EY Government & Public Sector - Assurance Services Senior in McLean, Virginia
Title: Government & Public Sector - Assurance Services Senior
Job Number: MCL003GE
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.
The role of the Audit Senior is to perform audit procedures in complex areas, while building technical competence and function as the primary day to day contact for the audit client.
Develop and maintain productive working relationships with audit clients
Direct field work, inform engagement leaders of audit engagement status and manage staff performance
Supervise the execution of complex parts of an audit engagement
Complete audit procedures and documentation for higher risk areas in order to broaden your technical skills (e.g. revenue, financial instruments, and income taxes)
Build credibility by displaying business acumen, applying technical competence and engaging in relevant discussions with clients and engagement teams
Participate in client engagements during a transaction (e.g., initial public offering (IPO), business combination or debt offering
Contribute ideas/opinions to the audit teams
Develop an understanding of EY service offerings
To qualify, candidates must have:
A bachelor’s degree with approximately 2 years of related work experience OR a graduate degree approximately 1- 2 years of related work experience
A degree in Accounting, finance or related field
U.S. Certified Public Accounting (CPA) license or sufficient coursework to achieve US CPA certification in the US state of primary work location
Experience in supervising, planning, execution and reporting on audits of financial statements prepared in accordance with US GAAP and US GAAS
Excellent project management skills
Advanced written and verbal communications skills
Dedication to teamwork and leadership
Integrity within a professional work environment
EY, an equal employment opportunity employer (Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Disabled), values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people.