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EY GDS Assurance - Manager in Philippines

GDS Assurance - Manager

Assurance

Requisition # PHI005I7

Post Date 2 days ago

EY Global Delivery Services (GDS) Assurance practice supports global EY client-serving teams with their

reviews across industry sectors, including financial services, manufacturing and technology, among others.

Through the right multidisciplinary team of professionals with the sector knowledge and subject matter

expertise, EY GDS Assurance enables EY client teams in over 30 countries to help world’s leading companies

meet their assurance requirements.

About EY’s Global Delivery Services (“GDS”):

Global Delivery Services (GDS) consists of various service delivery centers from which our Client Service and

Enablement Services teams operate to deliver strategic support to our EY member firms. Since 2001 EY has

grown by over 100,000 people and seen tremendous change and globalization, and GDS has always grown,

evolved and adapted along with EY itself.

GDS is one of EY’s greatest global assets with 22,000 smart, dedicated and incredibly responsive people in

five countries around the world. It plays an important role in EY’s growth strategy by providing efficient and

effective support to our service lines and enablement functions.

GDS spans all geographies, practices, services lines, sectors and competencies within EY to deliver deeply-

integrated services that result in efficient and world-class solutions.

About GDS Assurance:

EY Global Delivery Services (GDS) Assurance practice supports global EY client-serving teams with their

reviews across industry sectors, including financial services, manufacturing and technology, among others.

Through the right multidisciplinary team of professionals with the sector knowledge and subject matter

expertise, EY GDS Assurance enables EY client teams in over 30 countries to help world’s leading companies

meet their assurance requirements.

Job Description:

As a Manager, you will leverage your project and relationship management to support the management with

a sizeable portfolio of clients. In addition, you will also support the operational aspects of engagement

management, such as engagement finances, resource management, and elements of risk management. You

will act as a mentor to the junior staff, managing and coaching them, thereby playing a key role in the

development of the team. You will be instrumental in building strong relationships with engagement team

and clients, identifying areas where GDS Assurance can improve quality, and increase the scope of work.

The opportunity to become a manager and/or a senior manager is dependent on the business requirements

of the service line and their performance.

Primary Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

• Develop and maintain productive relationships with key engagement team contacts, i.e., engagement

managers and project managers

• Develop an understanding of EY’s Risk Management procedures, and ensure that these are embedded in

the teams work

• Work closely with engagement managers to transition new engagements and services to GDS Assurance while maintaining the quality of service

• Proactively discuss workflow management with the engagement teams, allocating resources to the

engagement and monitoring performance against standards

• Demonstrate professionalism, competence and clarity of communication when dealing with GDS and

engagement teams

• Establish expectations with respect to value to be delivered to the engagement teams and ultimately to

the clients

• Identify opportunities to standardize and optimize Assurance processes across a portfolio of clients

• Contribute to people development by encouraging individuals to actively contribute to the team

• Lead by example and delegate work successfully

• Conduct timely performance reviews and provide performance feedback and training

• Use technology to continually learn, share knowledge with team members, and enhance service delivery

• Contribute to technical and soft-skills training to continually develop the teams skills

• Lead a team of Assistant Managers, Seniors and Associates and make sure the team delivers high-quality

work on time and within the budget and as per EY methodology

Qualification and Competencies:

• A qualified chartered accountant or CPA with over 7 years of experience

• Knowledge of Indian and International accounting and auditing standards (IFRS or UK GAAP)

• Effective interpersonal, risk management, facilitation and presentation skills

• Project management, leadership, coaching, counselling and supervisory skills

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

• Ability to build a positive work culture and live up to the EY values

• Ability to quickly form strong working relationships with colleagues within and outside India

• Financial Services industry experience is an added advantage

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