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EY Audit Manager & Audit Senior Manager - Financial Services (Insurance and/or Banking) in Athens, Greece

Audit Manager & Audit Senior Manager - Financial Services (Insurance and/or Banking)


Requisition # ATH000C8

Post Date 4 days ago

From small businesses to some of the world’s best-known brands, our clients count on reliable financial statements, information and processes to form their ongoing strategies. More than ever, business is about interpreting and reacting to complex data - and they look to us for advice and services they can trust every time. You will use your professional skills and experience to make it happen, assisting our clients to address the accounting and financial reporting challenges facing their business.

The opportunity

We are currently seeking Audit professionals at Manager and Senior Manager ranks with experience in the a) Insurance sector and / or b) Banking sector to join the team and help our clients meet their reporting requirements by accurately reporting on financial statements and providing meaningful insights into accounting and reporting matters. In return, you can expect leading-class learning and development tailored to your unique interests and motivations. You will be given all the skills, knowledge and opportunities to progress and become ready to build a better working world for our people, our clients and the communities that support us. Our Assurance practice provides also non-Audit services to non-Audit clients, such as implementation of new accounting standards, sustainability or forensic related engagements. Therefore, you will also have the opportunity to engage in Accounting Advisory or other type of non-Audit engagements.

Your key responsibilities

Everything you will do will come back to providing exceptional Audit services for our clients. Colleagues and clients from a diverse array of backgrounds will look to you for answers, so you will be a high-profile contact when it comes to resolving complex issues influencing clients and engagement teams on resolutions that will impact entire industries.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Collaborating with Audit Partners to plan engagement strategy/objectives, undertaking risk assessments and leading the engagements to deliver agreed plan.

  • Developing and maintaining productive and long term relationships with client management.

  • Generating new business opportunities, understanding EY services and actively assessing/presenting ways to apply knowledge.

  • Understanding Insurance and / or Banking industries and recognizing key performance drivers, business trends, emerging technical developments and impact to the clients; beingvisible in the marketplace and recognized as a quality service advisor.

  • Leading by example, developing and mentoring engagement team members and conducting performance reviews.

  • Using expertise in audit methodologies to perform engagements in compliance with the firm and industry standards.

  • Using technology to continually learn, share knowledge and enhance service delivery.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • 5-10years of professional experience as an Auditor in an accounting firm

  • Practical experience withthe Audit of Insurance companies and / or Banks

  • Prior working experience in a Big 4 firm in Greece or abroad

  • IFRS expertise in technical research

  • Knowledge ofthe Insurance and Banking sectors through Audit or Advisory work and the relevant standards (IFRS 4, IFRS 9, IFRS 17, IAS 39)

  • JES / ACCA / ACA qualification (or equivalent)

  • Excellent academic background including a bachelor/master degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business or other related field

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills and a collaborative approach to management

  • Excellentwritten and verbal communication in Greek and English

  • Flexibility to travel in accordance with client and other job requirements both locally and internationally

What we look for

We are not just looking for technical accounting experience - we are interested in professionalswith a creative vision and the confidence to make it happen; professionalswho can integrate with and influence clients from a varying range of organizations, as part of a diverse and highly driven team.If you are looking to develop your career within a truly dynamic team, where you will make a measurable difference across some of the most prestigious businesses around, this role is for you.

Working location: Athens

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you will be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our rewards package includes a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress in your career

  • Developed system of performance management and career development that enables you to have the freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

  • Opportunity to work in an international environment

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please submit your cv via the respective link.

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