WHAT YOU'LL DOAs a Senior Knowledge Analyst (SKA) within BCG’s Corporate Finance & Strategy practice (CFS) and its Center for CFO Excellence (CFOx) Global ValueScience® Center team, you will work in a growing global team, delivering value to clients in all aspects of CFO related tasks and products from value creation strategy to performance management, digital finance and lean/agile working culture in finance. This comprises issues such as defining the role of the finance organization, transforming finance function to be efficient & effective, control finance costs, ability to steer and make relevant decisions in daily finance work, enablement of value creation and the facilitation of corporate planning decisions, including measures to align corporate, financial and investor strategiesCandidate should have experience and/or knowledge related to at least one of the following areas: finance organization (including shared services), finance transformation, external and internal reporting, corporate governance, performance management, planning, budgeting and target setting, corporate risk management or similar. The SKA is expected to be familiar with financial and non-financial benchmarking analyses, including analyses regarding profitability, capital structure, liquidity, and cash flow performance. The candidate should have deep end to end expertise in at least 2 finance process towers such as Record to Report, Order to Cash, Procure to Pay, Financial Planning & Analysis, Cash & Banking / Treasury, Payroll, Fixed Assets, etc.As a Senior Knowledge Analyst on the Topic Activation track, the candidate will partner with consulting teams to identify and address critical knowledge needs, provide customized knowledge for client work, prepare accurate, well developed documents and charts, and deliver original analyses and insights to the consulting team on CFOx as well as related corporate finance, valuation and accounting issues.The candidate will work with topic teams to collaborate, develop and maintain new knowledge materials related to CFOx topic based on emerging trends and gaps identified by consulting teams. The candidate will collaborate across the topic to build tools, analyses and insights to drive new ways of thinking and problem-solving.The candidate may also be deployed (depending on requirements), in direct client engagements with consulting teams to identify and analyse client challenges, provide customized knowledge of best-in-class practices as domain expert, develop solutions to address critical client issues, and chart a path for the client to constantly enhance performance. The candidate is expected to demonstrate excellent communication, high-quality analytical skills, and ability to deliver client ready analyses and insights.YOU'RE GOOD ATSolving client problems through formulating relevant research and/or analytical approaches relating to aspects of the finance organization, management reporting, performance monitoring, financial planning, auditing, budgeting and target setting, corporate risk management or similarCodifying knowledge and maintaining assets and tools for the CFOx topic domain based on different client contextsCommunicating with senior stakeholders, in a credible and confident wayWorking collaboratively and effectively in a group dynamic often virtual, proficient in agile ways of workingFlexibility and bringing a curious and creative mindset, open to new things and able to propose innovative ideasAbility to navigate complexity and ambiguityYOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)1-2+ years of consulting experience In lieu of consulting experience, 2+ years minimum industry experience required; 3-6+ years of industry experience strongly preferred in at least one of the following areas: management consulting, financial management, controlling & reporting, treasury, accounting & audit, corporate development, corporate finance or other equivalent areasStrong analytical capabilities – financial and operational data, data management and manipulation, benchmarking approaches. In-depth knowledge of financial analyses conceptsBachelor's Degree required (advanced degree preferred) in business administration, corporate finance, accounting, mathematics etc. with very good academic achievementsFluency in English; ability to speak German on a conversational levelConfident client presence and relationship-building skillsEffective written & verbal communicationStrong analytical and problem-solving skillsStrong work ethic & service-oriented mind-setAbility to multi-task in a fast-paced environmentStrong interpersonal skills and credibilityCollaborative team player and pro-active self-starterAbility to maintain discretion when neededYOU'LL WORK WITHAs a Senior Knowledge Analyst, you will collaborate with global topic leads and colleagues across BCG to bring expertise and capabilities to the service of our internal and external clients. Our team is made up of a diverse pool of knowledge positions that allow us to pursue exciting, innovative knowledge careers.ADDITIONAL INFORMATIONThe Knowledge Team (KT) is a group of functional and/or industry experts leveraging deep domain knowledge to enable insight for case teams and clients. KT members are affiliated to BCG Practice Areas, plugged into the strategic agenda and building and deploying leading edge IP data tools/assets to deliver insight.BCG's Knowledge Team members have the opportunity to be staffed on cases and help co-create insights with case teams and clients through expert perspectives on industry trends, delivery of proprietary data or tools in a particular function and complex research and analysis of market information. KT members also support the PA’s business development and proposals and help to organize and codify the knowledge that enables BCG to deliver superior business value for its clients.