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Consultant - Business Consulting Finance

Location:  Zurich
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Mar 26, 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1406711

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.





What if your career could have a lasting impact on you, and on the world?


Here at EY, you’ll have the chance to build a truly exceptional experience. We’ll empower you with the latest technology, surround you with high-performing teams, and provide the global scale and diverse and inclusive culture you need to discover your full potential. Through our coaching and training programs, you’ll develop the skillsets you need to stay relevant today and in the future – all while building a network of colleagues, mentors, and leaders who will be on the journey with you at EY and beyond.


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


The opportunity: your next adventure awaits


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 across all aspects of the CFO`s agenda. The needs of our clients are driven by global trends within a firm`s finance function as well as wider business transformations.


What we look for


  • You have an agile, growth-oriented mindset. What you know matters. But the right mindset is just as important in determining success. We’re looking for people who are innovative, can work in an agile way and keep pace with a rapidly changing world.
  • You are curious and purpose driven. We’re looking for people who see opportunities instead of challenges, who ask better questions to seek better answers that build a better working world.
  • You are inclusive. We’re looking for people who seek out and embrace diverse perspectives, who value differences, and team inclusively to build safety and trust. 
  • Qualifications:
    • Successfully completed business-related studies with excellent results
    • First practical experience through an internship/working student position or a finance/project position within consulting or the corporate environment
    • First understanding of the CFO function of an organization
    • Strong interest in the digitalization and automation of the finance processes as well as IT solution architecture and implementation
    • Willingness to specialize in one of the areas such as Service Management, digital O2C, P2P, R2R, Analytics or Process Mining, enabled through EY’s Alliance Partners
    • Highly motivated and willing to grow within a mentor-oriented corporate culture, carrying an entrepreneurial spirit
    • Exceptional oral and written communication skills in English, further languages are a plus
    • Excellent team player who enjoys working in an inclusive environment
    • Strong analytical skills and a basic understanding of business metrics
    • High affinity in dealing with MS PowerPoint and Excel, as well as interest in modern tools such as MURALTM or Power BI
    • Willingness to travel


What’s in it for you


  • 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*


* exception of EY contractors, interns and alumni


What you can expect


  • 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 Digital Finance, Corporate Transformation, Enterprise Performance Management and Global Business Services (GBS).
  • Support the execution of entity-wide transformation programs, from strategy development, concept creation and process design to optimization and implementation
  • Be involved in designing finance operating models, finance processes and next generation digital finance capabilities
  • Contribute to the success of projects with state-of-the-art project management methods
  • Work in an international team on cross-functional engagements, such as global business transformations or roll-outs of order-to-cash (O2C), purchase-to-pay (P2P), record-to-report (R2R) or Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) processes
  • Advise clients on leading technologies, functionalities, and optimization measures across the end-to-end processes
  • Become a Subject Matter Expert of a digital tool or enabler in one of our focus areas (see section below)
  • Use the insights and experiences of your daily consulting practice to continuously enhance our consulting approaches and support the publication of professional articles or presentations for conferences
  • 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 ‘Mobility4U‘, the ‘Global Business Service Academy‘ or our ‘SAP Expert Class’


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).


EY | Building a better working world 


EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.  


Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.


Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.  

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