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Financial Management Associate

Location:  Toronto
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jan 5, 2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  489708

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.


The opportunity 

Join our Finance team to enable EY client account teams and management to run the business effectively. You’ll help to improve engagement profitability, manage enterprise wide risk and support market development activities. You will support EY planning, reporting, and forecasting and analysis, or help EY people manage day-to-day activities, such as administering engagements, pricing and budgeting, time and expense review, or invoicing. You will also work with other parts of our organization, sharing your financial insights to drive better outcomes. You’ll get all the support you need to stay on top of a constantly evolving business environment — and the advice and help to meet your own professional goals. 


Your key responsibilities 

The Financial Management Associate (FMA) is an expert in the firm's engagement management systems. Our FMAs support the Client Serving Executive (CSE) with administrative tasks related to engagement oversight and provide a ready resource for financial data and analysis, with overall responsibility for engagement management and economics resting with the CSE. 

  • Works closely with the CSE to provide pricing support and develop planned metrics 
  • Works with CSEs and cross-functional teams throughout the pursuit, client acceptance and engagement processes to ensure records contain accurate and up to date information 
  • Develops client and engagement economic measures
  • Develops and monitors possible economic scenarios to be used in monitoring specific engagements 
  • Performs analysis of inventory balances. Monitors overall inventory levels and aging, and reports findings to the CSE and management teams
  • Process adjustments to revenue based on regular discussions with the CSEs on budget updates and strong understanding of our internal systems 
  • Monitors client invoicing and collections, structures best practices around the same, and proactively encourages billing for "out-of-scope" work 
  • Works closely with the collection specialist and CSEs to ensure proper collection activities occur 
  • Performs special projects and ad hoc requests 


Skills and attributes for success 

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral 
  • Ability to influence and persuade others 
  • Strong balance of interpersonal and analytical skills
  • Effective multitasking and prioritization skills


To qualify for the role you must have 

  • Business oriented B.A. (or equivalent) with 3-4 years (or more) of work experience OR a graduate business degree with a minimum of 2 years of work experience 
  • Proficiency with the MS Office Applications, in particular MS Excel 


What we look for 


We are looking for candidates who are analytical, strategic thinkers and have a strong attention to detail. The ideal candidate is highly motivated, results-driven, and communicates effectively with all ranks. Being a strong team player is critical with the ability to adapt to changing requirements or deadlines in support of our clients’ goals. 


What we offer


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 allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
  • Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you


Diversity and Inclusion at EY


Diversity and inclusiveness are at the heart of who we are and how we work. We’re committed to fostering an environment where differences are valued, policies and practices are equitable, and our people feel a sense of belonging. From our actions to combat systemic racism and our advocacy for the LGBT+ community to our innovative Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, we welcome and embrace the diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds and perspectives that make our people unique and help guide us. Because when people feel free to be their authentic selves at work, they bring their best and are empowered to build a better working world.


EY Way of Work and your health and safety

EY Way of Work recognizes flexibility in the way we collaborate, innovate and deliver with the ability to work in-person and remotely. To support a healthy and safe in-person working environment, EY has implemented various layers of health and safety controls while working in the office or at client or other locations. A critical component of EY’s workplace safety program includes our COVID-19 vaccination policy which requires all personnel to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless an accommodation based on a reason protected by human rights legislation is provided. 


EY | Building a better working world 


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.  

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