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Business Analyst Intern | Strategy Consulting | Los Angeles

Based within our Strategy Consulting business line, a Business Analyst Intern is a professional that under the supervision of more senior consultants conceptualizes and structures problems, performs numerical analysis and extracts insights contributing to development of client recommendations.

A Business Analyst Intern facilitates reliable and accurate research for client projects and proposals, conducts analysis of quantitative and qualitative data, summarizes main ideas and findings from work through written, graphical or oral presentations, helps facilitate discussions within project teams, and supports senior team members in the development of intellectual capital. The following are the skillsets that we are looking for in a candidate.

Problem solving 

•Problem structuring: Conceptualizes and structures complex analysis (numerical and qualitative) 
•Data gathering: Carries out primary and secondary research and leverages IU team when necessary 
•Insight generation: Extracts insights from analysis 
•Excel proficiency: Applies complex formulas and is fast at running analysis and business models 
•Accuracy: Produces error free simple analysis and business models. Has an eye for detail in slide preparation. Ensures formatting consistency across models and slides (template) 

Personal and Team management 

•Work plan development: Keeps comprehensive to-do lists
•Time management: Identifies the time required to complete tasks and meets deadlines
•Status reporting: Identifies risks and raises red flags
•Proactivity: Takes ownership of his / her tasks and learns from others 
•Career development: Proactively asks for coaching and feedback and is quick to put them into practice 


•Oral communication: Communicates confidently with other team members
•Presentation skills: Delivers simple presentations to other team members and contributes in presentations to low-mid level clients
•Document writing: Develops single slides with guidance and uses internal Desktop Publishing department (DTP)
•Email writing: Writes clear and well-structured emails
•Meeting facilitation: Takes minutes and validates them with senior team members. Ensures all materials required for the meeting are ready (i.e.: projector, flipcharts, etc.).LI-IL1

Qualifications & Experience:    

•Pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Economics, Engineering, Finance, Management or Strategy 
•A relevant internship assuming similar responsibilities
•Previous experience in a professional services environment, ideally in a multinational company with international exposure 

Skills & Competencies:    

•Highly organized and structured
•Logical and lateral thinker
•Strongly motivated to perform, learn and improve
•Flexibility to accommodate frequent travel
•Proactively takes the initiative beyond the tasks assigned and is resourceful
•Team player, open-minded, possesses cultural awareness and sensitivity
•Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and add value
•Smart appearance, well-presented and professional at all times
•Mature demeanor and positive attitude, as well as discretion and sensitivity when dealing with clients.

FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, 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.