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EY Oceania Markets Finance Advisor Region Lead [12 months fixed term contract] in Sydney, Australia

Oceania Markets Finance Advisor Region Lead [12 months fixed term contract]

Core Business Services

Requisition # SYD004EW

Post Date 1 day ago

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The opportunity

The Oceania Markets Finance Advisor Region Lead (MFA – RL) provides commercial market insights and support to the Oceania markets leadership executive and facilitates the connection between our markets organization and our service line teams. The MFA will team and collaborate with senior stakeholders including markets operations, finance leadership and business development as well as the MFA network across Asia-Pacific and globally. The MFA will provide insight into market trends and commercial performance (including analysis and modelling) as well as advising on and operationalizing markets initiatives. In addition, the MFA will lead key processes such as revenue planning, advice on cost budgets for marketing and business development (including looking at return on investment) and drive leading practice in Oceania.

This role is offered on a 12 month fixed term full time basis and can be based in any of our office locations across Australia.

Your key responsibilities

  • Manage the global integrated planning processes for the Oceania region, working with markets leaders to establish and embed appropriate stretch targets. Including aligning partner accountabilities with markets metrics; identify potential risks and challenges in acheiving revenue plan and advice to strategies to address these.

  • Advise on how to drive, monitor and nurture the right behaviours across the organisation both throughout the year and during planning. Work closely with stake-holders from markets, service lines and business development to align on expectations.

  • Provide insights into performance by analysingdata throughout the year on revenue, sales & pipeline, margin, trends, and annualized impacts, to support forward looking commercial insights and recommendations on how to achieve optimal financial performance. Creating and delivering insightful and impactful messaging to markets leaders, in support of decision making including placing financial metrics in the context of the Oceania market. Work with markets leadership / operations to identify reporting needs and strategy to respond including maximising usage of global reporting tool and library.

  • Advise on cost budgets by enablingmarkets leaders to make effective investment decisions including analysing return on investment. Support market segment and account leaders in planning and monitoring NBD spend.

  • Lead the implementation of markets finance initiatives across the region.

  • The MFA Regional Lead will supervise the shared service centre in providing additional analysis / preparing leadership information.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Graduate and/or professional certification in a business-related subject matter (i.e. Accounting, Finance)

  • Strong financial acumen and the ability to understand commercial drivers of engagement performance

  • Exceptional written and oral presentation skills with the ability to present complex information in a clear and articulate manner

  • Proven ability to build credibility and trust with senior stakeholders

  • Proactive approach to work and the ability to anticipate the needs of the business and deliver accordingly

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • 7 years of relevant experience to perform this position

  • A deep understanding of the drivers of commercial revenue performance including pricing and margin is essential with knowledge of a professional services environment preferred

  • Experience with using data visualisation tools such as PowerBI and/or advanced Excel skills

  • Relevant accounting qualification

What we offer

  • : We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • : personalised career development including coaching, experiences andformal learning so you’ll develop the mindset and skills you’ll need to thrive in the future.

  • : You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

At EY, you’ll be rewarded and recognised based on your performance and our comprehensivepackage can be tailored to your individual needs.

We hold a collective commitment to foster an environment where all differences are valued and respected, practices are equitable and everyone experiences a sense of belonging. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application viaor phone+61 3 8650 7788 (option 4).

We understand the importance of social distancing at this time so our recruitment and onboarding process may be managed virtually so we can continue to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of EY people, clients, guests and the broader public.

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