EY Strategic Transformation Senior Consultant - Financial Services in Des Moines, Iowa
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Strategic Transformation – Senior
EY is the only professional services firm with a separate business unit ("FSO") that is dedicated to the financial services marketplace. Our FSO teams have been at the forefront of every event that has reshaped and redefined the financial services industry. If you have a passion for rallying together to solve the most complex challenges in the financial services industry, come join our dynamic FSO team!
We help our clients transform. Together we face complex hurdles that hinder progress and increase costs. Our Strategic Transformation solutions are designed to address these challenges and increase the effectiveness of their transformation agenda.
The Strategic Transformation (ST) team offers industry-specific solutions to Financial Services firms to accelerate and achieve their transformation objectives. We support the development of their Transformation Strategy and mobilize their Transformation Launch. We implement with Transformation Execution to manage execution risk and enable a portfolio of programs with a Transformation Management Office. We protect the transformation programs with a Project Health Check to assess the complexity, issues and risks of the transformation program. These proven methodologies and accelerators have enabled the ST to mobilize and execute on large-scale, complex BCM, WAM, and Insurance transformation programs.
Your key responsibilities
We are looking for ST Seniors who are highly motivated and be responsible for advising our clients to reshape and transform their businesses. While the individual assignments of a ST Senior will vary depending on client needs, you should expect to be responsible for a wide range of activities which will likely include:
Engage directly with client stakeholders to help define their business transformation vision, strategy, and roadmap, with supporting business case.
Analyze existing platforms, tools, and processes in the client's current operating model, and recommend innovative, implementable solutions as appropriate based on the business needs.
Plan and facilitate client workshops around their transformation vision, scope and challenges to execution
Assess client operating models, identifying gaps, and making recommendations for future improvement
Develop relationships with team members across all EY practices to serve client needs
Mentor junior members of the program team
You will collaborate with other ST team members and stakeholders, including other members of the Strategy & Business Transformation family. You must be willing to take smart risks and champion new ideas.
To qualify for the role you must have
A Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, Management, Risk Management or other related business management degree
A minimum of two years of post-Bachelor's work experience (or one year for a Master's degree); three or more years must relate to business strategy, transformation, organizational design and/or other related business management experience
A minimum of three years of experience working in the financial services industry or comparable experience working in a financial services company; preferably with a background in banking, asset management, capital markets or insurance
The ability to support workshops with clients to understand needs, articulate vision, and help design strategies and experiences that meet their vision and needs
Ability to conduct and lead project work, informing leadership of project status and managing staff performance
Excellent team collaboration and teaming skills
Ability to quickly assimilate to new knowledge and remain current ton new development in business consulting services capability and industry knowledge
The candidate must have experience in at least 3 of the following Competencies:
Strategy & Operating Model Development
IT/Business Process Management
Business and IT Alignment
Transformation / Program Management
Organizational Change Management
Enterprise Data Management
Ideally, you'll also have
MBA degree preferred.
Experience speaking at industry conferences, round tables, and other public forums
Experience authoring articles and white papers
Experience working with executive IT and/or business leadership to help shape and guide the IT strategic and improvement agenda
Relevant industry certifications (e.g., PMP, CSM, SAFe etc.)
What we look for
Aside from the world-class messaging we deliver to leading companies, what makes us unique is our fun, transparent, highly entrepreneurial and collaborative culture. We work hard, play hard and love what we do together. Day in and day out, we know we can count on one another. If you think everything we've said so far sounds great, then we look forward to hearing from you!
What we offer
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
• Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
• Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
• Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
• Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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