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Senior Accountants - Assurance


Sydney, New South Wales

Thinking about a successful and rewarding career in Assurance at EY?

Here are a few things we can offer you…
Diverse cross-section of market leading clients including ASX top 50 companies
Ability to work directly with business leaders and develop a global perspective
Career paths that offer progression and recognition
Professional training and development
Mobility programs that allow you to live and work abroad
Opportunities to participate in a broad range of services within Assurance.
Assurance is one of the best places to launch your career. You’ll have access to cutting edge technology that streamlines financial statement preparation and audit practices. You’ll learn about a wide variety of industries and you’ll develop a broad-base understanding of how business works.

These are just some of the invaluable benefits to a career in EY Assurance

The opportunity

You’ll help our clients meet their reporting requirements by accurately reporting on financial statements and providing meaningful insights into accounting and reporting matters. In return, you can expect leading-class learning and development tailored to your unique interests and motivations. You’ll be given all the skills, knowledge and opportunities to progress and become ready to build a better working world for our people, our clients and the communities that support us.

Skills and attributes for success
Leading fieldwork, managing performance, coaching and mentoring more junior team members and keeping engagement leaders updated on audit engagements
Effectively managing Audit processes with appropriate consideration of audit risk issues and accounting technical matters, including revenue, financial instruments and income taxes
Engaging clients and providing advice and professionalism throughout transactions, including identification of areas for improvement in clients’ business processes
Constantly developing your understanding of current market trends and processes and sharing your knowledge to develop junior colleagues
Understanding our clients’ unique ambitions and needs and referring them to colleagues in other teams and areas to broaden our business relationships where possible
Expertise in accounting frameworks (IFRS) and in related financial reporting matters.

To qualify for the role you must have
A strong academic record, including a degree and progress towards/completion of a recognised accounting qualification (CA, CPA, ACCA)
Experience leading the planning, execution and reporting on audits
Excellent communication and negotiation skills and a collaborative approach to management
Proven experience in delivering external audit and assurance engagements
Proven track record with developing and maintaining client relationships
Expertise in accounting frameworks (IFRS) and in related financial reporting matters.
What we look for

We’re interested in leaders with a genuine creative vision and the confidence to make it happen. You can expect plenty of autonomy in this role, so you’ll also need the ability to take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve our current relationships and processes. If you’re serious about auditing and ready to take on some of our clients’ most complex issues, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

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.

Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions.
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