EY Manager - Performance Improvement — Finance - VAT - Financial Services in All, United Arab Emirates

Title: Manager - Performance Improvement — Finance - VAT - Financial Services

Location: AE-All-Dubai

Job Number: DUB002XA

As Performance Improvement Manager - Finance, you'll actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships. With guidance from partners, directors and senior managers, you'll identify potential business opportunities for EY. By drawing on your skills and experience, you'll create innovative commercial insights for clients, adapt methods and practices to fit operational team and cultural needs, and contribute to thought leadership.

You'll actively contribute to improving operational efficiency on projects and internal initiatives. In line with our commitment to quality, you'll consistently drive projects to completion and confirm that work is of a high quality. Your role in leading teams - or parts of teams - on engagements will depend on the size of engagement. When working on engagements, you'll report to higher levels of management, who will expect you to anticipate and identify risks, and escalate any issues as appropriate.

As an influential member of the team, you'll help to create a positive learning culture, coach and counsel junior team members and help them to develop.

Client responsibilities

► Participate in Finance engagements

► Help manage the financial aspects of engagements by organizing staffing, tracking fees and

communicating issues to project leaders

► Participate in business development initiatives

► Build strong internal relationships within EY Advisory Services and with other

services across the organization

People responsibilities

► Develop people through effectively supervising, coaching, and mentoring staff

► Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for staff

► Contribute to people-related initiatives including recruiting, retaining and training

professionals

► Maintain an educational program to continually develop personal skills of staff

► Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures

Qualifications:

Technical skills requirements

You'll have knowledge and experience of a number of the following areas:

► Finance transformation

► Balanced scorecard

► Planning, budgeting and forecasting

► Performance measurement and performance management

► Business performance reporting

► Cost to serve

► Cost reduction

► Shared service centre and business process outsourcing

► Financial statement close

You'll have knowledge and experience in one or more of EY's priority industry sectors:

► Government & Public Sector

► Utilities

► Consumer Products

► Industrial Products

► Technology

► Communications & Entertainment

► Healthcare

Additional requirements

► Demonstrated track record with a blue chip consulting organization and/or blue chip

organization

► Professional accountancy qualification or equivalent

► Strong academic record including a degree

► Demonstrated experience in business development

► Proficiency in Arabic language skills are highly desirable

Who we are

To achieve their potential, businesses need to continuously achieve and sustain performance improvement in a rapidly changing environment. As one of our performance improvement advisors, you'll help many of the world's leading businesses and governments tackle their most pressing issues. Working in multidisciplinary teams, often directly with leaders of major organizations, you'll bring diverse perspectives to every challenge. We'll help you achieve your potential by supporting your professional development and giving you experience of working with a diverse range of clients. You'll have the opportunity to build your skills in one of our focused competency groups, including: Finance, Customer, Supply Chain, IT Advisory, People & Organization, Program Management or Strategic Direction. You'll also have the opportunity to team with professionals from other parts of the organization in multidisciplinary engagements, especially those in Risk. At EY, we know it's your point of view, energy and enthusiasm that make the difference.