Senior Manager (Level 4) - Accounts Senior Manager, EY Finance Operations, Belfast

Belfast, UK
Competitive remuneration package
06 May 2024
06 Jun 2024
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Senior Manager (Level 4) – Accounts Senior Manager, EY Finance Operations, Belfast

At EY, you’ll 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’re 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:

EY Finance Operations is a fast-growing, managed service team within EY providing bookkeeping, management accounts, corporate tax, VAT, and statutory accounting functions for a wide range of clients.

We are seeking a qualified and experienced Accountant for a Senior Manager role within EY's Finance Operations Services division. This position will focus on providing expert financial operations support and guidance to a portfolio of clients, ensuring high-quality service delivery and client satisfaction.


  • Serve as a key point of contact and relationship manager for a designated portfolio of clients, understanding their financial needs and objectives within EY's Finance Operations Services.
  • Lead and manage a team responsible for delivering finance operations services, including but not limited to accounts payable, accounts receivable, financial reporting, and budgeting for client accounts.
  • Develop and execute tailored financial strategies and solutions aligned with each client's unique requirements, adhering to industry standards and leveraging EY's methodologies.
  • Monitor and analyse the financial performance of client portfolios, offering strategic insights and recommendations to optimize financial processes, enhance efficiencies, and mitigate risks.
  • Work with our go-to-market team to create compelling pitches for new work, assist with shaping the commercial strategy, and build internal networks where you are able to explain our services to internal stakeholders and potential new clients
  • Ensure strict adherence to accounting principles, regulatory requirements, and EY's internal policies while maintaining accurate and timely financial reporting for all client accounts.
  • Collaborate closely with clients, understand their challenges, and proactively identify opportunities to improve financial operations, add value, and contribute to their success.
  • Act as a mentor, coach, and advisor to team members, fostering a culture of excellence, continuous learning, and professional development within EY.


  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, or equivalent).
  • Extensive accounting experience (4+ years) in finance operations or accounting roles, preferably within a professional services firm.
  • Thorough knowledge of accounting principles, financial reporting, and regulatory compliance.
  • Strong leadership, communication, and relationship-building skills to effectively manage client engagements and lead a team.
  • Proficiency in financial software and ERP systems (e.g. MS Dynamics, SAP, Oracle, etc.) for managing client accounts and operations.
  • Analytical acumen with the ability to interpret complex financial data, provide strategic insights, and drive impactful solutions.
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, manage multiple client accounts, and deliver results while meeting stringent deadlines.

What 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.

Please note;

Prior to finalizing your application, you will be asked to provide personal information across several dimensions of diversity and inclusiveness. The information you provide is kept entirely confidential and will not be used to evaluate your candidacy. We collect this data to help us analyse our recruitment process holistically and implement actions that promote diversity and inclusiveness. While optional, we encourage you to provide this information to hold us accountable towards our goal of building a better working world. Read more about our commitment to diversity& inclusiveness here. We ask because it matters!

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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