Consulting Insurance (Financial Services) Senior Manager, Business Consulting

Competitive remuneration package
19 Nov 2020
19 Dec 2020
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We are the only professional services Organisation who has a separate business dedicated exclusively to the financial services marketplace. Join Financial Services (FSO) and you will work with multi-disciplinary teams from around the world to deliver a global perspective. Aligned to key industry groups including asset management, banking and capital markets, insurance and private equity, we provide integrated advisory, assurance, tax, and transaction services.

Through diverse experiences, world-class learning and individually tailored coaching you will experience ongoing professional development. That’s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

Our Financial Services practice provides a broad range of integrated advisory services in the banking and capital markets, insurance, private wealth and asset management sectors. We assist clients in defining their functional strategies and operating models.

We consult with clients across Asia-Pacific to ensure they anticipate and respond to rapidly changing consumer needs, transform efficiency and effectiveness for sustainable competitive advantage, effectively respond to regulatory changes, and enhance people capability and culture.

The Business Consulting team is known for its capability in the following areas:

  • Productivity improvement: Improving operations through workforce planning, KPI alignment and process improvement through reengineering and automation.
  • Operational transformation: Helping our clients drive their front office strategies into their middle and back office operations to ensure a seamless end to end client experience
  • Simplification: Reducing business model complexity to increase efficiency and agility, delivering benefits for customers, employees and shareholders
  • Cost optimization: Reducing cost through organizational change, offshoring, outsourcing, and shared service creation/evolution.

The Opportunity

We’re looking for Consulting Insurance Senior Manager, to join our team with experience in the financial services industry.

The key service offerings cover finance function transformation, customer and distribution effectiveness, operations, shared services / outsourcing support, performance management, program advisory, enterprise intelligence, risk management and regulatory change.

Your Key Responsibilities

As markets rapidly change and develop, finance functions must demonstrate real added value to their business. The insurance Finance domain is rapidly evolving, due to regulatory and accounting changes, with a clear expectation that the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Technology Officer becoming a true partner of the business.

As an IT advisor, you’ll use your experience and knowledge to help deliver greater insight and utilize technology to deliver functional efficiencies as well as transforming the role of finance in our clients’ businesses. You’ll be developing innovative, sustainable ways to improve the management of people, processes and systems, working alongside other IT and Finance professionals in high-performing teams.

To Qualify for the Role, you must have

  • Bachelor's degree and approximately 10 years of related work experience; preferably with 3 years in a business consulting role in a leading consultancy firm.
  • Deep Industry knowledge and understanding of Insurance businesses and technologies (e.g., business models, channels, typical structure, industry terms and issues)
  • Experience in functional design and delivery of solutions incorporating SAP FPSL and/or SAP S/4 Hana within an insurance reinsurance industry
  • Knowledge and understanding of regulatory and accounting changes (e.g. IFRS 17, RBC2) impacting the insurance and reinsurance industry
  • Experience in identifying and mitigating project risks and issues
  • Strong experience in project / program delivery lifecycle (e.g., requirements, analysis, design, build, test, deploy)
  • Able to effectively engage with business and IT teams
  • Able to work effectively with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio)

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Business knowledge with functional design experience in SAP Finance package
  • Ability to translate business needs into functional requirements.
  • Strong experience to deliver Finance business change, with proven experience in successfully delivering SAP Finance package i.e. SAP FPSL and/or SAP S/4 HANA.
  • Strong experience in designing and delivering Finance reporting platforms
  • Strong experience in logical, conceptual and physical IT architecture design applied to user interface, application, data and/or infrastructure layers
  • Business analyst and consulting skillsets with experience in project/program delivery in SAP Finance package
  • Demonstrate experience in bringing together business and IT knowledge to deliver on business outcomes.
  • Experience in process analysis and design
  • Experience in project management and methods (e.g., steering committee communications; risk and issues register; status reporting; financials, resource and schedule tracking)
  • Experience in presales and sales activities, generating business through a network of contacts

What we look for

Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you’ll be a confident team player that collaborates with people from various teams while looking to develop your career in a dynamic organization.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. We also offer you:

  • 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, strategy and transactions and consulting 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. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

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

Join us in building a better working world.

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