EY Assistant Manager - Assurance in Tamil Nadu, India

Title: Assistant Manager - Assurance

Location: IN-Tamil Nadu-Chennai

Job Number: CHE000YI

Job purpose

This exciting opportunity within GSS has arisen due to the expansion of the Assurance team at EY GSS, and will be based within the Assurance office in Gurgaon.

We currently are seeking qualified candidates for an excellent career and leadership opportunity as an Assurance Assistant Manager within Global GSS Assurance Team.

For the right individual, this provides an excellent opportunity to work in an internationally facing office and develop knowledge of international accounting and auditing principles, working in a high growth environment.

Your client responsibilities

  • Lead a team of Seniors and Associates and make sure the team delivers high quality work, as per EY methodology, on time and to budget

  • Motivate and lead the GSS team, identify and foster key talents, coach, mentor and supervise team members

  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with key EY Global contacts, i.e., Global audit managers and project managers

  • Develop an understanding of EY Quality and Risk Management procedures, and ensure these are embedded in to the engagement team's work.

  • Work closely with Global managers to transition new engagements and services to GSS Assurance whilst maintaining quality of service

  • Proactively discuss work flow management with the teams in Global, allocating resources to audit work and monitoring performance against standards.

  • Demonstrate professionalism, competence and clarity of communication when dealing with GSS and Global audit teams.

  • Establish expectations of value to be delivered to the Global teams and ultimately to the Global clients

  • Identify opportunities to standardize and optimize audit processes across a portfolio of clients

  • Develop people by encouraging individuals to think for themselves and take responsibility for their contributions to the team.

  • Delegate work successfully.

  • Conduct timely performance reviews and provide performance feedback/training. Lead by example.

  • Use technology to continually learn, share knowledge with team members, and enhance service delivery. Contribute to technical and soft-skills training to continually develop the team's skills.

Your people responsibilities

  • Lead a team of Seniors and Associates and make sure the team delivers high quality work, as per EY methodology, on time and to budget


Technical skills requirements

  • Knowledge of Indian accounting and auditing standards. Knowledge of IFRS/UK GAAP and International auditing standards is an advantage

  • Effective interpersonal, risk management, facilitation and presentation Skills

  • Project management, leadership, coaching, counseling and supervisory skills

  • Excellent communication skills including speaking and writing effectively in English

  • Ability to spread positive work culture and live EY values

  • The ability to quickly form strong working relationship with colleagues in India and around the world.

Additional skills requirements


  • Qualified Chartered Accountant (ICAI, CPA, ICAEW, ACCA)


  • Internship with top or mid-tier accounting firm

  • 3-5 years post-qualification experience with either

  • mid-or top-tier accounting firm, focused on external or statutory audits

  • MNC or larger domestic Indian companies, preferably within a Shared Service Environment.