EY PI Finance Transformation Manager TMP Africa, India and Middle East (AIM) in Johannesburg, South Africa

PI Finance Transformation Manager TMP Africa, India and Middle East (AIM)


Requisition # JOH00208

Post Date 3 days ago

EY’s Talent Market Place(TMP) connects our consultants to our markets while working on projects which are based in the Middle East.

Please Note : You must be willing to be deployed for a maximum of 2 years on the AIM TMP projects which are outside the home region but you shall be eligible for fly-backs to your home country for one week in every 6 weeks.

As Performance Improvement Manager - Finance, you'll actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships. With guidance from partners, directors and senior managers, you'll identify potential business opportunities for EY. By drawing on your skills and experience, you'll create innovative commercial insights for clients, adapt methods and practices to fit operational team and cultural needs, and contribute to thought leadership.

You'll actively contribute to improving operational efficiency on projects and internal initiatives. In line with our commitment to quality, you'll consistently drive projects to completion and confirm that work is of a high quality. Your role in leading teams - or parts of teams - on engagements will depend on the size of engagement. When working on engagements, you'll report to higher levels of management, who will expect you to anticipate and identify risks, and escalate any issues as appropriate.

As an influential member of the team, you'll help to create a positive learning culture, coach and counsel junior team members and help them to develop.

Client responsibilities

  • Participate in Finance engagements

  • Help manage the financial aspects of engagements by organizing staffing, tracking fees and communicating issues to project leaders

  • Participate in business development initiatives

  • Build strong internal relationships within EY Advisory Services and with other services across the organization

People responsibilities

  • Develop people through effectively supervising, coaching, and mentoring staff

  • Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for staff

  • Contribute to people-related initiatives including recruiting, retaining and training professionals

  • Maintain an educational program to continually develop personal skills of staff

  • Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures

Technical skills requirements

You'll have knowledge and experience of a number of the following areas:

  • Finance transformation

  • Balanced scorecard

  • Planning, budgeting and forecasting

  • Performance measurement and performance management

  • Business performance reporting

  • Cost to serve

  • Cost reduction

  • Shared service centre and business process outsourcing

  • Financial statement close

You'll have knowledge and experience in one or more of EY’s priority industry sectors:

  • Government & Public Sector

  • Utilities

  • Consumer Products

  • Industrial Products

  • Technology

  • Communications & Entertainment

  • Healthcare

Additional requirements

  • Demonstrated track record with a blue chip consulting organization and/or blue chip organization

  • Professional accountancy qualification or equivalent

  • Strong academic record including a degree

  • Demonstrated experience in business development

  • Candidates should be willing to be based for up to 2 years in Middle East whilst maintaining home office in Africa

  • Speaking Arabic is an advantage though not a requirement

  • Focus on finance transformation and shared services

Who we are:

At EY we support you in achieving your unique potential both personally and professionally. We give you stretching and rewarding experiences that keep you motivated, working in an atmosphere of integrity and teaming with some of the world's most successful companies. And while we encourage you to take personal responsibility for your career, we support you in your professional development in every way we can. You enjoy the flexibility to devote time to what matters to you, in your business and personal lives. At EY you can be who you are and express your point of view, energy and enthusiasm, wherever you are in the world. It's how you make a difference.

Please note: Preference will be given to PDI candidates.