EY CHE_CoreAssurance_Manager in Chennai, India
Requisition # CHN000HG
Post Date Jan 22, 2021
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About EY Global Delivery Services (GDS) Assurance
EY Global Delivery Services (GDS) Assurance practice supports global EY client-serving teams with their reviews across industry sectors, including financial services, manufacturing and technology, among others. Through the right multidisciplinary team of professionals with the sector knowledge and subject matter expertise, EY GDS Assurance enables EY client teams in over 30 countries to help world’s leading companies meet their assurance requirements.
As a GDS Assurance Manager, the individual should be a qualified accountant with excellent leadership skills. The incumbent gets an excellent opportunity to work virtually or directly with the engagement teams across Americas and Europe, and develop knowledge of international accounting and assurance principles.
Support a portfolio of engagements, by leading a team of Assistant Managers, Seniors and Associates
Ensure the team delivers timely and high-quality work, as per EY methodology and in line with the engagement team’s expectations
Demonstrate strong understanding of EY methodology in service delivery and supporting various quality projects, such as pre-issuance reviews, assurance quality reviews, efficiency projects and others
Develop and maintain productive relationships with key engagement team counterparts, such as Assurance executives based in Americas or Europe
Develop an understanding of EY Risk Management procedures, and ensure that these are embedded into the engagement team’s work
Work closely with the engagement team to transition new engagements and services to GDS Assurance while maintaining the highest levels of quality of service
Proactively discuss work flow management with the engagement teams, allocating resources to the assigned work and monitoring performance against standards. Monitor utilization for one’s team, budget to actuals, and other operational matters
Demonstrate professionalism, competence and clarity of communication when dealing with GDS and engagement teams
Establish expectations regarding value to be delivered to the respective aligned GDS or engagement teams
Identify opportunities to improve the scope of work for GDS Assurance
Standardize assurance processes along with leveraging best practices across one’s aligned engagements or beyond
Help team members grow by encouraging them to actively contribute to the team
Lead by example, delegate work successfully and develop and maintain high performing teams
Conduct timely performance reviews and provide performance feedback and training.
Use technology and tools 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
Actively participate in organizational initiatives, such as recruitment, diversity and inclusiveness, trainings, and others.
Qualifications, skills and experience
Expert knowledge of Indian accounting and assurance standards or knowledge of IFRS
Knowledge of UKGAAP or US GAAP and International assurance standards is an added advantage
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
Effective interpersonal, risk management, facilitation and presentation skills
Project management, leadership, coaching, counselling and supervisory skills
Ability to spread positive work culture and teaming and live EY values
Ability to quickly form strong working relationship with colleagues within Indian and global teams
Qualified chartered accountant (ICAI, CPA or ACCA)
Internship with other top or mid-tier accounting firm
5 to 6 years of post-qualification experience with either a mid or top-tier accounting firm, focused on external or statutory assurance matters for an MNC or a large Indian company, preferably within a shared services environment