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Senior Consultant CFO Consulting - Finance Transformation - Financial Services

Location:  Diegem
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  17 May 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1445686

EY is the only major professional services firm with a dedicated financial services practice (EY FSO) integrated in the EMEIA region. An international team of over 16.000 professionals is working across borders for our clients in the financial sector: Banking, Insurance, Payment Institutions and Wealth & Asset Management, in all service lines: Consulting, Tax, Transactions and Assurance. As we consider our people as the heart of EY, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that, whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


The Opportunity


For our CFO Consulting team, we are looking for experienced professionals, excited about growing their careers through assisting clients in transforming the finance function through process optimization, target operating model design and implementation of finance systems, but also with more innovative topics such as the use of predictive analytics in support of business planning and the use of interactive dashboarding to enhance management reporting. By performing  end-to-end support and transformations and cultivating EY talent, we play a key role in building the future of finance. In this job, you will thus be in the front row to delivering projects that address the CFO’s most significant challenges. 


Key Responsibilities


As a Senior Consultant, you will collaborate with our clients to understand the challenges that face their business and help implement a tailored solution. You will also contribute to the development of the competence team and EY as a whole. 

You will serve key banking and insurance clients, supporting them to respond to stakeholders’ expectations with respect to providing strategic business insights, delivering dynamic management reporting and improve efficiency of the finance operations. You will have the opportunity to make a real difference within EY CFO Consulting during a time of exciting growth and help build trust in a changing economic and regulatory environment. 


Some examples of how you will drive our client’s finance department to the next level:


•    Designing the target finance operating model 
•    Improving the closing, consolidation and reporting cycle through technology
•    Enhancing the decision making process by optimizing the budgeting and forecasting processes
•    Supporting in the implementation of finance tools (accounting, controlling, reporting and visualization tools)
•    Making the change happen in the finance teams by designing and monitoring transition roadmaps


Skills and Attributes for Success


•    Master’s degree in a relevant field (e.g. applied economics, commercial engineer) or equivalent through experience.
•    Between 1 and 4 years of relevant experience, in a finance environment, as team member, financial auditor or consultant
•    Knowledge of accounting & reporting in financial services is a plus
•    Strong analytical skills with an eye for detail
•    Solid communication and presentation skills, both written and oral
•    Ability to translate complex topics into clear, comprehensible communication to a broad audience
•    Proficient level of business English and fluent in Dutch/French
•    Positive and entrepreneurial spirit
•    A can-do mentality
•    Loving the challenge to connect with different people in an organization (from expert to CFO)
•    Combining a passion for figures with recognizing the importance of a good team spirit


What working at EY Offers


•    You will be part of a leading global professional services firm.
•    You will be part of the EY family where everyone is willing to offer support and senior management is very accessible. 
•    You will join a dynamic and growing team with a great mix of young and experienced professionals focusing on financial services.
•    You will get extensive trainings  on technical matters, as well as soft skills and project management, and you will have access to new technologies and innovative equipment.
•    We are proud of our flexible working arrangements, and we will support you to build a successful career and deliver excellent client service, without sacrificing your personal priorities. 
•    While our client-facing profession might require part-time working at client site and business traveling at times, we are committed to helping you achieve a lifestyle balance.

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