Senior Manager Financial Services - Finance Transformation

Job ID 2024-1356
Posted Date 2 months ago(01/03/2024 14:16)
Job Locations
Strategy & Transformation

This job in a nutshell

We live in a fast changing world, full of challenges and opportunities. To succeed as a business, it's crucial to react swiftly to these changes.

Join the BDO family, a worldwide consulting firm where you can bring your own personality into your job! We help organisations grow sustainably with our expertise in audit & assurance, tax & legal, advisory and accountancy.

Your well-being and development are just as important to us as the personal, hands-on advice and pragmatic solutions we offer our clients. Because if you grow, so do we and so do our clients. That is why our slogan is 'Let's Grow Together'!

What will you be doing?

As part of BDO’s advisory department, the Strategy & Transformation Team pursues the mission of helping our clients in various sectors to work more (cost-)efficiently, client-focused, people-centric and results-driven.


As the Senior Manager Finance Transformation for Financial Services, you will be responsible for building and leading a practice that helps financial services clients transform their finance functions to improve efficiency, effectiveness, and agility. An an candidate you have a mix of accounting, financial & regulatory reporting, and management reporting knowledge, as well as transversal core consulting skills, to help clients navigate complex transformations. You also have strong leadership skills to manage teams, develop business, and influence clients and stakeholders.

What will you be doing?

  • Build and lead a service offering that provides finance transformation services to financial services clients
  • Develop and execute business development strategies to acquire new clients and expand existing relationships
  • Manage teams of consultants and subject matter experts to deliver high-quality services on time and within budget
  • Collaborate with clients and stakeholders to understand their business objectives, pain points, and opportunities for improvement
  • Design and implement finance transformation initiatives that align with clients' strategic priorities and regulatory requirements, including IFRS and Sustainable Finance (i.e. EU Taxonomy, CSRD, etc.)
  • Conduct assessments, diagnose issues, and recommend solutions to improve finance processes, systems, data, and organisation
  • Lead and support the implementation of ERP systems, such as SAP, Oracle, or Workday, to streamline finance operations and enhance data analytics with solutions such as AnaPlan or Tagetik
  • Build and maintain relationships with external partners, such as technology vendors, industry associations, and academia, to stay abreast of trends and innovations in finance transformation
  • … and many more exciting things!


We believe that working closely with our clients, integrating our approach with their team, and customising interventions to their needs, ensures an optimal client experience.

What do you bring to the table?

This job is definitely for you if you ...

  • Have a master's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or a related field
  • Gathered at least 10 years of relevant experience in finance transformation consulting, preferably in the financial services industry
  • Demonstrated expertise in accounting, financial reporting, and management reporting, with knowledge of regulatory and compliance requirements
  • Possess strong leadership skills, with experience in building and managing high-performing teams and developing talent
  • Have excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to influence and persuade clients and stakeholders at all levels of the organisation
  • Have a track record of business development, including lead generation, proposal development, and sales closure
  • Possess transversal core consulting skills, such as project management, problem solving, change management, and stakeholder engagement
  • Gathered experience with the implementation of ERP systems, such as SAP, Oracle, or Workday
  • Are flexible in travelling and working in different locations as needed
  • Want to be part of a team with strong growth potential.

You have Dutch or French as your native language, have very good proficiency in the other and are fluent in English.

What do we bring to the table?

  • Culture: you will join a family of experts who encourage respect, diversity and teamwork. You work in an open culture, so feel free to talk to anyone, at any level.
  • Development: you set the direction of your career, and we support you where necessary. Our BDO Academy provides a whole range of training courses to help you. 
  • Impact: from day 1 you will be given responsibility, with support from your team.
  • Network: you can work on different projects and clients, across business practices.
  • Flexibility: you choose where you work with flexible working hours.
  • Wellbeing: your physical and mental health is important to us.
  • Salary: you receive a competitive salary package with interesting benefits.
  • Sustainability: you work within a company with an integrated sustainability policy.

Did you nod enthusiastically when you read through the job description? Then send us your CV right away! May we soon welcome you as a new colleague!


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