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(Senior-) Consultant Finance Technology - Financial Services in Zurich

Location:  Zurich
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Nov 11, 2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  499121


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. 


As the only one of the Big 4 with a specialist cross-border practice dedicated to the Financial Services Sector, we offer our clients seamless, consistent and high-quality services around the globe.


Our Consulting business offers a broad range of functional and cross-country services dedicated to providing high-value and trusted advice to clients, with a specific focus on business transformation programs in the Financial Services industry.


The opportunity

You will become part of our Finance Technology team within our Technology Consulting practice supporting local as well as global financial services clients (Banking/Insurance/Wealth & Asset Management industry).


Your key responsibilities

  • Advising clients on finance transformation related services and solutions along the CFO agenda
  • Be part of a team delivering large business led and tech enabled transformation programs with strong focus on managing / leading their delivery in a complex multi-national landscape
  • Topics vary from project management, process improvement, business analysis, definition of future business/technical requirements, system implementation and, accounting/regulatory driven finance change (e.g. IFRS 17/9), performance management, and quality assurance of project deliveries
  • Establishing the finance function of the future driven by digital and regulatory transformation, by using hybrid and/or agile methodologies
  • Able to understand the requirements of every project phase and translating into project plan, deliverables (incl. oversight of all project delivery phases)
  • Structuring and analyzing the as-is state, deriving insights, defining the to-be state and proposing actions to reach the solution
  • Work on projects jointly with our strategic alliance partners by applying innovative technologies as SAP S/4HANA for Finance and MS Cloud services
  • Participate in the development of our methodologies and tools
  • Collaborative working environment across service lines, competencies and sectors in our Consulting practice


Skills and attributes for success
To qualify for the role you must have

  • Degree in economics or finance, industrial engineering, business informatics or business administration
  • Initial practical experience in the Finance environment (accounting, closing, consolidation, reporting and budgeting/ forecast) and understanding of accounting/reporting systems
  • Strong analytical, solution-oriented and curious mindset
  • Reliable personality with a precise way of working
  • Ability to structure and analyze problems in a systematic and organized fashion
  • Strong team player and not one-person-only contributor
  • Can-do attitude, with a focus on high performance standards and ability to work in a focused, responsible, and independent manner
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to demonstrate initiative and a flexible working style within a multi-national team
  • Fluent in English and German, other languages are seen as an asset
  • Strong interest in Finance function driven processes and the underlying IT systems, evaluation of IT architectures and data models
  • Knowledgeable about ERP systems, such as SAP, and reporting systems is a plus


What we look for

Your ambition is as bold as ours? As part of our high-performing teams, you’ll build the tech skillsets and growth mindsets to become the leader you want to be. The leader the world needs. Harness our scale, our tech, our teams and our culture to realize your potential. Learn from the best, surround yourself with the curious, ask better questions to seek better answers. The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.


What we offer

  • International multi-cultural team of highly motivated professionals
  • Continuous 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 then make the next step and apply for this position online. For further information please contact our recruitment team ( / +41 58 286 33 66).


The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.



* exception of EY contractors, interns and alumni.




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