EY Extended Assurance – Manager - Financial Services, London in London, United Kingdom

Extended Assurance – Manager - Financial Services, London


Requisition # LON00CES

Post Date Jun 06, 2018

At EY, our Financial Services Assurance Team is fully integrated, working across borders to help clients deal with issues that are critical to their success, and winning new business as a result.

The opportunity

Extended Assurance is part of our Financial Services Assurance practice and provides ongoing assurance to regulators, management and directors on the execution, governance and controls around processes that do not impact the financial statements.

Current turbulent markets are driving significant changes to all firms’ internal processes, e.g., through regulatory reporting or demands for better or new management information. The processes require a broader set of controls than those traditionally used for Financial Statement reporting, including the requirement to address a wider suite of risks.

Your key responsibilities

EY’s Financial Services Extended Assurance team works with clients to provide assurance that an organisation’s business activities are operating effectively in addressing these challenges. This is done through the appropriate use of assurance skills, robust audit and other methodologies coupled with industry insight in the Financial Services market.

Skills andattributes for success

  • Desireto build / develop a career in assisting clients with controls assessments /improvements, including the provision of either a formal (assurance) orinformal (findings & recommendations) opinion.

  • Practicalexperience of regulatory topics including Internal Audit, Prudential Reporting,Client Money Reviews (CASS); Suitability, Conduct of Business or FinancialCrime.

  • Abilityto lead teams and deliver our solutions to meet client needs, preferably demonstratedin a professional services environment.

  • Practicalexperience of conducting Controls Assurance projects; such as risk assessmentsof the design and suitability of control frameworks with an ability to providerobust challenge (including reporting under ISAE 3402 or similar frameworks)

  • Intellectualrigor / flexibility to rapidly understand complex problems and rationalisethese into a workable solution which can then be delivered.

  • Abilityto operate with stakeholders / manage projects which potentially span allfunctions within client organisations.

  • Highlevel of drive, commitment to achieving solutions and ability to work and leadunder pressure.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Professional qualification ACA/ CA/ ACCA / US CPA qualified (ICAEW,ICAS, Irish Institute or equivalent international qualification) or anequivalent in industry, ACCA, CIMA.

  • Degree qualified ideally with a 2:1 or equivalent

  • External audit or internal controls / audit experience at Managerlevel or equivalent

  • Background in financial services, either working with financialservices clients in an Assurance capacity or in industry with a blue chipemployer;

  • Particular industry specialism experience preferably in Banking& Capital Markets/Wealth & Asset Management

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • The ideal candidate will have a mixture ofPractice and Industry experience

What we look for

Your goal will be to help clients achieve their potential - and you can expect to do the same. As part of a supportive team, you'll have the opportunity to progress and build knowledge that will make a difference to your CV - and to your entire career.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

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

  • Opportunities to develop new skills andprogress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle yourrole in a way that’s right for you

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy toconsider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balancefor our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowingyou to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. Whileour client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and attimes be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help youto achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to 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. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above,please contact us as soon as possible.

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