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EY Consulting – Financial Services, Data & Analytics – Advanced Analytics Lead in Hong Kong, China

Consulting – Financial Services, Data & Analytics – Advanced Analytics Lead


Requisition # HON0039I

Post Date Sep 29, 2020

We are the only professional services organization who has a separate service line dedicated exclusively to the financial services marketplace. Join Financial Services (FSO) and you will work with multi-disciplinary teams from around the world to provide a global perspective. Aligned to key industry groups including banking and capital markets, insurance, asset management and private equity, we provide highly integrated advisory, assurance, tax, and transaction services.

The opportunity

The EY Financial Services technology consulting team is continuing to grow and develop appropriate technology propositions aligned to market needs and demand, in particular in the space of Data and Analytics. We work collaboratively with the financial services clients and other EY teams to enhance their ability to use and interpret modern technologies and data, and develop their own enhanced capabilities to support better decision making, along with regulatory compliance, within their business.

Our consultants need the vision to articulate the big picture and the precision to see the smallest of details, all whilst focusing on the financial services domain. Technology and information are the assets which enable this, and our data and analytics practice provides innovative approaches to unlocking this value, solving many of our clients’ biggest challenges.

If you think you can meet the challenges of a focused consulting organization, understand how to grow and lead in a growing practice and work in the most complex of sectors our team is looking forward to hearing from you.

Your keyresponsibilities

As the Advanced Analytics Lead you will be responsible for growing advanced analytics and data science within the FS Technology Advisory team in HK. You will work with the broader DnA team to provide services utilising leading big data platforms and cloud technologies. Our current team is working on some of the latest technologies in the region using advanced analytics solutions such as AWS, Azure, Hortonworks, Cloudera etc.

Your role will find you:

  • Leading advancedanalytics and data science teams

  • Working closelywith senior stakeholders (both internal and external) to understand theirbusiness requirements and apply the latest AI, data science and advancedanalytics to provide actionable insights to our clients

  • Activelyparticipating and leading sales pursuits and business development opportunitiesfor advanced analytics work as well as supporting wider data and analyticsprojects and opportunities

  • Leading thedesign and development of advanced statistical models to deliver effectivepredictive models and be able to clearly explain the model strengths andweaknesses to both technical and senior business stakeholders To qualify forthe role, you must have

  • At least 6years' experience in delivering advanced analytics / machine learning projects

  • Experience inleading a team of data analysts / data scientists to successful projectdelivery

  • Detailedunderstanding on the latest AI techniques and tools and how they can be appliedto deliver quantifiable business outcomes

  • Strongexperience in articulating complex concepts in a clear and concise manner to arange of audiences from C-suite to specialist

  • Strong writtenand verbal communication, presentation, client service and technical writingskills in English for both technical and business audiences

  • Strong skills inR / Python / Java / C++ Strong SQLskills Ideally, you’llalso have

  • Goodcommunication and presentation skills (written and verbal) in Chinese(Cantonese or Mandarin)

  • Experience ofworking in, or consulting into, the financial services sector, and ideallyhaving deep knowledge in a particular FS domain for example risk, finance orcommercial banking

  • Strong workingknowledge on the mechanics of the underlying Machine Learning algorithms

  • Strongexperience working with cloud platforms, e.g. Azure, AWS, Alibaba Cloud etc.

  • Demonstrableexperience as either the sales lead or SME for advanced analytics businesspursuits What we willprovide you

  • We strive torecruit the talented people. This means you will be surrounded by highlyskilled and passionate individuals wherever you go at EY.

  • When you joinour team, you open the door to a stimulating international career. It isrewarding to be part of an organization that is at the forefront of analytics.You will get a chance to work on and support sophisticated and market-leadingproducts. We are a global organization with a promising future and lots ofopportunities for you to evolve and grow.

  • A culture whererespect, integrity and teaming define the way we work together. You'll alsofind support for your continuous growth and success What working atEY offers

  • Support,training, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleaguesaround

  • A variety ofroles and client experiences, our senior leaders work with multiple clientprojects solving complex problems across industries

  • Opportunities todevelop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom andflexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you About EY As a global leader in assurance, tax, strategy and transactions and consulting, we’re using the finance products, experience/knowledge 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. If you canconfidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us assoon as possible. Join us inbuilding a better working world. Apply now.