Senior Financial Reporting Consultant / Manager in Finance Consulting

Athens, GR
Competitive remuneration package
16 May 2024
24 May 2024
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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 our continuously growing team, which employs over 2.300 professionals in Greece, and is listed in Greece's Top Employers for 2023! Experience great flexibility, under our hybrid operating model across our offices in AthensPatras, and Thessaloniki, while benefiting from personalized learning and career development opportunities. We prioritize diversity, equity, and inclusion, fostering an environment where everyone's unique perspectives are valued, that supports you in building an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

Competitive business today is all about making intelligent, informed decisions. We work with a range of large Greek financial services and corporate clients across all sectors, as well as financial institutions, often on complex assignments that involve working with colleagues across a variety of disciplines and jurisdictions.

The opportunity

For our Finance Consulting team, offering services to CFO’s and addressing every single aspect of the CFO agenda, we are looking for experienced professionals, excited about growing their careers through assisting clients in financial and regulatory reporting, finance transformation (process optimization, target operating model and system implementation) and more innovative topics such as the use of predictive analytics in support of business planning and the use of interactive dashboarding to enhance management reporting. By performing end-to-end support and transformations and cultivating EY talent, we play a key role in building the future of finance. In this job, you will thus be in the front row to delivering projects that address the CFO’s most significant challenges.

Key responsibilities

As a Senior Consultant / Manager, you will collaborate with our clients to understand the challenges that face their business and help implement a tailored solution. You will also contribute to the development of the competence team and EY as a whole.

You will serve key clients, supporting them to respond to stakeholders’ expectations with respect to financial, regulatory and management reporting (content, compliance, efficiency, quality and controls). You will have the opportunity to make a real difference during a time of exciting growth and help build trust in a changing economic and regulatory environment.

Some examples of how you will drive our client’s finance department to the next level:

  • Improving the finance statements closing process, consolidation process and overall reporting cycle
  • Incorporation of ESG in the finance function
  • Provide consulting services on the reporting and consolidation processes
  • Enhancing the decision making process by optimizing the budgeting and forecasting processes
  • Supporting as a functional Finance expert in the implementation of finance tools (ERP, Consolidation, Controlling, Reporting and Visualization tools)
  • Conducting analyses on financial statements, management and regulatory reporting

Skills and Attributes for Success

  • Excellent academic record, ideally including a postgraduate degree in Finance, Accounting, Business, Engineering and/or other related field.
  • Between 3 and 10 years of relevant experience in financial reporting role, including management or regulatory reporting, or equivalent audit or consulting experience.
  • Strong analytical skills with an eye for detail
  • Solid communication and presentation skills, both written and oral
  • Proficient level of business English
  • A can-do mentality
  • Loving the challenge to connect with different people in an organization (from expert to CFO)
  • Combining a passion for figures with recognizing the importance of a good team spirit

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Finance related professional qualification completed or in progress (e.g., CFA, ACCA, ACA, CIMA)
  • Good working knowledge of finance technology, including but not limited to ERP, Planning and Budgeting, Reporting/Visualization systems & tools.
  • Demonstration of integrity, values, principles, and work ethic.
  • Experience with ESG-related topics
  • Consulting, Audit or Project Management experience is an asset

What We Look For

What’s most important is that you’re dedicated to working with your colleagues as part of a high-performing team. You’ll need to demonstrate enthusiasm, high-motivation and passion to develop fast in a multinational working environment. You’ll need to thrive in picking up new skills and talents as you go, so natural curiosity, a lot of questions and the confidence to speak up when you see something that could be improved are essential. If you’ve got the right combination of technical knowledge and communication skills, this role is for you.

What we offer

  • Competitive remuneration package: You’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Depending on your experience, our comprehensive rewards package includes benefits that suit your needs including cutting-edge technological equipment, ticket restaurant vouchers, a private health insurance scheme, life insurance, income protection and an exclusive EY benefits club that provides a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions.
  • Flexible working arrangements: We operate under a hybrid working model, which is defined based on both your own preferences and team’s needs, and we enjoy our summers with short Fridays.
  • Personalized learning experience and career development: We provide free and unlimited access to educational platforms and EY Badges, support certifications, and provide coaching and feedback, as a part of our Leadership & Development process, all of which can lead to a meaningful impact and success as defined by you.
  • 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.
  • International Experience: Become part of international projects and work along multicultural teams, through our global network.
  • Above all, you will be working in one of the Top Employers in Greece for 2023, awarded by the Top Employers Institute.

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.

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