Senior Manager- Finance Transformation-Business Consulting- Belfast

Belfast, UK
Competitive remuneration package
10 Jun 2024
10 Jul 2024
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EY Consulting – Senior Manager, Finance Transformation

EY is expanding its Consulting practice in Ireland and we are seeking to recruit for a key leadership position in our Finance Consulting team.

Our Finance Consulting team assists clients in building Finance functions that are business-focused, cost-effective, and agile in meeting the needs of all of their stakeholders. We also work with clients across different industry sectors to develop and enhance Global Business Services solutions to deliver standardised, end-to-end processes across multi-disciplinary support functions.

Key to many of our Finance Transformation engagements is the identification, evaluation, and deployment of the right technology to support our clients’ business agenda. In particular, this involves intertwining our Finance and Shared Services portfolio with other offerings like cyber security, analytics, RPA, and digital technologies.

As a Senior Manager for our Finance Transformation services, you will be required to:

  • Develop and maintain long-term client relationships and networks including the development of relationships with team members across all EY practices to serve client needs
  • Lead delivery of client engagements, including:
    • Managing and motivating client engagement teams with diverse skills and backgrounds
    • Drive high-quality work products within expected timeframes and on budget
    • Monitor progress, manage risk, and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes
    • Manage expectations of client service delivery
  • Demonstrate expertise and in-depth knowledge in the areas of Finance operations and processes; Finance operating models; Global Business Services and Finance technologies
  • Foster an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment and play an active role in counselling and mentoring junior consultants within the organisation
  • Demonstrate ability to quickly assimilate to new knowledge and possess good business acumen

Skills Required

  • Minimum of 8-10 years’ relevant experience. Key areas of experience include previous consulting experience and experience within Finance Reporting (VPM) and Finance Process & Automation
  • Strong academic record including a third-level degree in a Finance, Business, or Project Management related area
  • MBA, ACCA/ACA/CIMA and/or PMP/Prince2 qualification
  • Experience delivering business change in one or more of the following areas would be expected:
    • Shared Services and Outsourcing programmes
    • Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementations
    • Programme/project management for large-scale business transformation
    • Finance process improvement and automation in a Finance settings (e.g., Order to Cash; Procure to Pay; Record to Report; Budgeting and Planning)
    • Finance Reporting including Value & Performance Management
  • Characteristics of a forward thinker and self-motivator that thrives on new challenges and adapts quickly to learning new knowledge
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and manage a team of junior consulting professionals
  • A proven track record of outstanding performance and display a high level of people and business skills
  • A proven track record with developing and maintaining client relationships including the ability to write and shape business proposals
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • A strong work ethic

EY, an equal opportunities employer, values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people.

About EY

Who Are EY?

EY is a global leader in Assurance, Tax, Transactions and Consulting services. We make a difference by helping our people, our clients and our wider communities achieve their potential. Our vision is to become the leading global professional services organisation by building a better working world.

Why join EY?

Market leading growth

  • We're a business with market-leading growth, and this is set to continue. We have a clear vision, big ambitions, and a bolder purpose than ever before. It all means growth and opportunities for you and our clients.

Entrepreneurial spirit

  • Entrepreneurial spirit delivers market-leading growth. That’s why we empower our people to innovate and act with flexibility. We’re developing people to lead, manage, and deliver ambitious growth, and tackle the most complex, critical, and rewarding challenges for our clients.


  • The success of EY, our clients, and our people, is built on having employees from a huge variety of backgrounds working together in high-performing teams. We're creating the working culture of tomorrow: it's more flexible, more inclusive, globally-connected, and driven by a purpose - to build a better working world.

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