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Senior Consultant - Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) - Financial Services

Location:  Milano
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  23 Jul 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1441312

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.


The Opportunity

The Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) team specializes in helping clients implement changes to regulatory and financial reporting. The areas we work in include IFRS 9 / 17 implementation,

finance processes optimization and finance transformation, functional support for finance systems implementation, financial and solvency reporting development, IFRS conversion support, accounting control framework development, planning and control processes definition and assistance with public offerings.

Our opportunities will allow you to have the chance to apply your financial accounting and regulatory knowledge in the advisory space, work on a variety of projects and offer you flexibility and excellent career progression opportunities.


What you will do

As a Senior within our Insurance FAAS team you will specialize in Insurance and will work closely with Finance clients, and assist senior management in leading engagement teams, provide

valuable insight and advice to support clients to make strategic and operational decisions about their


Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supporting delivery of insurance accounting and regulatory change projects by assessing engagement risks, driving conclusions
  • Supporting engagement mobilisation through scoping, planning and defining outcomes and creating deliverables as part of a larger project team
  • Undertaking practice development activities including contributing to thought leadership pieces, running industry events, delivering training or managing team communications
  • Developing strong internal and external networks for long term relationships, managing EY accounts and to bring all of EY to clients
  • Driving innovation by creating an environment that encourages innovation and being a leader in this area by implementing new and improved ways of working, delivery models and / or technological advancements
  • Establishing and managing effective working relationships with peer-level clients as part of project delivery roles
  • Contributing to the development of your own and the team's technical skills by establishing a culture of highest performing teams, inclusive behaviours, and emotional intelligence


Professional experience

Typical experience may include, whilst not limited to:

  • Experience of working in a consulting role in insurance or a transformation role in industry, focusing on the Finance function
  • Experience in leading delivery of Finance change programmes in insurance and demonstrable experience of leading change gained from: Hands-on consulting experience at a Big 4, or top tier consulting firm within Financial Services, or leading change programmes at a Financial Services organisation, or leading a Line function at a Financial Services organisation
  • Experience of designing and implementing Finance Operating Models and Finance Transformation, including location and service model strategy
  • Accounting and regulatory change e.g. IFRS9, IFRS17 – supporting clients to understand and address complex change, and leading delivery of programmes / projects
  • Financial Control – including internal and external statutory reporting
  • Financial modelling, budgeting, business planning, forecasting and analysis
  • General Ledger, consolidation and EPM projects
  • Regulatory, statutory and management reporting projects including Solvency II



  • An Accountancy experience
  • Always display excellent communication and presentation skills to people across all levels of an organization
  • Able to apply logic and problem solving to complex Finance business problems
  • Knowledge of the key issues and challenges currently facing Insurance CFOs
  • Extremely comfortable and confident around senior stakeholders, internally and externally
  • Extremely comfortable with Excel and PowerPoint. Much of our work involves detailed analysis and report writing, so it is critical you can work with these tools

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