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 make it happen, handling complex audit procedures across the Wealth and Asset Management industry.
You’ll help our clients meet their reporting requirements by accurately reporting on financial statements and providing meaningful insights into accounting and reporting matters.
In return, you can expect leading-class learning and development tailored to your unique interests and motivations. You’ll be given all the skills, knowledge and opportunities to progress and become ready to build a better working world for our people, our clients and the communities that support us.
Your key responsibilities
Everything you’ll do will come back to providing exceptional audit activities for our clients. Colleagues and clients from a diverse array of backgrounds will look to you first for answers, so you’ll be a high profile contact when it comes to resolving complex issues.
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
Take ownership of the execution of high quality audit work on more complex audit engagements, including management of risk, independence and professional scepticism
Manage key components of multiple audit engagements including the strategy, planning, risk assessment, team management, engagement economics and delivery of exceptional client service
Challenge the effectiveness of the audit strategy and approach for all engagements - Team effectively with other service lines
Actively engage in required consultations
Embrace feedback from internal and external inspection teams to enhance the execution of quality audits
Enhance EY’s brand positioning through strong external relationships across a network of existing and future clients
Provide strategic and relevant insight, connectivity and responsiveness to all clients that anticipates their needs
Maximise business development opportunities through leveraging networks across service lines and geographies
Maximise operational efficiency with a focus on key performance drivers and improve operational practices by leading and implementing new audit solutions and enablers
Be recognised as a respected and supportive mentor, coach and counsellor, building career value for individuals
Build and develop high performing and diverse teams by creating a trusting, supportive and inclusive team environment
To qualify for the role you must have
ACA / CA / ACCA (ICAEW, ICAS, Irish Institute or equivalent international qualification)
Excellent technical and industry sector expertise in Financial Services, particularly experience in Asset Management
Business development skills, ability to identify and pursue new opportunities
Project / financial management skills, ensure multiple projects are completed on an accurate and timely basis and within budget
Team and peer leadership skills
Demonstrate successful management of a number of major clients / projects (eg with large investment banks)
Ideally, you’ll also have
Knowledge of current market issues in the Wealth and Asset Management sector in the UK
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 auditing and ready to take on some of our clients’ most complex issues, this role is for you.