Senior FS Strategy Manager

EY is the fastest-growing strategy and operations practice in the world. Their Financial Services practice in Europe has been at the forefront of this growth.

The company advertised on movemeon as they were looking for a Senior FS Strategy Manager. The successful movemeon member previously worked in Private Equity at Gartner Invest.

About the role:

To sustain our growth, we need great professionals and inspiring future leaders; people who can evolve and develop quickly within our firm. This is a unique opportunity to progress your career in a practice, which is investing long-term in a team to continue the growth for the next decade.

We are looking for a wide diversity of profiles from junior to senior tenures, in all European capitals (and the United States), from Strategy generalists to Digital aficionados, from Customer insights specialists to Operational Excellence, Lean evangelists, from Risk experts to Knowledge professionals.

The opportunity at EY is to lead, own and shape a truly impressive expansion, as part of a firm transforming at an outstanding rate. Your progression opportunities will be unlimited.

After applying, a member of our team will take a look through your experience and get in touch to schedule an initial discussion. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

Job Requirements:

  • 5-7 years’ experience in tier one strategy firm
  • Project experience of the financial services sector as a consultant
  • Evidence of strong innovation, problem-solving and structured thinking skills

If you are interested, here is the full job description:

There is a lot more to EY than accounting. We also support clients in strategy, operations, sales ; marketing, data ; analytics, technology, risk and regulation, organization, finance, M&A, programme execution, HR, training, tax and actuarial services. We provide our solutions to clients in many ways, from traditional consulting projects and delivery programmes, through to creating and providing innovative electronic and managed services.

Our largest and fastest growing practice serves Financial Services clients across the full spectrum of this sector: Capital Markets, Retail Banking, Wealth and Private Banking, Asset Management, Payments, General Insurance as well as Life ; Pensions.

We have ambitious plans for accelerating this growth further and are looking to hire consultants and former consultants with FS experience at all levels, from Junior Consultant to Partner, with a current focus on Manager and Senior Manager roles.

It may surprise you to find out, at EY:

  • You’re part of the fastest growing strategy consultancy in the world. We’re growing. And fast. EY is a globalized professional service firm, driven by our advisory sector. In the past years, our European FS Strategy and Operations practice has grown at over 20% p.a. – the fastest growing such practice in the world. Counting over 700 people already, we will soon be the largest FS consulting practice of its type in Europe.
  • We are solving an exceptional range of critical strategic issues and operational problems facing Financial Services firms, from the CEO and C-suite to the front line
  • What sets us apart is a proposition that is truly distinctive to that of the traditional strategy house. We focus on the strategic transformation agenda, delivering value to clients end-to-end, from strategy to execution – whether the topic is digital, regulatory or otherwise. We leverage the full breadth and depth of our know-how, multi-disciplinary executional capability, an active acquisition and alliance programme, the sheer scale of the firm and our geographic presence. We follow a – one firm global approach, embedded in our entrepreneurial, collaborative and pleasant culture. Clients enjoy working with EY team over the long term, a distinctive aspect of our brand.
  • You have real ownership and an opportunity to build something and truly make a difference. Our breath-taking growth creates opportunities for talented consultants to learn, develop and lead every day. Our comparative youth as a business, the breadth of our client base, combined with our flexible engagement models (it’s not just manager plus 2 here!), means that you get opportunities to really build something at EY both our business and for our clients businesses – and put your mark on the sector. Whether it’s your own industry segment, or functional area, we encourage our consultants to embrace our entrepreneurial way and to become leaders of the firm as we expand.
  • You’ll be joining many other alumni from top-tier consultancies. Senior and junior alumni from McKinsey, BCG, Bain, Booz&Co, Mercer Oliver Wyman, Roland Berger and many more strategy and operations firms – large and small – have joined us recently.
  • We have the scale to invest continuously in future capability. In the last two years we have invested in the capabilities and platforms that are critical to maintaining our service to clients and long term impact. For instance acquisitions like, C3 (Analytics), Sweeney (Consumer Insights), Seren (Digital Innovation and Service Design), Intuitive Company (Digital Service Design and Prototyping), Blueteam (Programme Delivery) and capabilities such as our Robotics, Advanced Analytics and BPM.

Want to know why others have joined?

We interviewed some Senior Partners (a former McKinsey Partner, a former BCG Partner, a former AT Kearney Partner and a former McKinsey Associate Principal) to hear why they joined:

  • The chance to build a new business from scratch
  • The breadth and depth of the team is extraordinary, as is the network, providing a great platform from which to build
  • The access to clients is unparalleled. I have had more interesting conversations with more clients across more sectors in 6 months at EY than I had in 2 years previously
  • Entrepreneurship, risk taking and involvement in business development from day 1
  • No strategy houses can combine this breadth of capability and market presence and the diversity of work
  • I joined EY because it’s fun, we’re growing fast, and there’s an enormous opportunity for entrepreneurship. We’re on a long-term journey
  • EY is an opportunity to join a high-growth company that represents the future model of management consulting

Interested in finding out more?

To sustain our growth, we need great professionals and inspiring future leaders; people who can evolve and develop quickly within our firm. This is a unique opportunity to progress your career in a practice, which is investing long-term in a team to continue the growth for the next decade.

We are looking for a wide diversity of profiles from junior to senior tenures, in all European capitals (and the United States), from Strategy generalists to Digital aficionado’s, from Customer insights specialists to Operational Excellence ; Lean evangelists, from Risk experts to Knowledge professionals.

The opportunity at EY is to lead, own and shape a truly impressive expansion, as part of a firm transforming at an outstanding rate. Your progression opportunities will be unlimited.

After applying, a member of our team will take a look through your experience and get in touch to schedule an initial discussion. We look forward to hearing from you soon.

The EY Strategy and Operations Team

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