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FS Consulting - Technology Consulting - Wealth & Asset Management - Senior Associate - HK

Location:  Hong Kong
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  May 25, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1447455

The Opportunity


The EY Financial Services technology consulting team is continuing to grow and develop appropriate technology propositions aligned to market needs and demand. We work collaboratively with the financial services clients and other EY teams to enhance their ability to use and interpret modern technologies and develop their own enhanced capabilities to support better choices making, along with regulatory compliance, within their business.


EY consultants need the vision to articulate the big picture and the precision to see the smallest of details, all whilst focusing on the financial services domain. Technology and information are the assets which help enable this, and provides innovative approaches to unlocking this value, solving many of EY clients’ biggest challenges.


If you think you can meet the criteria of a focused consulting organization, understand how to grow in a growing services and work in the most complex of sectors, EY teams are looking forward to hearing from you.


Your key responsibilities


As a Senior Associate within our Financial Services Technology Consulting team, you will be:

  • Delivering a diverse range of client assignments, often managing diverse, multi-disciplined EY project teams or workstreams
  • Building EY solutions and methods
  • Identifying opportunities for new business and supporting bid teams with proposals 
  • Developing strong trusted advisor relationships with our clients 
  • Develop thought leadership and engage directly with senior client stakeholders
  • Supporting EY practice and people development through activities such as recruitment, mentoring and counsellor programmes
  • Work with a global team of experts to develop unique, innovative and game-changing solutions as well as benefitting from best-in-class operations focused training and development


Skills and attributes for success


  • Team player with exceptional interpersonal skills who can build rapport with the client and prove credibility
  • Highly flexible with a willingness to ‘get their hands dirty’ as strategic thinking and leadership
  • Bring Wealth and Asset Management industry knowledge, delivery leadership skills and experience to the client which they may not have access to internally
  • A structured approach to critical problem solving
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills
  • The ability to learn new subject matter quickly and a passion to work with the Wealth & Asset Management industry 



To qualify for the role you must have

  • A successful track record in the Wealth, Asset or Investment Management industry, gained through experience working at a Wealth/Asset Manager, a top tier consultancy (Big 4, IBM, Accenture etc..), a specialist financial services consultancy, or a Wealth/Asset Management technology or service provider
  • Good appreciation of current market trends in the Wealth & Asset Management industry and the technology that underpins it.
  • Experience of developing sales collateral such as proposal responses
  • Technology skills across architecture, IT operating model design/cost reduction or experience of major package selection/service implementation (Asset Management Order Management System, such as  BlackRock Aladdin, Simcorp, Charles River; Alternatives : eFront/ Investran /Allvue)
  • Good understanding of one or more Wealth & Asset Management product areas and an appreciation of the end-to-end process flows and functional areas of Wealth & Asset Management participants
  • Experience delivering at various stages of the project lifecycle, knowledge of Project Management, Business Analysis and/or SDLC


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Industry recognised business, finance, IT or project management qualifications such as PMP, PRINCE 2, Agile, Lean Six Sigma, BPR, CIMA or CFA
  • A good understanding of one or more of the following:  Buy-Side front and middle office, risk, compliance, advice and financial planning, Operations, Alternatives or Asset Servicing
  • A good understanding of the end-to-end process flows and functional areas of Wealth & Asset Management participants


What we look for

As a valued member of the team and leader, we’re looking for applicants that are keen, dynamic and flexible – who enjoy a variety of challenges and who offer different experiences and diverse insights.   


Who we are

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for EY people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While EY client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, EY flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.


If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible. Join us in building a better working world.  


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