Performance Improvement Insurance Finance, SAP Business Analyst, (Financial Services), Advisory, Singapore

  • Not Specified
  • Singapore
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Ernst & Young Singapore
  • 12 Dec 17 2017-12-12

We are the only professional services organisation who has a separate business dedicated exclusively to the financial services marketplace. Join Financial Services (FSO) and you will work with multi-disciplinary teams from around the world to deliver a global perspective. Aligned to key industry groups including asset

We are the only professional services organisation who has a separate business dedicated exclusively to the financial services marketplace. Join Financial Services (FSO) and you will work with multi-disciplinary teams from around the world to deliver a global perspective. Aligned to key industry groups including asset management, banking and capital markets, insurance and private equity, we provide integrated advisory, assurance, tax, and transaction services.
 
The opportunity
 
EY’s Performance Improvement Advisory professionals bring a wealth of experience in working with major financial institutions to align their operating model and infrastructure to their business’ strategic objectives. We assemble the right multi-disciplinary teams, use consistent and proven global methodologies and tools, and draw on the full breadth of EY’s global network, to deliver value and trusted advice to the clients.
 
The key service offerings cover finance function transformation, customer and distribution effectiveness, operations, shared services / outsourcing support, performance management, program advisory, enterprise intelligence, risk management and regulatory change.
Your key responsibilities
 
As markets rapidly change and develop, finance functions must demonstrate real added value to their business. The insurance Finance domain is rapidly evolving, due to regulatory and accounting changes, with a clear expectation that the Chief Financial Officer becomes a true partner of the business.
 
As a finance advisor, you’ll use your experience and knowledge to help deliver greater insight – delivering functional efficiencies as well as transforming the role of finance in our clients’ businesses. You’ll be developing innovative, sustainable ways to improve the management of people, processes and systems, working alongside other finance professionals in high-performing teams. The core focus will be on general ledger – user story management and implementation, user acceptance testing (UAT) and end user training.
 
Skills and attributes for success

  • Good understanding of finance issues and processes and the ability to interpret their impact on clients
  • Strong communications skills and evident working with people and teams from different ethnic backgrounds.
  • Leverage technology to continually learn, improve service delivery and maintain our leading edge best practices
  • Strong presentation skills and proficiency in the use of PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • Ability to direct high-performing teams across the organization through strong leadership, coaching and mentoring skills.
 
To qualify for the role you must have
  • Bachelor or Master Degree with a minimum of 6 years’ working experience, preferably with 3 years in a business consulting role in a leading consultancy firm. Candidates with lesser experience will be considered at Senior Associate Level.
  • (Re-) Insurance knowledge (finance/business processes) and has understanding of finance processing and closing activities.
  • Has prior experience in user story management and implementation, UAT and end user training.
  • "Hands on" SAP FI business analysis background
    • Non-technical and General ledger processing and closing (AP/AR/AA, Cash&Bank, GL, Investments)
    • Technical (re-) insurance processes and closing knowledge and understanding with the ability to bridge and translate between business and technical development teams
    • Local VAT, Tax knowledge with the ability to also customize/configure in SAP
  • Has S/4 HANA Knowledge
  • Ability to establish personal credibility quickly and deliver high quality deliverables.
  • Demonstrated key subject matter expert with the ability to develop thought leadership and deliver solutions for clients.
 
Ideally, you’ll also have
 
  • Experience of working within ASEAN
  • Strong stakeholder management skills in understanding strategic direction and being able to convert into cohesive change management strategy and plans
  • Ability to develop client opportunities and identify market growth opportunities
  • Ability to support the business development cycle
 
What we look for
 
Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry with SAP experience. An effective communicator, you’ll be a confident team player that collaborates with people from various teams while looking to develop your career in a dynamic organization
 
What working at EY offers
 
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. We also offer you:
 
  • Support, coaching and feedback 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
 
About EY
 
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory 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. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.
 
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
 
Join us in building a better working world. Apply now.