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EY GDS Assurance - FAAS - Senior Climate Change and Sustainability Services in Philippines

GDS Assurance - FAAS - Senior Climate Change and Sustainability Services


Requisition # PHI004MU

Post Date Feb 09, 2021

The opportunity

Financial Accounting & Advisory Services (FAAS) professionals provides advisory services including Accounting and regulatory support for accounting change and special matters; accounting processes and controls support (remediation, long-term contract accounting and cost accounting); GAAP Conversion and implementation; IPO and other public offering assistance and transaction accounting and financial reporting assistance (purchase price allocation).

Climate Change and Sustainability Services (CCaSS) professionals provides advisory services including Sustainability/non-financial reporting, materiality assessments, GHG emissions, EHS management systems & due diligence and climate change.

Your key responsibilities

The Senior should be competent to manage a portfolio of clients and be responsible for the timeliness and quality of the work as per EY Global Standards for our FAAS-CCaSS team. The role requires technical knowledge of GRI Standards, CDP, DJSI, IIRC, AA 1000, ISAE 3000 etc. along with well-developed communication skills. While the Senior will be based out of our Gurgaon or Bangalore offices, the individual will be required to travel to other Countries (short term) for executing the client engagements.

Skill and attributes for success

  • Execute the following FAAS-CCaSS solutions using Global service delivery framework:

  • Sustainability strategy, reporting and assurance

  • Environmental & Social governance and due diligence

  • Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Management system design and implementation

  • Responsible sourcing and supply chain management Climate change mitigation and adaptation

  • Ensure quality in delivering client service by directing daily progress of fieldwork, informing Supervisors of engagement status

  • Follow through on client requests in a timely fashion, and manage expectations regarding the timing of deliverables and reports

  • Identify engagement and client service issues. Research and benchmark client data to industry data. Explain the clients critical success factors to the engagement team.

  • Benchmark client data to industry data in order to make possible recommendations for improvements

  • Apply independent and objective professional judgment in applying accounting standards to meet engagement expectations, including regulatory requirements.

  • Demonstrate a good understanding of accounting concepts; stay informed of professional standards and firm policies (e.g., guidelines of the EY FAAS Policy Manual); and effectively apply this knowledge to moderately difficult and/or complex client situations

  • Receive direction from the Manager, Senior Manager and Partner

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience. Previous professional services / consulting experience within a reputable management consulting firm.

  • Post graduate degree in sustainability/environment or engineering (chemical/mechanical/civil etc.) (with a focus on environment, sustainability and EHS issues, systems and strategy.

  • Understanding of and experience with the Global Reporting Initiative and non-financial performance metrics.

  • Sound understanding of sustainability issues across various industry sectors with emphasis on consumer business or energy and resources.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Strong written and verbal communication, presentation and technical writing skills.

  • Ability and comfort level in researching client inquires and emerging issues, including regulations, industry practices and new technologies.

  • Flexibility and willingness to travel on short notice, as necessary.

What we look for

We look for high performers, who consistently deliver quality work while continually looking for ways to improve. We want you to have a clear sense of personal and professional accountability and know how to build relationships by doing the right thing. We look for people who demonstrate drive, vision and determination and are passionate about helping our clients achieve their goals.

We want people who understand the challenges of working in a professional services environment and are focused on achieving and delivering the best for our clients.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation & benefits package and different rewards program like awards & recognitions, loyalty awards and travel opportunities.

EY is committed to doing its part in building a better working world, thus, the organization promotes continuous learning and development opportunities by providing in-house technical and supplemental training related to each role, as well as promoting developmental programs, such as mentoring activities, projects, and the like, which will aide in our employees’ succession planning and career advancement.

Talk to anyone at EY and they’ll tell you what a rewarding place it is to work. As you collaborate with colleagues in our high-performing teams, you gain exposure to some of the most complex and stimulating situations in the business world.

For us, it’s vital you share our goals — so we can work together to achieve success.

About EY

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

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.

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