Local recruitment: Consultant


Kansas City, MO, USA 🇺🇸

Company Description:
Raftelis helps local governments and utilities thrive by providing management consulting expertise to help transform local governments and utilities. We’ve provided professional consulting services to more than 600 organizations in the last year alone. We work in all areas of management consulting including finance, assessment, communications, technology, executive recruitment, and strategic planning.

Job Summary:
Working within a team as a Consultant you will participate in all areas of project delivery from completing detailed research and analyses to supporting the delivery of more big picture solutions, findings, and recommendations. Our services include long-range financial planning, utility cost allocation, and rate-setting, economic assessments, utility valuation, and management consulting services. As a Consultant, you will work with other staff to complete quantitative and qualitative analyses that support the various project engagements and services provided to our clients, many of which involve the creation and use of financial models and Microsoft Excel spreadsheets. You will also assist in preparing and delivering reports and presentations that summarize our project findings, and recommendations to our clients, and contribute to marketing and proposal efforts.

Primary Responsibilities:
Analyze and structure large data sets and summarize information in an easily understood format
Use graphs and other infographics to visualize data analyses and results
Perform industry research and develop summary materials for team members and clients
Develop complex financial and economic models in Microsoft Excel
Prepare MS PowerPoint presentations for delivery of findings to clients and stakeholders
Utilize technical writing skills to produce and edit reports
Maintain effective, professional attributes while dealing with clients & colleagues

Two to five years’ experience performing financial analyses
Bachelor’s degree (mathematics, finance, economics, accounting, engineering, or other related fields)
Modeling proficiency and experience using MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
Experience, interest, and aptitude in government finance, economics, business valuation, and/or accounting.
Attention to detail and taking responsibility for timely delivery of work
Experience analyzing large data sets
Excellent written skills including reporting analytical results
Ability to work independently through complex problems
Excellent oral communication skills including presenting analytical results to clients or stakeholders
Diligent, enthusiastic, and collaborative attitude
Ability to work within a small team, sometimes spread across a broad geography
·Willingness to travel overnight for project and job functions as needed

Experience with relational databases.
Certifications in finance, accounting, engineering, or valuation are a plus.

Working for a values-based organization focused on growth with an exceptional reputation in its industry, employees receive competitive compensation, a generous bonus structure, and excellent benefits that include:

Company-paid medical and dental benefits
Health Savings Account with company contributions
Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Vision Insurance
Company-paid Life and Disability Insurance and Employee Assistance Program
Discretionary paid time off program and education reimbursement program
401(k) with company contributions

Additional Information:
To qualify, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States, and should not require, now or in the future, sponsorship for employment visa status. Raftelis is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and our sincere belief in the dignity of each employee, it is our policy to prohibit harassment based on race, national origin, color, age, sex, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual preference, medical condition, disability, religion, or veteran status.

To learn more about Raftelis and apply: Please visit www.raftelis.com.