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Senior Consultant - Manager, Cost optimization and budgeting, Rapid Innovation, Karachi

Senior Consultant - Manager, Cost optimization and budgeting, Rapid Innovation team, Karachi

From small businesses to some of the world's best-known brands, our clients across the MENA region count on reliable financial statements, information and processes to inform their on-going strategies. More than ever, business is about interpreting and reacting to complex data - and they look to us for advice and services they can trust every time. You will use your professional skills and experience to make it happen, by supporting our MENA based EY Member Firms to serve clients in the MENA region across a broad range of industries and responsibilities.

Our tailored services help build trust and confidence through transparency, clarity and consistency.

EY Rapid Innovation

As a Multinational Member Firm in the EY network, Rapid Innovation, based in Karachi, exclusively provides its services to MENA based EY Member Firms to support audit and non-audit engagements across the MENA region, excluding Pakistan. The work is executed remotely by working virtually with our MENA onshore teams and sometime may require travel to MENA EY offices

The opportunity

This opportunity is within our Financial Accounting and Advisory Services practice, which covers a wide range of accounting and reporting, transaction accounting, treasury, finance and digital transformation and corporate governance services that can help clients meet changing market conditions and regulatory requirements.

We are looking for Senior Consultants / Assistant Managers / Managers to support and manage the delivery of cost optimization and rationalization, and cost allocation and budgeting reviews for large clients based across MENA.

Your key responsibilities

As a Senior Consultant / Assistant Manager / Manager, you will work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution.

Skills and attributes for success

Pro- activity, accountability and results- driven people will flourish in this environment. Dealing with competing priorities, understanding how to manage resources and communicating effectively are key skills. This will have a huge impact on those around you and help promote a positive work ethic.

To qualify for the role you must have
  • Experience with at least two comprehensive cost optimization/ reduction/ rationalization projects at large companies. This must include review of all type of expenses
  • Experience with reviewing companies' budgets and the budgeting process, including experience with zero-based budgeting.
  • Experience with developing and reviewing cost allocation frameworks based on ABC costing
  • The ability, and willingness to travel within the Middle East where project requirements dictate
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in a relevant subject such as Finance, Accounting, Engineering and a professional certification like ACCA, CA, CPA, CIMA or CMA; OR MBA or Master's in Finance ( CA finalists with 2 - 3 papers remaining can also be considered)

Ideally you'll also have
  • Track record with a leading consulting firm
What we look for

We are interested in entrepreneurs who have the confidence to develop and promote a brand new strategic vision both internally and externally. You will be business savvy with a passion for innovation as well as the motivation to create your own EY journey.

What working at EY offers
  • 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

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, strategy, transaction and consulting 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.

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