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EY Business Consultant - Strategy and Business Transformation - Asset Management in Jefferson City, Missouri

Business Consultant - Strategy and Business Transformation - Asset Management


Requisition # UNI00GWO

Post Date Apr 23, 2021

EY is the only professional services firm with a separate business unit (Financial Services Organization or 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!

The opportunity

Assist our clients in better aligning their organizations' operating infrastructures with their strategies. We have a broad range of capabilities to assist clients with operational improvement, profitability management, finance function activities and business integration. Your time will be dedicated to the asset management business, both traditional and alternative. In return, you can expect leading-class learning and development that is tailored to your unique interests and motivations. You’ll be given all the skills, knowledge and opportunities to progress and become ready to build a better working world for our people, our clients and the communities that support us.

Your key responsibilities

Building relationships is the key. You will be a high-profile contact when it comes to motivating client engagement teams with diverse skills and backgrounds by fostering an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment. As you build knowledge and experience, you’ll become a credible advisor to junior consultants within the organization, as well as the clients.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Drive high-quality work products within expected timeframes and on budget

  • Be willing to rollup sleeves, work hard, ask questions and be a good team player to establish trust within the team and with the client, and a strong personal brand

  • Foster relationships with client personnel at appropriate levels

  • Constantly develop your understanding of current asset management industry trends, relevant to the client's business and processes, and share your knowledge to develop junior colleagues

  • Understand our clients’ unique ambitions and needs and refer them to colleagues on other teams and in other areas to broaden our business relationships where possible

To qualify for the role, you must have :

  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance, accounting, computer science, engineering or a related field

  • Career progression with a minimum of two to three years of experience working ateither a traditional or alternative asset management firm, the investment area of an insurance company, a third-party service provider, a technology vendor servicing the asset management industryor financial services consulting experience

  • Strong written and verbal communication, presentation, client service and technical writing skills

  • Process improvement mindset going above and beyond to identify operational inefficienciesand taking steps to improve processes and automating repetitive tasks

  • Strong interest in further developing industry and deep content knowledge in asset management

  • Willingness to travel to meet client needs; valid driver's license and passport required

Ideally, you’ll also have :

  • Experience with identifying use cases for smart automation and/or assistance with implementations using RPA, ML, NLP, OCR, etc., for an end solution

  • Comfort working in ambiguous environments where an approach is not always defined and researching topics and navigating organizations towards a desired outcome is required

  • Participation in technology-enabled business transformationsand experience with Agile

  • Experience with writing business requirements, user experience design, product testing, project management, etc.

  • Experience with researching and assessing vendor solutions vs. in-house built tools

What we look for

We’re interested in highly motivated, talented individuals with a strong willingness to think outside of the box. You can expect plenty of autonomy in this role, so you’ll need the motivation to take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve our current relationships and expand our business in the evolving market. If you’re serious about consulting and are ready to take on some of our clients’ most complex issues, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

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, a minimum of three weeks of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry

  • 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

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Make your mark. Apply today

EY provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.