EY Strategy and Transactions (SaT) Quality, Assistant Director in Washington, District Of Columbia
Strategy and Transactions (SaT) Quality, Assistant Director
Core Business Services
Requisition # UNI00IAO
Post Date Jun 03, 2021
Strategy and Transactions (SaT) Quality – Assistant Director. (Preference to NY, NJ and CA)
The Assistant Director is a key member of the SaT Quality team, works closely with the Lead Quality consultants on important SaT quality issues across all competencies. assists in consultation support with client-serving teams on SaT policies, procedures and processes, and provides support as needed for various initiatives within the Americas SaT Quality function. The Assistant Director will interact with service line personnel at all levels and serve as a key resource to client-service teams who encounter issues or questions on SaT Quality matters.
Provides engagement consultation support across all competencies pertaining to SaT policies and procedures on matters relating to client and engagement acceptance, conflicts and confidentiality, scope of services, work products, and engagement delivery.
Demonstrates an understanding of the firm’s business and risk management tools and templates, and is a key resource for client-service teams to help address Quality-related questions or issues
Supports Lead Quality consultants to resolve highly complex situations and issues, including coordination with appropriate Americas Quality leadership, Independence, Risk Management, GCO and others, as needed
Assists senior members of Quality with diverse projects and assignments to support the practice from a Quality perspective, including various efficiency initiatives,
Assists with Quality Reviews
Participates in reviews of work products, proposals and other documents as required
Assists in the development of training materials and presentations
Analytical Responsibilities, Communication, and Teaming:
Develops an understanding of general technical knowledge and keeps abreast of emerging knowledge, trends and lessons learned regarding Quality, Independence, Risk Management and related areas
Develops expertise in cross-competency quality protocols and procedures, and work closely with Lead Quality consultants to enhance efficiencies and speed to market
Through regular interactions, develops relationships and builds a network of professionals across the SaT practice and broader EY Firm, including client service practitioners, business enablement functions, Quality, Independence, Risk Management, and GCO, to both mitigate risk and help enable responsible growth.
- This role involves guiding and advising client-service professionals in the SaT practice. Consultations may be urgent and can occur outside of normal working hours. Flexibility in responding to questions from the practice in a timely manner is a must.
To qualify, candidates must have:
Strong knowledge and understanding of SaT Service Line core offerings
Understanding of Firm and SaT policies; familiarity with Quality, Risk Management, and / or Independence policies and procedures a plus
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously in a fast-paced and highly challenging environment
Excellent written and oral communication skills; as well as ability to interface and communicate effectively and diplomatically with all levels of EY personnel (including partners) across the service line
Commercial mindset and approach to “problem solve” across multiple service line/competency, sectors and geographic areas
Strong analytical ability, attention to detail and exceptionally organized
Ability to think strategically and handle complex concepts
Ability to work and team effectively with internal clients, management and staff members; and contribute to a positive working environment
Strong project management skills
Experience and Education:
Position requires a minimum of 6 years of experience in a professional services environment
Bachelor’s degree, preferably in business (e.g. finance, accounting, etc.); MBA a plus
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.
Plus, we offer:
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.
EY provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.