EY Assistant Manager – Financial Accounting & Advisory Services in All, Jordan

Title: Assistant Manager – Financial Accounting & Advisory Services

Location: JO-All-Amman

Job Number: AMM00068

Assistant Manager, Financial Accounting & Advisory Services

Within Ernst & Young's Assurance service line, Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) professionals provide advisory services to a wide range of clients covering a very broad spectrum of services such as:

  • GAAP conversion to IFRS/ IPSAS

  • Accounting and financial policies and procedures

  • Financial Statement Close Process (FSCP)

  • Consolidations support

  • Financial Reporting Design/ Key Performance Indicators (KPI) reporting

  • Transaction accounting support/ Purchase Price Allocations

  • Accounting processes support

  • Finance function transformation

  • Corporate Treasury

  • Islamic finance and Shari’ah attestation

  • Internal controls assessment

  • Compliance risk framework

  • Training courses

  • Corporate governance

About the role

As Assistant Manager, you'll make a technical contribution to clients in a lead role in both financial and non- financial service sectors.Within your role, you'll actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships, execute complex procedures, supervise junior engagement team members and help define the strategy. Working under the supervision of a FAAS manager and senior manager, you'll help execute our work and present its findings to the client.

With a clear focus on anticipating and identifying risks, you'll escalate issues as appropriate. Working closely with colleagues, you'll determine whether the work plan is properly executed, documented and concluded in compliance with our Quality & Risk Management (Q&RM) guidelines. As an influential member of the team, you'll help to create a positive learning culture, will coach and counsel junior team members and help them to develop.

Client responsibilities

  • Support the planning, execution and delivery of FAAS engagements

  • Work effectively as a team member, sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication and updating senior team members on progress

  • Assist in preparing reports and schedules that will be delivered to clients and other parties

  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel

  • Build strong internal relationships within Ernst & Young Assurance and across other services

People responsibilities

  • Coach, supervise and conduct performance review and contribute to performance feedback for staff

  • Contribute to people initiatives, including recruiting and retaining assurance professionals

  • Maintain an educational program to continually develop personal skills of all staff

  • Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures


Technical skills requirements

  • Strong academic record including a degree

  • Five years of relevant work experience

  • Familiarity with IFRS and local GAAP

  • Understanding of risk-based auditing and risk and control strategies

  • Understanding of Q&RM procedures

  • Compliance with and understanding of regulatory requirements

  • Track record with a leading public practice firm

  • Professional accountancy qualification or working towards gaining one

  • Proficiency in Arabic language skills are highly desirable

Who we are

Assurance gives organizations and their investors the confidence that the results they report give a true and fair picture of their business. As an assurance professional at Ernst & Young, you'll work in a high-performing and inclusive environment that offers you great opportunities to develop an interesting and fulfilling career, wherever you are in the world. You'll work in multidisciplinary teams to handle complex issues and resolve challenges for leading companies. We'll support you in your professional development so you achieve your potential. At Ernst & Young, we know it's your point of view, energy and enthusiasm that make the difference.