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

Extended Assurance – Senior/Assistant Manager - Financial Services, London


Requisition # LON00CET

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.

Join us and you'll work in a rapidly growing team on challenging projects and accelerate your career within an international and supportive team. You'll also be introduced to career challenges that will take you into exciting new professional territory. As part of the Extended Assurance team you will;

  • Work on the execution of a variety of projects, includingnon-financial statement audits (Libor, Client Assets), regulatory drivenreviews (including those performed under the UK FSMA 2000 s166 regime),regulatory reporting assurance, general business process and controlsadvice, as well as trading book financial remediation;

  • Work in complex multi-disciplinary teams, with responsibility forthe overall execution of smaller projects and / or individual componentsof larger projects, under the guidance and direction of Managers,Directors and Partners. This will be done by drawing technical assurance,including accounting and regulatory framework, and industry knowledge asappropriate;

  • Be flexible in your working style to encompass working both in theoffice, as well as client site, and potentially requiring internationaltravel.

  • Use expertise in assurance methodologies to perform engagements incompliance with the firm’s and industry standards;

  • Coach other team members, share experiences, share knowledge and generatenew ideas with them.

Skills andattributes for success

  • We are looking for assurance professionals with have a strongbackground in Financial Services.

  • Candidates should have experience of working in assurance, risk and/ or controls projects either as an auditor / advisor or within industry.

  • Knowledge and experience of working in a dynamic, demandingenvironment is essential. First-hand experience of working cross cultures/ geographies will be beneficial.

  • Individuals who are able to demonstrate intellect, drive and focus,and the ability to succeed at EY

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;

  • 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

  • Experience of Risk Assurance projects including PrudentialReporting ( BoE/PRA, FCA) , Client Assets Reviews (CASS); Financial Crimeis beneficial

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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