EY Audit Experienced Staff - Wealth & Asset Management (FSO) - October/November 2017 Start Date: The Cayman Islands in All, Cayman Islands

Title: Audit Experienced Staff - Wealth & Asset Management (FSO) - October/November 2017 Start Date: The Cayman Islands

Location: KY-All-Grand Cayman

Job Number: GRA0009H

EY, a global market leading professional services organization, with dynamic people in more than 150 countries, is committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, tax, advisory and transaction advisory services. We are the only professional services organization who has a separate business dedicated exclusively to the financial services marketplace. Join Financial Services (FSO) and you will work with multi-disciplinary teams from around the world to deliver a global perspective. Aligned to key industry groups including asset management, banking and capital markets, insurance and private equity, we provide integrated advisory, assurance, tax, and transaction services.

As a market segment of the FSO, the BBC includes the Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, and Cayman Islands. The BBC operates as one regional practice and we pride ourselves on attracting the best talent from across the globe. By joining the BBC, you will receive unmatched exposure and experience to our continuously growing portfolio of diverse financial services clients.

Through diverse experiences, world-class learning and individually tailored coaching you will experience ongoing professional development. That’s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


Job Summary:

We are seeking qualified candidates for exciting career opportunities as Audit Experienced Staff in our assurance team. The role of the Audit Experienced Staff is to develop technical competence and perform audit procedures on client accounts. The successful candidates will help our clients meet their reporting requirements by providing an objective and independent examination of their financial statements, timely and constructive discussion with management on accounting and reporting matters, and a robust and clear perspective to audit committees.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Recognize potential audit issues from basic analysis of financial statements and communicate them to the team

  • Understand how to operate effectively in a regulated environment

  • Challenge procedures used in the past and attempt to enhance audit techniques

  • Demonstrate professionalism and competence in a client’s environment

  • Maintain strong client focus, be responsive to client requests and develop/maintain productive working relationships with client personnel

  • Take responsibility for high quality execution of specific elements of an audit engagement

To qualify, candidates must have:

  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance or a related field with sufficient coursework to achieve the U.S. Certified Public Accounting (CPA) license

  • A minimum of nine (9) months of relevant experience in an audit role; prior public accounting experience is required

  • Actively pursuing a U.S. Certified Public Accounting (CPA) license with all 4 exam sections completed/passed.

  • Excellent project, time management, and problem-solving skills

  • An advanced proficiency with Microsoft products (Word, Excel, etc.)

  • Superior interpersonal and communication skills

  • The ability to work independently with minimal supervision and the capacity to work a flexible schedule, as overtime will be required during peak periods

  • A dedication to teamwork and integrity within a professional environment

EY, an equal employment opportunity employer, values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people.