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Manager - Business Consulting - Finance - Order-to-Cash

Location:  Zurich
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  May 25, 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1412561

In a world that's changing faster than ever, our global promise "Building a better working world" guides our more than 300,000 employees around the globe and provides the basis for the work we do every day. With our innovative services in audit, tax, transaction and management consulting, we lead our clients into the future.


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 Job Opportunity


  • Become part of Business Consulting Finance and work within a young, dynamic, and multicultural 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)
  • Be part of the Order to Cash solution tower, incl. team management, solution development and transformation
  • Support in all aspects the Order to Cash stream to simplify and standardize global processes within client organizations by eliminating unnecessary complexities and low-value work
  • Support other Finance Transformation projects that touch the Order to Cash tower (Supply Chain, GBS) and ad-hoc internal Order to Cash projects
  • Partnering with the Business Consulting Technology team and act as an Order to Cash SME to provide functional requirements and solution design inputs on Technology driven projects
  • Take responsibility for the preparation of the Order to Cash presentations and analysis
  • Drive the execution of entity-wide transformation programs, from Target Operating Model design, built and execution, Process Re-Design and implementation, Transition plans and Technology architecture design and implementation
  • Prepare benchmark analyses to optimize Order to Cash sub-processes and the corresponding organizational structures
  • Design and implement back-office sourcing models and outsourcing partnerships for back-office process structures
  • Proactively manage and maintain client relationships and stay closely connected with industry thought leaders
  • Actively shape and propose new solutions that reflect the latest Order to Cash market trends and adapt them to client needs
  • Support the Order to Cash and Business Consulting Finance colleagues by educating them with necessary training of the Order to Cash processes (new or refresher) and developing corresponding material
  • Supporting fellow finance process Managers/ Senior Managers and executive leadership in performance assessments by providing relevant feedback when and as requested
  • Responsibility for people development within the team, e.g. guide junior colleagues in their work and play a role in upskilling the team
  • Actively contribute to leading the change, shaping our culture and developing teaming as well as individuals withing the team
  • Look forward to a mentor-oriented corporate environment in which you can develop yourself and broaden your network



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


  • Successfully completed studies in economics, finance or a comparable course of study
  • A minimum of 10 years of relevant work experience, including a minimum of 5 years Consulting experience in a fellow Big 4 company and also min. 5 years of Order to Cash experience in Consulting, GBS/ BPO Operations or RPO role

The scope of your experience should cover:

    • Clear understanding of the CFO function within an organization
    • Deep understanding of the back-office centralization of transactional- and value-add activities across Centers of Excellence (CoEs) and Shared Service Centers (SSCs)
    • Good understanding of the BPO landscape, commercial approach, outsourcing best practices and potential for all Order to Cash sub-processes across multiple industries
    • Project experience in the standardization, digitalization and automation of the Order to Cash process
    • Design experience and exposure with various Target Operating Models in the context of GBS and the business partner role of finance
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and rigorous working methods
  • High motivation, objective driven and entrepreneurial mindset
  • Experience in sales activities, e.g. proposal creation / business development, and understanding of business metrics
  • Empathetic personality, excellent team leadership skills and enjoy working in a collaborative and inclusive environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and German are mandatory, further languages are a plus
  • Willingness to travel



What we offer


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


Your ambition is as bold as ours. As part of our high-performing teams, you will build the skillset and growth mindset 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.


Make the next step and apply for this position online. For further information please contact our recruitment team ( / +41 58 286 33 66).


* exception of EY contractors, interns, and alumni.


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