Business Analyst

  • Washington, DC
  • Full Time
  • Entry Level

Position Overview


Position Description:


Censeo Consulting Group a top management consulting firm with an award-winning culture  is looking for Business Analysts to join our team. At Censeo, you will join a company with a proven track record of working with mission-driven clients to build operational excellence and deliver better outcomes.


Business Analysts are responsible for a discrete part of the problem solving on each project. From week one, you will play an important role on your project teams: performing critical analyses, contributing to final recommendations, and often presenting your work to Censeo leadership and senior clients. Some of your responsibilities will include: 

  • Supporting all aspects of client engagements from scope definition to delivery
  • Conducting quantitative and qualitative analysis of data to deliver meaningful insights
  • Developing in-depth knowledge of client issues, needs, and context
  • Collaborating with teams (typically 3-7 team members per project) to recommend realistic, fact-based solutions and encourage innovative, bold thinking
  • Sharing insights and results in an easily digestible manner through both written presentations and reports and through interactions with teams/clients 
  • Demonstrating initiative and effectively managing your own time and schedule 

Qualifications and Experience:

  • BA/BS required with strong academic background
  • Superior creative problem-solving, analytical, and quantitative skills
  • Knowledge and appreciation of business concepts 
  • Exceptional knowledge of spreadsheet and presentation software 
  • Ability to work effectively on projects with demanding deadlines in a team environment 
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills with an ability to share and synthesize knowledge

Position Particulars:

  • Expected travel 0-10%; may increase based on business needs 
  • This is an exempt, full-time position

Work Requirements:

Essential Mental Functions

  • Comprehension
    • Ability to understand opposing points of view on highly complex issues and to negotiate and integrate different viewpoints
  • Organization
    • Ability to organize thoughts and ideas into understandable terminology
    • Ability to organize and prioritize own work schedule on short-term and long-term basis
  • Reasoning and Decision Making
    • Ability to make decisions which have significant impact on the department’s credibility, operations, and services
  • Communication
    • Ability to compose letters, outlines, memoranda, and basic reports and/or to orally communicate technical information
    • Ability to communicate with individuals utilizing a telephone; requires the ability to hear and speak effectively on phone 
    • Ability to express or exchange ideas by means of the spoken word, communicating orally with others accurately, loudly, and quickly
    • Ability to make informal presentations, inside and/or outside the organization. Speaking before groups
    • Ability to compose materials such as detailed reports, work-related manuals, publications of limited scope or impact, etc., and/or to make presentations outside the immediate work area
    • Ability to formulate complex and comprehensive materials such as legal documents, authoritative reports, official publications of major scope and impact, etc., and/or to make formal presentations
  • Mathematics
    • Ability to compute, analyze, and interpret numerical data for reporting purposes
    • Ability to compute, analyze, and interpret complex statistical data and/or to develop forecasts and computer models

Essential Physical Functions

  • Sitting: Particularly for sustained periods of time
  • Light Carrying: Physically transporting items weighing less than 15 pounds from one location to another

About Censeo Consulting Group: 

Censeo Consulting Group is a top management consulting firm with an award-winning culture. We are dedicated to helping public sector and non-profit clients build operational excellence, deliver better outcomes and lower cost. We take a personalized approach to strategic consulting to solve our clients' most complex problems and build operational excellence that transforms their organizations. Our unique, data-driven approach delivers sustainable results to our clients, allowing them to deliver on their public and social missions. 

At Censeo, you'll join a tight-knit community of passionate and intelligent colleagues. Our small team staffing approach ensures that senior talent is involved in each project and that our more junior team members can engage with clients from the beginning. Censeo Values contributions from all of our team members and our open-door policy encourages a culture of entrepreneurship at all levels of the company. 

Our passion wins awards, and we have been recognized from our unique approach, culture, and values:

  • 2019 Ivy Exec #7 Best Boutique Consulting Firm
  • 2018 Consulting Magazine Best Small Firms to Work For 
  • 2017 Vault #12 Best Boutique Consulting Firm
  • 2016 Forbes Best Management Consulting Firms in America 
  • 2015 Washington Business Journal's Philanthropy List 

Censeo is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal opportunity to all applicants and employees in full compliance with all applicable state and federal laws prohibiting discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, gender, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other class protected by applicable state or federal law.



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