EY Advisory Services Manager - Performance Improvement Oracle in United States

Title: Advisory Services Manager - Performance Improvement Oracle

Location: United States

Job Number: UNI00AAZ

Whole industries have been disrupted and transformed in recent years by digital technology. As an IT advisory professional, you’ll help businesses realize the value they can gain from their IT investments - supporting strategy and being a key growth driver. As part of a high-performing team, you’ll deliver exceptional client service - providing advice on how technology enablement, digital transformation and enterprise intelligence contribute to performance improvement, as well as how IT can act as multiplying effect during major program transformations.

As organizations look to leverage the advantage IT offers, we’ll work with you to develop the consultancy and analytical skills that you’ll need in today’s environment. Working on projects that cross borders and sectors, the experiences you gain here will be more valuable than anywhere else. So whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

Qualifications:

Job Summary:

EY's Information Technology Enablement Center (ITEC) is a Center of Excellence that assists our national advisory practices in planning, pursuing, delivering and managing large, complex full lifecycle initiatives along with providing experience in leading practices, methods, and resources in the space of Information Technology. Applications Advisory Services within ITEC supports our area offices by providing resources that can design, architect, deliver and lead such initiatives. The EY Application Advisory Services group advises clients to understand, architect, select and implement the core applications required to run their business. Our focus will be on helping our clients to achieve following key benefits:

  • An optimal applications portfolio and governance structure that aligns with IT strategy and business architecture

  • Improvement in application performance driving higher customer (internal and external) satisfaction

  • Cost reduction and better investment decisions for applications infrastructure and services

We currently have a career opportunity for a Manager. The successful Manager will work with and through the EY area offices to assist clients with a variety of needs. The goal is to support our area offices as they build their individual practices and work to facilitate their clients' efforts to make their business units more effective and efficient. To meet that objective, our service offering includes, among others, the analysis of specific business requirements that will translate into sound technology architecture, infrastructure designs and vendor selection.

The opportunity is now. If you are interested in being part of a dynamic team, serving clients and reaching your full potential - EY Advisory Services is for you.

Key Responsibilities:

This position will support Advisory Services by managing project teams through agreed upon phases of the ERP project governance, requirements definition, vendor selection, risk analysis, customization, testing, implementation, training and rollout of a client's project lifecycle. They will also provide business development assistance.

The successful candidate will also assist in developing applicable methodologies, tools, approaches, points of view, thought leadership and accelerators to differentiate EY in the ERP Advisory market. These will then be shared with all EY market-facing organizations to provide consistency and common platforms with which to go to market

  • Team with client technology professionals, and/or third party strategic alliances to provide implementation of technology solutions

  • Demonstrate quality project execution and delivery by successfully monitoring project/program team economics, performance against the job arrangement and budget, and proactively adjust scope, timing, and resources as appropriate and if necessary

  • Develop people by encouraging individuals to think for themselves and take responsibility for their contributions to the team. Delegate work successfully. Conduct timely performance reviews and provide performance feedback/training. Lead by example

  • Generate new business opportunities by thoroughly understanding EY and its service lines and actively assessing and presenting ways to apply knowledge and services

  • Develop long-term relationships and networks both internally and externally

  • Manage and supervise a team of technology professionals through all phases of the technology lifecycle, including requirements definition, architecture design, conversion and testing

  • Interact and communicate effectively with finance and technology senior and middle management executives

To qualify, candidates must have:

  • a bachelor's degree and approximately 5 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 4 years of related work experience

  • a degree in computer science, engineering, accounting, finance or a relate d field (MBA or MS degree preferred)

  • 3-5 years of experience working with an ERP system in business operations, corporate finance or enterprise technology, with at least 1 year spent in a managerial and IT/business integration role

  • approximately 4 years of practical industry/technology experience

  • strong written and verbal communication, presentation, client service and technical writing skills, coupled with a strong interest in further developing and integrating enterprise business processes with technology skills

  • a proven track record of developing and mentoring junior resources through the career progression

  • ability and comfort level researching client inquiries and emerging issues, including regulations, industry practices, and new technologies

  • knowledge of leading practices, benchmarking, peer company environments and prior advisory experience relevant to industry specific finance and technology functions

  • prior advisory industry experience preferred

  • The successful candidate must also be willing and able to travel 70-90% of a work schedule

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