EY Consulting Services Senior - Financial Services - Project Management in Washington, District Of Columbia
Consulting Services Senior - Financial Services - Project Management
Requisition # UNI00GJ1
Post Date Nov 05, 2020
EY is the only professional services firm with a separate business unit (“FSO”) that is dedicated to the financial services marketplace. Our FSO teams have been at the forefront of every event that has reshaped and redefined the financial services industry. If you have a passion for rallying together to solve the most complex challenges in the financial services industry, come join our dynamic FSO team!
Working on projects that cross financial sectors, the experiences you gain here will be invaluable. You’ll help businesses realize the value from their IT investments supporting strategy, improving the customer experience and driving growth. As part of a high-performing team, you’ll provide advice on technology enablement, as well as the strong affect IT has during major program transformations.
Your key responsibilities
You’ll support either stand-alone projects or elements of multiple client engagements. You’ll monitor progress, risks/issues and confirm that key stakeholders are kept informed on progress and outcomes. Seniors are expected to build client relationships, foster an innovative culture and mentor junior consultants while actively participating in our sales program and supporting practice development activities.
Skills and attributes for success
We work with clients to plan and deliver business-led, technology-driven transformation programs. We develop practical, executable plans to manage the journey from strategy through execution. Our team uses industry-leading program management tools to accelerate start-up and enable highly efficient and effective program management.
To qualify for the role you must have
A bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, Finance, Accounting, Engineering, or a related field, with approximately 2+years relevant consulting experience
Strong communication, facilitation and presentation skills levering
Experience in project delivery, including configurations, release and change management
Knowledge of integration plans, integration reports and test procedures
Experience in scheduling and delivering implementations that include multiple components with tight interdependencies between these components
Demonstrated project/program management skills in a cross-functional coordination role
Broad knowledge of the IT function and how IT enables the business through effective strategic planning, governance and management discipline
In addition to the above, we require experience in three of the following technical competencies:
Technical delivery and Agile transformation
IT transformation/complex program management
Business and IT alignment
IT organizational change management
IT cost optimization and budget/financial and enterprise resource management
IT service/delivery management, including shared services
IT systems integration and separation
You will likely spend a significant amount of time onsite with our clients. As such, you must have the ability to travel in accordance with client requirements. This travel can be as much as 80% to 100% of a work week. Travel may be international.
Ideally, you’ll also have
Experience working in the financial services and/or the professional services industry
Experience working with executive IT and/or business leadership
Experience on large-scale complex Agile transformations using tools like VersionOne, Rally, or Jira
Knowledge of standard IT methodologies and processes such as PMBOK, Prince2, Six Sigma, CMMI, product management, systems development life cycles
Relevant industry certification (e.g., PMP, Agile CSM, SAFe)
An understanding of master scheduling and integrated project planning
Experience with enterprise PMO/Lean PMO setup and operation
What we look for
Top performers with track records of the following areas:
Practitioners applying PMI disciplines for IT project and program management activities
Seasoned client serving professionals with experience in the Financial Services industry focused on enterprise transformations
Great communication skills both at the personal level as well as in the professional set-ups
Intensive experiences in business development, leading and supporting proposals
People oriented, reliable, resilient and responsive individuals
What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 15 days of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
A collaborative environment where everyone works together to create a better working world
Excellent training and development prospects, both through established programs and on-the-job training
An excellent team of senior colleagues, dedicated to managing and varying your workload
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
Join us in building a better working world. Apply now.
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