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Advisory - Performance Improvement - Finance - Senior

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The opportunity


EY professionals in Finance Performance Improvement (PI-Finance) teams advise CFOs from leading multi-national companies, providing services that improve the performance and effectiveness of the Finance function; either enhancing Finance people capabilities, process efficiency or systems performance.


All the engagements advance and drive the finance agenda forward and may be related, but not limited, to:

  • Finance assessment services, including review of current processes, organization and systems against best practices, producing a list of improvement initiatives with a clear roadmap for implementation support and vision for the future of their Finance function
  • Finance transformation programs, implementation support of identified improvement initiatives, ranging from a broad l transformation of the finance function to a transformation of interdependent processes such as budgeting and forecasting. The areas in which we drive and help implement change include:
    • Finance governance and operating model including shared services
    • Finance strategy and performance
    • Finance systems e.g. Enterprise Resourcing Planning (ERP), Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) and Analytics tools
    • Finance automation e.g. Robotics Process Automation (RPA) and Machine Learning
    • Finance policy and process e.g. financial statement close process
    • Finance data and standards e.g. chart of accounts re-design
    • Finance people capabilities

As you deliver exceptional client service, you’ll have the opportunity to address some of the biggest issues facing organizations today – supported by structured learning and development. With a network stretching across the world, the projects you work on will cross borders and sectors, providing unrivaled experience. So, whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.



Your key responsibilities

  • Lead workstreams within Finance performance improvement engagements, as listed above
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client stakeholders
  • Participate in services development initiatives
  • Build strong internal relationships and network within EY Advisory Services and with other services across the organization
  • Participate in the career and performance development of EY teams by serving as a career counselor, training new people and providing timely and specific performance feedback


To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor's degree in any discipline
  • For consideration as a senior, 3 - 5 years’ experience in leading consulting or professional services firms or as internal project leader for industry practitioner
  • Proven project management and problem-solving skills
  • Good comprehensive understanding of Finance the function
  • Experience in ERP / EPM system implementation (SAP is an advantage and Oracle, Workday, Microsoft)
  • Strong interpersonal skills and able to interact effectively with both management and clients
  • Excellent supervisory, analytical, organizational and leadership ability
  • Self-motivated and ambitious with ability to motivate others and lead a team effectively
  • Excellent command of spoken and written English and Cantonese


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in Accounting
  • Accounting qualification or equivalent based on experience (HKICPA / CPA / ACCA / CIMA etc. certification)
  • Excellent command of spoken and written Mandarin

What working at EY member firms offers

  • 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, transaction and advisory services, the teams are using the finance products, expertise and systems they have 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. 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, the EY teams will 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 EY professionals as soon as possible.

Join EY in building a better working world.

Apply now.



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