GDS Assurance - Manager

GDS Assurance - Manager

Ernst & Young Global Services Philippines Inc
7-10 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Title: GDS Assurance - Core Manager
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.
The opportunity
The opportunity to become a manager is dependent on the business requirements of the service line and their performance.
Your key responsibilities
As a Manager, you will leverage your project and relationship management to support the management with a able portfolio of clients. In addition, you will also support the operational aspects of engagement management, such as engagement finances, resource management, and elements of risk management. You will act as a mentor to the junior staff, managing and coaching them, thereby playing a key role in the development of the team. You will be instrumental in building strong relationships with engagement team and clients, identifying areas where GDS Assurance can improve quality, and increase the scope of work.
Skills and attributes for success
  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with key engagement team contacts, i.e., engagement managers and project managers
  • Develop an understanding of EY's Risk Management procedures, and ensure that these are embedded in the team's work
  • Work closely with engagement managers to transition new engagements and services to GDS Assurance while maintaining the quality of service
  • Proactively discuss workflow management with the engagement teams, allocating resources to the engagement and monitoring performance against standards
  • Demonstrate professionalism, competence and clarity of communication when dealing with GDS and engagement teams
  • Establish expectations with respect to value to be delivered to the engagement teams and ultimately to the clients
  • Identify opportunities to standardize and optimize Assurance processes across a portfolio of clients
  • Contribute to people development by encouraging individuals to actively contribute to the team
  • Lead by example and delegate work successfully
  • Conduct timely performance reviews and provide performance feedback and training
  • Use technology to continually learn, share knowledge with team members, and enhance service delivery
  • Contribute to technical and soft-skills training to continually develop the team's skills
  • Lead a team of Assistant Managers, Seniors and Associates and make sure the team delivers high-quality work on time and within the budget and as per EY methodology

To qualify for the role, you must have
  • A qualified CPA with over 7 years of experience
  • Strong knowledge of International accounting and auditing standards (IFRS or UK GAAP)
  • Project management, leadership, coaching, counselling and supervisory skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

Ideally, you'll also have
  • Effective interpersonal, risk management, facilitation and presentation skills
  • Ability to build a positive work culture and live up to the EY values
  • Ability to quickly form strong working relationships with colleagues within and outside Philippines
  • Financial Services industry experience is an added advantage

What we look for
We look for high performers, who consistently deliver quality work while continually looking for ways to improve. We want you to have a clear sense of personal and professional accountability and know how to build relationships by doing the right thing. We look for people who demonstrate drive, vision and determination and are passionate about helping our clients achieve their goals.
We want people who understand the challenges of working in a professional services environment and are focused on achieving and delivering the best for our clients.
What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive compensation & benefits package and different rewards program like awards & recognitions, loyalty awards and travel opportunities.
EY is committed to doing its part in building a better working world, thus, the organization promotes continuous learning and development opportunities by providing in-house technical and supplemental training related to each role, as well as promoting developmental programs, such as mentoring activities, projects, and the like, which will aide in our employees succession planning and career advancement.
Talk to anyone at EY and they'll tell you what a rewarding place it is to work. As you collaborate with colleagues in our high-performing teams, you gain exposure to some of the most complex and stimulating situations in the business world.
For us, it's vital you share our goals - so we can work together to achieve success.
About EY's Global Delivery Services ('GDS'):
Global Delivery Services (GDS) consists of various service delivery centers from which our Client Service and Enablement Services teams operate to deliver strategic support to our EY member firms. Since 2001 EY has grown by over 100,000 people and seen tremendous change and globalization, and GDS has always grown, evolved and adapted along with EY itself. GDS is one of EY's greatest global assets with 22,000 smart, dedicated and incredibly responsive people in five countries around the world. It plays an important role in EY's growth strategy by providing efficient and effective support to our service lines and enablement functions. GDS spans all geographies, practices, services lines, sectors and competencies within EY to deliver deeply-integrated services that result in efficient and world-class solutions.
About EY
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
Join us in building a better working world.
Apply now.

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