EY Manager, Finance, Financial Services, Birmingham in England, United Kingdom

Title: Manager, Finance, Financial Services, Birmingham

Location: GB-England-Birmingham

Job Number: BIR001JF

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 Manager you will work with our Senior Managers and Director to deliver for our clients.

The opportunity

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 Manager you will have responsibility for:

Managing a client assignments

Developing long-term trusted advisor relationships

Identifying opportunities for and securing new business

Aiding proposals and bid teams

Developing high quality technical proposals

Supporting development of our core client solutions

Managing the sharing of knowledge, experience (positive and negative) and lessons learned

Coaching and mentoring teams to encourage development of individuals and the practice

Liaising with service line teams, functional specialists and Area Partners to support client development initiatives

Qualifications:

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

About EY

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.

Apply now.