EY Senior Consultant – Economic Analysis (Financial Accounting & Advisory Services) – Brussels in Belgium

Senior Consultant – Economic Analysis (Financial Accounting & Advisory Services) – Brussels


Requisition # BEL001DI

Post Date Nov 16, 2018

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The opportunity

We are looking to strengthen our Financial Accounting & Advisory Services (“FAAS”) team with experienced profiles. The FAAS team consists of a group of experts in the following areas:

  • Accounting excellence: IFRS, IPSAS, ESA, Belgian GAAP;

  • Consolidation plus mergers and acquisitions: carve-out, IPO support consolidation, integration assistance;

  • Management reporting : dashboards, closing process, cost accounting, cash flow analysis;

  • Public sector: finance and controlling, management performance, operations performance.

Through this vacant position we envision to recruit experienced profiles to work specifically on Public Sector and impact analysis (socio-economic analysis, circular economy, financial impact, budgetary impact for public institutions, multi-dimensional analysis, evaluation). Besides the analytical work in this role, you will also combine sales, leading projects, relationship management and business development responsibilities.

Our team is active in the Diegem, Antwerp and Ghent office allowing you to work in a flexible manner.

Your responsibilities

Your main responsibilities will be to:

  • Actively participate to project delivery;

  • Contribute to the development of a market approach (federal, regional and local levels + private companies/associations);

  • Manage and drive the success of multiple engagements;

  • Manage and build upon your own network of connections and relationships as well as EY's network to further develop the practice.

Your profile

  • You have more than 3 years of experience in at least two of the following domains: strategic performance management, circular economy, socio-economic impact analysis, financial modelling, administrative burden, advanced data analytics (advanced Excel and/or statistical tools – R, STATA, Alteryx, etc.) and/or evaluation;

  • You have a Master degree in Economics, Business Administration, Social Sciences, etc. A relevant postgraduate degree is an asset;

  • You are fluent in Dutch or French with a very good knowledge of English;

  • You are an expert in giving strategic advice, and have strong analytical & problem-solving skills;

  • A strong interest for the public sector and the organization of the economy in general;

  • Strong interpersonal and commercial skills as well as strong communication skills;

  • You are a born team player, stress-resistant and results-oriented.

Our offer

  • We offer extensive trainings, both on technical matters, as well on soft skills and project management;

  • We offer you an attractive remuneration package (competitive salary, net allowances and extensive fringe benefits: company car with fuel card, smart phone, health insurance, pension plan, etc).;

  • We are proud of our flexible working arrangements, and we will support you to build a successful career and deliver excellent client service without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing profession might require regular travel, and at times working at client sites, we are committed to help you achieve a work-life balance;

  • At EY we are passionate about the inclusion and support of individuals of all groups; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability status.

At EY, the spotlight is put on our people. We work as a team, with respect and collegiality. We are curious and ambitious. We are empowered to build our expertise and to challenge status-quo. We innovate and we are at the forefront of technology. We have an open door policy where everyone counts and everyone can have a real impact. We are one international, diverse team, with one purpose. Teamwork begins here. Innovation begins here. Expertise begins here. This is what makes us different, and renders working here a unique, lifetime experience.