EY GDS (Global Delivery Services) means 40.000 specialists providing globally IT, HR, finance, project management and strategic business services to EY member firms. In addition we deliver support and solutions to clients from all over the world. Team with Markets Finance to assist Markets, Region and Area leadership with the development and coordination of the annual revenue planning process, including aligning growth aspirations with the Annual Financial Plan, assessing affordability of NBD and ensuring SL managed target setting outcomes are appropriately robustProvide financial modeling and analysis services to Global, Area, and Service Line leadership in support of business planning, operational decision-making, pricing and financial outlook.Deliver weekly and monthly performance reporting for respective business, adding insight, financial analysis and commentary. Maintain a robust month end reporting process, and ensure commentaries are timely, insightful and action orientedBe the 'Go To' contact for financial and operational issues while supporting the SL, SSL and Region Leaders and act as a trusted business adviser. Develop effective working relationships with the extended Finance team and leadership, becoming a key point of contactAnalyze and present complex financial data in a way that is easily understandable. Pro-actively suggest ways to solve problems and to display presentations. Develop and support the delivery of presentations that engage audiences, responding to questions and concerns arisingRespond to requests from Finance and SL Leadership to answer specific ad hoc financial questions and provide insightful information to advance leadership discussion and decision making. Support the design and delivery of ad hoc financial analysis. Ability to model projections, identify trends and issues that need to be analysed and understoodProvide support to SL run initiatives as well as Finance run initiatives such as Gross Margin improvement, Mercury / SAP implementation, Planning, budgeting and forecasting (PBFA) cycle. Support the completion on time of the various Plan, Forecast, investment and revenue planning cycles, ensuring outputs align to the objectives set at the Regional, Area and Global levelsImplement planning approaches that will facilitate the achievement of strategic and operational goals. Utilize the planning process and related communications to achieve alignment of priorities; analyze and challenge Plans, highlighting key issues, opportunities and provide remedial recommendationsSupport financial scenario modeling for leadership, providing recommended solutions/outcomes within a range of options, in support of enterprise managementAct as counsellor and coach to PBFA professionals as required, supporting development and demonstration of Trusted Business Advisor competencies of the team
As a Finance Manager you will perform role that serves as a business partner and advisor to key business leaders. This role provides critical thinking on business direction, operating performance and financial results, in support of the Global Consulting Service Line leadership team.
This role will establish a trusted relationship with their client, understanding their needs and teaming with other Finance team members to bring best in class analytical support, functional expertise and reporting solutions.
Your key responsibilities:
Skills and attributes for success: A minimum of 7 years of relevant experience. A strong understanding of corporate financial management with concentration in financial planning and analysis is requiredStrong technical skills with the ability to analyze problems, design and implement solutions independentlyAdvanced Excel & PowerPoint skills - Pivot, vlook ups and ability to manipulate and draw trends from vast amounts of dataHighly team oriented approach, with flexibility regarding tasks undertaken and the ability to prioritize a number of conflicting demands to meet exacting deadlinesStrong interpersonal skills - can work alongside and gain the trust and respect of stakeholders at all levels of seniorityCredibility and confidence to challenge and propose better ways of doing things as well as build bridges and harmonize divergent interests and prioritiesExcellent communication skills – written and verbal; excellent presentation and client advisory skill Strong spoken and written English
Ideally, you’ll also have: Graduate and/or professional certification in a business related subject matter (i.e. Accounting, Finance) EY reporting tool skills (Power BI, FR, etc.) would be advantageous.
What we look for:
We’re interested in professionals who are eager to be the 'Go To' contact for financial and operational issues while supporting the Service Lines Leaders and act as a trusted business adviser, develop effective working relationships with the extended Finance team and leadership, becoming a key point of contact.
What working at EY offers: Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues aroundOpportunities to develop new skills and progress your careerThe freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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