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EY Global Rotation Tool - US Analyst in Stamford, Connecticut

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The Global Rotation Tool (GRT) is a new tool used to track Assurance executive rotation on client engagements based on the firm’s Independence policies for regulatory rotation (RR) and long association (LA). The GRT will replace all legacy partner rotation tools (PROT – Lotus Notes tool used in the US) and will include LA service periods which were previously not formally tracked. The GRT team is a new function within Professional Practice, that will be responsible for maintaining GRT through updates from GIS, GFIS/Mercury and engagement team members to enable monitoring of compliance with the Partner rotation regulations and policies. The GRT team’s key clients are the engagement team members and Assurance leadership.

The opportunity

As a GRT Senior Associate, you will assist in maintaining the information in the GRT and make sure that the Partner rotation and LA policies are being appropriately applied in the US. You will work with all members of the GRT team and interact with Engagement team members, Independence and Global IT. Some interaction with the non-US Americas GRT administrators may also be needed. You may also participate in planning, executing and deployment of certain GRT processes.

Your key responsibilities

  • Work in the GRT database and Excel on a daily basis

  • Research entity information needed to update GRT (expectation is to become knowledgeable of the GIS restrictions and the impact on the GRT)

  • Research client information to update GRT, as needed

  • Create and update entity records in the GRT and identify unusual issues for follow-up and potential consultation

  • Contact engagement team members, mostly PICs regarding validating data in the GRT engagement records to make sure responses are received timely and any changes to the GRT or GIS are made timely

  • Manages medium impact projects within the GRT processes that require the ability to create and implement timelines related to project deliverables, contact engagement team members, as necessary, and provide updates to the GRT Americas Administrator of the outcome and potential next steps.

  • Gain an understanding of the firm’s policies and the team’s processes and make recommendations for improvements, accordingly, including changes to GRT functionality

  • Interact with the GRT SMRs, Global IT and country administrators

  • Run reports from GRT and Power BI to identify potential breaches and follow up with engagement teams as needed. Also, summarize results and follow up with supervisors

  • Update SQC documentation and summarize results of SQC monthly/quarterly procedures.

  • Coordinate, review, and follow-up with AQM/GDS personnel who are doing data entry and/or monitoring procedures

  • Create and maintain project/program documentation (reporting, meeting minutes, status updates, etc.). May create project plans and timelines to manage project/program components and deliverables.

  • Respond to needs of managers, sponsors, and stakeholders, escalating to supervisor/sponsor as appropriate. Identifies alternative solutions to situations.

  • Provide recommendations regarding process and support for changes in GRT business processes, GRT technologies, which includes deployment support and interacting with various IT groups to resolve issues

  • Applies process and technology enablement knowledge to analyses and problem solve with moderate complexity.

  • Uses analysis to identify potential issues and offer solutions

  • Escalates complex issues with recommendations to project sponsors and/or team leader

  • Working hours, flexible work arrangements and time off may be limited during specific times or deadlines

  • Extended hours, as needed to meet deadlines

Skills and attributes for success

  • Awareness of GIS and the client/entity hierarchy

  • Awareness of GFIS/Mercury

  • Awareness of PACE

  • Awareness of Independence policies on partner rotation (expectation is to be knowledgeable of the basic policy requirements

  • Awareness of Partner approval policy (expectation is to be knowledgeable of the basic policy requirements to understand the updates needed to GRT for changes in partner assignments)

  • Understands the firm’s business, organizational structure, and operations, with specific emphasis on the Assurance practice

  • Ability to work effectively in and lead small teams, mostly AQS/GDS.

  • Ability to manage, prioritize and meet deadlines

To quality, you must have

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 2-4 years of relevant experience

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong analytical skills to grasp complexities and perceive relations among problems and issues

  • Advanced Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Strong working knowledge with Excel including creating PIVOT tables as well as utilizing functions such as V-look-up, X-look-up, CONCAT, etc.

  • Experience using Power BI (can be learned)

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.

• 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.

Denver Salary Range - 66,500 to 104,700

Hartford Salary Range - 66,500 to 104,700

Las Vegas Salary Range - 66,500 to 104,700

Stamford Salary Range - 78,600 to 125,600

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

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