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EY FY21 - EY Graduate Programme - Assurance (Audit Associate) - KK in Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia

FY21 - EY Graduate Programme - Assurance (Audit Associate) - KK


Requisition # KOT000EV

Post Date Dec 29, 2020

At EY, we want you to be yourself. We want you to bring your intelligence, energy and integrity into our business. Think how much further you’ll go surrounded by people who will encourage you to express your ideas and who will value your opinions.

Starting a career with EY is your opportunity to receive early responsibility, support and training as you set out to achieve your career ambitions. You will receive exposure to some of our largest clients and projects, from entrepreneurial start-ups to multinationals, both locally and globally. You’ll also receive guidance on how to help them manage risks, address issues and capitalise on opportunities.

The opportunity

Our Assurance group is one of the most trusted, respected and influential organisations 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.

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. Sounds interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

Your key responsibilities

As an Audit Assistant, you will work on various audit engagements in different industry sectors in which Ernst & Young is acknowledged as a market leader, specifically: financial services, energy and utilities, oil and gas, telecommunications, industrial products, automotive, retail and consumer products, real estate, etc. This includes –

  • Developan understanding of the audit client’s business

  • Interactwith the clients in order to collect all the necessary data/information, set-upand maintain audit files, prepare leads, etc.

  • Supportthe planning, execution and delivery of assurance engagements

  • Clearlyand accurately document the execution of specific audit procedures as definedby the engagement objectives, audit client's engagement history, and plannedaudit approach

  • Recognizepotential audit issues or unusual relationships from basic analysis of thefinancial statements and communicate them to the assurance team

Skills and attributes for success

  • Ateam player with strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Proactive,dedicated, innovative, resourceful, analytical and able to work under pressure

  • Goodcommand of spoken and written English

  • Goodanalytical, report-writing and presentation skills

  • Strongdrive to excel professionally

  • Strongleadership qualities and a good record of extra-curricular activities

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Atleast an average distinction/ 2nd upper degree in accounting, finance or arelated field

  • Currentlyin your final year or a fresh graduate

  • Individualswith post-graduate degrees and / or professional qualifications are encouragedto apply

You are required to include a cover letter, most updated resume, academic transcripts (secondary & tertiary), certificates, testimonials and other relevant supporting documents with your application to be considered.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Pastrelevant trainee/internship experiences

What we look for

What’s most important is that you’re dedicated to working with your colleagues as part of a high-performing team. You’ll need to thrive in picking up new skills as you go, so natural curiosity, a lot of questions and the confidence to speak up when you see something that could be improved are essential. If you’re ready to take on a wide range of responsibilities, and are committed to seeking out new ways to make a difference, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

EY offers a competitive remuneration package commensurate with your work experience, where you will be rewarded for your individual and team performance. We are committed to being an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements (FWA), as needed, guided by our FWA Policy. Plus, we offer:

  • Support,coaching and feedback from engaging colleagues

  • Opportunitiesto develop new skills and progress your career

  • Thefreedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that is right for you

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. That 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 thatyou meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Make your mark. Apply now.

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