EY GDS - Senior Financial Analyst in Taguig City, Philippines

GDS - Senior Financial Analyst

Core Business Services

Requisition # TAG000BY

Post Date Jun 29, 2018

Position summary:

The successful candidate will be actively involved in supporting business leaders, including area and regional service line leaders and partners. He/she is expected to understand the internal clients’ needs and coordinate the delivery of relevant finance services in a seamless fashion. He/she will collaboratewith various finance support structures to provide analytical support, functional professional, reporting approaches, transaction processing, and sharing of top practices.


  • Monitor and track financial results against operational and strategic objectives as well as historical performance

  • Communicate with business leaders in a concise manner and offer timely insights from a forward-looking perspective with proactive recommendations for improvement

  • Synthesize and communicate detailed financial information; highlight any potential risks which might impact service line performance and providestrategic inputto supporteffective decision making

  • Coordinate the process for various budget and forecast exercises by translating business projections into meaningful figures, including data processing, modeling and reporting

  • Support the team lead with the day-to-day management of the inventory, including billing and collection management, WIP and debtor aging analysis, and alert respective leaders for any potential credit risks

  • Supervise and review deliverables organized by junior financial analyst and provide technical support, knowledge and counsel to others within the finance discipline

  • Assist in the month-end close process

  • Execute ad-hoc analysis and data-mining projects as needed by leaders

To qualify, you must meet the following requirements:

  • University degree holder in Accounting or related disciplines; holders of CPA qualification will be an advantage

  • Over five years of relevant working experience, including three years in financial analysis and budgeting with supervisory role preferred

  • A general understanding of the external services offered by the organization and the overall area/regional markets landscape would be beneficial

  • Confidence, detailed-minded with sound analytical and problem solving skills; able to demonstrate the ability to challenge assumptions and decisions in an appropriate manner

  • Excellent communication skills in order to drive interactions that build trust and manage expectations with all stakeholders; experience in collaborating with teams across geographic regions

  • Able to work in a self-sufficient manner, operating across multiple projects and priorities; strong time management and organizational skills to meet tight deadlines

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel in preparing financial analysis and reports. Candidates with financial/budget modelling knowledge and experience will be advantageous

  • Experience in financial software packages, including Hyperion Essbase, Business Objects and MS Access

  • Excellent command in both English and Chinese; fluency in Putonghua will be an added advantage