EY Finance Transformation Senior Consultant/Manager - UKI Advisory in All, Ireland

Title: Finance Transformation Senior Consultant/Manager - UKI Advisory

Location: IE-All-Dublin

Job Number: DUB002XR

Advisory – Senior Consultant/Manager - Finance Transformation

EY Dublin

Permanent Full time position

Who Are EY?

EY is a global leader in Assurance, Tax, Transaction and Advisory services. We make a difference by helping our people, our clients and our wider communities achieve their potential. Our vision is to become the leading global professional services organisation by building a better working world.

Why join EY?

Market leading growth

  • We're a business with market- leading growth, and this is set to continue. In fact, we aim to double the size of our business by 2020. We have a clear vision, big ambitions and a bolder purpose than ever before. It all means growth and opportunities for you and our clients.

Entrepreneurial spirit

  • Entrepreneurial spirit delivers market-leading growth. That’s why we empower our people to innovate and act with flexibility. We’re developing people to lead, manage and deliver ambitious growth, and tackle the most complex, critical and rewarding challenges for our clients.

Inclusivity

  • The success of EY, our clients and our people, is built on having employees from a huge variety of backgrounds working together in high-performing teams. We're creating the working culture of tomorrow: it's more flexible, more inclusive, globally connected and driven by a purpose - to build a better working world.

Advisory Services – Finance Transformation

In Ireland, we are expanding our Advisory practice and are seeking to recruit high achieving individuals to be part of our growing business. Currently we are recruiting business consultants at all levels for our Finance Transformation team.

Our Finance Transformation team delivers globally integrated Finance service offerings to our clients, including:

  • Finance Operating Model Transformation

  • Business Performance Management

  • Global Business Services

Qualifications:

We are looking for experienced professionals who can demonstrate management of significant business transformation to work across multiple sectors and specifically those with a strong background in Finance change and transformation. We are seeking individuals with significant client-side advisory experience or individuals who have gained project and programme delivery experience within large recognised organisations.

For more senior positions, we are particularly seeking individuals who can build valued relationships with external clients and internal peers and develop a portfolio of business by focusing on high impact opportunities. You'll lead presentations and proposals for client projects, and provide subject matter insight to bids and proposals.

Working in our Finance Transformation practice, you will:

  • Effectively manage and motivate client engagement teams with diverse skills and backgrounds. Provide constructive on-the-job feedback/coaching to team members. Foster an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment. Play an active role in counselling and mentoring junior consultants within the organisation.

  • Foster relationships with client personnel at appropriate levels. Consistently deliver quality client services. Drive high-quality work products within expected timeframes and on budget. Monitor progress, manage risk and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes. Manage expectations of client service delivery. Stay abreast of current business and industry trends relevant to the client's business.

  • Cultivate and manage business development opportunities. Understand EY and its service lines and actively assess/present ways to serve clients. Develop and maintain long-term client relationships and networks. Develop relationships with team members across all EY practices to serve client needs.

  • Demonstrate in-depth technical capabilities and professional knowledge. Demonstrate ability to quickly assimilate to new knowledge. Possess good business acumen. Remain current on new developments in advisory services capabilities and industry knowledge.

Skills Required

  • Significant experience delivering change in a Finance function environment across any industry sector – either gained from prior experience in consulting, or delivering change transformation projects in industry. We will also consider applicants with a strong track record of delivering change/transformation projects in industry

  • Strong academic record including a third level degree, preferably in a finance, business or project related area

  • MBA and/or ACA/CIMA qualification an advantage

  • Experience delivering business change in one or more of the following areas would be expected:

  • Shared Services and Outsourcing programmes

  • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementations

  • Programme/project management for large scale business transformation

  • Process improvement in a Finance settings (e.g. Order to Cash; Procure to Pay; Close to Report; Budgeting and Planning)

  • Characteristics of a forward thinker and self-motivator that thrives on new challenges and adapts quickly to learning new knowledge

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and manage a team of junior consulting professionals

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • A strong work ethic

Who we are

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.