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Advisory Senior Manager - Performance Improvement - Financial Services Office (FSO): The Cayman Islands

GRA000FQ Requisition #

EY is the only professional services firm with a separate business unit (“FSO”) that is dedicated to the financial services marketplace. Our FSO teams have been at the forefront of every event that has reshaped and redefined the financial services industry.  If you have a passion for rallying together to solve the most complex challenges in the financial services industry, come join our dynamic FSO team!


As a market segment of the FSO, the BBC includes the Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, and Cayman Islands. The BBC operates as one regional practice and we pride ourselves on attracting the best talent from across the globe. By joining the BBC, you will receive unmatched exposure and experience to our continuously growing portfolio of diverse financial services clients.


The Opportunity

We are currently seeking qualified candidates to be considered for the position of Advisory Senior Manager – Performance Improvement (PI) in our Financial Services practice in the Cayman Islands.  Our PI practice helps clients better align their organizations' operating infrastructures with their strategies. We have a broad range of capabilities to assist clients with operational improvement, profitability management, finance function activities, and business integration. Our professionals focus on the assessment and redesign of business, risk, and control processes and the refinement of operating models. The goal is to support our clients' efforts to make their business units more effective and efficient and, where required, provide services in connection with the remediation and mitigation of process risk. 

Your key responsibilities

You’re likely to split your time on operational aspects of client business and business development initiatives. That means developing an in-depth understanding of our clients’ unique needs and goals, before leading a team in developing and delivering meaningful improvement insights. You’ll be responsible for delivering a project at a client site which means you will need to communicate effective new strategies and the plan to bring these strategies to life with your team.


Skills and attributes for success

  • Collaborating, leading, mentoring and coaching team members and delegating relevant responsibilities to Performance Improvement team colleagues
  • Building strong external relationships and promoting business opportunities to other areas of the business
  • Anticipating our clients’ needs and provide compelling strategic insights by constantly updating and sharing your financial services industry knowledge on the latest trends and leading practices
  • Great communication and influencing skills
  • Responding to complex issues in a wide range of subjects including consolidation, margin pressure, rising commodity prices, new regulations, global competition and breaking into new markets

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor's degree and a minimum of 8 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and a minimum of 7 years of related work experience; prior consulting/professional services experience strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and supervise teams of business advisors through all phases of the project lifecycle, including requirements definition, process and prose creation, business re-engineering, application mapping
  • Strong written and verbal communication, interpersonal, presentation, client service and business writing and consulting skills, coupled with a strong interest in further designing, developing and integrating business operations and technology
  • Ability to research client inquiries and emerging issues, banking and insurance industry practices, and new application technologies

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Prior consulting experience with strong business development, sales and account management skills.
  • Ability to deliver proposals and contribute to strategic discussions at the Board and senior management level.
  • Willingness and ability to travel to meet client needs.
  • Strong managerial experience including leading teams across different projects.

What we look for

We’re interested in intellectually curious people with a clear passion for consulting work. You’ll also need to be a great communicator, as well as flexible in the face of often rapidly changing projects.


What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical/dental/vision coverage, competitive pension plan, a minimum of 25 days of vacation plus statutory public holidays, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being.


Plus, we offer

  • The opportunity to manage a portfolio of talent within a designated service line
  • A collaborative environment where everyone works together to create a better working world
  • Excellent training and development prospects, both through established programs and on-the-job training
  • An excellent team of senior colleagues, dedicated to managing and varying your workload

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory 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. 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, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.


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


Join us in building a better working world.


Apply now.

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