Guidehouse Financial Services Banking and Capital Markets Consulting - Director in Albany, New York
Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit: www.guidehouse.com.
For more than two decades, we have helped leading commercial and public financial services entities of all sizes address evolving risks and regulations, confront new and non-traditional competitors, and adapt to shifting markets and customer demands, all while driving innovation in response to earnings pressures and scarce resources.
We view risk management as a competitive advantage—and strike the right balance between protecting the enterprise and enabling efficiency, agility, and profitable growth.
Our clients rely on Guidehouse for pragmatic and “right-sized” solutions tailored to their risk management profile and operational challenges—whether embarking on a multifaceted transformation, unleashing innovation, remediating deficiencies, or enhancing operations.
The Banking, Insurance and Capital Markets practice works with financial industry leaders, including banks, life insurance companies, hedge funds, and nonbank financial institutions. With new competitors entering the marketplace, razor-thin margins, and a shifting administration regulatory focus, financial companies are exploring new business models, grappling with modernizing their processes and technology to remain competitive.
Opportunities: Guidehouse offers a challenging high profile career working closely with prestigious clients at senior levels to deliver real value. Guidehouse is a flourishing company built on trust, teamwork, and enthusiasm that values and respects its employees and clients.
Responsibility: This Director will join an existing team applying deep industry expertise in the following service areas: • Risk, controls and compliance • Operational risk management • Operational strategy and effectiveness • Data management and governance • Technology enablement • Managed services
This position will be responsible for: • Leadership and execution of client engagements • New business development and sales • Client relationship management • Leadership, mentoring and growth of more junior members of the Banking, Insurance and Capital Markets team, including recruitment • Solution development and marketing • Thought leadership/knowledge capital development
The individual we seek should have a solid and diverse management consulting and client service background. This person must incorporate outstanding leadership and people management skills, financial services industry expertise, consulting project and business management, and general business skills. The right person will have the ability to be hands-on in a business development role and in the delivery of the project. To be successful at Guidehouse, a Director needs to be sales savvy and capable while at the same time have the substance required to add value on projects and lead the project teams. The incoming director will have: • 12+ years of related experience, including a minimum of 3+ yrs. successful years in consulting, including selling and managing projects • Proven ability to successfully lead large, complex client service delivery teams that deliver the highest quality consulting engagement work to timeline, scope and budget at sizes of $1M+. • 10+ yrs. of financial services experience in a consultant and/or industry leadership role • Demonstrated strong network of potential sales targets and proven history of consulting engagement sales of $2M+ annually yr. over yr. • A thorough understanding of risk management • Flexibility with respect to travel up to 70% post COVID • Bachelor’s degree; MBA or MA/MS degree in a related field a plus
Desired Skills • Ability to thrive in a fast paced challenging environment. • Proven leader who can work directly with client senior management and lead Guidehouse colleagues • Aptitude for networking and sales • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Creative problem-solving ability and a collaborative, consultancy mindset • Relationship-oriented with the ability to thrive in an organization where team building and authentic relationships are vital • High energy, persuasive, and someone who leads by example
The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.
This position is open to candidate virtually from EST, CST, PST time zone as well as AZ, UT.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer
Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.
Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.
If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.
Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.
Rewards and Benefits
Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.
Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus
Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
401(k) Retirement Plan
Basic Life & Supplemental Life
Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
Skills Development & Certifications
Employee Referral Program
Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program
Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive
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