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Senior Consultant Core Finance - CFO Consulting

Location:  Amsterdam
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  5 Jul 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1510372

You will play a vital role in supporting finance leaders as they navigate the challenges and changes impacting their businesses. Working closely with these leaders, you will help them address the accounting and finance implications of key business decisions. Join us in delivering high-value financial consulting services that empower our clients to achieve their full potential.



The opportunity - What future are you building towards?

As a Senior Consultant in Financial Accounting, you will be an integral part of our CFO Consulting team. Our team in the Netherlands is comprised of highly skilled professionals who specialize in financial reporting and accounting advisory services. We pride ourselves on our expertise in technical accounting skills, including IFRS/US GAAP and Dutch GAAP, as well as our practical experience in financial reporting processes. Additionally, we have a deep understanding of sector-specific regulatory requirements, which allows us to provide comprehensive guidance to our clients. Join us in our commitment to providing top-tier financial consulting services to our clients.



Our team - Do great minds always think alike?

Within the CFO-Consulting department, we work for the CFO (Chief Financial Officer) agenda of (international) clients in both the financial and non-financial sectors. We jointly advise CFOs and Finance Leadership Teams and support them in various issues and challenges that are important to them. We specialize in transforming the Finance function and helping CFOs redefine and transform the Finance function into a future-proof organization. This includes developing the Finance strategy, organizational design, process improvement, and deploying the latest technologies.



The office

Our office in Amsterdam is located on the Zuidas: a bustling area where many companies are based. In our Cross Towers, as many as 1000 people are welcomed daily. Haven't had breakfast yet? Then a special smoothie will be made for you or simply a delicious cappuccino. During lunchtime, the team is ready to serve you a fresh lunch. For a breathtaking view of Amsterdam, head to the 22nd floor. Collaboration takes on a new meaning through the Wavespace. This high-tech environment brings together clients and colleagues virtually worldwide!


Responsibilities – How can you make a lasting impact in a rapidly changing world?

  • Plan, manage and participate in various engagements (IFRS conversions, Initial Public Offerings, IFRS Financial Statements, Gap Analysis, Internal Control and Financial Accounting and Management Reporting).
  • Prepare deliverables tailored to client needs.
  • Stay informed of new accounting developments and their impacts on clients.
  • Attend training programs to continually develop skills (IFRS, US GAAP, Dutch GAAP).
  • Maintain cooperative relationships and foster mutual support with other EY service line teams.



Job requirements – Where do you start if you want to change the world?

  • A degree in accounting and/or another appropriate academic major
  • A minimum of 3 years’ relevant experience along with a RA or RC qualification.
  • Audit or business experience in financial statement close or the application of accounting standards.
  • Demonstrate mastery of key concepts and principles related to process improvements, project management and change management; show an ability to apply these consistently in engagement settings.
  • Impeccable client relationship skills.



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Equal opportunities
At EY, we believe in the power of diversity and inclusion. Our belief is that the unique perspectives and experiences of each individual make our team stronger and more innovative. We strive to create an environment where everyone feels welcome and valued, regardless of age, gender, race, background, sexuality, or any other characteristic that makes you unique.



What we offer – Is everything that counts being counted?

    • Vitality: the choice is yours. An online session with an external vitality coach, practical tips on topics such as nutrition, energy, sleep, and mindset and/or a voucher card to rent a padel court.
    • Flexible working: you decide where and when you work in consultation with your team. At home, at the office, at the client or from another European country (up to 20 working days per year).
    • Time off: you are entitled to 29 vacation days per year when full-time employed.
    • Sabbatical: the option to take unpaid leave after consultation.
    • Training and education: EY believes it's important for everyone to always have the opportunity to further develop yourself. We therefore offer you the opportunity to take part in various soft & hard skills training, external courses and/or sign up for an additional education. For example, obtaining an MBA to broaden your skills in Leadership, Business and Tech.
    • Mobility: Contribute directly to our ambition to reduce EY's carbon footprint to zero by 2025. With the new scheme you choose the most diverse sustainable options via the EY My Daily Travel app or online environment. Think of the use of lease bicycles, electric shared scooters, electric shared cars, flexible lease cars and various subscriptions for public transport. You can also view your CO2 footprint via the app.

For more information about our employment terms, visit our page here.


Recruitment procedure – How can you prepare for a long life together?

2 interviews and an online assessment


Pre-employment screening
Due to laws and regulations, and because EY (and in some cases its clients) has high demands on the reliability and integrity of its employees, every new employee will be screened. Depending on your rank the pre employment screening could contain the following: Certificate of Conduct (in Dutch: VOG) or - if requesting a Dutch VOG is not possible - Criminal Background Check of the country you are currently living or have lived during the last five years, integrity questionnaire, verification of ID, diploma’s and/or work experience and consultation of the Dutch insolvency registry. 

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