EY Senior Manager- Accounting & Compliance Reporting in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, United Kingdom
Senior Manager- Accounting & Compliance Reporting
Requisition # NEW00K6L
Post Date May 04, 2018
Advisory Managed Services – Accounting & Compliance Reporting Senior Manager
Are you an experienced Accounting Senior Manager looking for a new and interesting challenge? Joining the Accounting & Compliance Reporting (ACR) team is a great opportunity to continue your career. You can visit our careers microsite here at http://ukcareers.ey.com/experienced/where-you-fit/our-business-areas/managed-services/career-in-managed-services/ for further information.
The role is within the ACR team which sits as part of EY’s Newcastle Managed Services Centre.
In this role, excellent delivery and exceptional client service are standard expectations. You will find yourself leading projects, owning key deliverables and driving business development opportunities, whilst also being involved in the mentoring, coaching and development of more junior members of the team.
Managed Services is one of our fastest growing areas and we recently opened a modern new office in Newcastle City Centre. Our rapid expansion means we are looking for a Senior Manager.
What is the ACR team?
The ACR team is a growing part of EY’s Newcastle Managed Services Centre of Excellence. Our focus is on the provision of “finance function and reporting support” to a broad portfolio of clients across different sectors. That reporting support includes:
Statutory accounting (UKGAAP and IFRS)
iXBRL and XBRL reporting
As the team is growing at pace, the working environment is very dynamic and can change from day to day. We want to employ a Senior Manager who has experience of working flexibly and will thrive in this setting, reacting to the changing needs of our team and our clients. In addition to the Newcastle base, the team has a number of members who sit in other EY offices in the UK.
Your key responsibilities
Provide exceptional client service, ensuring deliverables are quality focused and delivered on a timely basis
Understand, follow and implement workplace policies and procedures and be able to provide challenge to ensure process improvement and efficiency
Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel, whilst building strong internal relationships
Build and manage high-performance teams, utilising diverse skills and backgrounds towards client needs
Lead and participate in multiple engagement teams
Understand the client’s industry and recognise key performance drivers, business trends and industry developments
Oversee progress, minimise risk and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes
Manage expectations of client service delivery
Maintain client confidentiality and ensure data security at all times
Contribute to people initiatives including training, staff welfare etc.
Skills and attributes for success
Very strong technical accounting and financial reporting skills
Assertive and proactive approach to the delivery / implementation of client engagements
Strong communication skills with the ability to motivate a team; manage, mentor and train junior staff and work with people from across the business.
Ability to network effectively within large organisations and build relationships with individuals and clients
Ability to lead teams
Ability to demonstrate expertise and in-depth technical capabilities in most (if not all) of the services provided by the ACR team (see list above)
Ability to build and maintain strong client relationships
Effective time management skills and the ability to remain calm when meeting multiple deadlines
A desire to take on responsibility.
To qualify for the role you will have
ACA / CA / ACCA qualification or equivalent
10+ years relevant work experience
Hands-on experience of IFRS, UK GAAP and/or US GAAP gained within the reporting arena
Ideally, you’ll also have
Flexible working attitude and a willingness to travel if required (which it won’t be very often)
Big4 or mid-tier practice experience
Financial Services experience
What we look for
We are looking for an experienced professional who can assist in supporting and growing our business.
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 and coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
Opportunities to develop new skills
The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
Visit our careers microsite for more information at http://ukcareers.ey.com/experienced/where-you-fit/our-business-areas/managed-services/career-in-managed-services/