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Consultant - EPM Business Consulting Finance

Location:  Zurich
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jan 3, 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  23581

What if we didn’t focus on who you are now, but who you could become?


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 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.


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. 




  • Successfully completed business-related studies with excellent results
  • First practical experience through an internship/working student position in Consulting or a Finance/Project Management position within a corporate environment
  • First understanding of the CFO function of an organization
  • Strongly interested in digitalization of the finance as well as IT solution architecture, data modelling and implementation
  • Displayed interest in data and analytics of financial figures
  • 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 German and English, further languages are a plus
  • 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 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
  • Be involved in the design Finance operating models, finance processes and next generation digital finance capabilities – specifically in the Financial Planning & Analysis (FP&A) area
  • Be actively involved in the success of projects with state-of-the-art methods of project management
  • 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
  • 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`


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). 


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


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