FAAS - FP&T - Finance Processes Senior Consultant - Multiple Locations

London, UK
Competitive remuneration package
12 Aug 2022
12 Sep 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Would you like to join an exciting team in supporting some of the world’s largest companies to solve their finance and reporting challenges? Apply to this great opportunity as a Senior Consultant to join EY’s market leading Financial Accounting Advisory Services (“FAAS”) team, operating across the UK & Ireland and supporting EY practices across the EMEIA region.

We are looking to recruit into our Finance Process & Technology focussed competency within FAAS. We work with our clients to design and deliver solutions to meet their business challenges, including emerging challenges around:

  • Financial processes & reporting – focusing on finance change and transformation programmes to create long term value; including policy and process optimisation, financial reporting automation, enabling finance teams to deliver greater value to the business
  • Sustainability reporting & enablement – focussing on data, technology and process to enable environment, social & governance reporting on key non-financial data, allowing businesses to react to the rapidly changing reporting landscape

Your Responsibilities

As a Senior Consultant within our team, you will be offering valuable insight and advice to clients and supporting them in making strategic and operational decisions about their businesses.

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Support the end-to-end delivery of projects such as finance processes and sustainable reform, assessing engagement risks throughout, driving the right outcomes for our clients
  • Perform detailed analysis of key operational & financial metrics for project delivery through various tools (e.g., Excel)
  • Support internal financial, quality and risk management on client projects
  • Contribute to your and the FAAS team’s development of functional and technical skills by establishing a culture of highest performing teams and inclusive behaviours
  • Contribute to business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients along with supporting the development and delivery of high-quality proposals
  • Develop strong internal and external networks to bring collaboration for EY clients
  • Create an environment that encourages and drives innovation based on experience with the client, market, service line, functional group and EY
  • Draft reports & presentations (using PowerPoint, Word, etc.) for project deliverables, capturing problem statements and solutions/ recommendations, for our clients


Experience must include one or more of the below:

  • Experience in accounting and finance related processes such as Record-to-Report (R2R), Financial Close Process, Consolidation, general accounting procedures, financial reporting, gained through Big 4 or industry environment
  • Experience in advisory / consulting / transformation roles, involved evaluating key business processes, performing data analytics, and recommending improvement opportunities
  • Process, risks and controls design over financial reporting procedures
  • Experience in application and/ or implementation of Financial system e.g., SAP, Oracle, EPM systems such as Anaplan, Hyperion, etc.

Other typical experience may include whilst not limited to:

  • Knowledge of wider finance related processes including:
  • Elements within order to cash and procure to pay
  • Financial modelling, budgeting, business planning, forecasting and analysis
  • Data analytics skills, including utilisation of technology to be able to automate extraction, preparation, and transformation of data (e.g., SQL, Alteryx, etc.)
  • PowerBI and other visualisation tools to present data insights
  • Experience in delivery of large-scale change programmes, demonstrable experience of leading change gained from hands-on consulting experience in Big 4, or top tier consulting firm or in industry
  • Understanding of underlying finance data architecture including general ledger, subledgers, master data structures, data objects etc
  • Balance sheet management; cost reporting and management


  • A university degree, 2:1 (or equivalent) or above is common but not compulsory
  • An accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) or equivalent
  • Between 3-5 years of experience working in assurance, consulting or transformational roles within industry

Skills and attributes for success

What we look for:

We’re interested in leaders with a genuine creative vision and the confidence to make it happen. You can expect plenty of autonomy in this role, so you’ll also need the ability to take the initiative. If you are ready to work with some of the world’s leading organisations solving some of their most complex and pressing issues, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings, and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction, and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise, and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities, and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

Join us in building a better working world.

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