EY, Manager, Finance Technology, Financial Services, London - LON0092V


Job information

Firm: EY

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competitive

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Our Practice

Our Finance & Finance Technology Performance Improvement practice sits within our wider Advisory team and is growing significantly due to financial services organisations needing to address infrastructure weaknesses and adapt to the changing market environment. Consequently we are seeing our clients undertaking a wide range of projects, in particular focusing on the following areas:

  • Business transformations to drive best practice & cost efficiency
  • Finance operating model design and implementation
  • Enhanced performance reporting and business steering capabilities driven by the desire to provide integrated and aligned capital, risk, P&L and B/S management and explanation
  • Regulatory, statutory and management reporting projects covering IFRS, Finrep/Corep, GAAP, BCBS and other
  • Finance, Risk and Treasury integration
  • Front-to-Back process and controls improvements following recent unauthorised trading, product mis-selling and benchmark incidents
  • Finance systems architecture and strategy delivery
  • General Ledger, consolidation and EPM projects
  • Data warehousing and data management
  • ALM, Funding & Liquidity Management
  • Stress testing re-engineering and efficiency

Our practice has already attracted significant talent from both industry and consulting and is looking to hire a number of additional high calibre individuals at Manager level to support this business and drive future growth.

Our clients across the financial services sector include:

  • Banking and Capital Markets
  • Retail banking
  • Insurance 


Role Responsibilities

In your role as a Manager you will have responsibility for: 

  • Managing a client assignments
  • Developing long-term trusted advisor relationships
  • Identifying opportunities for and securing new business
  • Aiding proposals and bid teams
  • Developing high quality technical proposals
  • Supporting development of our core client solutions
  • Managing the sharing of knowledge, experience (positive and negative) and lessons learned
  • Coaching and mentoring teams to encourage development of individuals and the practice
  • Liaising with service line teams, functional specialists and Area Partners to support client development initiatives


Role Requirements

You will have knowledge and experience in the below:

  • Knowledge of banking/insurance support functions (e.g. Financial Accounting and Finance Performance Management) and their key processes
  • A successful track record in Wholesale Banking / Capital Markets / Retail Banking / Insurance gained either through a top tier consultancy (Big 4, IBM, Accenture etc.) or top tier bank
  • Change management/transformation experience, including an understanding of how IT change supports this
  • Understanding of process excellence methodologies (Lean, Six Sigma)
  • Possible international experience or European language skills would be a bonus

You will possess the following profile / general skills:

  • Desire to build / develop a career in advising our clients with organisational wide improvements and industry insight
  • Strong interest and commitment to understanding and developing leading edge finance solutions to our industry clients
  • High level of drive, commitment to achieving solutions and ability to work under pressure
  • Intellectual strength / flexibility to rapidly understand complex problems and rationalise these into workable solutions which can then be delivered
  • Good understanding and experience of some or all of EY’s solutions / go to market abilities and how these service client needs
  • Ability to engage with stakeholders and manage cross functional projects
  • Ability to manage multiple stakeholder communities with varying levels of experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong leadership and team mentality
  • Ability to manage a team and influence outcomes
  • Has developed a good market network
  • Takes personal responsibility for high quality delivery and management of risk
  • Flexibility to travel to, and work in other locations


  • Excellent graduate level education, minimum 2.1 degree or equivalent 
  • Accounting/ finance qualifications (ACA, ACMA, ACCA, CPA CFA etc.)
  • Process excellence accreditation qualifications


About Advisory

As part of the Financial Services Advisory team, you’ll work with global companies combining your technical expertise, proven consulting skills and industry knowledge to help solve their most complex issues.

About EY and our Vision

EY is a global professional services organisation providing advisory, assurance, tax and transaction services. We are committed to doing our part in building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. And we are united by our shared values and a dedication to delivering exceptional client service

We have ambitious goals for 2020. Globally, we want to be #1 or #2 in professional services and be the best brand. To achieve this, our teams need to perform at the highest level, and have a relentless focus on delivering the excellent client service that will help us to continue to grow and become the market leader. In this context, your career will develop and grow.

We make sure our people succeed. The networks you build and the experiences you have with us will help define and accelerate the rest of your career. Last year in the UK, nearly 2,000 of our people were promoted or progressed within their grade, and we are significantly increasing the number of partners in the UK. So when you build something better at EY, we make sure you’re rewarded.


Job information

Firm: EY

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree

Benefits: Competitive

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