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Advisory careers: help our clients manage risk and improve performance

A diverse team of consultants and industry professionals with a global mindset and a collaborative culture, our Advisory service line focuses on helping clients to improve their performance and manage their risks more effectively through solving complex industry issues and capitalizing on opportunities to grow, optimize and protect their business.

We work with clients to address their specific circumstances and turn strategy into reality. Whether it’s an improved finance function, enhanced supply chain or superior customer management, we’re able to offer added value. This is why Advisory is our fastest-growing service line and offers an energetic, fast-paced environment with nearly 20,000 professionals around the world.

We’re expanding the Global EY network and recruiting professionals with one or more of the following competencies:

  • Actuarial
  • Analytics
  • Customer
  • Cybersecurity
  • Digital
  • Finance
  • Financial Services Risk Management
  • Internal Audit
  • People Advisory Services
  • Program Management
  • Risk Assurance & Technology Audit
  • Risk Transformation
  • Strategy
  • Supply Chain & Operations
  • Technology

Within Advisory, we operate in several business areas. Click on the tabs to find out more.

Enhancing some of the world’s leading businesses

As one of our Performance Improvement advisors, you’ll help the world’s leading organizations improve their performance in a rapidly changing environment.

You’ll be part of multidisciplinary teams, bringing diverse perspectives to every challenge. You’ll have the opportunity to build your skills with your technical peers, as well as work closely with other areas of our organization. Your career will be supported by formal professional development, senior mentoring and valuable experience with a diverse range of clients and projects.

Finance

As a Finance professional, you‘ll assess and support the transformation of clients’ finance functions to improve their performance and effectiveness. Working with Chief Financial Officers, you’ll help to align finance strategy with the wider business. You’ll design cost optimization strategies using shared services, offshoring or outsourcing initiatives and effective planning, budgeting and forecasting.

Customer

As a Customer professional, you’ll help your clients to define, identify and manage their most valuable customers by designing aspirational customer experiences and increasing operational efficiency. You‘ll advise on how to interact most effectively with customers through all touchpoints and channels of their business. You’ll design customer acquisition and retention strategies that’ll improve and sustain business performance.

Core areas include:

  • Customer visioning and strategy
  • Customer and marketing intelligence
  • Customer value proposition strategy
  • Customer experience design
  • Operating model design
  • Performance measurement and improvement

Digital

In a digital world, EY provides confidence to clients, boards and stakeholders through every angle of transformation, providing quality services that’ll help them grow and protect their business, and build a better working world. Through our deep understanding of new technologies and innovation, professional judgment and human insight, EY inspires confidence in the capital markets and helps leaders seize the upside of disruption.

As a Digital professional at EY, you’ll be looking to solve four key problems and opportunities that provide value and build trust with our clients today, while offering deep insight to the transformation opportunity within our clients’ businesses for tomorrow:

  • Customer experience transformation
  • Digital operations
  • Digital strategy and innovation
  • Digital trust

Program Management

As a Program Management professional, you’ll be the chief integrator to bring together EY people with many different experiences to provide fit-for-purpose services and achieve the desired outcome for our clients. You’ll be part of a team that has a diverse background with broad commercial experience, deep project-relevant engineering and extensive operations-change management experience.

Supply Chain & Operations

As a Supply Chain & Operations professional, you’ll provide strategic and operational insights across the clients’ supply chains to help improve business performance and streamline costs. You’ll assess and analyze your client’s supply chain and recommend performance improvement solutions primarily in the areas of planning and fulfilment, sourcing and procurement, and manufacturing excellence with the goal to balance the increasing needs for agility and responsiveness against driving down costs, and improving working capital and asset efficiency.

Strategy

As a professional in the Strategy team, you’ll focus on the development and execution of performance strategy, which helps clients to optimize their business strategy. Performance strategy results in client-specific actionable initiatives and drivers that will result in demonstrable sustained performance improvement.

Technology

Technology is at the center of business change – and provides opportunities to improve performance, manage risk and drive innovation. Getting the technology right can be the start, or the end point, of a transformation.

To succeed as a Technology professional, you’ll need innovative insight and business perspective to unlock the potential to drive growth, save costs today and invest in tomorrow. The technology agenda covers:

  • Enterprise solutions (e.g., SAP and Microsoft)
  • Major program transformation
  • IT strategy and transformation
  • Digital and emerging technologies (e.g., robotics, blockchain and Internet of Things)
  • Data and analytics
  • Sector technology solutions
 

Enterprise Intelligence

As advisors in our leading Asia-Pacific Analytics and Enterprise Intelligence teams, you’ll help clients master their organizational information to allow management to make strategic or operational decisions and deliver real business value. If you have a keen interest in providing advice, Enterprise Intelligence is the place for you to put your programming, process analysis, data analytics and visualization skills to good use. You’ll enjoy the pace of going from one project to the next; using data to prove hypotheses; to using quantitative facts to assist in decision-making.

As a member of the Enterprise Intelligence team, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  • Work alongside some of information management and analytics’ most experienced professionals across a number of client industries on projects ranging from data mapping to advanced analytics.
  • Connect with colleagues locally and internationally to collectively work in helping a client make better decisions to achieve their business objectives and realize their business potential.
  • Learn and develop a range of skills ranging from business acumen, business and technical analysis, communication styles, project management and delivery skills.
  • Be involved in the research and preparation of a response to tender.
  • Shadow consultants and managers on-site, gaining a practical and in-depth understanding of how analytics and enterprise intelligence can help clients.

Work with our clients to identify and respond to risk

Risk management protects business performance and helps sustain results. It’s about achieving a clear understanding of risks and developing plans to manage them. As a Risk professional, you’ll work with multinational businesses and public sector organizations, helping them develop an integrated approach to risk and controls. You’ll be part of some of the most significant global internal audit and risk engagements. You’ll also team with our performance improvement professionals in multidisciplinary engagements, helping major global clients to transform and sustain business performance.

By plugging into our market-leading global network, you’ll gain the experience you need to become an exceptional risk advisor.

Actuarial

As an Actuarial professional, you’ll combine global insight and local reach to help financial services and insurance clients develop sound strategies for today’s business environment. You will work closely with the clients’ actuarial functions to assess their effectiveness, for example by benchmarking them against leading practice, in order to identify opportunities for improvement, as well as providing operational support. This varies from helping insurance clients with actuarial calculations to outsourcing all or part of the actuarial process. Our Actuarial teams support clients in adopting new financial reporting standards and in mergers and acquisitions by assessing products and helping with structuring deals and post-merger integration.

Cybersecurity

As a Cybersecurity professional, you’ll address the challenge of managing the information security risk in the internal IT organization and in the cyber space. Drawing on in-depth technical and IT-related risk management knowledge from our global organization, your work is instrumental in contributing to client’s business resilience.

We are also witnessing the increasing adoption of the Internet of Things ranging from consumer solutions to national-level critical infrastructures. With this increased connectivity comes a critical need to mitigate operational technology (OT) threats and vulnerabilities to help our clients and governments create a secure digital future. Our OT cybersecurity services help clients take the right actions to protect their assets, increase their resilience of operations, enhance the readiness to respond to attacks, and maintain availability across their supervisory control and data acquisition through an industrial control system, or also known as SCADA/ICS environment.

We do not simply stop at diagnostics services to advise our clients on their current and desired future states. We have a dedicated Cybersecurity Architecture and Solutions team working with a global team of Cybersecurity experts helping to implement security solutions and support clients in their desire to protect the business. This globally connected team helps clients solve their most complex information security needs and contribute toward building a resilient digital business.

Financial Risk Services Management

As a Financial Services Risk Management professional, you’ll offer integrated risk management and regulatory advisory services to the banking and capital markets, insurance, asset management, energy and corporate treasury sectors. You’ll work in global, multi-disciplinary risk service teams to provide broad advisory services, from strategy to implementation support. Team members include experienced risk management professionals, quantitative analysts, risk technology architects, control professionals and former regulators. Working together, you’ll help clients better assess and improve their risk and regulatory frameworks, integrate risk management into operations, grow revenue and manage risk to increase shareholder value.

Internal Audit

As an Internal Audit professional, you’ll help to improve the performance of clients’ internal audit functions. You will be helping to increase the return on internal audit investment by focusing on value, cost and risk as you work with clients to unlock the potential of internal audit and enhance its value to the organization. This often includes creating and implementing a “roadmap” for the internal audit process. Our Internal Audit teams identify control enhancements, operational and compliance process improvement and efficiency opportunities as well as company-wide cost improvements.

Risk Assurance

As a Risk Assurance professional, you’ll provide clients with an independent and reliable overview of their risk landscape, information technology systems and the controls in place. Important business and investment decisions are made based on the team’s assessments and certifications.

Risk Transformation

As a Risk Transformation professional, you’ll enhance performance through creating risk-enabled organizations. You’ll help clients identify important risks, design frameworks to manage them and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of risk management. Issues you’ll work on includes business performance variability and suboptimal return on investment, inefficient operating experiences, business and process controls transformation, application security integrity, governance risk management and compliance (GRC) technology enablement, business and IT GRC, continuous monitoring, vendor and contract risk management and IT risk management.

People Advisory Services

As the world continues to change due to globalization and developments in demographics, technology and regulation, organizations need to adapt and flex. They need their people to be agile and respond to that change.

People Advisory Services (PAS) helps organizations solve some of their largest and most complex people-related challenges. As a PAS professional, you will be able to grow and build your skills in one of our six pillars:

Performance

Our Performance teams help organizations effectively manage change and organizational design. We support the design of HR operating models, improve HR process efficiency, manage people risk and integrate transactions effectively. Our core capabilities are:

  • Organizational change management
  • Organizational design
  • HR operating and delivery model
  • HR process efficiency and policy

Talent

Our Talent teams help organizations develop data-supported workforce strategies and employee value propositions. We advise on talent management, people risk and capability development across all levels and organizational development activities including culture change. Our core capabilities are:

  • Workforce strategy
  • Capability development
  • Talent management
  • Organizational development
  • People risk management

Systems

Our Systems teams help organizations develop HR technical strategies, facilitate vendor selection, and implement HR systems to support broader business initiatives. We work to improve and reduce the costs and risks of payroll operations and delivery. Our core capabilities are:

  • Payroll
  • HR technology
  • Digital

Reward

Our Reward teams help organizations develop relevant and flexible tax-compliant remuneration, benefit and incentive approaches. Our core capabilities are:

  • Board and executive remuneration
  • Broad based remuneration
  • Benefits
  • Employment law

Mobility

Our Mobility teams help organizations develop and support their mobility programs. We help them manage the complex compliance, reporting and risks inherent in deploying a globally mobile workforce. Our core capabilities are:

  • Mobility tax
  • Global immigration
  • Assignment services
  • International social security

Analytics and Insight

Our Analytics and Insight teams help organizations use their people data to improve business performance, drive better business decisions and proactively manage risk. Our core capabilities are:

  • Measurement
  • Modelling and reporting
  • Workforce and costings
  • Qualitative analytics