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

Senior Consulting Analyst
Consulting Analyst
Accounting & Operations Associate


 

SENIOR CONSULTING ANALYST

The Croner Company is looking for an experienced Senior Compensation 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 Compensation 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. Our core focus is advising Fortune 500 media companies, technology start-ups and philanthropic organizations how to structure their pay programs to attract and reward talent. Working in our boutique consulting firm provides a high-caliber professional opportunity that is not typically available to analysts in a larger firm. 

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 with minimal guidance
  • Quickly and nimbly provide updates and edits to models, reports and presentations
  • Research and organize data from publicly available sources, such as SEC filings
  • 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
  • Expert MS Excel skills, including fluency with advanced functions in MS Excel
  • Experience designing large models in MS Excel
  • Experience creating macros in VBA preferred
  • 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
  • Expert writing and communication skills
  • Comfortable with the dynamic and fast-paced nature of a consulting business
  • Proactive in communicating project status and work progress to team and engagement manager at frequent intervals
  • Fluency in MS PowerPoint
  • A. or B.S.; demonstrated academic achievement; MBA a plus but not required

Our consulting team members collaborate on client projects from their home offices or from our new workspace located 13 miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge. We are well set up to support our team members’ remote work location options while delivering excellent results for our clients. 


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


 

CONSULTING ANALYST

The Croner Company is looking for an experienced Compensation Consulting Analyst to participate in 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 Compensation 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. Our core focus is advising Fortune 500 media companies, technology start-ups and philanthropic organizations how to structure their pay programs to attract and reward talent. Working in our boutique consulting firm provides a high-caliber professional opportunity that is not typically available to analysts in a larger firm. 

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

  • Participate in designing and carrying out analyses for client projects
  • Create presentations of data findings and recommendations for 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
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external clients
  • Occasional travel may be required

Background and abilities required:

  • Three to five years of increasingly complex analytical experience
  • Knowledge of human resources compensation practices and strategies
  • Expert MS Excel skills
  • Compensation analysis experience
  • Passion for producing excellent analyses for clients
  • High degree of intellectual curiosity, critical thinking ability and persistence
  • Perseverance in solving challenges with new or incomplete data
  • Ability to synthesize, analyze and present data using multiple software tools
  • Ability 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
  • Understanding of the unpredictable and fast-paced nature of a consulting business
  • Fluency in MS PowerPoint
  • Exposure to statistical software such as SPSS, Stata or SAS a plus
  • A. or B.S.; demonstrated academic achievement

Our consulting team members collaborate on client projects from their home offices or from our new workspace located 13 miles north of the Golden Gate Bridge.  We are well set up to support our team members’ remote work location options while delivering excellent results for our clients. 


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


 

ACCOUNTING & OPERATIONS ASSOCIATE

The Accounting and Operations Associate is a hybrid position for a small consulting firm at our headquarters. The role requires proven accuracy in recording and reconciling financial transactions and a willingness to be responsible for maintenance of the office relative to cleanliness, efficiency and productivity.

CORE AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

Accounting Assistance

  • General accounting support, including: invoicing clients for services; processing of AP and AR transactions; routine journal entries; bank reconciliations; posting of payments; assistance with payroll services; credit card reconciliations; and logging receipt of checks.
  • Assist with budget maintenance and review, collections, expense entries and approvals, timesheet entries and approvals and other bookkeeping and business operations support tasks as directed by the Director, Operations and Finance team members.
  • Continuously seeks to improve efficiency and add value to The Croner Company’s financial accuracy and efficiency.

General Office Assistance

  • Answer phones, distribute mail and receive guests.
  • Maintain general orderliness of kitchen and common areas, including morning kitchen setup, afternoon kitchen housework (light dishwashing and area cleanup).
  • Responsible for general office cleanliness between full janitorial service days (maintain countertops and kitchen equipment, occasional refuse disposal, stocking kitchen and bathroom supplies as needed).
  • Order and occasionally pick up lunch and other food items for staff events.
  • Order and stock office supplies.
  • Occasional copier reproduction duties, and other general office operations assistance as directed by the Director, Operations.

The Croner Company reserves the right to add to or modify the responsibilities and duties of this position from time to time as it deems necessary and appropriate in response to business needs.

BACKGROUND AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • Minimum of two years’ experience working full time in an office environment.
  • Experience with transactional recording in QuickBooks.
  • General financial reconciliation experience.
  • History of accuracy and thoroughness relative to accounting and finances.
  • Administrative experience.
  • 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.
  • Familiarity with accounting principles and practices a plus.
  • Technically proficient and able to master new software.
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Word and Excel).
  • Extremely detail-oriented; vigilantly checks own work.
  • Flexible demeanor, able to work comfortably with different work styles and personalities.
  • Willingness to provide service maintaining general office cleanliness and ambiance.

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