EY GDS CS MENA Advisory Ops in Kochi, India

GDS CS MENA Advisory Ops


Requisition # KOC0014W

Post Date Feb 05, 2019


Advisory operations lead role performs financial reporting, MIS reporting, Resource Management, Budgeting, variance analysis and adhoc support, as part of the Service Line Operations team. The resource requires a strong work ethic and attention to detail for a highly regarded team that focuses on accuracy and timeliness. He/ She should have excellent knowledge of MS Excel and good knowledge of Power Point. Also the candidate requires effective communication skills through email and over the telephone are pre-requisites for this role. The role aims to support the business and its leaders and Senior Management, through reporting and value- added analysis, data analysis and insight for strategy and futuristic business model implementation


  • Management reporting – Monthly MIS to the GDS Advisory leadership, regional leadership and the GDS account leader.

  • Resource Management – Liaise with the regional Experience Management team and be the bridge between GDS competency leadership and the regional Experience management team. Overseeing strict adherence to resource management protocols.

  • Budgeting – Play end to end role in Annual Budgeting exercise for the GDS Advisory service line.

  • Research forecast, prepare and plan analytical information and communicate to SL/sectors/office and finance.

  • Provide commentaries on the reporting and play the trusted business advisor role to the leadership.

  • Work closely with support functions like AMS/ Mobility / recruitment / Talent / Procurement / Finance, etc and act as a hub for all support requirement for business

  • Prepare various reports related to utilization/target Vs Actual analysis/various cost model, ratio analysis on rank/grade combination and present to the leadership team.

  • Provide the ideas, take initiatives and be proactive regarding the view/graphs/tables for presentation.

  • Sound knowledge on monitoring of engagement/project finance and reviews.

  • Effectively manage the team of operations proffesionals.

  • Involve in ad-hoc projects


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance. MBA in Finance preferred. Min 8-10 years of strong experience in MIS reporting or Management reporting.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Independent worker and analytical thinker with ability to conduct research, data analysis and resolve complex problems

  • Must have extremely strong MS Excel skills, Power Point

  • Eager to learn and have progressive mind-set in bringing efficiency in the work

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Able to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills

  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

  • Excellent team management skills

  • Should be able to lead tasks that are cross functional