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

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

Advisory

Requisition # JOH001ZO

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 Senior Manager - Finance, you'll build valued relationships with external clients and internal peers and develop a portfolio of business by focusing on high impact opportunities. You will lead presentations and proposals for moderately complex projects - or elements of highly complex projects - and provide subject matter insight to bids and proposals.

Drawing on your skills and experience, you'll create innovative commercial insights for clients. You'll also adapt methods and practices to fit operational team and cultural needs, and contribute to thought leadership. In addition, you'll package overall project findings into clear, concise, high-quality work products. Acting as a subject matter resource on one or more services, you'll leverage knowledge and experience to shape EY’s services to meet client problems.

By driving improvements in business processes, you'll serve as a role model for quality & risk management and confirm that project teams understand and comply with EY’s Q&RM guidelines. As a respected senior professional, you'll communicate effectively with Ernst & Young engagement partners and managers and work to build, manage and motivate high-performing teams. You'll also help key staff to build sustainable competencies.

As Performance Improvement Senior Manager - Finance, you'll build valued relationships with external clients and internal peers and develop a portfolio of business by focusing on high impact opportunities. You will lead presentations and proposals for moderately complex projects - or elements of highly complex projects - and provide subject matter insight to bids and proposals.

Drawing on your skills and experience, you'll create innovative commercial insights for clients. You'll also adapt methods and practices to fit operational team and cultural needs, and contribute to thought leadership. In addition, you'll package overall project findings into clear, concise, high-quality work products. Acting as a subject matter resource on one or more services, you'll leverage knowledge and experience to shape EY’s services to meet client problems.

By driving improvements in business processes, you'll serve as a role model for quality & risk management and confirm that project teams understand and comply with EY’s Q&RM guidelines. As a respected senior professional, you'll communicate effectively with Ernst & Young engagement partners and managers and work to build, manage and motivate high-performing teams. You'll also help key staff to build sustainable competencies.

Client responsibilities

  • Participate in and, as required, lead Finance engagements

  • Manage financial aspects of client engagements and communicate significant issues, fees, and estimates-to-complete to partners and clients

  • Help partners and directors generate new business opportunities and build client networks and relationships

  • Understand all EY service offerings and actively identify opportunities to better serve clients

  • 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 all levels of staff

  • Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for all levels of staff

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

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

  • Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures and communicate these to all levels of staff

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 Agile Finance

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.