Advisory - Performance Improvement - Finance - Senior Associate

  • To be discussed
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Ernst & Young Hong Kong
  • 16 Jan 17

As markets rapidly change and develop, finance functions must demonstrate real added value to their business. As a finance advisor, you’ll use your experience and knowledge to help deliver greater insight – delivering functional efficiencies as well as transforming the role of finance in our


As markets rapidly change and develop, finance functions must demonstrate real added value to their business. As a finance advisor, you’ll use your experience and knowledge to help deliver greater insight – delivering functional efficiencies as well as transforming the role of finance in our clients’ businesses. You’ll be developing innovative, sustainable ways to improve the management of people, processes and systems, working alongside other finance professionals in high-performing teams.
 
And 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.


Responsibilities



  • Participate in margin improvement/business transformation engagements in cross industry sectors, preferably in finance, procurement and business operating models



  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client management



  • Participate in business development initiatives



  • Build strong internal relationships within EY Advisory Services and with other services across the organization



  • Act as work stream leader or participants on client projects


  • Participate in the career and performance development of the Performance Improvement practice by coaching junior staff and providing timely and specific performance feedback

To qualify, you must meet the following requirements:


  • A bachelor's degree in any discipline

  • At least three years of experience preferably in leading consulting/professional services firms or as internal project leader for industry practitioner

  • Proven project management experience, preferably finance/procurement transformation, business process outsourcing, financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, sourcing, procurement and IT

  • Experience in ERP system implementation and previous finance/procurement transformation experience preferable

  • Strong interpersonal skills and able to interact effectively with both management and clients

  • Excellent supervisory, analytical, organizational, and leadership ability

  • Relevant professional qualifications, e.g. PMP, CIMA and/or CPA, a plus

  • Excellent command of spoken and written English and Cantonese. Mandarin will be an advantage