Local recruitment: Associate Consultant - Financial Consulting


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 helped 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.

We offer a hybrid work schedule acknowledging the need for flexibility and learning and teambuilding that’s best done in the office.

Job Summary:
Working within a team, the Associate Consultant will be responsible for providing exceptional client service in the public municipal utilities industry (water, wastewater, and stormwater) through various multi-discipline projects, such as financial planning, cost of service rate and fee setting, bond feasibility studies, and miscellaneous financial-related projects.

Primary Responsibilities:
– Data mine and aggregate project data from multiple sources and develop Excel-based financial models to support analysis of a variety of financial and management studies including projects related to financial planning. This includes projecting utility revenues and expenditures, developing revenue requirements, cost allocation, and rate and fee design to support utility operations.
– Under guidance of project managers, work independently and have the ability to switch between projects quickly to meet milestones and deliverables
– Utilize public speaking and technical writing skills to produce, edit and present reports, proposals, and presentations in a clear and succinct manner
– Support senior staff in business development and marketing activities
– Communicate with clients to gather data and other relevant project information

– Bachelor’s degree (finance, accounting, engineering, economics, mathematics, or other related fields)
– Advanced proficiency and experience with MS Excel including advanced user functions and Visual Basic programming
– Strong proficiency with MS Word and PowerPoint – ability to create report templates, modify report templates
Experience analyzing large data sets, working with and/or developing database queries, using MS Access, SQL server and/or relational databases
– Critical thinking skills – ability to formulate multiple solutions to problems, test hypotheses, and develop solutions based on analysis.
– Ability to work under multiple project managers with competing deadlines and deliverables
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills
– Willing and able to travel overnight as needed

– Master’s degree (MBA, MPA, or similar)

Working for a values-based organization focused on growth with an exceptional reputation in its industry, employees receive competitive compensation 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
– Hybrid work schedule

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





IHE Delft MSc in Water and Sustainable Development