EY • Consultant Finance Transformation • Financial Services

21 September 2023

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At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture, and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all. EY is the only professional advisory organization with a separate business unit (“CFO Consulting”) that is fully equipped to serve the CFO agenda of both private and public organizations. CFO Consulting consists of tribes that jointly make it possible to provide advice on all topics on the CFO agenda.

Financial services organizations (FSO) are facing turbulent times as they are pressed with developing sustainable business models, a challenging regulatory environment, and ongoing cost reductions, all while dealing with the shift in business models forecasting and data analytics, the finance function can stimulate better decision making. due to the increasing competition. The finance function has a strategic role in enabling this transformation. By utilizing innovation and tools in the digital finance innovations.

The opportunity – What future are you building towards?

As a finance professional you understand how insurers, banks and other financial institutions are making use of technological innovations and driving attainable, future proof strategies within the finance function. You understand the current complexity and can see future opportunities. You’re innovative, creative and are able to translate your market knowledge into solutions and propositions. You’re capable of reflecting your enthusiasm on to your team and your clients. On a daily basis you’re jointly responsible for the expansion of our division, you’re an enthusiastic coach to other colleagues, from junior to senior level, within the industry to engage and inspire them within their career. In this role you will also work closely together with your EMEIA colleagues.

Our team – Do great minds always think alike?

Within the CFO-Consulting department, we work for the CFO (Chief Financial Officer) agenda of (international) clients in both the financial and non-financial sectors. We jointly advise CFOs and Finance Leadership Teams and support them in various issues and challenges that are important to them. We specialize in transforming the Finance function and helping CFOs redefine and transform the Finance function into a future-proof organization. This includes developing the Finance strategy, organizational design, process improvement, and deploying the latest technologies.

Responsibilities – How can you make a lasting impact in a rapidly changing world?

  • Set up (digital) strategies for the finance and CFO function.
  • Support in developing competences and insights to support the CFO in steering strategy and enable long-term value creating.
  • Quickly adapt to emerging challenges (e.g. Sustainability/ESG) on the CFO agenda and see opportunities to drive these.
  • Support in the implementation of Key Performance Indicators (KPI) frameworks, dashboarding and Financial Planning & Analysis tools.
  • Help finance supporting in becoming more data-driven and work together with our data & analytics team as an accelerator.
  • Be part of finance transformation programs, whether it is for specific topics or for the life-time of the complete transformation.
  • Execute process optimizations for financial, business control and other key processes.
  • Work together with stakeholders across the organization.
  • Strategy for the application and implementation of new and emerging technologies to foster operational excellence and help finance to improve in an efficient and effective manner.
  • Strong ability working together and support the client and your EY colleagues in becoming better and successful.

Job requirements – Where do you start if you want to change the world?

  • A university master’s degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Economics, Finance or Econometrics and a (almost finalized or ambition to continue with) RA / RC qualification.
  • A minimum of 1-2 years of relevant work experience in the finance domain.
  • Work experience with a network at and with financial institutions.
  • Affinity for technological challenges at financial institutions.
  • Experience in both sales and delivery of consultancy assignments.

*Research shows that male candidates often apply if they see a 60% match with the profile, while women only apply if they see a 100% match. If you do not meet the above points but think this is the right position for you, we warmly invite you to apply anyway.

Already interested? Apply now!

What we offer – Is everything that counts being counted?

  • Salary: in addition to your fixed salary, depending on EY’s financial performance, you may be eligible for a bonus. You are also entitled to an expense allowance (depending on the position) and an internet allowance of €40 net per month
  • Flexible working: you decide where and when you work in consultation with your team. At home, at the office, at the client’s location, or from another European country (up to 20 working days per year)
  • Home office arrangement: to optimize your home office, EY provides the following resources for you: an office chair, a sit/stand desk, an external monitor, a desk lamp, a (Bluetooth) headset, and a large external keyboard
  • Time off: you are entitled to 29 vacation days per year when full-time employed and you have the option to purchase additional days.
  • Training and education: EY believes it’s important to provide everyone with the opportunity for continuous development. Therefore, we offer various soft and hard skills training programs, external courses, and the possibility to enroll in additional education. For example, you can obtain an MBA to broaden your skills in leadership, business, and tech
  • Mobility: contribute directly to our ambition to reduce EY’s carbon footprint to zero by 2025. With the new scheme, you can choose from diverse sustainable options through the EY My Daily Travel app or online platform. This includes lease bicycles, electric shared scooters, electric shared cars, flexible lease cars, and various subscriptions for public transport. You can also track your CO2 footprint using the app

The office

Our office in Amsterdam is located in the Zuidas, a bustling area where many businesses are situated. In our Cross Towers, Anouchka and Lucia welcome up to 1.000 people every day upon arrival. Haven’t had breakfast yet? Taib will make his special smoothie for you or simply a delicious cappuccino. During the lunch break, the team of Hans and Mehdi will be ready with a fresh lunch for you. For a breathtaking view of Amsterdam, head to the 22nd floor. Collaborating takes on a new meaning with the Wavespace. This high-tech environment brings clients and colleagues together virtually from all over the world!

Due to laws and regulations, and because EY (and in some cases its clients) has high demands on the reliability and integrity of its employees, every new employee will be screened. Depending on your rank the pre-employment screening could contain the following: Certificate of Conduct (in Dutch: VOG) or – if requesting a Dutch VOG is not possible – Criminal Background Check of the country you are currently living or have lived during the last five years, integrity questionnaire, verification of ID, diploma’s and/or work experience and consultation of the Dutch insolvency registry. 

To learn more about working at EY, please visit the following link: What it’s like to work here | EY – Netherlands