Director - Financial Services
SSA & Company - San Francisco, CA

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Job Location: U.S. Metro locations
Employee Type: Full-time
We are looking for outstanding candidates to help support the growth of our firm. We seek professionals who have demonstrated high academic/professional achievement, leadership, communication skills, and have a strong interest in consulting.
From a cultural perspective, we look for individuals who possess the following qualities that will contribute to our success and the success of our clients:
? Entrepreneurial spirit: We seek individuals who enjoy contributing to the growth of an organization and who show commitment to the success of their team.
? Problem solving skills: Individuals at SSA have well-honed analytical skills coupled with business acumen to structure problems, deliver solutions and communicate insights.
? Drive: SSA?s team sets ambitious goals and seeks professionals who are energetic, enjoy a fast pace environment and thrive in taking on responsibility.
If this sounds like you, SSA might be a great fit for your career.
Summary:
SSA is seeking a world-class practitioner of process improvement consulting with a depth of experience in the Financial Services sector. This role will be responsible for assisting in managing the client relationship from beginning to end by applying Lean and Six Sigma techniques to lead and execute upstream (conventional or unconventional) LSS/CI project teams in delivering client benefits.
Responsibilities:
? Work with Managing Director to develop roll out execution plan
? Work with the SSA and client execution/deployment team to implement roll out of the execution plan
? Ensure that the work provided is consistent with the firm?s domain expertise and beliefs and is delivered with high-impact, tangible results
? Support the firm?s activity in developing new business and developing intellectual property
? Extensive travel to client locations; international travel possible
Required Qualifications:
? A minimum of 5 years of experience leading and executing operational process improvement initiatives within the financial services sector with a clear demonstration and track record of success
? Regulatory & compliance experience and familiarity with Dodd Frank is a plus
? Prior consulting experience in a Tier 1 management consulting firm preferred.
? MBB or Lean Master Certification preferred
? Education: Bachelor?s degree required, MBA preferred
? Must have strong business acumen and client management skills
? Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment
? Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment
? Excellent leadership, ethics, communication (written and oral), project management and interpersonal skills required
About SSA& Company:
SSA & Company is a leading innovator in operations consulting ? helping organizations transform their performance quickly. Our work allows business leaders to achieve measurable, enduring results through more efficient, effective execution. We bring the front line closer to the C-suite by combining deep process operations expertise with financial and management insights. As a result, everyone in the company comes away with a better understanding of how process impacts the bottom line and how their own actions lead to results. Since 1994, we have delivered fast-cycle improvements that have led to increased profits for hundreds of companies. For many of our clients, gains from initial quick wins have provided the capital to fund larger improvement efforts, leading to a self-funding transformation model. We typically do this by focusing on critical business objectives, such as driving organic revenue growth, reducing working capital and risk, enhancing margins and efficiency, and building a stronger talent pool. In addition, through our sister companies ? the G100 Network, High Lantern Group and The Miles Group ? we enjoy exclusive access to insights on what matters most to CEOs and those senior-most executives who work for them.

We work with the world?s leading organizations, including small and medium F500 companies and venture/PE-backed, high-growth companies including TPG and General Atlantic. Through this experience, we bring the innovation of high-growth startups to small and medium F500 companies; and the best practices of F500 to startups. We service clients that Our expertise spans across a wide variety of industries including Automotive and Industrial Products, Energy and Utilities, Financial Services, Life Sciences and Healthcare, Private Equity and Venture Capital, Professional Services, and Retail and Consumer Products.

We?ve built a different kind of consulting firm, and that?s reflected in our people. Our owners, former F500 CEOs and top executives, understand what CEOs need. And our management team, seasoned professionals each with 20+ years of experience, understands what it takes to get things done. We hire talented individuals who are eager to learn and stretch themselves in their careers. We are a team of hard working, fun people who are laser focused on making an impact with their clients and the SSA team overall.
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SSA & Company is a leading innovator in operations consulting–helping organizations transform their performance quickly. We bring...