EY Associates - Assurance - Christchurch in Christchurch, New Zealand

Associates - Assurance - Christchurch


Requisition # CHR0005V

Post Date Feb 25, 2018

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 a broad range of industries and responsibilities.

The opportunity

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.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Assisting with fieldwork, managing performance, coaching and mentoring more junior team members and keeping engagement leaders updated on audit engagements

  • Application and solution-based approach to problem solving, referred to for research on delivery of solutions in that field on client assignments.

  • Understanding our clients’ unique ambitions and needs and referring them to colleagues in other teams and areas to broaden our business relationships where possible

  • Identify areas requiring improvement in the clients’ business processes and possible recommendations and prepare and deliver these to clients.

  • Constantly developing your understanding of current market trends and processes

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A strong academic record, including a degree and progression towards a recognised accounting qualification (CA, CPA, ACCA)

  • Assisting with the planning, execution and reporting on audits

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills and a collaborative approach to management

  • Proven experience in delivering external audit and assurance engagements

  • Proven track record with developing and maintaining client relationships

  • Expertise in accounting frameworks (IFRS) and in related financial reporting matters.

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.

What working at EY offers

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.

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.

Make your mark.

Apply now.

The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by Ernst & Young or by their external third party provider.

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