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Consultant - EMEIA Financial Services Strategy in Zurich (STEM background)

Location:  Zurich
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  14-Sep-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  27721

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


Our Consulting business offers a broad range of services dedicated to providing high-value and trusted advice to clients, with a specific focus on business transformation programs in the Financial Services industry. EY’s Financial Services Strategy Consulting is a new fast-growing practice, extending the firm’s consulting services to C-level clients in strategic and transformational assignments. We are supporting our clients in their strategic decision-making process, designing and transforming their business for the future.


Your key responsibilities


As a part of our team, you will:

  • Structure and analyze complex business problems
  • Perform primary and secondary research
  • Build financial models for impact evaluation
  • Communicate and present solutions to both internal and external stakeholders
  • Actively participate in project acquisitions and publications
  • Contribute to team and community building


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


We are looking for consultants with a background in Engineering, Arts, Humanities, or Natural/ Social Sciences interested in the financial services sector with the following requirements:


  • Bachelor’s or advanced graduate university degree (Master’s, MBA, PhD) in a STEM discipline (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics), with evidence of excellent academic achievement
  • Evidence of excellent academic achievement and work experience
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Fluency in English and German, any other language is a plus


Ideally, you’ll also have


  • First touchpoints with finance and business-related topics


What we look for


  • Articulate, crisp and effective communication style, both verbally and in writing
  • Entrepreneurial and output-focused mindset


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*


* exception of EY contractors, interns and alumni.


If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible. For further information please contact our recruitment team ( / +41 58 286 33 66).


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


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