Manager - Global Account Finance Advisor

Wrocław, Poland
Not disclosed
23 Apr 2021
23 May 2021
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Contract type
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EY Global Delivery Services means 40.000 specialists providing global 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. The diversity of services, projects, and backgrounds results in a dynamic, multicultural, and inclusive work environment. If you feel that it sounds like the right place to be – get to know us.

The opportunity:

The Global Account Finance Advisor is a finance professional with robust knowledge and experience that is dedicated to one or more of the most complex global accounts serviced by EY. The Global Account Finance Advisor will provide insight into the account’s global financial performance as well as forward thinking modelling and advice to support financial decisions. Additionally, the Global Account Finance Advisor will introduce implementation frameworks for key financial processes in order to optimize global performance while providing a clear view of the account performance to account, regional and finance management teams.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Deliver margin modelling and advice to support account strategy plans. Continually measure success.
  • Advise on, model and ensure stretching and achievable targets in the annual revenue plan, ensure effective ownership across leadership.
  • Advise on performance and forecast expectations against plan throughout the year, deliver insights and recommendations to achieve optimal financial performance.
  • Validate quality of financial data.
  • Model and advise on where to improve margin, agree on targets for improvement, continually measure success.
  • Set, socialize and promote adherence to framework to manage and maximize margin across all engagements.
  • Analyze margin performance throughout the year, make recommendations for optimization.
  • Provide robust margin modelling in support of largest and most complex pursuits.
  • Analyze engagement margin drivers and collaborate to course correct or maximize results.
  • Set and socialize framework to apply MSA/rate cards and other client procurement requirements for the best margin outcome across all engagements.
  • Support largest and most complex pursuits and engagements to apply MSA/rate card and other client procurement requirements for the best margin outcome.
  • Advise on and deliver margin modeling to support negotiation and decision making.
  • Leverage global leading practice and support on reporting, and on all other account and engagement processes for the benefit of own accounts.
  • Skills and attributes for success:

    Strong analytical skills are essential for the Global Account Finance Advisor role. Common areas where the Global Account Finance Advisor would apply these skills are:

  • Analyzing large quantities of data in order to form and communicate a crisp view of the global account performance landscape.
  • Continuously advising the account leadership team on expected financial performance vs. plan based upon analytics such as trend analysis and modelling of forward looking scenarios.
  • Providing financial modelling and advice to support pricing decisions.
  • Analysis of cause and effect correlations.
  • Developing financial forecast scenarios for account performance based on information such as sales pipeline, resourcing, etc. 
  • Assessing the drivers of financial results with constant focus on improvement and rapid course correction where necessary.
  • What we look for:

  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent based on local country) in accounting, finance, business administration, or equivalent experience preferred
  • 7+ years of experience in a professional atmosphere in a finance/business capacity with at least 3 years of supervisory, forecasting and budgeting experience
  • Fluent in English – written and verbal
  • Able to work in a self-sufficient manner, operating across multiple projects and priorities
  • Understands the commercial drivers of account performance
  • Focuses on solutions that drive continuous improvement of account performance
  • Synthesizes and communicates detailed financial information in support of an effective decision making process
  • Navigates the full extent of accessible EY resources to deliver effective solutions
  • Demonstrates the ability to apply a forward thinking customer focused lens to developing business solutions
  • Utilizes sound financial practices to support operational decisions
  • Forms and communicates a clear and concise view of financial performance
  • Drives interactions that build trust and manage expectations with all stakeholders
  • Demonstrates the ability to challenge assumptions and decisions in an appropriate manner
  • Delivers cogent messages, encompassing financial analysis and recommendations
  • Teams effectively to provide seamless end to end support of key account processes 
  • Demonstrates appreciation and respect of varying cultures – both corporate and geographical
  • What working at EY offers:

    In EY GDS you can count on stable employment and upgrading your career. You will meet people and gain important knowledge and insights that will stay with you throughout your professional life. 

    • Work in prestigious stable company
    • Development opportunities in international environment
    • Attractive social package (sport card, medical insurance, life insurance, wellness & spa program, sport events and many others)
    • ACCA, CIMA certification
    • Our commitment to developing outstanding leaders starts with a promise - whenever you join, and however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience will last a lifetime

    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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