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EY Offshoring Invoice Associate - UK&I - Finance - Perm - Newcastle in United Kingdom

Offshoring Invoice Associate - UK&I - Finance - Perm - Newcastle

Core Business Services

Requisition # UNI00HVE

Post Date Jul 05, 2021

Please note the closing date for all applications is 10th May

UK&I is recognised as Best In Class in EMEIA for both the KPIs for how the Region works with GDS, with UK&I demonstrating Best in Class Penetration, and also Best in Class Growth. This is an exceptional opportunity to join the new Centre of Excellence that is being established for GDS Invoice review and accounting, working across all service lines and across all CBS functions, (and covering the UK, Republic of Ireland, and also UKFS). You would play a key role in supporting the team in controlling the significant sums paid to GDS ($110 million paid by UK&I in FY20), ensuring the accuracy of the invoices for the work performed by GDS (more than 3.4 million hours performed for UK&I in FY20).

The opportunity:

Global Delivery Services (GDS) is more than 40,000 people (and growing fast), based in 26 centres across six countries: India, China, Poland, Argentina, the Philippines and the UK, serving both client service, and also enablement. Increasing the use of GDS is critical to our global strategy (NextWave) and improving margin by increasing the volume and scope of work sent to GDS, is a key priority for the Firm, across all service lines, and across all CBS functions. UK&I leads the way with work offshored to GDS, with significant growth each year.

Your key responsibilities

The main responsibilities of the role will include;

  • First level detailed review of GDS invoices below $50k for UK&I for Assurance, Tax & Law, PAS, Consulting, Strategy and Transactions, EY Knowledge (UK&I received invoices over $110+ million of invoices from GDS in FY20), ensuring that refunds are secured for all the errors that are identified. This includes all the GDS Client Service centres across India, Argentina, Poland, and the Philippines, and in any new locations that start to serve us.

  • Build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders both onshore and offshore.

  • First point of call for all GDS invoicing queries and escalating to senior team members when necessary

  • Taking ownership of own day to day workload and self-development

Skills and attributes for success:

  • A candidate who has experience in multi-tasking and time-management skills.

  • A self-starter with excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.

  • A fast learner, able to quickly understand complex issues, and take action to address them.

  • Culturally aware, and experienced at working with multiple stakeholders, in multiple countries around the world.

  • Comfortable operating at all levels of seniority within the Firm.

To qualify for the role you must be:

  • An internal candidate who has developed a strong understanding of EY.

  • Proficient in the advanced use of Excel for manipulating large data sets, to provide insights.

  • Keen attention to detail and focus on data integrity.

  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to summarise issues and distil the key points

What we look for:

  • An ambitious Associate who is keen to progress their career and support the new Centre of Excellence that is being established for GDS invoicing review and accounting.

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, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • 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

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.

Please note

Prior to finalizing your application, you will be asked to provide personal information across several dimensions of diversity and inclusiveness. The information you provide is kept entirely confidential and will not be used to evaluate your candidacy. We collect this data to help us analyse our recruitment process holistically and implement actions that promote diversity and inclusiveness. While optional, we encourage you to provide this information to hold us accountable towards our goal of building a better working world. Read more about our commitment to diversity & inclusiveness. We ask because it matters!

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

Join us in building a better working world.

Apply now.

Who we are

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.

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