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We are currently searching for candidates to fill the following positions:

Senior Consultant
Senior Consulting Analyst
Production Associate (Desktop Publishing)


 

SENIOR CONSULTANT

We are seeking an experienced, hands-on, adaptable compensation expert to play a significant role in our prestigious compensation consulting practice.  The right candidate will appreciate the advantages of working in a focused, team and results oriented work environment and will tangibly contribute to the success of our established firm.

Our growth has come from trust earned by providing in-depth market knowledge generated from our proprietary Survey reports, keen data analysis and problem-solving capabilities, as well as our high touch and collaborative style.  The successful candidate will embrace and advance this philosophy.

As a lead member of the consulting team, working in close collaboration with the Managing Director, Consulting, the Senior Consultant will:

  • Lead the analysis, project management and delivery of compensation consulting projects that help clients attract and engage key talent
  • Embrace The Croner Company’s established, successful approaches in managing the project life cycle – from concept to delivery, working independently or in collaboration with our enterprising staff
  • Communicate with and influence clients proactively regarding project milestones, challenges, needs and risks; cultivate enduring client relationships that result in repeat engagements, client retention and referrals to prospective clients
  • Guide staff activities, focusing on the quality and accuracy of their analyses and professional development; apply project learnings for continuous improvement in work quality and processes
  • Remain current and facile with compensation concepts, diverse compensation vehicles and regulatory requirements related to compensation

The successful candidate will bring to the role:

  • At least 8 years of analytically-driven compensation consulting experience that has resulted in implementable solutions for clients, including project management, plan design, data analysis, presentation development and client relations
  • Disciplined approach in building, validating and refining datasets and compensation models
  • Excellent writing and oral communication; ability to tell the story from the data
  • Ability to use relevant data sources to develop meaningful findings and recommendations
  • Deep subject-matter expertise in a wide range of areas relevant to The Croner Company’s compensation services and industry sectors
  • Hands-on mastery of analytical tools used in compensation consulting, e.g., MS Excel, PowerPoint
  • A. or B.S.; demonstrated high-level academic achievements; M.B.A., M.A. or M.S., Ph.D. a plus

We invite you to join our enterprising team.  To inquire about this position, please contact Gabriel Barkin at gabriel@croner.biz


 

SENIOR CONSULTING ANALYST

We are looking for an experienced Senior Consulting Analyst to lead the analysis and development of findings and recommendations on a variety of deliverables for our client engagements.  The successful candidate will be intellectually curious and energized by solving complex problems.  The Senior Consulting Analyst will participate in project management and in client communications.

This position will reward your proven analytical acumen with an opportunity to grow your career with an ambitious consulting firm.  Working in a boutique consulting firm offers a high-caliber professional opportunity that is not typically available to Analysts in a larger firm. Our sleek, new team-oriented workspace, centrally located in beautiful Marin County, provides an inspiring, collaborative environment.

As a key member of the Consulting Team, the Senior Consulting Analyst will be relied upon regularly to:

  • Take a leading role in designing and carrying out analyses for client projects
  • Create presentations of data findings and recommendations to clients
  • Build and manage large and complex models in MS Excel
  • Produce original analyses using advanced Excel functions
  • Quickly and nimbly provide updates and edits to models, reports and presentations
  • Research and organize data from publicly available sources, such as SEC filings
  • Create PowerPoint presentations in support of analysis
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external clients
  • Occasional travel required

Background and abilities required:

  • Five to eight years of increasingly complex analytical experience
  • Consulting firm experience
  • Able to carry out and lead the analysis and delivery of findings on complex consulting projects
  • Able to apply comprehensive knowledge of compensation practices to developing solutions for clients
  • Able to communicate and validate findings to clients in meetings and presentations
  • Able to work independently, contributing to project management of client assignments
  • Able to produce insightful, original analyses with minimal direction
  • Passion for producing excellent analyses for clients
  • High degree of intellectual curiosity, critical thinking ability and persistence
  • Comfortable solving challenges with new or incomplete data
  • Able to synthesize, analyze and present data using multiple software tools
  • Able to prioritize and manage workload; unshakable sense of urgency in responding to deadlines
  • Compulsively accurate; takes ownership of work integrity
  • Proven ability to quickly master new technologies to carry out analytical projects
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Comfortable with the dynamic and fast-paced nature of a consulting business
  • Business or compensation knowledge a plus
  • Proactive in communicating project status and work progress to team and engagement manager at frequent intervals
  • Excellent MS Excel skills
  • Fluency in MS PowerPoint
  • B.A. or B.S.; demonstrated academic achievement; MBA a plus but not required

We invite you to join our enterprising team.  To inquire about this position, please contact Gabriel Barkin at gabriel@croner.biz


 

PRODUCTION ASSOCIATE (Desktop Publishing)

The Production Associate is a part-time desktop publishing role responsible for prompt and on-demand preparation and finalization of materials that will be presented to The Croner Company’s Consulting and Survey clients and prospects. Materials produced by the Production Assistant will include PowerPoint presentations, PDFs, Excel Spreadsheets, and Word documents. Additional duties may include development of Microsoft Office templates. The Production Assistant may also participate in the development and execution of email marketing tools and website page content.

This is a contract role that is expected to require 15-25 hours of effort per week at the outset and may develop into a full-time role.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Format and proofread materials in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Apply consistent company branding, formatting, and writing style to all output. Create PDFs and other client-facing content. Link Excel data to PowerPoint and Word documents. Provide prompt service on an as-needed basis. Additional duties may include template development, entry-level HTML coding and preparation of online and email content.

Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of two years’ experience working full time in an office environment.
  • Advanced skills in formatting and creating Microsoft Word and PowerPoint documents.
  • Intermediate skills in formatting Microsoft Excel tables and creating Adobe PDF documents.
  • Experience with HTML, MailChimp and/or WordPress a plus.
  • Proofreading skills with a history of accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Flexible schedule and ability to launch and complete tasks in a timely manner.
  • Deep commitment and belief in the value of customer service, both internally and externally.
  • Able to prioritize projects with time and deadline sensitivity, handle interruptions and multitask.
  • Able to manage confidential and sensitive information.
  • Extremely detail-oriented; vigilantly checks own work.
  • Flexible demeanor, able to work comfortably with different work styles and personalities.

A background working in a consulting and/or business-to-business services environment is a plus but not required.


We invite you to join our enterprising team.  To inquire about this position, please contact Gabriel Barkin at gabriel@croner.biz