EY Consulting Services Senior - Performance Improvement - Finance Transformation in St. Paul, Minnesota
Consulting Services Senior - Performance Improvement - Finance Transformation
Requisition # UNI00H9J
Post Date Feb 19, 2021
Our objective is to provide clients with a unique business perspective on how to transform the finance function - reducing cost base, increasing efficiency and quality of information, and improving decision-making through the following core areas: finance operating model design; business performance management and reporting, shared services design and implementation; finance process improvement, finance system implementation and outsourcing advisory. We've shaped a global ecosystem of CFOs, controllers and other accounting and finance executives to help our clients enhance the value they are adding to their enterprise.
As part of our Finance Transformation team you will gain cross-industry experience working with senior leadership teams in domestic and large multi-national companies.
You will combine your finance capability with program and change management expertise to implement and embed improvements and deliver sustainable value.
Your key responsibilities
Your role as a Senior will focus on establishing relationships with client personnel at appropriate levels and consistently deliver exceptional client service. You will also monitor progress, manage risk, maximize operational efficiencies and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes. .
You will work to deliver finance transformation projects in one or more of the following areas:-
Finance strategy development
Finance operating model design
Finance processes improvement
Shared services and global business services design and implementation
Financial planning and analysis (FP&A)
Finance systems (e.g., SAP), robotics, and intelligent automation
Financial close, consolidation and reporting
Cost management and profitability analysis
Order-to-cash, procure-to-pay and record-to-report processes
Core responsibilities will also include coaching and mentoring junior team members to help EY continue to build an inclusive culture and high performing teams.
Skills and attributes for success
Strong written and verbal communication skills, especially around breaking down complex structures into digestible and relevant points for a diverse set of clients and colleagues, at all levels.
Leverage automation and digital processes to help clients realize significant performance improvements quickly. Challenge and inspire both coworkers and clients in thinking about challenging situations in new and transformative ways.
By drawing on your knowledge and experience, you'll provide innovative commercial insights for clients, adapt methods and practices to fit operational team and cultural needs and contribute to thought leadership. You'll actively contribute to improving operational efficiency on projects and internal initiatives.
In line with our commitment to quality, you'll consistently drive projects to completion and determine that work is of a high quality. Your role in leading teams or parts of teams on engagements will depend on the size of engagement and will be under responsibility of higher levels. They will look to you to anticipate and identify risks and escalate issues as appropriate.
As an influential member of the team, you'll help to create a positive learning culture and will coach and counsel junior team members and help them to develop.
To qualify for the role you must have
A bachelor's or master’s degree
Approximately 2 years of related work experience in providing Consultingservices in the finance function in at least one of the following areas; finance operating model design, performance management, shared services design and implementation, outsourcing advisory, and ERP implementation
Ability to lead a team on multiple engagements and work collaboratively in a team environment.
Strong analytical mindset
Strong commercial awareness
We would expect for you to be available to travel outside of their assigned office location up to 80% of the time and valid passport is required.
Ideally, you’ll also have
An advanced degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Business, Operations or superior academic achievement in a related field
What we look for
We’re interested in passionate leaders with strong vision and a desire to stay on top of trends for their area of expertise and specific skills and knowledge to contribute to our clients and teams. If you have a genuine passion for helping businesses achieve the full potential of their data, this role is for you.
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.
The opportunity to work in many roles to solve our client’s toughest issues—integrating world-class problem solving, industry and functional expertise, and proprietary tools and capabilities to create change and lasting impact.
A collaborative environment where everyone works together to create a better working world-Our style is collaborative, agile, and flexible to meet the needs of your people, processes, and technologies.
An excellent team of senior colleagues, dedicated to managing and varying your workload
EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.
Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.
Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.
Build your legacy with us! If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible .
EY provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.
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