Senior Consultant in Transformation & Reporting Services

Athens, GR
Competitive remuneration package
17 May 2023
08 Jun 2023
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Job description

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. This is what makes us different, and renders working here a unique, lifetime experience.

The Opportunity

We are currently seeking a professional to strengthen our Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) team. In your new role, you will work closely with our clients, advising on diverse projects falling under the CFO agenda:

  • Participate in diagnostic initiatives to assess current finance/ treasury processes and identify improvement opportunities.
  • This also includes the introduction and further development of accounting / reporting / treasury tools to support the optimization of client’s respective processes.
  • Assist clients with the design and the application of improvements in the internal control environment.
  • Advise clients with various reporting financial or non-financial requirements and related disclosures, including corporate and ESG related reporting.
  • Analyze complex data to provide insights to clients regarding performance and trends to support reporting needs or as part of business transactions.

We are looking for ambitious, proactive and self-starter professionals at experienced Senior rank to drive the growth of our team.

Why Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) be right for you?

Our roles are varied but we come together to achieve similar objectives for our clients; everyone has a different part to play. Whether you have experience of a specific industry, advising clients or teams on complex IFRS matters, advising clients through IPOs and debt raising or regulatory reporting, there is a role for you.

Our clients look to us as trusted consultants, and as a FAAS professional, you will be at the heart of that goal. As FAAS professional you will have a great opportunity to expand your technical knowledge and skills, working on challenging projects for major corporate and financial services clients in Greece as well as major clients abroad and frequently work with other service lines. At the same time, you will have the opportunity to make a real difference to the FAAS team during a time of exciting growth.

You will be provided with the opportunity to further develop your expertise, differentiate yourself from your peers and be part of a dynamic and growing part of the firm.

You will be building strong relationships with clients, working collaboratively to achieve their goals and demonstrate your ability to deliver high quality service. You will have a great opportunity to expand your technical knowledge and skills across a diverse area of accounting, treasury and controlling, working collaboratively with different advisory teams on different projects across industries, including on complex business transactions.

Our team is very diverse representing a wide range of backgrounds and experiences.

You will be part of a team where you will receive exposure to some of EY's most diverse and exciting clients and be given all the skills, knowledge and opportunities to progress and become ready to build a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. Your work will be recognized and rewarded, and a solid career will lie ahead of you. Sounds interesting?

Skills and attributes for success

  • Fostering an efficient, innovative and team-oriented working environment by maintaining cooperative relationships that lead to open communications and sharing of information
  • Collaborating effectively with Managers and Senior Managers at the planning, execution and wrap-up stages of FAAS engagements
  • Building strong relationships with clients working collaboratively to achieve their goals
  • Demonstrating positive attitude, professionalism, teamwork competences, project management and leadership skills and high level of self-motivation and desire to exceed expectations
  • Illustrating critical thinking and ability to work in a multi-tasking and results-oriented working environment with keen attention to high quality and accuracy along with strong appetite for development
  • Embracing technology to continually enhance service delivery

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Excellent academic background including a bachelor and/or master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration or other appropriate academic major
  • At least 4 years of relevant working experience in a Finance / Treasury or Controlling oriented role within a well-established company or a consulting firm.
  • Professional accountancy qualification or working towards gaining one (ACCA, ACA, CFA, CMA, CIMA, ACT) nice to have
  • Have a solid understanding of end-to-end business processes (e.g., record-to-report, order-to-cash, procure-to-pay, payments etc.) as well as interlinkage with other finance processes and related risk controls
  • Previous experience in finance transformation and process improvement initiatives will be highly desirable
  • Strong analytical skills that enable you to think out of the box and come with good ideas to help our clients address their complex accounting questions.
  • Substantial knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook applications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Greek and English and the ability to explain specialized concepts to non-technical audiences.
  • Results-oriented approach with keen attention to high quality and accuracy
  • Ability to work under tight timelines.
  • Flexibility to travel in accordance with client and other job requirements both locally and internationally

Working location: Athens (hybrid)

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you will be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our rewards package includes a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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

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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