EY Senior Domain Analyst - Consumer Products - Senior Manager - London - Permanent in England, United Kingdom

Title: Senior Domain Analyst - Consumer Products - Senior Manager - London - Permanent

Location: GB-England-London

Job Number: LON00C58


The Senior Domain Analyst is responsible for the execution of strategic knowledge initiatives that develop a distinctive EY voice on the big sector issues, driving our reputation in the marketplace and enabling relationship & revenue growth. This role requires the ability to combine strong analytical and point of view writing skills with real-world perspective driven by both the client’s experience and broader marketplace drivers.

This senior domain analyst works closely with the global leaders of the CPR Strategic Solutions to shape our value proposition and create and deploy a range of distinctive, fact based and pragmatic points of view and account tools that help EY differentiate itself in the marketplace. The analyst works with partners and C-suite level executives, supporting priority accounts and proactively bringing relevant solutions to identify new business opportunities and risks.

This individual helps frame knowledge requests and ensures the quality and delivery of research, analysis, market intelligence and other intellectual capital provided by global staff to support the specific stakeholder’s initiatives. The analyst also networks with other parts of the EY Knowledge community to ensure global consistency in account and community support, and to leverage resources for cost-effective execution of initiatives

Essential Functions of the role:

  • Influences and leverages relationships with EY executive leadership to impact the specific community and firm wide objectives.

  • Possesses a deep knowledge and understanding of Consumer Products and Retail industry issues and works in conjunction with the leadership to prepare insightful analyses on trends, as well as the implications of those trends for EY or the client.

  • Responsible for the execution of strategic and complex knowledge driven initiatives; provides deep analytic insight and understanding of the business, priority accounts and interconnections across business functions.

  • Partners with the executive leadership, providing a big-picture perspective; responsible for advice regarding changes amongst key accounts and assessing the impact of those changes on internal strategies and plans.

  • Collaborates with coordinating partners and account teams to bring insight and perspective to priority engagements and builds strong relationships within priority accounts of the community.

  • Participates in key strategic planning activities and major initiatives, including pursuits; helps leadership validate priority accounts, map issues to existing EY services and identify new opportunities.

  • Is recognized within EY as a leader and subject matter expert at the business unit and executive level.

  • Is recognized outside of EY as a respected professional in the industry; undertakes external-facing activities, including directly interacting with clients, facilitating insight and thought leadership programs, and developing and delivering training.

  • Implements strategically sound analytic methodologies; skilled in coaching less-experienced analysts on improving their skills.

  • Acts as a role model within the business and communities and positively influences change by leading by example; champions knowledge-sharing behaviours: connecting people, encouraging enterprise-wide sharing, and appropriately leveraging and reusing existing collateral

Analytical / Decision Making Responsibilities:

  • Superior analysis capability

  • Strong writing/thought leadership skills

  • Develops and articulates a strong point of view across both the community and geographies

  • Confident in understanding multiple business drivers

  • Skilled in identifying trends that translate into key market-facing initiatives

  • Demonstrates ability to use both qualitative and quantitative methodologies including financial analysis skills

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Succinct and structured oral and written communications skills

  • Outstanding presentation skills

  • Deep knowledge of the Consumer Products or Retail industry

  • Credible as a recognized authority in the external community

  • Proven ability working at a senior level in a fast-moving, client-driven environment

  • Confident to build a network of internal and external contacts to help shape point of view

  • Takes ownership for delivering customised projects with a high degree of autonomy

  • Manages multiple, highly-complex projects simultaneously

  • Advanced skills in Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Supervision Responsibilities:

  • Leadership role in multidisciplinary team, often working virtually across service lines and geographies

  • Able to work with limited supervision; works well under pressure

  • Reviews the work of colleagues and mentors their skill development

  • May serve as counselor or manager for other analysts and specialists 

Other Requirements:

  • May require occasional travel, both domestic and international

  • Proficient in English, both written and verbal 

Education :

  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent work experience

  • Master’s degree or postgraduate qualification an advantage

Experience :

  • Relevant experience in the accounting, tax or advising industries, with a demonstrated ability to recognize and link community events to implications for the accounting industry

  • Relevant experience in business analysis, industry research, management consulting or business performance, advising clients in the relevant community


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.