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1 - 2 Years
Senior Consultant Finance Transformation for the Financial Services Industry
As a global leader in (Tech) Consultancy, Assurance, Tax and Transactions services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better.
Within Consultancy specialized consultants work in various disciplines; from developing until implementing a strategy within diverse company branches and different segments. Our multidisciplinary teams crossing cultural borders work at companies within the fields of Data Analytics, Technology, IT, Data Privacy, Cybersecurity, Strategy, Finance, Risk, Supply Chain & Operations and Life Science & Healthcare. We believe that by managing our clients’ challenges we can make a critical difference.
CFOs and their finance functions are facing unprecedented disruption; emerging technologies, increasing globalization and new regulations require finance organizations to critically think about improving their strategy and performance. Rather than making incremental improvements we think differently about how the finance function supports the business. We improve the ways the finance function works by applying technology to deliver real value. To grow our team we are looking for a Senior Consultant. You will work on fast paced projects in the field of:
Global business services (Shared Services/ Outsourcing)
Controlling excellence (Redefining the role of controllers as a business partner)
Large-scale transformation projects
Your key responsibilities
Strengthen your team and act as coach for your junior team members
Act within the internal and external EY network. Build your legacy.
Support to determine the Finance function strategy and Operating Model, aligned to the Corporate objectives
Participate in projects aiming at improving the finance function efficiency to allow better use of the resources
Identify Smart Automation and Data & Analytics solutions to help build Digital Finance teams
Create awareness of new regulations impacting Financial Services, such as IFRS17, MDR or IBOR, by playing an advising role
Help implement Finance Performance & Financial Risk management solutions, allowing scenario planning and thereby equipping the CFO for its Business partner role
Help implement new technology (Cloud, ERP, FP&A solution) and optimize Finance Systems to arm CFO offices for the future
Skills and attributes for success
To qualify for the role, experience may include, whilst not limited to:
Experience of working in a consulting role in financial services (Banking, Capital Markets or Insurance), or a transformation role in industry, focusing on the Finance function
Hands-on consulting experience at a Big 4, or top tier consulting firm within Financial Services
A background in Finance or Risk / Regulatory reporting functions . Experienced in carrying out internal and external statutory reporting.
Knowledge on accounting and regulatory change e.g. IFRS9, IFRS 16, IFRS17, IBOR
Experience in finance data model, chart of account design or maintenance
Knowledge of financial modelling, budgeting, business planning, forecasting and analysis
Front to back process, control and governance, cost reporting and management
Finance Cost Reduction and Process Improvement
Familiarity with finance systems architecture and finance data supply chain
Previous involvement experience in ERP, consolidation and EPM projects
Knowledge about regulatory, statutory and management reporting projects preferably COREP, FINREP
Experience or knowledge of BI tooling such as, Tableau, PowerBi or Spotfire
To qualify for the role you must have
A Master Degree
Excellent knowledge of business English
4 to 6 years of relevant professional experience within Finance department or Consulting
Strong interest and experience working in Finance Transformation or Digital Finance projects
Developed strong analytical skills and knowledge of the Finance function, its processes and supporting tools
Possess competency and skillset in one of the languages: SQL, Alteryx, R script or Python
Data modelling knowledge
Ideally, you’ll also have
Solid knowledge of the Financial Services industry
Efficient communication skills
Team spirit and Global mindset
Balanced by a healthy sense of autonomy
What we look for
As our new colleague you feel confident and comfortable about the uncertainty and ambiguity in a project environment. You’re renowned for your communication and presentation skills and well capable of adapting to different audiences. You have some experience around senior stakeholders in the Financial Services Industry and you know about the key issues and challenges they face. With your team and the help of senior colleagues you help them solve complex Finance business problems by applying knowledge and logical thinking. You’re perceived as strong in office applications like Excel and PowerPoint and use these for analysis purposes and reporting.
What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.
Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues around
Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and consulting services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible. Diederik Vosmer via +31(0)6 29083304 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org