EY BCG_CoreAssurance_Senior in Gurgaon, India



Requisition # GUR005SZ

Post Date Sep 10, 2018

About EY

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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.

Job Description:

As a GDS Assurance Senior, you would be the main point of contact from GDS for the tasks assigned by the global client serving engagement teams and be responsible for the timeliness and quality of deliverables along with managing day to day operations of those engagements. The role requires the individual to possess technical knowledge, including ability to interpret review and accounting standards and strong project management skills along with excellent communication and leadership skills. GDS seniors would have associate level personnel to work with at GDS and get the tasks executed from them along with performing a review as a senior, which is defined by the Global client serving engagement teams. The role will provide a blended experience of EY’s domestic and multinational clients who would get an exposure to various Review & Accounting standards like IFRS, US GAAP, US GAAS, UK GAAP or others.

Primary Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Lead an engagement from the GDS front and ensure the team delivers timely and high quality work, as per EY GAM and in line with the Global team expectations.

  • Demonstrate strong understanding of GAM while performing reviews of review procedures performed by GDS staff, along with knowledge of EY tools to make reviews more efficient and meaningful.

  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with key EY Global counterparts like Assurance executives based out of Americas or Europe.

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

  • 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 Global engagement teams.

  • Establish expectations of value to be delivered to the respective GDS Global teams aligned.

  • Identify opportunities to improve the scope of work for GDS on one’s own engagements.

  • Standardize review processes along with leveraging best practices across one’s aligned engagements or beyond.

  • Motivate and lead one’s GDS team members, identify and foster key talents, coach and supervise team members

  • Be responsible for various operational matters related to engagements aligned.

  • Conduct timely performance reviews and provide performance feedback/training.

Competencies / Skills:

  • Knowledge of Indian accounting standards and knowledge of IFRS / UK GAAP / US GAAP and International accounting standards is an added advantage

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Effective interpersonal, risk management, facilitation and presentation skills

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

  • Ability to spread positive work culture, teaming and live EY values

  • The ability to quickly form strong working relationship with colleagues in India and global teams.



  • Qualified Accountant (ICAI, CPA, ACCA)

  • Internship with other big four or mid-tier accounting firm

  • 6 months to 3 years post-qualification experience with either

  • Mid-or top-tier accounting firm, focused on assurance services

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