EY Government & Public Sector - Assurance Services Experienced Staff in McLean, Virginia

Title: Government & Public Sector - Assurance Services Experienced Staff

Location: US-VA-McLean

Job Number: MCL003GD

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.

Join our External Audit team and you 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.

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.


Job Summary:

The role of the Audit Experienced Staff is to develop technical competence and perform audit procedures in complex areas and significant accounts.

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:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance or related field with minimum of 1 year of experience

  • U.S. Certified Public Accounting (CPA) license or sufficient coursework to achieve US CPA certification in the US state of primary work location

  • Experience on working with audits of internal controls over financial reporting in accordance with US GAAS and US GAAP

  • Advanced written and verbal communications skills

  • Dedication to teamwork and leadership

  • Integrity within a professional work environment

  • Demonstrated analytical, problem solving skills

  • Integrity within a professional environment

EY, an equal employment opportunity employer (Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Disabled), values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people.