Senior Manager/Director, Digital Transformation, Financial Accounting Advisory Services

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Competitive remuneration package
27 Nov 2020
27 Dec 2020
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Contract type
Full time
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In Financial Accounting & Advisory Services (FAAS) within Assurance, we assist our clients to address the accounting and financial reporting challenges facing their business. You will be part of a team that digitize and transform finance business processes, provides insight and services that accelerate analytics, decision-making and innovation to build a stronger and more efficient finance function. You will experience ongoing professional development through diverse experiences, world-class learning and individually tailored coaching.

That is 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.

The opportunity

As part of our focus on Digital, technology and innovation, FAAS is focused on deriving insights from financial data that could be the key to unlocking and creating new value. Our Digital transformation practices aims at improving and transforming business processes using digital tools (RPA, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Optical / Intelligent Character recognition, BPM, etc.) Our audit support analytics moves clients toward a “Digital Society,” by using “Robotics Process Automation (RPA)” to streamline processes, reducing both resource costs and operational risk.

This is a new and exciting role focusing on demand creation for EY’s digital finance solutions (robotics process automation, artificial intelligence, big data, data analytics, visualization, blockchain). In this fast- moving new space you will be the main driver in identifying clients and business development.

Your key responsibilities

In this exciting new role, you will be responsible for business development of our digital offering. This will involve collaborating with Partners and clients to determine a FAAS strategy that appropriately addresses risk and manages client expectations relating to deliverables. You’ll participate and manage FAAS engagements, ensure that the FAAS engagement team understands the client's needs and expectations and that the work product is client-focused, clear, accurate and well-presented.

The role will also involve ensuring work is delivered timely and in compliance with regulatory requirements, delivering effective execution of the FAAS service delivery framework, working with other service lines in providing an integrated service delivery and monitoring the FAAS engagement team's performance against the budget. You will identify and communicate relevant trends, developments and key performance drivers relevant to the client, consult with appropriate resources on complex accounting issues and participate in sales of new FAAS work. 

Skills and attributes for success

Pro- activity, Accountability and results- driven people will flourish in this environment. Business development and Client Management skills are essential for succeeding in this role. Dealing with competing priorities, understanding how to manage resources and communicating effectively are key skills. This will have a huge impact on those around you and help promote a positive work ethic.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor's degree with 10 plus years of work experience
  • Proven track record of business development, client relationship management and delivering large scale Oracle ERP enabled business transformation projects.
  • Strong advisory / consulting mindset and a big4 trained SM level experience
  • Strong ERP Knowledge and hands on implementation in Oracle EBS R12 and Oracle Fusion for Financials ( GL, AP, AR, FA, CM), SCM (Procurement and Inventory) and project accounting modules.
  • Business Process Re-engineering and transformation Skills
  • Strong management skills to lead teams, delegate appropriately, mentor, review performance and counsel employees
  • Ability and comfort level in researching client inquires and emerging issues, including regulations, industry practices and new technologies
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel across the MENA region to manage client engagements
  • Extensive Oracle ERP enabled business process design, Quality Assurance, Data cleansing and migration experience required
  • Exposure / recent experience in delivering digital (RPA, AI, OCR/ICR, Block Chain and Analytics / Big Data) enabled business process transformation project is a plus
  • Ideally, you’ll also have

  • An undergraduate or master's degree in computer science/ engineering with an MBA in Finance And/or Chartered Accountancy background.
  • Track record with a leading big4 consulting firm
  • Proficiency in the Arabic language is desirable
  • What we look for

    We are interested in entrepreneurs who have the confidence to develop and promote a brand new strategic vision both internally and externally. You will be business savvy with a passion for innovation as well as the motivation to create your own EY journey.

    What working at EY offers

  • Support and coaching 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, transaction and consulting services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better.

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

    Build your legacy with us.

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