EY Global Manager in England, United Kingdom

Title: Global Manager

Location: GB-England-London

Job Number: LON00C9F

EY’s Corporate Secretarial (CoSec) team are looking grow to support their increasing workload. This is a great opportunity to join a global professional services firm to work with a variety of clients on exciting projects. We are looking for a manager to help lead & develop the global corporate secretarial team.

Global Corporate Secretarial website: click here at http://www.ey.com/uk/en/services/tax/global-compliance-and-reporting/ey-corporate-secretarial-support-services-global

The opportunity

We need a manager to help build and deliver the business & develop the junior staff members.

Our Global CoSec services team, which complements the work of our GCR (Global Compliance and Reporting) team, provides a much needed solution to help multinational clients manage the increasing regulatory and legislative demands they face in fulfilling their Corporate Secretarial compliance and reporting requirements. The team specialise in coordinating the outsourced compliance work for some of EY’s largest clients in EMEIA and worldwide. Our core central management team in London acts as a single point of contact between the client and the EY global network for all CoSec services.

Your key responsibilities

The successful applicant will manage a number of key client accounts, where they will be involved in coordinating multi-jurisdiction engagements. They will act as the ‘key’ client contact, and manage an engagement team, driving the focus of the members of staff reporting to them, and in turn reporting upwards. They will make sure all contractual obligations are being fulfilled, and all contracting is up to date.

In addition, they will support business development by working on key proposals, coordinating the preparation of documentation and fees, and presenting them to new clients.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Manage, support and develop junior members of the team;

  • Manage a number of key client accounts;

  • Coordination of multi-jurisdiction engagements, including project set-up, transition, health checks, on-going delivery and event driven changes;

  • Develop and manage relationships with key stakeholders (internal and external);

  • Lead day-to-day client meetings/calls;

  • Manage engagement governance;

  • Management of the EY Network;

  • Management of delivery teams in India and Poland;

  • Ensure all contracts/agreements are in place;

  • Review budgets and resourcing on a regular basis – managing the expected realisation percentage (ERP) and margin on all engagements;

  • Review profitability (ERP/Margin) on a monthly basis and look at ways to improve where possible;

  • Identify opportunities for additional EY services;

  • Develop strategic solutions with the team to enhance service offerings, improve profitability and promote knowledge sharing across the Global Cosec team (Americas, AsiaPac & EMEIA);

  • Assisting with proposals including pricing, proposal materials, technology demonstrations and oral presentations;

  • Liaise with other internal EY teams (e.g. EY Law, GCR etc.);

  • Liaising with external regulators and advisers, such as lawyers and auditors.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Experience of managing & developing staff

  • Experience working on multi-jurisdictional projects

  • Account management experience

  • Experience working in a professional services firm

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Good understanding of corporate secretarial practice/governance

  • ICSA qualification

  • Additional language skills

What we look for?

We are looking for an experienced Manager who is looking for their next step in their career.


What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching 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 is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

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

Join us in building a better working world.

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