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Finance Transformation - Insurance - Senior Manager

Location:  Cape Town
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  6 Feb 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1464804

EY is a leader in serving the global financial services marketplace Our focused model and bold ambition have put us at the center of the events that continue to reshape and redefine our industry, working side by side with a range of clients from our most venerable institutions to dynamic new entrants across Insurance. Our purpose is to help build a financial services industry in which financial institutions are trusted and flourish, and the global economy is healthy, growing and secure. If you have a passion for rallying together to solve complex challenges, then come join our dynamic team!


The opportunity


We are currently seeking a highly motivated Senior Manager to lead Business Consulting Finance (BC-F) client workstreams at insurance clients, and to support business development activities across our Finance practice for on strategic and priority accounts.


Your key responsibilities


· Lead project workstreams assisting finance organizations at insurance clients (property and casualty, life, reinsurance).

· Deliver high quality client solutions that meet and exceed client and EY expectations and are delivered on-time and on-budget.

· Drive day-to-day client solution delivery, including assisting with defining project approach, leading and motivating project teams, monitoring and managing project risks, , and successfully delivering client solutions.

· Support the pursuit of new business opportunities, including building strong client relations, understanding client needs and EY solution offerings, communicating client opportunities to EY leadership, and helping develop client opportunities.

· Demonstrate deep functional capabilities and professional knowledge, and stay current with insurance industry and regulatory leading practices.


To qualify for the role you must have


· Minimum of 5 years of experience in insurance industry

· Minimum of 2 years of consulting experience

· Other beneficial experience includes financial planning & analysis, management reporting, regulatory reporting, and/or related technology implementations.

· Experience implementing financial tools and technology (e.g. SAP, Oracle, Anaplan, etc)

· Work experience with the following type of insurers: property and casualty, life, and reinsurance

· Reporting experience with any of the following: GAAP, Statutory, IFRS

· Business Process Redesign and assessment of key finance processes (close, FP&A, etc.)

· Future state redesign

· Target Operating Model design

· Allocation (activity based costing) experience a plus

· Consulting experience, including assessments and implementations

· Experience leading junior resources in finance management workstream efforts

· Documenting requirements and processes (e.g., process flows)

· Working collaboratively in a team environment

· Excellent oral and written communication skills

· Strong analytical and problem solving skills

· Willingness to travel 50% or more


Ideally, you'll also have


· CA (SA), MBA and/or professional certification (e.g. CPA, CFA) preferred.

· Experience in Onestream


What we look for


· We are looking for the next generation of outstanding leaders to continue our legacy. Our top performers in the past have demonstrated deep knowledge of the financial services marketplace, strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and an ability to adapt and collaborate in changing circumstances. If you are someone who has an appetite to stay abreast of current business and industry trends, develop in-depth technical capabilities and professional knowledge and demonstrate the ability to assimilate new knowledge, then this role is for you.


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