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(Senior) consultant - EPM Business Consulting Finance

Location:  Zurich
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jul 2, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1509405

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.





The opportunity


In Consulting, you will be involved in management and business consulting. We provide seamless, consistent and high-quality services to our clients around the world. Our team works collaboratively with our clients to manage engagements and lead teams of data analysis resources in all aspects of design and delivery of information solutions. The needs of our clients are driven by global trends of financial consolidation, planning and reporting requirements. In order to reinforce our team, we are currently looking for Consultants with first experience in Digital Finance/Corporate Performance Management and Business Intelligence/Data analytics to support client engagement teams and to work with a wide variety of clients to deliver professional services.


Your key responsibilities


Become part of Business Consulting Finance and work within a young and dynamic team advising the CFO function of national and international clients in the areas of Corporate Transformation, Digital Finance, Enterprise Performance Management and Global Business Services. Your main focus would be in our growing Enterprise Performance Management team that is typically involved in the following activities:


  • Support the execution of entity-wide transformation programs, from strategy development to operational implementation
  • Shape the design Finance operating models, finance processes and next generation digital finance capabilities – specifically in the Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) area
  • Enable the success of projects with state-of-the-art methods of project management
  • Provide product trainings to clients and perform product demonstrations
  • Contribute to advising the finance organization and specifically the FP&A areas on the digitization of finance processes - from strategy development, concept creation and process design to optimization and implementation
  • Support the execution for software evaluation, implementation and consulting within the EPM practice as well as replacement strategy advisory for outdated legacy solutions
  • Outline the impact of digitalization on Finance and the FP&A function and how digital technologies can be leveraged to deliver long-term value
  • Work in an international team on cross-functional global business transformations
  • Prepare benchmark analyses to optimize group structures and evaluate target operating models as well as governance structures
  • Use the insight and experience of your daily consulting practice to continuously enhance/improve our consulting approaches/ways of working and support the publication of professional articles or presentations on conferences
  • Actively participate in internal teaming and employee developments and engage in shaping our culture / Be part of the change and actively engage in shaping our culture and contribute to internal team developments.
  • Look forward to an interesting and international environment in which you can develop yourself and broaden your network
  • Profit from our internal career programs such as the international exchange program ‘New Horizon‘ as well as our ‘Global Business Service Academy‘ or our `SAP Expert Class for Graduates`


Skills and attributes for success

To qualify for the role you must have


  • Minimum of 2 years of professional experience in consulting within FP&A, EPM/CPM, Consolidation
  • Experience in one of the following EPM/CPM solutions: SAP SAC/BPC/Group Reporting, CCH Tagetik, Anaplan, Board International, OneStream, Anaplan or similar softwares
  • Experience with EPM/CPM solution architecture, data modelling and implementation
  • Understanding in the area of digitalization of financial processes and applicable market leading tools and enablers


Ideally, you’ll also have


  • Knowledge of ESG, BEPS Pillar 2 and IFRS16 regulations or CPA/CMA or related certifications is a plus
  • Experience in project management and problem-solving skills
  • High affinity in dealing with MS PowerPoint and Excel
  • Willingness to travel


What we look for


  • Analytical skills and precise working methods as well as an empathetic personality with clear objectives and an entrepreneurial mindset
  • Highly motivated and willing to grow within a mentor-oriented corporate culture, carrying an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Excellent team player who enjoys working in an inclusive environment
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills in English, fluency in German is a plus
  • Strong analytical skills and a basic understanding of business metrics


What we offer


  • International multi-cultural team of highly motivated professionals
  • Constant personal development with a steep learning curve – a system of trainings, mentoring, counselling and on-the-job learning
  • Modern working environment and equipment, fostering mobile working flexibility
  • Transparent performance-based recognition and progression system
  • Acquire a fully accredited corporate MBA (EY Tech MBA) from Hult International Business School, whilst working with EY, completely free*


If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible. Make the next step and apply for this position online. For further information please contact our recruitment team ( / +41 58 286 33 66).


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