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EY Business Consulting – Finance, Senior Manager in Hong Kong, China

Business Consulting – Finance, Senior Manager


Requisition # HON003BH

Post Date Sep 06, 2020


EY professionals in our Business Consulting - Finance team advise CFOs from leading multi-national companies, providing services that improve the performance and effectiveness of the Finance function; either enhancing Finance people capabilities, process efficiency or systems performance.

EY teams are looking to expand the team, as clients align their businesses to the new market realities and in remaining relevant for the time to come. This will require a combination of skills focused on driving broad front to back transformations with the client / consumer at the front and center of this. This marks a shift from the traditional approach to transformation which is inward driven. We are hence looking for talented experienced professionals who have led end to end transformations that have helped multi-national companies redesign service delivery models, organizations, processes / customer journeys and implementing new technologies.

All EY engagements advance and drive the finance agenda forward and may be related, but not limited, to:

  • Finance assessment services, includingreview of current processes, organization and systems against bestpractices, producing a list of improvement initiatives with a clearroadmap for implementation and vision for the future of their Financefunction

  • Finance transformation programs, implementationsupport of identified improvement initiatives, ranging from a broad transformationof the finance function to a transformation of interdependent processessuch as budgeting and forecasting. The areas in which we drive andimplement change include:

  • Financegovernance and operating model including shared services

  • Financestrategy and performance

  • Finance systems e.g. Enterprise ResourcingPlanning (ERP), Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) and Analyticstools

  • Financeautomation e.g. Robotics Process Automation (RPA) and Machine Learning

  • Financepolicy and process e.g. financial statement close process

  • Financedata and standards e.g. chart of accounts re-design

  • Financepeople capabilities

As you deliver exceptional client service, you’ll have the opportunity to address some of the biggest issues facing organizations today – supported by structured learning and development. With a network stretching across the world, the projects you work on will cross borders and sectors, providing unrivaled experience. So, whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

Yourkey responsibilities

  • Workclosely with the Service Leader (Director) in helping grow the competency,identify and execute the go-to-market approach and client coverage

  • Leadand help manage large scale cross functional projects and operationaltransformations within multi-national corporations

  • Analyze and providerecommendation to client personnel on strategic initiatives andtransformations

  • Monitor and supervise the team oftransformation professionals working across a range of clients

  • Drive business development onselect clients and helping build and grow the pipeline

  • Build strong internalrelationships and network to collaborate with other competencies andidentify cross team offerings like Finance Transformation, Risktransformation, Digital etc.

  • Develop and maintain productiveworking relationships with senior client stakeholders

  • Participate in the career andperformance development of EY teams by serving as a career counselor,training new staff and providing timely and specific performance feedback

Skillsand attributes for success

  • Abilityto positively engage across service lines and connect with multiplestakeholders, leveraging the global EY network

  • Previousclient facing experience at a top-tier financial institution highly desirable

Toqualify for the role you must have

  • Abachelor’s or master’s degree in business or technology disciplines

  • 8+years of relevant experience e.g.leading consulting or professionalservices firms or as internal project leader for industry practitioner

  • Deep and comprehensiveunderstanding of Finance the function, should have the ability to take a pan-organizational and strategicview

  • Proven project management experienceand problem-solving skills,with ability to lead and mobilizecross-functional teams. Preference toward candidates with a track recordin the provision of high-impact and -complexity programs.

  • Experiencein ERP / EPM system implementation (SAP is an advantage and Oracle, Workday,Microsoft)

  • Strong interpersonal skills andable to interact effectively with both management and clients

  • Excellent supervisory,analytical, organizational and leadership ability

  • Self-motivated and ambitious withability to motivate others and lead a team effectively

  • Fluencyin English and Cantonese, verbally and written

Ideally,you’ll also have

  • Acan-do spirit with intellectual curiosity and passionate to make a genuinedifference while embedding meaningful, measurable change for clients

  • Excellentpresentation and facilitation skills, appropriate for senior executivelevel clients

  • Strongunderstanding of leading and managing proposal processes, involvingmultiple service lines and jurisdictions

  • Accountingqualification or equivalent based on experience (HKICPA / CPA / ACCA / CIMAetc. certification)

  • Excellentcommand of spoken and written Mandarin

Whatworking at EY offers

  • Support,coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunitiesto develop new skills and progress your career

  • Thefreedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right foryou

Ifyou can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, pleasecontact us as soon as possible.

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