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Assurance Senior Associate

Keywords / Skills : GAAP, Sarbanes Oxley, InternalControl, IFRS, USGAAP, Statutory Audit, Indian GAAP, Financial Reporting, Assurance

4 - 7 years
Posted: 2019-04-14

Job Description

About GDS Assurance:

EY Global Delivery Services (GDS) Assurance practice supports global EY client-serving teams with their reviews across industry sectors, including financial services, manufacturing and technology, among others. Through the right multidisciplinary team of professionals with the sector knowledge and subject matter expertise, EY GDS Assurance enables EY client teams in over 30 countries to help world’s leading companies meet their assurance requirements.

Job Description:

As a GDS Assurance Senior, you would be the main point of contact from GDS for the tasks assigned by the global client serving assurance teams and be responsible for the timeliness and quality of deliverables along with managing day to day operations of those engagements. The role requires the individual to possess technical knowledge, including ability to interpret reviews and accounting standards and strong project management skills along with excellent communication and leadership skills. GDS seniors would have associate level personnel to work with at GDS and get the tasks executed from them along with performing a review as a senior, which is defined by the Global client serving assurance teams. The role will provide a blended experience of EY’s domestic and multinational clients who would get an exposure to various reviewing & Accounting standards like IFRS, US GAAP, US GAAS, UK GAAP or others.

Primary Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

• Lead an engagement from the GDS front and ensure the team delivers timely and high quality work, as per EY GAM and in line with the Global team expectations.

• Demonstrate strong understanding of GAM while performing reviews of procedures performed by GDS staff, along with knowledge of EY tools to make reviews more efficient and meaningful.

• Develop and maintain productive relationships with key EY Global counterparts like Assurance executives based out of Americas or Europe.

• Develop an understanding of EY Quality and Risk Management procedures, and ensure these are embedded in to the engagement team’s work.

• Proactively discuss work flow management with the assurance teams, allocating resources to the assigned work and monitoring performance against standards. Monitor utilization for one’s team, budget to actuals, and other operational matters.

• Demonstrate professionalism, competence and clarity of communication when dealing with GDS and Global teams.

• Establish expectations of value to be delivered to the respective GDS Global teams aligned.

• Identify opportunities to improve the scope of work for GDS on one’s own engagements.

• Standardize review processes along with leveraging best practices across one’s aligned engagements or beyond.

• Motivate and lead one’s GDS team members, identify and foster key talents, coach and supervise team members

• Be responsible for various operational matters related to engagements aligned.

• Conduct timely performance reviews and provide performance feedback/training. Lead by example.

Competencies / Skills:

• Knowledge of Indian accounting and assurance standards or knowledge of IFRS / UK GAAP / US GAAP and International review standards is an added advantage

• Excellent communication skills

• Effective interpersonal, risk management, facilitation and presentation skills

• Project management, leadership, coaching, counselling and supervisory skills

• Ability to spread positive work culture, teaming and live EY values

• The ability to quickly form strong working relationship with colleagues in India and global teams.

Education & experience:

• Qualified Accountant (ICAI, CPA, ACCA)

• 0-1 year of Sub small experience in stat audit exposure

About Company

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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