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Bachelor degree
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Accountancy and Financial Management
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Asia-Pacific Business Architect

About the job

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

Managed Services (MS) is an organization-wide priority for EY, with significant focus and investment both globally and locally in Asia-Pacific. Through Managed Services, we are delivering transformational outcomes to our clients. But we are also helping to drive transformation for EY by shaping a new area of long term and sustainable growth. The Asia-Pacific Managed Services Growth Centre (MSGC) team is a catalyst for that transformation, which is such an exciting and dynamic place to be.

Asia-Pacific MSGC – a standalone and specialized Area cross-service line team that is 100% dedicated to growing our Managed Services business. The MSGC will provide a vehicle through which EY Asia-Pacific can achieve our Managed Services aspirations


The Opportunity

EY Managed Services revolutionizes our clients’ noncore, but board critical activities with easy-to-integrate solutions that lift the burden where it’s heaviest — in tax, risk, compliance, finance and beyond.

EY’s Managed Services for Tax helps our clients reimagine their tax and finance operating model to get ahead of evolving regulation, technology and talent demands. Significant investment in leading-edge technology, standardized processes and service centres of excellence enable us to carry out key activities more efficiently, helping our clients to manage risk and improve visibility, drive innovation and realize increased value from data today and into the future.

Our APAC Managed Service Growth Centre is currently experiencing strong demand for its services and has ambitious growth plans. There are excellent career progression opportunities for successful candidates who demonstrate the skills and attributes outlined below. You will receive regular technical and on the job training and support, as well as opportunities on projects and assignments that will develop and challenge you to achieve your full potential.


Position Overview

We are seeking a highly motivated junior Business Architect with a background in consulting, transformation, tax or finance to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting complex pursuits in designing tax and finance solutions for global clients.


Your Key Responsibilities

  • Work with and report to the MS Tax Solution Leader or senior MS Tax Business Architect on the job
  • Use knowledge / experience in any of the below technical competency requirement listed
  • Work on complex pursuits as the junior Business Architect (reporting to the MS Tax Solution Leader or senior MS Tax Business Architect) with the relevant technical fields (outsourcing, transformation, tax, finance, accounting and/or financial service expertise such as Customers Transparent Tax Operations and Reporting Services or business and technology transformation and consulting), collaborating with peer workstreams leaders, Service Line Subject Matter Resources, as well as other EY team members
  • Drive the solution design workstreams covering key aspects of solution design, including people, process, data and technology for pursuit
  • Design client solutions based on key aspects of solution design, including transition and transformation programs, whilst aligning to global EY methodology and best practice
  • Design and develop data input model to drive client solution design and related pricing and financial models for Tax managed service offerings
  • Provide input towards the design of the Tax managed services offering over the development lifecycle with particular focus on delivery components necessary to deploy a viable solution for our clients
  • Capture knowledge and refine artefacts from pursuits to support future pursuits
  • Support development of standardized assets used across different offerings as well as different stages of the pursuit lifecycle


To qualify for the role, you must have

  • At least 3 years experience in management consulting as a business architect or analyst (or similar role) with specialisation in any of technical competency identified below:
    • Tax compliance, tax accounting, and reporting
    • Accounting, finance, and statutory reporting
    • Tax governance & risk management
    • Outsourcing and managed services solution design
    • Transformation and continuous improvement solution design
    • Finance sector/financial services expertise – general
    • Finance sector/financial services expertise – customer tax, operations, and reporting
    • Business and technology transformation, and consulting
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills, with ability to apply a performance improvement lens to our clients’ current processes whilst aligning with global EY technology platforms and other enabling components of EY service
  • Strong skills on MS Suite - Excel (data modelling, arrays, dynamic formulas), PowerPoint (value proposition, story boarding, basic design), and Visio (process mapping), with the ability to distil complex concepts into succinct and clear outputs
  • Demonstrated commercial acumen and a basic understanding of pricing, value, and financial modelling
  • Strong communication, collaboration, and teaming skills, and a positive attitude to solve problems across our solutions as we develop them
  • A challenger mindset and questions the status quo by asking if there is a better way to do things
  • Thinks big picture but more tactically when bringing ideas to life
  • Diversity of thought and experience
  • Perseverance and resilience
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Able to work with remote teams across the globe
  • Excellent interpersonal, presentation/facilitation and written communication skills, with a strong executive presence
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel, as needed


What We Offer

As part of this role, you'll work in a highly integrated, global team with the opportunity and tools to grow, develop and drive your career forward. Here, you can combine global opportunity with flexible working. The EY benefits package goes above and beyond too, focusing on your physical, emotional, financial and social well-being. Your recruiter can talk to you about the benefits available in your country. Here’s a snapshot of what we offer:

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

Please apply to this role only through the ‘Apply’ link (not through the local office). Your application will then be routed to the appropriate recruiting team.