EY EY Assurance - Banking - Associate in England, United Kingdom

Title: EY Assurance - Banking - Associate

Location: GB-England-London

Job Number: LON00B2A

The Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) team specialises in IFRS conversion support, implementation of new accounting standards, accounting experience during financial due diligence, accounting control or process support and assistance with public offerings.

Within EY, FAAS operates across a global network and in the UK has dedicated team focussing on Financial Services clients, split into five sub-teams: Banking, Insurance, Asset Management, Treasury & Remediation.

The Banking sub-team is currently focussed on a finance change campaign which includes implementation projects and thought leadership addressing upcoming accounting and regulatory reporting changes (CoREP, FinRep, IFRS 9 Impairment).

We work with Audit and Non-Audit clients alike. For Audit clients, we advise and support audit teams of all listed clients on accounting for financial transactions as part of the audit. For Non-Audit clients we are working directly with most major UK and international banks to investigate and resolve a variety of accounting, reporting, and organisational restructuring challenges.

We are currently recruiting for Associates who can help support our ambitious growth plans.

What you will do:

• Continue to develop your technical skills through attending hot topic trainings workshops focussed on the key issues facing the UK and international banking industry.

• Develop project management skills as you assist your team in designing and delivering implementation projects

• Build internal and external professional networks as you work directly with EY service lines (IT, transaction advisory, audit, and other advisory teams) and key financial services clients to tackle the current and upcoming challenges facing banks today

• Support the team in developing practical solutions to accounting and regulatory challenges by utilising research tools and the EY network to investigate issues, assess the impact to clients, and contributing to thought leadership presentations


Skills and attributes for success

• Creative, independent with good problem solving skills

• Strong analytical, interpersonal, communication and writing skills

• Demonstrated integrity within a professional environment

• Ability to work as part of a team

• Ability to prioritise workloads and meet deadlines

• Enthusiasm to face new challenges and learn new skills

To qualify for the role you must have

• An undergraduate degree in any discipline

• Eligibility to work in the UK

Who we are

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.