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EY Finance Consulting - Manager in Kochi, India

Finance Consulting - Manager


Requisition # KOC0036K

Post Date Jun 23, 2021

EY Business Consulting – Finance Domain - Manager

As part of our Business Consulting team, you will help clients on their finance transformation and optimization projects, evaluate current processes/functions and develop their future roadmap, re-design their finance processes/structure/functions. Working with regional and global team, you will help clients reinvent or re-design their finance functions, models for increased efficiency and cost optimization. The client base spans across industries and includes Government & Public Services, blue chip corporates, banking and capital markets, multinational investors and Private Equity firms.

The opportunity

  • We’re looking for Manager with expertise in Finance Transformation and optimization projects to join the group of our Business Consulting Team. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a leading firm whilst being instrumental in the growth of a finance domain service offerings.

Your key responsibilities

Part of a team of 5-10 professionals undertaking finance transformation and optimization projects

  • Ability to take up work streams and effectively manage projects, influence stakeholder/ participants/contributors, manage expectation and deliver quality is essential

  • Defining finance vision and finance strategy transformation plan

  • Design Finance target operating model design and Business process reengineering

  • Develop Finance Structure and roles

  • Identify opportunity for digitization and finance process improvements

  • Experience working in Enterprise Performance Management projects with capability in Cost optimization, reporting, budgeting, bench marking, financial/business planning, maturity assessment

  • Experience in Shared services finance projects – location assessment, cost benefit analysis, governance matrix, feasibility assessment

  • Agile Finance and Digital enablement on finance able to work under pressure to meet deadlines; must be able to analyse and prioritize assignments

  • Participation in tech solutions in Finance function including ERP/SAP along with exposure to analytics and modelling will be a necessary expectation of this role.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Exposure or experience in Digital solutions in Finance functions will be an added advantage.

  • Process compliance/timely reporting of facts & figures

  • Financial consolidation and solution implementor

  • Finance Close Management, Planning & Budgeting

  • Business development activities through both leading/participate in pursuits and developing strong relationships with existing clients

  • Participate actively in supporting the Leadership in building an industry focused practice; Specialization in a specific sector will be an added advantage

  • Contribute in development of intellectual capital in your industry of expertise

  • Have to extensively travel for client engagements and discussion particularly in Middle east

  • Expectation of team management include Build/manage/develop team to support client engagement

  • Conduct training, create career paths and facilitate growth of team members will be a critical responsibility

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • 9-12 years of consulting work experience in Finance projects

  • Strong interpersonal skills and communication will be critical especially with CXOs level clients

  • Consulting experience in Financial services, Experience in transformation projects, Analytical and modelling skills, ERP/SAP/ Blackline/ MS Dynamics/Anaplan exposure

  • Strong Excel, PowerPoint, Dashboarding skills and Project Management experience on large project would be preferred

  • Right attitude to understand and align organizational goals and priorities and assist in implementation of strategic initiatives

  • Collaborate with other competencies and ensure Organizational goals and priorities are achieved as a team

  • Willing to work on Sunday to Thursday working week and support MENA timings (11AM – 8.30 PM), as preferred (supporting Middle East Clients)

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • CA/ACCA/Master’s degree in MBA Finance

  • Exposure to tools like Anaplan, Power Bi, Tableau, Alteryx etc

  • Certifications in finance domain, processes, functions