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EY Senior - FAAS - Technical Accounting Advisory Group in Raleigh, North Carolina

Senior - FAAS - Technical Accounting Advisory Group


Requisition # UNI00ILU

Post Date Jun 29, 2021

AssuranceSeniorFAAS_Technical Accounting Advisory Group

When our clients are facing complex finance and controllership issues, they look to us to get it right. Whether weighing the pros and cons of business transaction structure alternatives or tackling various technical accounting and financial reporting projects, we provide the answers to the important questions.

The opportunity

Our Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) team is growing exponentially, and as a Senior in our Technical Accounting Advisory Group (TAAG) group, you will play a key role in that growth. Working across all industries, you’ll develop your career by communicating creative, strategic goals both internally and externally. It’s all about listening to and understanding our clients to give them a truly exceptional experience in a field where there really are no off-the-shelf recommendations.

As part of our Technical Accounting Advisory Group, you will help companies manage the complex financial and accounting issues relating to consolidation and joint ventures, IPOs, business combinations, compensation, revenue recognition, derivatives and hedging, debt vs. equity, SEC reporting, leases, and much more. This is a highly visible role allowing you to work with a broad set of clients across the US firm, interacting directly with our FAAS and audit teams and clients. This is a truly unique opportunity to learn technical accounting at a faster rate and deeper level.

Your key responsibilities

The nature of this role means no two projects will be the same. That means you’ll need to think on your feet and challenge existing practices to develop answers to complex issues. You’ll also be collaborating with colleagues across multiple service lines, so we’ll look to you to build relationships and identify opportunities for our clients to benefit from our knowledge in other areas. Occasional travel may be necessary as you will be meeting with key clients, some of whom are the most respected in their fields.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Consulting with clients on complex and technical accounting issues

  • Collaborating with partners, senior managers and clients to influence strategy, balancing risk and client expectations

  • Ensuring our engagement teams thoroughly understand our clients’ unique needs, ambitions and expectations

  • Building relationships with colleagues across multiple service lines to provide seamless, integrated service

  • Managing performance and identifying opportunities to improve our products and processes

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor’s degree, CPA certification and 2 to 5 years’ work experience, preferably as an auditor in a public accounting firm

  • Strong technical writing and presentation skills

  • Strong project management and time management skills

  • A thorough understanding of US GAAP

  • Exposure to or interest in complex technical accounting topics is a plus

  • An understanding of marketplace, as well as commonly used terminology, processes and tools

  • A proven record of excellence when managing, mentoring and improving a team of high-performing colleagues

  • The confidence to research and resolve emerging client issues, including regulations, industry practices and new technologies

What we look for:

We’re interested in versatile people with the ability to take on new responsibilities and listen to clients to get things done. While technical accounting experience is a plus, we’re primarily interested in strong performers with the ability to build relationships, negotiate and think in unique and creative ways. If you’re a confident leader with a curious mind and the ability to solve complex issues, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers:

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, a minimum of three weeks of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

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

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

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

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