Senior Consultant, Finance, Financial Services, London
Our Finance & Finance Technology Performance Improvement practice sits within our wider Advisory team and is growing significantly due to financial services organisations needing to address infrastructure weaknesses and adapt to the changing market environment. Consequently we are seeing our clients undertaking a wide range of projects. As a Finance Senior Consultant you will work with our Managers and Senior Managers to deliver for our clients.
You will work us in delivering solution to some of the world's leading Financial Institutions covering all sectors and including technology. The type of projects we cover are -
Business transformations to drive best practice & cost efficiency
Finance operating model design and implementation
Enhanced performance reporting and business steering capabilities driven by the desire to provide integrated and aligned capital, risk, P&L and B/S management and explanation
Regulatory, statutory and management reporting projects covering IFRS, Finrep/Corep, GAAP, BCBS and other
Finance, Risk and Treasury integration
Front-to-Back process and controls improvements following recent unauthorised trading, product mis-selling and benchmark incidents
Finance systems architecture and strategy delivery
General Ledger, consolidation and EPM projects
Data warehousing and data management
ALM, Funding & Liquidity Management
Your key responsibilities
In your role as a Senior Consultant you will have responsibility for:
Delivery on client assignments
Developing long-term trusted advisor relationships with external clients and industry contacts
Identifying opportunities for and securing new business
Aiding proposals and bid teams
Supporting development of our core client solutions
Ensuring client satisfaction by providing timely, value-added services that meet or exceed expectation
Supporting the sharing of knowledge and experience with the team to develop colleagues and the capability of the firm
Skills and attributes for success
Knowledge of banking/insurance support functions (e.g. Financial Accounting and Finance Performance Management) and their key processes
A successful track record in Wholesale Banking / Capital Markets / Retail Banking / Insurance gained either through a top tier consultancy (Big 4, IBM, Accenture etc.) or top tier bank
Change management/transformation experience, including an understanding of how IT change supports this
Understanding of process excellence methodologies (Lean, Six Sigma)
Possible international experience or European language skills would be a bonus
To qualify for the role you must have
Excellent graduate level education, minimum 2.1 degree or equivalent
Accounting/ finance qualifications (ACA, ACMA, ACCA, CPA CFA etc.)
Process excellence accreditation qualifications
Ideally, you'll also have
Desire to build / develop a career in advising our clients with organisational wide improvements and industry insight
Strong interest and commitment to understanding and developing leading edge finance solutions to our industry clients
High level of drive, commitment to achieving solutions and ability to work under pressure
What we are looking for
You'll be a trusted business advisor to our clients with a strong Finance background. You will have strong experience of Regulatory and Reporting matters across with a solid understanding of Performance Improvement and Financial Accounting.
What working at EY offers
We offer an attractive remuneration package where you'll be rewarded for your performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions.
Plus, we offer:
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 provider of 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 goal to be the best employer by 2020 a reality. For you this will mean you have greater control over the work you are involved in and you will gain from exceptional training and coaching provided at EY. Feedback is an essential part of what we do and this will be forthcoming in order for you to maximize your potential and be part of a dynamic team.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
Join us in building a better working world.