EY Senior Manager – IT Advisory in Calgary, Alberta

Senior Manager – IT Advisory


Requisition # CAL000ZD

Post Date Sep 19, 2017

EY's people in more than 150 countries are committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, tax, transaction and advisory services. We strive to help all of our people achieve their professional and personal goals through an inclusive environment that values everyone's contributions, appreciates diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work.

We currently have career opportunities for Senior Manager in our Calgary IT Advisory Services team. The individuals will work directly with clients to transform their business challenges into technology solutions. The goal is to support our clients' efforts to make their business operations more effective and efficient and, where required, provide services in connection with the development and implementation of technology solutions. Our experience is also important to the analysis of specific business requirements and the alignment of technology architecture, technology infrastructure design, and vendor selection decisions that support the line of business IT organizations of our clients.

This position falls within our IT Advisory team, which helps our clients enhance the effectiveness of Operations functions by assisting them as they shift their emphasis from transaction-level control, processing and reporting to more value-driven, decision support and analytics.


Develop long-term client relationships by helping our clients solve today’s problems with tomorrow’s technology solutions and intellectual capital. Collaborate with account teams qualify and quantify technology enabled transformation programs and support the associated business development lifecycle. Advise clients on a variety of business process services that help identify, assess, manage and measure the organization's capabilities. Lead project teams through all phases of the technology enablement life cycle. Lend specific subject matter knowledge to the design and execution of each project phase, helping to specify the appropriate architecture, data model, system design and interfacing requirements.


Desired qualifications include:

  • Demonstrated experience through all phases of the technology life cycle, including business development, project planning, requirements definition, architecture design, build/configuration, testing and operational transition.

  • Strong track record implementing major software packages (e.g. SAP, Oracle, OpenText, etc.)

  • Involved in IT strategy and transformation engagements (IT long range plan, roadmap, operating model, governance, enterprise architecture, etc.)

  • Experience with data warehousing, analytics and management solutions (e.g. SAP HANA and Business Objects, Oracle Hyperion and OBIEE, Microsoft SQL Server, Tableau, SPSS, SAS, etc.)

  • A bachelor's degree and approximately 10 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 8 years of related work experience

  • A degree in computer science, engineering, accounting, finance or a related field; MBA or MS degree preferred.

  • Strong written and verbal communication, presentation, client service and technical writing skills, coupled with a strong interest in further developing and integrating operations with technology skills.

  • Comfortable researching client inquiries and emerging issues, including regulations, industry practices, and new technologies.

  • Advanced analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • A high level of motivation, strong work ethic and self-starting attitude.

Willingness and ability to travel approximately 50-80%.

EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.