EY Insurance Audit Senior - London in London, United Kingdom

Insurance Audit Senior - London


Requisition # LON00E6Q

Post Date Jun 13, 2018

From small businesses to some of the world’s best-known brands, our clients count on reliable financial statements, information and processes to inform their ongoing strategies. More than ever, business is about interpreting and reacting to complex data — and they look to us for advice and services they can trust every time. You’ll use your professional skills and experience to make it happen, handling complex audit procedures across the Insurance industry.


Insurance Assurance (INS) UK, is one of the largest business units within EY's EMEIA Financial Services Practice. Principally based in London, with offices in Bristol, Edinburgh, Leeds and Manchester. We serve numerous clients, both headquartered in the UK, as well as some of our largest global accounts with a UK presence. Insurance provides both audit and extended assurance services, and our people have the opportunity to work with our clients in both capacities, delivering complex audits as well as regulatory prudential, conduct and other related assurance services.

Yourkey responsibilities

You will be expected to execute work efficiently, delivering excellent service and bringing the full breadth of EY's capability to support our clients. You will act as a role model for more junior members of the team, providing on-the-job coaching and adhere to the firm's risk management policies at all times, delivering work to the highest quality.

Skillsand attributes for success

  • Effectively manage the Auditprocess with appropriate consideration of audit risk issues and accountingtechnical matters.

  • Lead and manage fieldwork onclients sites including liaising with other departments to ensure thesmooth delivery of the Audit process.

  • Demonstrate expertise inprimary accounting frameworks (UK GAAP or IFRS) and in related financialreporting matters

  • Identify areas requiringimprovement in the clients business processes and possible recommendations

  • Coach other less experiencedstaff through sharing experience and knowledge appropriately.

  • Contribute to effective teamwork in internal engagement situations.

  • Provideon-the-job training for developing auditing skills and familiarity withthe firm's audit methodology

Toqualify for the role you must have

  • ACA/CA/ACCA qualified(ICAEW, ICAS, Irish Institute or equivalent international qualification) -preferably first time passes

  • Excellent technicalexpertise with proven industry knowledge in the Insurance sector

  • Proven experience indelivering external audit and assurance engagements in the FinancialServices industry, with particular experience in the Insurancemarket

  • Ability to coach and developmore junior members of staff

Ideally,you’ll also have

  • Knowledgeof current trends/issues affecting the insurance market in the UK

Whatwe look for

We’re interested in candidates with a genuine creative vision and the confidence to make it happen. You can expect plenty of autonomy in this role, so you’ll also need the ability to take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve our current relationships and processes. If you’re serious about auditing and ready to take on some of our clients’ most complex issues, this role is for you.

Whatworking 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 of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunitiesto develop new skills and progress your career

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

EYis committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to considerflexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for ourpeople, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you tobuild your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While ourclient-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at timesbe based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you toachieve a lifestyle balance.


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 abetter working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities andcreativefreedom to make things better.Whenever you join, however long you stay, theexceptionalEY 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 canconfidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us assoon as possible.

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