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Job Summary:

The new Global Strategy Group (GSG) led by the Global Vice-Chairof Strategy will play a critical role in helping EY achieve its ambition. The GSG is driven by the followingprinciples:

  • Seniorleadership driven : Serve the seniorleadership agenda, strongly connected to Global, SL, Area Executive

  • Forward looking: Be the stewards of the medium to longer-term horizon, clarifyingkey opportunities and risks

  • Objective and insightful: Take an objective and market-based view of the business to drivefact-based decisions

  • Client Centric: Bringan external customer lens into everything we do

  • Execution focused : Ensure execution plans are robust and that there is anappropriate level of alignment across key parts of EY

  • Value oriented :Intense focus on delivering ECS at an appropriate cost

  • The GlobalStrategy Team will primarily consist of four inter-related functions:


    1. Strategic intelligence: analyzingmacro trends; market definition, size, and growth; and competitive positioningthat affect EY s market opportunity across all of its different areas ofbusiness
    2. Portfolio management and capitalallocation: developing ongoing processes and supporting business analytics thatmonitor EY s business portfolio, identify any adjustments that need to be made,and help to prioritize areas of strategic investment (or divestment) for thefirm

    3. Strategy execution: assisting leadership indefining a shared set of execution priorities globally and within each of theAreas and Service Lines; working with business leaders across the firm toassess and support high-quality execution of those priorities; and drivingstrategic initiatives selected by the GE that require special attention or cross-functionalcollaboration
    4. Corporate development: developing anacquisition strategy in line with the firm s strategic priorities; ensuringcapital allocation is consistent with those priorities; and driving robust dealexecution and post-acquisition reviews

    This role willwork closely with the Global PMCA Leader and Area PMCA Leads and will focus on (1) monitoring / evaluating EY sbusiness portfolio (sub-service lines, regions, etc.) across various dimensions(growth, profitability, etc.) and (2) ensuring that investment is allocated ina manner aligned to EY s strategic priorities.

    Essential Functions of the Job:

    The Global Strategy PMCA Sr Analyst will workalongside the Global PMCA leader to:

  • Driveexecution and development of a framework and processes for evaluating andanalyzing EY s business portfolio across a comprehensive set of performancemetrics; provide recommendations based on this analysis on prioritized areas ofgrowth and investment

  • Facilitateoversight of a process (i.e. Capital Edge) that will guide and trackinvestments needed to execute EY s strategic priorities

  • WithFinance and Markets, execute and maintain a long-range financial planning modelthat can be used to evaluate various portfolio, investment and capitaldecisions

  • Supportenablement and alignment of Global PMCA processes with the annual integrated planningcycles, including design, implementation and integration across processes suchas Market Leadership Planning, Market Segment Execution Plan (MSEP), AccountPlanning, Revenue Planning, Financial Plan and Talent Planning

  • Collaborativelywork with Service Line and Area Strategy Execution Offices and PMCA AreaManagers to ensure that Area portfolio and investment decisions are aligned toglobal priorities and cascaded into annual business planning processes

    Analytical/Decision Making Responsibilities:
  • Appliesin-depth knowledge of the business, resources, leveraging relationships,communications and operational effectiveness to complex projects andinitiatives.

  • Makes keydecisions and suggestions (with appropriate input) based on a solidunderstanding of firm and business objectives, identifies and produces neededanalysis, and builds and procures appropriate professional experience/knowledge

  • The individualin this position establishes plans, determines priorities and prescribes andimplements the processes needed to achieve the required objectives

  • The person islikely to be faced with problems and demanding deadlines routinely and needs tobe able to manage conflicting priorities and tight deadlines through creativeproblem solving and operational dexterity

  • The individualshould be able to Identify creative alternatives, digging into issues tosurface core pain points, and being persistent is a core requirement for thisrole

  • Articulates aclear vision, create and drive a project plan, and direct action with tact anddiplomacy.

  • A high levelof complex, conceptual problem-solving ability, a wide sphere of influence anda broad-based network are expected.

  • Supervision Responsibilities:
  • The post holderwill report to the Global Strategy PMCA Leader and will be expected to workwith minimal supervision and direction

  • There is noformal requirement to undertake direct supervision of other team members,though they may need to direct and influence other members of PMCA pillar and otherEY Strategy team members through project work

  • Knowledge and Skills Requirements:
  • Financial modeling skills and experience, including overseeing teams responsible for business portfolio management, capital allocation and investment decision making related processes

  • Deep understanding of EY s organizational and operational structure, including deep knowledge of key business processes is preferred

  • Strong executive presence and presentation skills; ability to respectfully challenge and influence senior leaders

  • Excellent business and industry knowledge for contextual knowledge of what is needed to drive successful business portfolio and investment management processes

  • Strategic thinking skills, which allow the application of areas of knowledge to extrapolate future trends and patterns that may impact EY or the client(s)

  • Ability to make timely decisions and translate strategy into action
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and influence cross-functional teams

  • Ability to collaborate & influence; able to facilitate alignment without compromising principles

  • A high level of complex, conceptual problem-solving ability

  • Excellent relationship management, stakeholder engagement and people management skills, with an intense focus on the firm s culture and values

  • High degree of professionalism and integrity

  • Global mindset and acumen, skilled at leading and teaming across borders and cultures

  • Other Requirements:
  • Flexibility is needed in order to connect and work with others given that we are a distributed business and often work across time zones and across national borders and language lines.

  • Some overtime may be required to meet deadlines
  • Minimal travel may be required.
  • Job Requirements: Education:
  • Undergraduate/University degree in fields such as finance, economics, accounting, operations management or operations research or equivalent.

  • Advanced degree in business preferred but not required

  • Experience:
  • Experience in management consulting or corporate strategy is preferred

  • Experience in business portfolio management, capital allocation and investment decision making related processes


  • Associated topics: analyse, business, business systems analyst, financial reporting analyst, inspect, investment analytics, investment banking, law, market, refinement

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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