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EY Strategy and Transactions (SaT) Quality and Risk, Assistant Director in Madison, Wisconsin

Strategy and Transactions (SaT) Quality and Risk, Assistant Director

Core Business Services

Requisition # UNI00IAO

Post Date Jun 03, 2021

Strategy and Transactions (SaT) Quality – Assistant Director. (Preference to NY, NJ and CA)

Job Summary:

The Assistant Director is a key member of the SaT Quality team, works closely with the Lead Quality consultants on important SaT quality issues across all competencies. assists in consultation support with client-serving teams on SaT policies, procedures and processes, and provides support as needed for various initiatives within the Americas SaT Quality function. The Assistant Director will interact with service line personnel at all levels and serve as a key resource to client-service teams who encounter issues or questions on SaT Quality matters.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides engagement consultation support across all competencies pertaining to SaT policies and procedures on matters relating to client and engagement acceptance, conflicts and confidentiality, scope of services, work products, and engagement delivery.

  • Demonstrates an understanding of the firm’s business and risk management tools and templates, and is a key resource for client-service teams to help address Quality-related questions or issues

  • Supports Lead Quality consultants to resolve highly complex situations and issues, including coordination with appropriate Americas Quality leadership, Independence, Risk Management, GCO and others, as needed

  • Assists senior members of Quality with diverse projects and assignments to support the practice from a Quality perspective, including various efficiency initiatives,

  • Assists with Quality Reviews

  • Participates in reviews of work products, proposals and other documents as required

  • Assists in the development of training materials and presentations

Analytical Responsibilities, Communication, and Teaming:

  • Develops an understanding of general technical knowledge and keeps abreast of emerging knowledge, trends and lessons learned regarding Quality, Independence, Risk Management and related areas

  • Develops expertise in cross-competency quality protocols and procedures, and work closely with Lead Quality consultants to enhance efficiencies and speed to market

  • Through regular interactions, develops relationships and builds a network of professionals across the SaT practice and broader EY Firm, including client service practitioners, business enablement functions, Quality, Independence, Risk Management, and GCO, to both mitigate risk and help enable responsible growth.

Other Responsibilities:

  • This role involves guiding and advising client-service professionals in the SaT practice. Consultations may be urgent and can occur outside of normal working hours. Flexibility in responding to questions from the practice in a timely manner is a must.

To qualify, candidates must have:

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of SaT Service Line core offerings

  • Understanding of Firm and SaT policies; familiarity with Quality, Risk Management, and / or Independence policies and procedures a plus

  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced and highly challenging environment

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills; as well as ability to interface and communicate effectively and diplomatically with all levels of EY personnel (including partners) across the service line

  • Commercial mindset and approach to “problem solve” across multiple service line/competency, sectors and geographic areas

  • Strong analytical ability, attention to detail and exceptionally organized

  • Ability to think strategically and handle complex concepts

  • Ability to work and team effectively with internal clients, management and staff members; and contribute to a positive working environment

  • Strong project management skills

Experience and Education:

  • Position requires a minimum of 6 years of experience in a professional services environment

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business (e.g. finance, accounting, etc.); MBA a plus

What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

Plus, we offer:

  • Continuous learning : You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

  • Success as defined by you : We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • Transformative leadership : We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture : You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

EY provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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