EY Advisory Services Manager - Performance Improvement - Financial Services Office (FSO): The Cayman Islands in Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands

Advisory Services Manager - Performance Improvement - Financial Services Office (FSO): The Cayman Islands

Advisory

Requisition # GRA000BL

Post Date Mar 25, 2018

EY is the only professional services firm with a separate business unit (“FSO”) that is dedicated to the financial services marketplace. Our FSO teams have been at the forefront of every event that has reshaped and redefined the financial services industry. If you have a passion for rallying together to solve the most complex challenges in the financial services industry, come join our dynamic FSO team!

As a market segment of the FSO, the BBC includes the Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, and Cayman Islands. The BBC operates as one regional practice and we pride ourselves on attracting the best talent from across the globe. By joining the BBC, you will receive unmatched exposure and experience to our continuously growing portfolio of diverse financial services clients.

The Opportunity

We are currently seeking qualified candidates to be considered for the position of Advisory Services Manager – Performance Improvement (PI) in our Financial Services practice in the Cayman Islands. Our PI practice helps clients better align their organizations' operating infrastructures with their strategies. We have a broad range of capabilities to assist clients with operational improvement, profitability management, finance function activities, and business integration. Our professionals focus on the assessment and redesign of business, risk, and control processes and the refinement of operating models. The goal is to support our clients' efforts to make their business units more effective and efficient and, where required, provide services in connection with the remediation and mitigation of process risk. Your time will be dedicated to the Financial Services business including retail brokers, private bankers, wealth managers, insurers/reinsurers, and retail banking. In return, you can expect leading-class learning and development tailored to your unique interests and motivations. You’ll be given all the skills, knowledge and opportunities to progress and become ready to build a better working world for our people, our clients and the communities that support us.

Your key responsibilities

You’re likely to spend most of your time on operational aspects of client business. That means developing an in-depth understanding of our clients’ unique needs and goals, before leading a team in developing and delivering meaningful improvement insights. You’ll be responsible for delivering a project at a client site which means you will need to communicate effective new strategies and the plan to bring these strategies to life with your team.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Stay abreast of current business and industry trends relevant to the client's business

  • Foster relationships with client personnel at appropriate levels and consistently deliver quality client services

  • Drive high-quality work products within expected timeframes and on budget

  • Constantly developing your understanding of current market trends and processes and sharing your knowledge to develop junior colleagues

  • Understanding our clients’ unique ambitions and needs and referring them to colleagues in other teams and areas to broaden our business relationships where possible

To qualify for the role you must have

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

  • A minimum of 3+ years of experience working at a professional services firm, financial services company or comparable experience working as an advisor to a financial services company

  • Experience working in a wealth management firm, private or retail bank, investment management firm, capital markets firm, insurance/reinsurance firm or as a consultant in one of these companies

  • Demonstrated ability to manage and supervise a team through all phases of the initiative life cycle

  • strong written and verbal communication, presentation, client service and technical writing skills, coupled with a strong interest in further developing industry and deep content knowledge in the Wealth Management area

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

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Prior consulting experience with a Big 4 firm or large global financial institution

  • Willingness and ability to travel to meet client needs

  • Strong managerial experience including leading teams across different projects

What we look for

We’re interested in highly motivated talented individuals with a strong willingness to think outside of the box. You can expect plenty of autonomy in this role, so you’ll need the motivation to take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve our current relationships and expand our business in the evolving market. If you’re serious about consulting and ready to take on some of our clients’ most complex issues, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical/dental/vision coverage, competitive pension plan, a minimum of 25 days of vacation plus statutory public holidays, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being.

Plus, we offer

  • The opportunity to manage a portfolio of talent within a designated service line

  • A collaborative environment where everyone works together to create a better working world

  • Excellent training and development prospects, both through established programs and on-the-job training

  • An excellent team of senior colleagues, dedicated to managing and varying your workload

About EY

As a global leader in 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 ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.

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