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Manager - GBS/SSC

Ernst & Young LLP
Kolkata Kolkata West Bengal, West Bengal, India
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 12, 2024

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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 - GDS - Consulting - Finance

The opportunity - GDS Finance Consulting
  • Partners with the team to deliver amazing work during the engagement while balancing overall project health
  • Actively reviews and explore opportunities to improve, optimize and enhance ways of working
  • Provides status communications to project and business teams
  • Practice development (support and participate in activities such as internal training & development, recruitment, etc.)
  • Own and develop our offerings and assets
  • Demonstrated ability to present ideas clearly and concisely; ability to prepare presentations for senior-level client stakeholders
  • Undertaking sales origination, including working with client teams to identify opportunities
  • Leverage and improve various frameworks, methodologies, solutions specific to our offerings

Responsibilities include but are not limited to
  • Identify and implement improvements to existing financial processes in the engagement
  • Provide oversight for and management of the development and implementation of sustainable, repeatable, reliable and cost-effective financial processes to meet emerging and future business requirements of the client
  • Lead proposals related to our offerings and take them successfully to clients
  • Leading projects that ensure high quality advisory and consulting services to major clients, preferably with a practical approach as learned during working in the business
  • Creating / contributing to the creation of new services, tools and materials to be more successful on the market
  • Achievement of ambitious targets for growth, utilization, and operational excellence and consistent implementation of EY policies and tools to enable these priorities while supporting the engagement of our people
  • Involvement in people initiatives including recruiting, retaining and training professionals and act as a role model
  • Active participation in the creation and maintenance of an environment that enables the team to manage delivery effectively and achieve the highest quality
  • Maintain relationships with the client's management in order to manage the expectations of service

  • Minimal 12+ years of relevant work experience preferably in consulting where you gained exposure to large scale projects combined with preferably Big 4 or leading consultancy experience in the related fields
  • Knowledge of Finance domain and FS sector and preferably a large network in this field
  • Project experience across the Finance Transformation, System Implementation, ZBB and Financial Planning & Budgeting
  • End to end transition experience.
  • F&A Solutioning experience
  • Detailed process design expertise in one or more of the following functions (Finance, HR, IT, source-to-pay, demand-to-cash, marketing services or operational functions)
  • Expertise in one or more specific GBS topics, e.g. operating model design, service management, performance management (SLA, KPI), HR restructuring, change and communications, value case management
  • Strong business development and communication skills from leading and supporting Finance pursuits (both winning RFP answers and presentations in front of clients)
  • IT system expertise is highly preferred (e.g. SAP, TPA, Service Now, Success Factors, etc.)
  • Relevant primary university degree
  • Fluent written and verbal communication and presentation skills in English
  • Willingness to work in a global environment where travel is regularly required for several clients

Skills and attributes for success
  • Consulting experience is a must to have.
  • Good articulation skills is a must
  • Confident & professional communication style
  • Proficiency in English (oral and written)
  • Ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiences
  • Flexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situations
  • Capability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal
  • Must be a team player and able to work collaboratively with and through others
  • Strong analytical skills as well as excellent problem-solving skills for interpreting the IFRS standards

To qualify for the role, you must have
  • CA or MBA (Finance)
  • Other professional degrees (like CPA, CFA, CMA) can be considered based on relevant working experience as required
  • 12+ years of work experience in Business Transition / GBS / SSC setup activities
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills is a must
  • Should be flexible to work on any shift

Ideally, you'll also have
  • Business Finance Transformation, GBS / SSC Setup
  • Project management skills
  • Exposure to tools like ERP, HFM, Visio, ARIS, etc.

What working at EY offers

At EY, we're dedicated to helping our clients, from world's top companies - and the work we do with them is as varied as they are.

You get to work with inspiring and meaningful projects. Our focus is education and coaching alongside practical experience to ensure your personal development. We value our employees and you will be able to control your own development with an individual progression plan. You will quickly grow into a responsible role with challenging and stimulating assignments. Moreover, you will be part of an interdisciplinary environment that emphasizes high quality and knowledge exchange. Plus, we offer:
  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that's right for you

EY | Building a better working world

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

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