- Ensure timesheets are completed on a weekly basis
- To have an awareness of the various services provided by Mazars
- Attend all training courses as required
Person Specification & Academic Requirements
- Previous work experience in the Banking or Consulting Industry
- Demonstrates strong analytical and research skills
- Effectively able to manage projects
- Takes ownership of assigned tasks
- Ability to organise and prioritise workload
- Ability to produce accurate and timely work
- Participates in meetings, providing information and ideas with clarity and persuasiveness
- Ability to work as part of a team
- Respects differences in people and values diversity of ideas
- Actively offers assistance to colleagues
- Applies active listening skills – asks questions when necessary but makes basic assumptions when appropriate
- Ability to build relationships
- Actively seeks to enhance own expertise and knowledge
- Demonstrates drive and commitment to self development
- Professional approach to work and clients i.e. professional appearance, respect for individuals, and ethical conduct
- Adopts a pro-active approach to work
- Masters degree in a business related discipline
- 2.1 or above in any degree discipline
- Minimum of 280 UCAS points (to have achieved in the same academic year, from your best 3 A Levels and excluding General Studies).
- Grade B or above in GCSE English Language and Maths.
We operate a number of in-house training courses which will give you technical insight to assist you to keep up with changes in legislation and case law, both in the UK and worldwide.
You will be given a mentor to help you settle and an appraising manager to keep your career and aspirations on track.
After you’ve joint the firm there will be an opportunity for you to study towards a professional qualification.