The opportunity

To effectively compete in the global market and maximize profitability, businesses need increasingly efficient finance functions that provide enhanced value to internal business customers. To strengthen our growing team, we currently have a career opportunity for a Senior Manager to join our Business Transformation team in Halifax. We are seeking a consummate team player with a strong work ethic and seasoned consulting skills. This individual will focus on assisting clients in areas such as strategy development, operating model design and implementation (enterprise wide or function-specific such as Finance), business process design, technology enablement, intelligent automation, enterprise performance management and data analytic, among other areas.

Your Key Responsibilities

As Senior Manager on our Business Transformation team, you will contribute to transformation client engagements and business development initiatives. An important part of your role will be to actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships. You will also identify potential business opportunities for EY, primarily within existing engagements, and escalate these as appropriate. You will lead passionate and diverse teams which include both EY and client staff.

Drawing on your knowledge and experience, you will create innovative insights for clients, adapt methods and practices to fit team and cultural needs, and contribute to thought leadership. You will actively contribute to improving operational efficiency on projects and internal initiatives. As an influential member of the team, you'll help to create a positive learning culture, coach and counsel junior team members and help them to develop. A willingness to travel to meet client needs.

Client responsibilities

  • Manage and take a leadership role in EY's Business Transformation client programs
  • Identify and lead business development opportunities
  • Create long term, trusted advisor relationships with senior client management
  • Assist in managing the financial aspects of engagements by organizing staffing, tracking fees and communicating issues to project leaders
  • Oversee and take active part in creating project documentation and creating relevant reports
  • Build strong internal relationships within the Advisory practice and across other service lines

People responsibilities

  • Develop people through effectively supervising, coaching and mentoring staff
  • Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for staff
  • Contribute to people initiatives including recruiting, retaining and training Finance professionals
  • Maintain an educational program to continually develop personal skills
  • Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures

Skills and attributes for success

  • Excellent communications skills including oral, written, and presentation
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Experience managing staff on multiple projects and providing direction to team members
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • A high level of motivation and a self-starting attitude
  • An ability to think outside of the box and thrive on new challenges

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Strong academic record including a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 7-10 years of experience in industry or with a recognized consulting firm
  • Professional designation and/or qualification (i.e. MBA, CA, CMA, etc.) is strongly preferred
  • Experience in delivering projects that cover the full life cycle of assessment, design and implementation
  • Experience managing staff on multiple projects and providing direction to team members
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills

What we look for

We're looking for people that are passionate transformation consultants, at the top of their game, but who would like to continue to grow their subject matter expertise and help others around them achieve their potential. If you have a passion for assisting businesses achieve their full potential and working with some of the highest performing teams, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture

  • built on high-performance teaming
  • where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.

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 allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting 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
  • Learning 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're using the 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.

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

Make your mark. Apply today.

EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.


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Halifax, NS, Canada
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