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Senior Associate, Consulting (With financial background)

Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  17-Sep-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  704181

At EY, you will 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 are 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.





Your key responsibilities

  • Analytical/Decision making responsibilities including:
    • Provide insights into performance by analysing data throughout the year on revenue, sales & pipeline, margin, trends, and annualized impacts, to support forward looking commercial insights and recommendations on how to achieve optimal financial performance
    • Leverage system and finance expertise to prepare for discussions, including establishing topics to be addressed, prioritising them and reaching out to other functional experts if required
  • Review and reach out to project teams on Engagement Financials:
    • Review and escalate any concerns and support the required correctional actions
    • Handling System and financial queries on following matters:
      • Pricing plans and budget reviews
      • Explaining downstream impacts of different user choices in Financial System
      • Providing instruction and guidance on various processes and systems steps
      • Advising corresponding financial impact where applicable  
  • Collaborate and advise on following:
    • Provide guidance on local policy and leading practices
    • Facilitate system and financial management training
    • Contribute to continuous improvement by sharing knowledge and providing support to other team members


Skill and attributes for success

  • Fluent and effective communication style in English
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to express and convey ideas
  • Proficiency with firm standard technology such as Outlook, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Windows, Excel, Word, PowerPoint.
  • Experience with Service Now and SAP is a plus
  • Strong ability to learn quickly and share knowledge
  • Excellent listening skills to provide focused advice, combined with the ability to apply judgment and seek guidance when escalation to a functional expert is appropriate
  • Strong understanding of the client server perspective and the ability to view issues through their lens
  • Logical approach to problem solving such that the end-solution is delivered to the customer’s satisfaction
  • Professional approach, demonstrating tact and diplomacy
  • Ability to prioritize workload and deliver outputs within strict deadlines.
  • Strong communication and partnering skills with people of all levels of the firm
  • Highly effective at virtual teaming and influencing skills
  • Strong numerical skills with the ability to understand financial metrics and dependencies including ability to calculate variances quickly and accurately
  • Experience in translating technical system "jargon" into business relevant terms so that concepts are understandable to client serving teams
  • Strong interpersonal skills and customer orientation; positive outlook, open, honest and ethical


To qualify for the role you must have

  • A Bachelor’s degree holder in Business Administration, Accountancy, Finance or related courses
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience in a finance or operations role  


Other requirements

  • Working with peers and supervisors to balance workloads as necessary
  • Self-educate and seek additional knowledge by staying up to date with the firm's policies, processes and tools.
  • Build relationships and stay connected with the business and functional experts


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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