Be a Catalyst for Change

Want to join a team of extraordinarily talented problem solvers who develop innovative solutions to address the many challenges faced by public and not-for-profit organizations? Then Sjoberg Evashenk Consulting is the right place for you. We are looking for individuals who enjoy being part of a fast-paced work environment; demonstrate intellectual curiosity and a drive for continual learning and growth; have determination to imagine and seek out new solutions; and have the ability to adapt to a variety of environments and situations.

Get to Know Us

Our team consists of highly motivated professionals who love to learn, enjoy working in a team environment and independently, and are driven to provide our clients with leading industry expertise and exceptional service. We are change agents and thrive on our ability to quickly understand and assess organizations, programs, and operations, and convert that knowledge to the benefit of our clients. We promote a collaborative and constructive firm culture that welcomes new ideas and varying perspectives. Our projects are successfully delivered because staff at all levels, from new employees to executive management, contribute and thrive.

We recognize that an essential factor to high-quality service delivery rests in the outstanding skills and abilities of our team. To help our staff grow both professionally and personally, we sponsor continuing professional education and development, including attainment of professional certifications and advanced degrees, as well as support and encourage team members to get involved in our community. To help ensure our new employees succeed, we employ formal peer mentoring and in-depth training programs.

Job Opportunities

Sjoberg Evashenk Consulting seeks candidates for entry-level Staff Consultant and experienced Senior Consultant positions to assist us in serving our government sector clients. Successful candidates will demonstrate a desire to work in a fast-paced environment, gain knowledge through experience and personal achievement, and work alongside our team of talented, personable, and principled consulting experts. We encourage innovation and independent thinking within a flexible framework. Successful candidates must be motivated, self-starting, and detailed-oriented with strong analytical, conceptual, problem-solving, and communication skills. These positions entail an average of 25% travel throughout California and Western United States. Sjoberg Evashenk Consulting is an equal opportunity firm offering a competitive salary/benefit package, and unlimited personal and professional growth. We encourage innovation and independent thinking within a flexible and self-defining framework.

STAFF CONSULTANT – ENTRY LEVEL

Under routine supervision, Staff Consultants assist project leads in conducting a wide variety of management consulting and performance audit engagements involving state and local government agencies, programs, and operations. Responsibilities include assisting in planning and carrying out consulting and audit projects; defining and applying evaluative methods; utilizing analytical tools and techniques; communicating project conclusions and results, both verbally and in writing, to the project team, clients, and key stakeholders; applying industry standards to achieve reliable and fact-based conclusions and recommendations; gathering, developing and organizing documentation and other supporting evidence in project work papers; ensuring findings, conclusions, and recommendations are supported and aligned with project objectives.

Successful candidates will exhibit the desire and ability to:

  • Assume a high level of responsibility to assure quality of one’s own work and that of the firm.
  • Collect, evaluate, and interpret a broad range of data, either in electronic, written, statistical, or narrative form; perform complex analyses of financial, operational, regulatory, and organizational issues; evaluate alternatives and reach logical and fact-based conclusions and recommendations.
  • Create positive relationships with clients and professionally represent the firm, and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Work independently and in teams to complete projects on time and within budget.
  • Exercise initiative, sound independent judgment, and constant objectivity.
  • Learn rapidly through on the job and formal training programs.
  • Actively participate in meetings and discussions offering value-added input and suggestions, initiatives, and insight.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; present conclusions and recommendations clearly, logically, and persuasively; prepare concise and comprehensive project documentation and reports.
  • Consistently demonstrate ethical values and personal accountability.

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, public administration, accounting, finance, economics, public policy or related field; or equivalent combination of training and experience.

SENIOR CONSULTANT/AUDITOR

Under general supervision, Senior Consultants lead and perform highly complex analyses, performance audits, and studies on a wide range of management, administrative, financial, budgetary, operational, and other organizational issues. Responsibilities include independently planning, organizing, supervising, and completing complex assignments and tasks related to various management, performance, and program evaluations. Responsible to conduct analyses of operational activities, functions, and programs; defining and applying appropriate study methodologies; utilizing analytical tools and techniques; applying related industry standards in performing complex projects to achieve reliable and fact-based conclusions and recommendations; leading teams of qualified professionals through complex project engagements. Senior Consultants represent, develop, and market the services of the firm; and serve as liaison between the project team and our clients.

Successful candidates will exhibit the desire and ability to:

  • Design, lead, and demonstrate the skills and disciplines inherent to program evaluations.
  • Assume a high level of responsibility to assure quality of one’s own work and that of the firm.
  • Lead project teams, manage projects or segments of projects, provide direction to project staff, and ensure successful completion of projects.
  • Collect, evaluate, and interpret a broad range of data, either in electronic, written, statistical, or narrative form; perform complex analyses of financial, operational, regulatory, and organizational issues; evaluate alternatives and reach logical and fact-based conclusions and recommendations.
  • Demonstrate ability to identify and apply criteria for evaluative purposes.
  • Create positive relationships with clients and professionally represent the firm, and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Possess knowledge of risk and control environments.
  • Understand budget and time parameters and complete projects on time and within budget.
  • Exercise initiative, objectivity, and sound independent judgment.
  • Learn rapidly through on the job and formal training programs.
  • Actively participate in meetings and discussions offering value-added input and suggestions, initiatives, and insight.
  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing. Including the ability to prepare concise and comprehensive project documentation and reports; and present conclusions and recommendations clearly, logically, and persuasively.
  • Demonstrate the highest ethical values.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business administration, public administration, accounting, finance, economics, public policy or related field;
  • Four (4) years of progressively responsible professional experience in management consulting, advisory, or performance auditing, with a proven record of success conducting and leading projects requiring strong analytical, quantitative, conceptual, problem solving, communication, and writing skills.
  • Or equivalent combination of training and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An advanced degree or professional certification in a related field.
  • Two (2) years of supervisory or managerial experience working with public sector clients.
  • Knowledge of and experience applying generally accepted government auditing standards and the International Professional Practices Framework.