Actionist is a premier business consultancy that serves leading companies in financial services, consumer/retail, institutional investing, business services, and technology across the functions of strategic planning, growth management, organizational enablement, investment support, and business transformation.

Actionist's client mission is to create more impact, on a pound-for-pound basis, than any other consulting firm. We pride ourselves on our culture of collaboration and deep partnerships with executives and investment professionals to find the right answer, create pragmatic recommendations, and execute a winning strategy. Actionist operates with nimbleness and efficiency that makes consulting accessible at every stage of the growth journey and maximizes clients' return on consulting investments.

Actionist's talent mission is to accelerate and enrich the careers of our team members. We do so through distinctive training and coaching, intellectually stimulating engagements, cultivating an entrepreneurial environment, and enabling a travel-light model.

Job description:

Associates are responsible for managing and owning major workstreams in client engagements. Work includes problem solving leadership, developing subject matter expertise, and acting as a client advisor addressing critical business challenges. Associates will work as part of a team but are also expected to contribute as stand-alone leaders while preparing and delivering compelling executive presentations and supporting analyses for their recommendations (e.g., research, models, case studies). 

  • Manage and lead problem solving on major workstreams in client engagements
  • Conduct primary and secondary research to gather information and develop hypotheses on client engagements
  • Analyze data, build financial models and run analyses on large data sets, and synthesize findings to craft strategic recommendations
  • Advise and present sections of reports to client executives 
  • Implement recommendations alongside internal/external team members
  • Coordinate and collaborate with other members of the team to deliver key project workstreams
  • Manage and mentor Analysts

  • 2-3 years of work experience in a professional capacity, ideally with consulting, private equity or investment banking experience
  • Experience in developing and delivering client presentations/communications 
  • Excellent problem-solving skills, with comfort preparing research and data analysis to support business recommendations 
  • Ability to contribute across multiple functions of the team (e.g., high-level communication, deck design, analysis) 
  • Outstanding track record of success in past professional and academic endeavors 
  • Undergraduate degree in a quantitative field (e.g., accounting, finance, physics, engineering, math, data science)
  • Advanced degree (e.g., MBA) from a top-tier institution required

All information received will be kept in strict confidence and used only for employment-related purposes. Given the number of received applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.