Consultant, Business Transformation | Corporate Finance & Restructuring

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Consultant Business Transformation | Corporate Finance & Restructuring

In Business Transformation at FTI Consulting, we focus on our clients' strategic, operational, financial and capital needs by addressing the full spectrum of performance, financial and transactional challenges faced by corporations, boards, private equity sponsors, creditor constituencies and other stakeholders. Our services include strategic and business planning, profitability improvement, merger, integration and carve-out and pre-deal commercial and operational due diligence, including interim management. Our demanding customer base relies on small, experienced senior teams.

Business Transformation sits with the FTI Corporate Finance practice and works alongside colleagues in the Restructuring, Transactions Services, Tax and Digital Science teams, providing a holistic offer for our clients and a rewarding experience for our staff.

FTI Corporate Finance has experienced impressive year on year growth over recent years, and further expansion of the Business Transformation team is a core part of the company strategy.

What You'll Do

The successful candidate will participate in project teams, working with clients on the execution of various engagements.

As such, key activities include:
  • Financial and operational modelling
  • Operational analysis (e.g. OEE assessment, FTE benchmark)
  • Company financial analysis
  • Market analysis
  • Strategy formulation
  • Business plan development
  • Identification of upside / downside potential
  • Development of implementable improvement plans
  • Carve-out and integration planning
  • Private equity due diligence reports
  • Programme management and implementation support
  • Contribute to presentation and report writing
  • Participation in client/internal meetings (regular and extensive travel requirement)

Qualifications and Experience
  • Educated to 2:1 university degree level (or equivalent), preferably in a numerical degree or that has a numerical element
  • Demonstrable consulting experience. Additional industry experience an advantage
  • Project experience in high paced environments focused on rapid results (e.g. rapid performance improvement, turnaroud, due dilligence)
  • Demonstrable and relevant industry expertise in companies with complex operations or environments highly preferred
  • Work experience and the ability to demonstrate results delivery across functions in at least some of the following focus areas:
  • Performance improvement, ideally turnaround, including diagnosis
  • Operations
  • Financial modelling
  • Business plan review/development
  • Industry experience (e.g. consumer goods, retail, TMT, specialty chemicals, pharma, transportation and logistics, travel and leisure)
  • Implementation
  • Programme management
  • Strategy
  • Market assessment
  • Transactions experience

Skills & Competencies

Excellent consulting skills, specifically:
  • Proven ability to take a hypothesis focused approach to solve problems from first principals
  • Strong Excel based analytic and modelling skills
  • Strong Excel based analytic and modelling skills
  • Strong verbal communication skills and the ability to interact with team members and clients at all levels using a range of styles to suit the audience
  • Strong written communication skills with experience of producing client ready PowerPoint documents for senior audiences
  • Relationship building skills, with the ability to quickly build rapport, develop strong working relationships and work in diverse teams
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills and confident working with a number of demanding stakeholders, with the ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Equally strong EQ and IQ
  • Strong commercial acumen/market awareness
  • Basic knowledge of P&L, cash flow and balance sheet
  • Flexible approach to work, with the desire and capability to work across sectors and project types
  • Highly numerate with the ability to absorb and assimilate a high quantum of information
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • Desire and ability to learn and be enthusiastic around further training
  • Computer literate with strong Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Fluent English speaker and writer
  • Continental languages, especially Dutch, German, Italian, French and Spanish, highly preferable

Our Benefits

Apart from the well-structured career path and excellent team environment, our employees enjoy a variety of perks and benefits. We offer a competitive benefits and wellbeing programme including private medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, income protection, flex critical illness cover, 5% employer pension contribution, holiday buy, discounted gym membership, interest free travel loans, paid volunteer hours and corporate matching for charitable donations, and much more.

How You'll Grow

The role will allow you flexibility to put in place your own framework for success and to work collaboratively with the wider team to support the exciting growth in the FTI Corporate Finance practice. The role is by its nature, flexible allowing for the expansion of opportunities or responsibilities outside of the areas set out above into other matters that you feel can contribute to the broader remit to enhance our technical compliance and operational leanness. There is also the opportunity to interact with industry bodies and networks and / or develop thought leadership. Given the focus on technical excellence, the role will demand that you remain keen to learn and full support will be given to any third-party training or coaching required to assist with the role

About FTI Consulting

What makes us unique? With more than 6,000 employees located in offices in every corner of the globe, we are the firm our clients call when their most important issues are at stake. Regardless of what level you are, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from top experts in your field on high-profile engagements that impact history. Our culture is collaborative, and we value diversity, recognition, development and making a difference in our communities.
FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been recognized as a Best Firm to Work for by Consulting magazine and one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms by Forbes. For more information, visit and connect with us on Twitter (@FTIConsulting), Facebook and LinkedIn. FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.


Job information

Firm: FTI Consulting

Location: London


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