Senior Finance Consultant (French/German)

Wrocław, DS, PL
Competitive remuneration package
22 Oct 2021
22 Nov 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Senior Finance Consultant

The opportunity

We’re looking for Consultant / Sr. Consultant with expertise in GPS/SSC Setup assignments, Process Assessment (for RTR, PTP, OTC), FP&A. Also, experience in IFRS Implementation, Financial Accounting and Reporting domain is an added advantage to join the global EY GDS Poland - Finance Consulting team. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a leading firm whilst being instrumental in the growth of a new service offering.

Your key responsibilities

  • In your role as senior consultant, you will work with our account and engagement teams to create value by driving transformation efforts to set up a framework for a global Business Services (GBS) or Shared Services Centre (SSC).
  • As Finance GBS consultants you will help clients in their Business Transition assignments from a functional perspective.
  • Perform rapid finance process assessment of current landscape for clients and provide insights to accelerate action
  • This role demands working knowledge around Performance Improvement initiatives and identify potential opportunities to improve business process performance
  • Conducting finance processes assessments, deep diving and analysing pain areas and coming up with solutions.
  • Engaged in shared service set up and managing process offshoring/transition/transaction activities.
  • Provide analyst support to transition projects, including business requirement gathering, process assessment, process mapping, creation of implementation frameworks to transition and operationalize new business process
  • Speak credibly and confidently about our solution and how it can be used to solve business process issues.
  • Deploy your core skills (particularly Accounting and FP&A) to lead the initiative that creates client confidence.
  • Bring diverse and thought-provoking perspectives, including relevant market trends, new and innovative ideas from your experience and EY points of view to explore solutions.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Consulting experience and problem-solving skill is a good to have
  • Good articulation skills is a must
  • Strong Data analytics and interpretation skills
  • Proficiency in English and Germany and/or French(oral and written)
  • Ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences
  • Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations
  • Able to work effectively at all levels in an organization
  • Capability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal
  • Must be a team player and able to work collaboratively with and through others

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Experience and strong knowledge in finance and accounting functions in at least two domains – Record to report (RTR), Procure to pay (PTP), Order to cash (OTC) or FP&A
  • Strong understanding of financial reports and statements; Knowledge in Financial Consolidation, Cost Allocation, Finance Planning and Budgeting Processes
  • Experience in Account Reconciliations, Journals, Transaction matching, Variance analysis, intercompany and Fixed assets accounting/management
  • Perform financial close activities during Month / Quarter / Annual close periods
  • Good Knowledge on ledger and sub-ledger systems
  • Working knowledge of GBS / SSC setup engagements. This involves hands-on experience in business process transition assignments and related activities
  • Ability to provide accounting advice and guidance on various process transition related topics

Good to have experience/exposure (the below skills are an added advantage for candidates)

  • Experience in IFRS implementation project(s)
  • Translate business requirements to technical language and model (good to have)
  • Good experience in Chart of accounts (CoA) design
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure
  • Managing / supervising teams of people on project work
  • Open to travel (Domestic & International)

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • MBA (Finance) or Master degree in Finance and Accounting
  • 3+ years of work experience in Business Transition / GBS / SSC setup activities
  • Business Finance Transformation, GBS / SSC Setup
  • Project co-ordination skills
  • IFRS Implementation / IFRS Reporting Experience
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills is a must
  • Exposure to tools like ERP, HFM, Visio, ARIS, etc.

What we look for

  • A Team of people with commercial acumen, technical experience and enthusiasm to learn new things in this fast-moving environment
  • Opportunities to work with EY Advisory practices globally with leading businesses across a range of industries

What we offer

EY Global Delivery Services (GDS) is a dynamic and truly global delivery network. We work across six locations – Argentina, China, India, the Philippines, Poland and the UK – and with teams from all EY service lines, geographies and sectors, playing a vital role in the delivery of the EY growth strategy. From accountants to coders to advisory consultants, we offer a wide variety of fulfilling career opportunities that span all business disciplines. In GDS, you will collaborate with EY teams on exciting projects and work with well-known brands from across the globe. We’ll introduce you to an ever-expanding ecosystem of people, learning, skills and insights that will stay with you throughout your career.

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

About EY

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

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