EY Markets_Associate - Ops_ Associate - MENA Operation Support in Kochi, India

MarketsAssociate - Ops Associate - MENA Operation Support

Core Business Services

Requisition # KOC0017R

Post Date Mar 13, 2019


  • Any Graduate


  • 2-6 years of experience.

GDS & Market Ops summary:

  • Global Delivery Services (GDS) Markets Operations team provides operational and decision making support to the Business Development leadership and to various Global Markets functions.

  • Our diverse teams specializes in coordinating Business Development (BD) activities, supporting Go-to-Market projects and providing operational support to the Markets organization. The team is spread across multiple locations around the globe.

MENA Operations Support – Associate

  • As part of the Market Operations, MENA Operations Support team, the Analyst would have to handle dual responsibility of Account Integrity Reporting & Analysis and Project coordination. Will have to perform financial reporting, Sales & Operations reporting, variance analysis and other adhoc projects. The major responsibilities of the role include preparing/ reviewing the account structure in coordination with account teams across MENA, dashboards, forecasts, and analysis. The role requires a strong know on Advanced Excel with work ethic and attention to detail for a highly regarded team that focuses on accuracy and timeliness. The role requires a comparable work experience, strong skills, work ethic and attention to detail for as the team has a high focus on accuracy and timeliness.

  • The role also requires effective communication skills including communication over emails and Skype, aiming to support the business and its leaders, especially Partners and Senior Management, through reporting, data analysis and providing insights.


  • Prepare various reports related to sales and pipeline and present to the leadership team.

  • Develop meaningful and actionable analysis from the reports, perform trend analysis and forecasts

  • Provide the ideas, take initiatives and be proactive regarding the view/graphs/tables for presentation.

  • Develop new reports as well as enhance existing reports by working on automating the report preparation as much as possible. Update and maintain databases

  • Industry knowledge : Possess strong domain knowledge, understanding of EY finance

  • Good project management skills in order to track multiple deliverables and meet the defined time lines

Mandatory skills & attributes:

  • Independent worker and analytical thinker with ability to conduct research, data analysis and resolve complex problems.

  • Project coordination – Capable of engaging in effectively multiple stakeholders, understanding the objectives of their programs/initiatives

  • Excellent reporting and analytical skills – Previous experience and proven ability to read, understand and sanitize the data, build reports/dashboards and provide insights from the data, capable of identifying probable areas of automation and implementing them

  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.

  • Quick learner - Ability to grasp or quickly understand the process, objectives / intricacies of projects and move to delivery mode in a short span

MS Office skills: Advanced level experience in Excel reporting & PowerPoint.

Minimum Expectation :

  • Excel – Pivot tables, look ups, filtering, conditional formatting, validation etc.

  • PPT – insert graphs/shapes, alignment, text justification, text margins etc.

  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment preferred.

Desired skills

  • Presentation and facilitation skills - Ability to interpret data, create and deliver the message

  • Solution oriented - Ability to focus on solutions in case of ambiguity /uncertainties and not stuck with the problem

  • Display a positive attitude, interest to learn new things, capability to work under pressure and thinking out of the box.