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CBS - Finance Manager (Penang & Ipoh)

Location:  Penang
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  31 Mar 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1476155

At EY, you’ll 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’re 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. 


Join our Core Business Services (CBS) team and you will help support the important business enablement functions that keep our organization running strong. As a CBS professional, you will work across teams to provide the knowledge, resources and tools that help EY deliver exceptional quality service to our clients, win in the marketplace and support EY’s growth and profitability. Major teams within CBS include Finance, Technology, Talent Team, Brand Marketing and Communications, Business Development and Risk Management.


The opportunity


The Finance Manager is a key finance role focusing in providing finance support across EY internal client account team and management. The Finance Manager will need to ensure smooth and efficient running of financial-related matters for the Penang and Ipoh offices. You’ll help to improve engagement profitability, manage enterprise-wide risk and support market development activities. You’ll support EY planning, reporting and forecasting and analysis, or help EY people manage day-to-day activities, such as managing engagements, process and auditing time and expense or invoice processing. You’ll also work with other parts of our organization, sharing your financial experience and insights to achieve specific goals. You’ll get all the support you need to stay on top of regulations and to meet your own professional goals.


Your key responsibilities

  • Oversee day to day Finance functions that include accounts receivable, accounts payable, billing, monitoring of funds, month end process and budget planning.
  • Support the firm financial planning cycle (Financial Plan, Forecast) processes, including reinforcing key operating assumptions, challenging plan integrity and alignment with agreed targets, and providing reporting & analysis for leaders review and approval.
  • Provide regular support and insightful performance analysis to facilitate better understanding of business performance of respective functions.
  • Collaborate with the functions as well as other global and regional finance teams to ensure a timely month-end close as well as accrual of expenses.
  • Support and execute global and local finance policies, assist in formulating and implementation of accounting and internal control guidance and processes.
  • Lead and undertake ad-hoc financial reports and projects as assigned.
  • Ensure that all financial transactions are processed accurately, in a timely manner, and in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
  • Build relationships and stay connected with the business and functional experts to improve the process and quality of deliverables.
  • Manage and supervise Finance team to deliver value to the business contribute to growth. Foster staff performance management, coaching/development and teamwork.


Skills and attribute to success


  • Ability to demonstrate knowledge and make sound decisions, initiate actions in response to situations as they arise, maintain high standards and able to bring in own experience within the industry
  • Deep understanding of the business and financial performance drivers
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong drive to excel professionally, and to guide and motivate others
  • Dedicated, innovative, resourceful, analytical and able to work under pressure
  • Foster an efficient, innovative and team-oriented work environment



To qualify for the role you must have


  • A bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting or equivalent
  • A minimum of 5 years of experiences, preferably in functional Finance operations
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively with multiple   stakeholders at all levels 
  • A strong client focus and the ability to build good relationships and engage with business leaders
  • Experience working in a matrix environment, with the agility to attend to multiple demands and shifting priorities, and deal with ambiguity and rapid change



What we look for


Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you’ll be a confident leader equipped with strong people management skills and a genuine passion to make things happen in a dynamic organization. If you’re ready to take on a wide range of responsibilities and are committed to seeking out new ways to make a difference, this role is for you.



What we offer


EY offers a competitive remuneration package commensurate with your work experience, where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. We are committed to being an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements (FWA), where this may be needed, guided by our FWA Policy. Plus, we offer: 


  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.


If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.


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