EY Senior Consultant / Manager, Financial Accounting Advisory Services, Sydney in Sydney, Australia

Senior Consultant / Manager, Financial Accounting Advisory Services, Sydney


Requisition # SYD002ZX

Post Date Apr 19, 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 support clients across a broad range of industries and responsibilities.

The opportunity

In FAAS we work with our clients’ finance teams and wider organisation to provide practical, hands-on support and solutions relating to accounting, financial reporting and financial control in times of change or challenge. In addition, we participate in major transactions, offering deal structuring, financial due diligence and post-transaction support services, as well as a wide range of other services to support finance teams achieve their objectives and manage financial reporting risk.

Your key responsibilities

Work directly with a wide range of clients acrossseveral industries to assess the impact of new accounting standards, proposed transactions or other regulatory changes. As you build your knowledge and experience, you’ll become a credible advisor, influencing clients and engagement teams on resolutions that will impact entire industries.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Report directly to Senior Managers, Directors and Partners at the planning, execution and wrap-up stages of FAAS engagements

  • Ensure work is of a high quality, delivered in a timely fashion and in compliance with EY policies

  • Work with other EY locations, service lines and specialists to deliver a fully integrated service offering

  • Identify and communicate relevant trends, developments and key performance drivers relevant to the client

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Enthusiasm and the ability to build strong client relationships and cross-service line networks

  • Project management skills with a proven ability to execute under pressure

  • Superb execution skills

  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills

  • The ability to identify, scope and solve problems

  • The ability to work autonomously in an unstructured environment

Required: CA or equivalent professional qualification.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • A natural thirst for knowledge and continuous learning and improvement

  • Knowledge in accounting standards (IFRS).

What we look for

We’re interested in leaders 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 finance advisory and ready to take on some of our clients’ most complex issues, this role is for you.

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 from some of the most engaging colleagues around

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

About EY

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 a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY 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 can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Make your mark.

Apply now.

The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by Ernst & Young or by their external third party provider.

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