Senior Consultant - Finance Transformation

As a Senior Consultant you understand the complex problems our clients face in this rapidly changing environment.

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Requisition ID:  1491104

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.

The opportunity – What future are you building towards?
It is becoming increasingly important for organizations to critically think about improving their strategy and performance in a rapidly changing, digital and innovative world. We advise CFOs of mainly multinationals, but also mid-market or start-ups, on the future of their Finance function and support them during large transformation programs. For example, in their journey of becoming ever more data-driven, we help our clients accelerate by exploring opportunities that emerging technologies such as GenAI and ML bring to the Finance and Finance Analytics space. Next to that, think about advising CFOs on optimal steering information, improving clients’ financial planning and analysis capabilities, realizing a new organizational model, or implementing improved Finance processes and technologies. Also, projects focusing on sustainable Finance and long-term value get more and more attention. In short, we advise on a broad range of topics that are sky high on the CFO agenda and that our BC Finance team is passionate about.

Responsibilities – How can you make a lasting impact in a rapidly changing world?
As a Senior Consultant you understand the complex problems our clients face in this rapidly changing environment. Within a multidisciplinary team, you are contributing to key topics that are important to CFOs by:

  • Dealing with topics and changes impactful to both the industry and society
  • Owning the topics on the CFO agenda, to contribute to a better working world
  • Doing project-based work in a team and express your ideas on how to help clients improve
  • Working in teams and at the same time working independently; at our EY office, at our clients’ offices and remote from home
  • Building, maintaining and strengthening internal and external relationships
  • Working across multiple projects and geographies in a dynamic and diverse working environment with colleagues from our global EY network
  • Demonstrating eagerness and willingness to deliver high quality work
  • Incorporating feedback to demonstrate your learning curve
  • Combining various skills such as executive presentation, storytelling, analytical skills, conceptual thinking, writing skills, communication skills and project management

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

  • You completed a university Master’s degree in (Digital) Business, (Business/Financial Economics), Finance, Accounting and Controlling, or a related field
  • A minimum of 3 years work experience at a Consulting firm or in the Finance function (e.g., as business controller) of a multinational
  • You have proven experience in (Digital) Finance and Finance process improvement (e.g., Order-to-Cash, Procure-to-Pay and/or Record-to-Report) and the desire to obtain more knowledge in the field of Finance, digital enablers and improving the Finance function
  • Preferred: experience with processes in transactional systems
  • You have a proactive, flexible and positive work attitude and you like to work on challenging and diverse projects
  • You are focused on collaborating and working in a multidisciplinary team, and are capable of influencing, encouraging and stimulating others
  • You can pick up work independently, individually run client meetings and are able to lead (a part of) a project
  • You have the ambition to supervise and coach junior colleagues and contribute to their development
  • You are client-oriented, able to listen carefully to our clients’ questions and needs, and able to translate these into concrete results
  • You dare to lead in finance transformation and digitization, and willing to put bold ideas on the table
  • You have strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • You possess excellent communication and presentation skills in English

Already interested? Apply now!

What we offer – Is everything that counts being counted?

At EY, personal and professional development and growth are crucial. We like to invest in you and your capabilities, as these determine the quality of our services. You will receive coaching and support, but we encourage taking ownership of development opportunities.

In addition, we offer you:

  • Vitality: ample opportunities and the choice is yours. An online session with an external vitality coach, practical tips on topics such as nutrition, energy, sleep and mindset, a discount at Healthcity and/or a voucher card to rent a padel court
  • Flexible working: you decide where and when you work in consultation with your team. At home, at the office, at the client 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: office chair, sit/stand desk, an external monitor, a desk lamp, a (Bluetooth) headset, and a large external keyboard
  • Laptop and smartphone: you are entitled to a laptop and smartphone with a business subscription. *Smartphone not applicable to (thesis) interns
  • 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
  • Time off: you are entitled to 29 vacation days per year when full-time employed and you have the option to purchase additional days
  • Sabbatical: the option to take unpaid leave after consultation
  • Birth leave: EY will pay 100% of the birth leave; in the case of additional birth leave, EY will pay 70% of the salary
  • 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
  • Bicycle arrangement: finance the purchase cost of your new bicycle through a monthly deduction from your gross salary (the purchase cost is spread over 12 months) or from your non-statutory holiday entitlement
  • Pension scheme: you will start building a pension capital immediately upon joining EY. Each month, a premium is allocated to your pension account with our pension provider. You also have the option to voluntarily contribute additional funds to your pension

For a full overview of our employment package click here: What it's like to work here | EY - Netherlands

The office – Is everything that counts being counted?

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 multiple options including fresh salads and soups, sandwiches or a hot meal. For a breathtaking view of Amsterdam, head to the 22nd floor. Collaborating takes on a new meaning in 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?

  • Online assessment
  • First interview
  • Second interview
  • Third interview

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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. 


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