The Hackett Group


The Hackett Group
Not Disclosed
0-1 Years Full Time
Telangana, IN

Vacancy: Not Disclosed Posted: 1 year ago Applicants: 0
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Job Description

Intern is an individual who supports the designated functional area by conducting research and preparing client deliverables. The job involves identifying, gathering, organizing, analyzing, synthesizing and presenting information/data using structured methodologies and frameworks.

In addition, the Intern shall be trained (both internal and external) on relevant skills/tools required to perform their task. The Intern works closely with experienced team members and apply well-honed consulting, project management and functional skills in the management of major client inquiries and short term projects.


  • Understand the values and vision of the organization and align the activities accordingly
  • Protect the Intellectual Property
  • Adhere to all the policies and procedures
  • Work with other functions to collect or provide relevant data within the framework provided
  • Research:

1. Use secondary as well as Hackett proprietary research (use of Hackett best practices intelligence center, benchmark metrics, research papers, performance studies, previous inquiry responses, intellectual capital base of advisors & firm, prior finance & EPM services ) to answer client inquiries

2. Analyze the data gathered to extract pertinent information to answer client inquiries. Assisting overall support and maintenance of best practice libraries.

3. Inquiry response should provide a summary of the pertinent data encountered throughout the research, not only a listing of the research

4. Should have command of all secondary research tools including: (Hoovers, OneSource and other function specific tools)

5. Should have command of all Hackett research tools including Mindshare, client portal and file manager (training will be provided)

6. Ongoing understanding of the Hackett published research to be leveraged throughout response preparation

7. Complete ad hoc research, knowledge building and business development projects as necessary

  • Functional Responsibility:

1. Support client projects with high quality client deliverables

2. Ensure Turn Around Time (TAT) targets for all requests are met

3. Interact with other team members to derive pertinent information for the request (QA team and other GRC functional experts)

4. Participate in all internal advisory team calls and provide analysis on inquiry response efforts

  • Operations / MIS:

1. Regularly monitor progress of the project, identify problem areas with regard to capacity and skills available and work on finding solutions

2. Clearly communicate with the Practice Leader and Advisory team members approach that will be taken to answer the request

3. Early communication to Practice Leader and advisory team members on obstacles in identification of response elements

  • Initiatives:

1. Functional development within a given process

Essential Skills


  • Must be an MBA from a Business school of repute with a major specialization in Finance or a CA
  • The ideal candidate should have a mix of FP&A and finance experience. Preferred candidate should have at least 2 skills from FP&A and 2 skills from finance
  • Skills :
  • Financial Planning & Analysis skills : Strategic Planning Support, Annual Financial Planning, Mid-Term Operating Planning, Forecasting, Business Performance Reporting, Business Analysis, Financial Close & Consolidation, External Reporting, EPM Applications, BI Applications, FP&A Organizational Design, BI Centers of Expertise, Enterprise System Architecture, Advanced Analytics and Master Data Management
  • Finance skills : Accounts Payable, Travel and Expense, Credit, Customer Billing, Cash Application, Collections, Dispute Management, Intercompany Accounting, Fixed Assets, Cost Accounting, General Ledger, Enterprise Consolidations, External Reporting, Tax Management, Treasury Management, Function Management
  • Conducting secondary and primary research
  • Exposure to research based tools like FactSet, OneSource, S&P, Factiva, First Research and similar research tools
  • Ability to help clients solve problems that deal with business strategies, information requirements, process, organization and technology
  • Broad advisory skillsets (capacity to help client explore issues / opportunities)
  • Proven ability to deliver the full cycle of project management accountabilities
  • Ability to draw insight from analysis of data
  • Capable of developing creative solutions and value propositions
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential
  • Should have knowledge on quantitative/ data analytics and research skills
  • Should be organized and focused on delivering research tasks within defined deadlines
  • Must be dynamic, flexible and possess perseverance skills


  • Should have understanding of business objectives and organization structure
  • The candidate must have strong work ethics and trustworthiness
  • The candidate should possess attention to detail and also maintain confidentiality and integrity
  • Must be highly collaborative and be a team player with commitment to excellence

Preferred Skills


  • Maintain a robust knowledge of the firms latest studies and strategies


  • Self-motivated, fast learner with the ability to operate independently
  • Ability to work under pressure to achieve the multiple daily deadlines for client deliverables with a mature approach

Skills Required: MS Excel,Finance