Senior Consultant, Financial Services Office – Sydney/Melbourne (Expressions of Interest)

Location:Multiple Locations

  • Work with a team of collaborators, innovators and the brightest minds in the industry
  • Variety of work and career development opportunities
  • Be part of a high-performing, supportive culture
About EY

The opportunity

We are looking for Senior Consultants to join our Melbourne and Sydney based Financial Services Office (FSO). This role is offered on a flexible full-time basis. We are seeking driven and ambitious Senior Consultants to play a key role in driving growth by developing new and existing client relationships, leading highly skilled project teams and delivering a first-class customer experience on high-profile engagements.

The FSO team provides accounting, risk, treasury and other advisory services to audit and non-audit clients, and supports other EY services lines in large multi-disciplinary projects. Services include:

  • Accounting - interpretation, application and technical guidance on accounting standards
  • Treasury – transformation, process improvement (“PI”) and target operating model projects, system implementation, bank accounting restructuring, cash solutions, financial risk management and transaction support
  • Finance Technology – working with clients to implement world-class technology solutions to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of Finance and related functions
  • Assurance and diligence - various assurance and diligence-based engagements undertaking deep-dives on specific aspects of organisations (e.g. credit and treasury)
Your key responsibilities

Lead various engagements working directly with a wide range of clients across several industries in the areas outlined above.

  • Execute projects end-to-end, including defining strategies, solving problems, coaching teams and managing budgets
  • Work effectively both autonomously and in teams
  • Understand the evolving factors affecting our clients’ businesses and begin to develop a network of your own relationships
  • Take ownership of, prepare and communicate high quality client deliverables
  • Ensure work is delivered in a timely fashion and in compliance with EY policies
Skills and attributes for success
  • Relevant Bachelor degree and completed professional qualifications relevant to Finance, Risk or Treasury (e.g. CA, CFA or acceptable international equivalent)
  • Recently qualified, or post qualification experience
  • Good understanding of the Financial Services industry, ideally within Australia and New Zealand
  • Advanced business written and spoken English, including excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Some capability in technical finance and risk relevant matters and/or treasury (financial services related, or non-financial services related)
  • Open to travel for work purposes, flexible with work hours to accommodate project deadlines
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