EY EMEIA FSO Tax - Senior Manager, Operational Change And Investments - 14 Month FTC/Secondment in United Kingdom

Title: EMEIA FSO Tax - Senior Manager, Operational Change And Investments - 14 Month FTC/Secondment

Location: United Kingdom

Job Number: UNI00AHO

Location: UK, with minimum two days per week at 25CP

  • Excellent opportunity to work closely with EMEIA FSO Tax Leadership.

  • Project management lead on crucial EMEIA FSO Tax business change project.

  • Play fundamental role in driving investment performance and risk management.

Role Overview

A unique opportunity has arisen within EMEIA Financial Services Tax for a Senior Manager to join the Operations Team to cover maternity leave.

This team sits at the heart of EMEIA FSO Tax, working with the Partners to drive investment performance and operational change. This role will see you involved in developing the operational structure of the EMEIA FSO Tax business across 13 locations with revenues of $300m.

It is a broad and varied role, key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing a mutli-country Operating Model Improvement project:

  • Working with the EMEIA FSO Tax Leadership team and key stakeholders across the 13 markets to engage, plan and implement significant structural change in the business. This project aims to bring efficiencies to delivery models through technology enablement and business change

  • Managing investments within the business:

  • ensuring appropriate risk assessments and stakeholder agreements are achieved

  • oversight and tracking the return on these investments to report into the EMEIA FSO Tax Leadership team

  • Commercial and pricing management:

  • Overseeing and inputting into significant pricing and commercial discussions on RFPs, technological developments and Global funding agreements within the business. This role provides a great opportunity to gain insights and contribute to a range of innovative and market leading business decisions

Strong leadership and interpersonal skills are a must, given the broad range of key stakeholders you will be influencing in managing this business change project and ensuring financial integrity across the investment portfolio. Due to the nature of this role, change management experience would be desirable.

Flexibility of style is important as you’ll interact daily with EMEIA FSO Tax Partners, staff and various functions across the business and Region. You will wear many hats in these interactions including service provider, controller or risk manager, and facilitator. Achieving the balance between those responsibilities is absolutely fundamental to this role.

You will need to team effectively with the EMEIA FSO tax Leadership team, the wider FSO Tax Operations team and our joint venture partners which include EMEIA Technology Enablement, HR, Business Development, QRM and Finance. You will need to ensure you have an awareness of general business strategy, performance themes and issues as this will help you in determining where the investment and commercial priorities should be.

You do not need to be an expert in all these fields, indeed the current members of the Operations Team hail from a variety of backgrounds; Tax, Project Management, Business Management, Recruitment and Accountancy, but being flexible and a strong relationship manager is key.

It is an exciting time to join the FSO Tax Operations Team with continued growth forecast for the business in the next twelve months. As such, we want to hear from people excited by the prospect of helping secure the growth of the business by executing on the strategy, supporting innovation and the business change needed to take the business forward. There is a lot of opportunity to introduce new ideas and apply a fresh perspective to the key responsibilities set out above.

This role is for a minimum 14 month period allowing for overlap with the current incumbent at commencement.


Who we are

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.