Consultant, Finance Advisory - Sydney


  • Be part of a high-performing, supportive culture
  • Work with different teams on projects in varying locations

  • Variety of work and career development opportunities

About EY

The opportunity

We’re looking for Consultants to join our team in Sydney. If you have experience within Audit/Assurance or as a Financial Analyst and are interested in the Financial Services sector, then this may be the role for you.

As one of the largest Finance Function consultancies delivering programs globally to clients across a range of sectors, EY is at the forefront of enabling digitisation and automation of the Finance function – ultimately enabling finance talent to thrive and add more value to their business. You can expect to work on meaningful, large-scale projects across multiple clients to help digitise and stream line Finance and develop solutions using technology to improve business, customer and employee outcomes.

We’re looking for someone who is passionate, engaged and able to advocate, develop solutions and implement finance technologies. You will contribute to enabling our clients to achieve more value through reducing operational costs, improving the customer experience and increasing organisational speed and agility. This role is offered on a flexible full-time basis.

Your key responsibilities
  • Assist clients with successful delivery of their Finance or other back / front office transformation programs leading to service delivery improvements and/or successful investment outcomes

  • Deliver complex transformation programs spanning the entire lifecycle - from strategy through to transition into operations

  • Contribute to business development and account management activities such as pursuits, proposals and managing key relationships

Skills and attributes for success
  • Audit or Finance Function experience in a large organisation

  • Experience or interest in technology implementations including General Ledgers, Workflow, Financial Reporting, and Planning, Budgeting and Forecasting

  • Experience or interest in delivering emerging technologies such as Robotic Process Automation, Machine Learning or AI to transform the finance or other back / front office functions

  • Extensive stakeholder management and an ability to clearly articulate well thought-out ideas and solutions

  • Accounting, IT and/or a Finance orientated tertiary qualification is desirable but not essential

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience with Banking, Capital Markets, Insurance or Asset Management organisations

  • A desire to continue to grow and shape your skills set, to enable you to provide finance and automation solutions for the Transformative Age Ability to challenge the status quo and refine processes and ways of working to benefit the end-customer

  • Ability to communicate effectively both internally and externally

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Ability to build effective, long-lasting relationships with clients