EY • Consultant Financial Data & Analytics – CFO Consulting

3 March 2024

  • Category

    Fulltime

  • Field

    Finance

  • Location

    Amsterdam

  • Languages

    Dutch, English

Within CFO Consulting, this competency specializes in Financial Data & Analytics. This team has been at the forefront of every new technology that is reshaping and redefining the CFO function within companies. You will make an immediate impact upon joining. You’ll quickly build a network that will benefit you throughout your career. We offer you the opportunity to pursue intensive soft and hard skills training during your tenure, allowing for continuous personal and professional development. From day one, you’ll collaborate with our CFO data & Analytics colleagues at all levels on diverse projects, aiming to create lasting and sustainable impact for our diverse clients.

The opportunity – What future are you building towards?

As a consultant in the CFO data & analytics team at EY, you play a vital role in transforming companies into intelligent organizations by unlocking the hidden value of data. This involves various aspects of data and analytics, including data engineering, dashboarding, process mining, data science, machine learning, data strategy, data governance, master data management, and data quality. You’ll also delve into themes like artificial intelligence and the internet of things. As a consultant within the CFO data & analytics, you will assist clients in leveraging data to solve their most challenging and urgent problems, seize new opportunities, and create innovative products and services. We are seeking a motivated and ambitious Consultant to join this dynamic and rapidly expanding area of our business. If you are passionate about working with data and utilizing cutting-edge technology to tackle intricate analytical problems, this opportunity is perfect for you!

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?
  • Taking charge of key topics on the CFO agenda, such as driving finance transformation, designing data strategies, designing data architectures, enhancing data management practices, modernizing and implementing enterprise applications and finance systems, optimizing and harmonizing processes, refining financial planning & analysis, automating regulatory and financial reporting, conducting data analysis, empowering data-driven decision making and providing business intelligence support.
  • Combining various skillsets, such as helping companies with analyzing processes, data flows and data architecture for optimization, designing interactive dashboards to provide valuable insights, and presenting your work during presentations to the CFO or drafting client reports. You will work across multiple projects with multi-disciplinary teams to service our global clients.
  • To perform data analyses and build dashboards, you utilize various tools such as Python, R, SQL, Spotfire, Tableau, and PowerBI.
  • Using your expertise to create, present, and communicate relevant and innovative finance solutions and best practices to clients.
  • Working both independently and in teams, either at our offices, remote, and at the clients’ offices.
Job requirements – Where do you start if you want to change the world?
  • Be in the last phase of your Masters or obtained a master’s degree in Finance, Economics, Econometrics, Data Science, Business Analytics, Engineering, Quantitative Finance, or a related field.
  • Demonstrate a strong interest in and knowledge of the financial services industry, including areas such as financial planning and analysis (FP&A), reporting, hedge accounting, risk management, investment banking, asset management and have a ‘Finance of the Future’ mindset.
  • Have a keen interest in (Intelligent) Automation, AI, RPA and knowledge of (or interest in) programming languages such as Python, R, SQL, and dashboarding applications (e.g. PowerBI).
  • Be fluent in English and Dutch, both verbal and in writing.
  • Demonstrate flexibility to accommodate travel based on client and EY needs, both within local regions and internationally.
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What we offer – Is everything that counts being counted?
  • 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)
  • 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
  • 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

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

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!

Recruitment procedure – How can you prepare for a long life together?

The recruitment procedure consists of an (online) assessment and two interviews.

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.