EY Assurance - IData - Staff Accountant 2 in Guangdong, China

Title: Assurance - IData - Staff Accountant 2

Location: CN-Guangdong-Guangzhou

Job Number: GUA000SF

Our Assurance group is one of the most trusted, respected and influential organizations in the industry. As part of our team, you will provide peace of mind to clients by using your skills and experience to give companies, investors and regulators confidence in the validity of financial statements and business-critical information or processes. Groups (or, as we call them, sub-service lines) within Assurance include External Audit, Climate Change and Sustainability Services, Financial Accounting Advisory Services and Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services.

You will join our nearly 70,000 assurance professionals and you will experience ongoing professional development through diverse experiences, world-class learning and individually tailored coaching. 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.


Core responsibilities:

  • Transform and validate a variety of client financial and non-financial data for use in our standard audit analytical procedures

  • Identify, investigate, recommend and implement resolutions for data related issues (completeness, accuracy)

  • Coordinate work on a portfolio of engagements to meet deadlines

  • Identify and leverage opportunities for efficiencies in our internal processes

  • Develop your data handling, analytical and client systems skills on broad range of systems and scenarios

Skills and behaviors:

The ideal candidate will evidence examples of the above in their recent work history and exhibit the following skills and behaviors:

  • Ability to form productive working relationships with internal clients

  • Attention to detail in investigating, communicating and solving problems in relation to data and processes

  • Willingness to learn and develop your current data transformation and analysis skills

  • Ability to deal well with pressurized situations such as frequent deadlines

  • Ability to manage time effectively including when working with many tasks

Qualifications and experience:

  • Experience of data transformation and/or analysis (preferably involving financial and/or process data)

  • Sound working knowledge of MS Excel and all MS Office Suite products

  • Sound working knowledge of MS Access/MS SQL Server/SQL Server Integration Services

  • Competent report writing and presentation skills

  • Experience with and understanding of financial data preferred