EY Core Business Services - Financial Assistant - Brisbane - 12 month contract in QL, Australia

Title: Core Business Services - Financial Assistant - Brisbane - 12 month contract

Location: AU-QL-Brisbane

Job Number: BRI0018Q

Join our Core Business Services (CBS) team and you will help support the important business enablement functions that keep our organisation running strong. As a CBS professional, you will work across teams to provide the knowledge, resources and tools that help EY deliver exceptional quality service to our clients, win in the marketplace and support EY’s growth and profitability. Major teams within CBS include Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources, Enterprise Support Services, Brand Marketing and Communications, Business Development, Knowledge and Risk Management.

Join our Finance team and you will help enable EY client account teams and management to run the business effectively. You’ll help to improve engagement profitability, manage enterprise wide risk and support market development activities. You will support EY planning, reporting and forecasting and analysis, or help EY people manage day-to-day activities, such as managing engagements, process and auditing time and expense or invoice processing. You’ll also work with other parts of our organisation, sharing your financial experience and insights to achieve specific goals. You’ll get all the support you need to stay on top of regulations — and the advice and help you‘ll need to meet your own professional goals.

With so many offerings, you have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. That’s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


The Financial Assistant (FA) is part of the overall AU Billings team, responsible for bill creation and

reporting for some of Australia’s major accounts. In addition, the FA will

offer support to the AU Collections team, to contact debtors for payment of

overdue accounts and provide feedback to Partners in relation to their debtors

and discuss resolutions for disputes.


is a 12 month-contract position within the Finance team with full-function

Financial Assistant responsibilities.

About the opportunity

In your role as a Financial Assistant you’ll have major responsibilities/duties as follows:


  • Process invoices via theengagement information management system.

  • Maintain engagement managementrequests

  • Manage Major client reportingin relation to monthly/quarterly billing.

  • Liaise with other Finance rolesin order to achieve desired outcomes (e.g. maintain contact with AR team toensure timely reissue of credit notes).

  • Provide general administrativesupport to the Billings Manager.

  • Respond to ad hoc requests(e.g. gather and interpret data and provide reporting when requested by thebusiness).

Debtor Management

  • Contact allocated debtors forpayment of overdue debts ensuring all debtors and invoices are actioned.

  • Utilise Credentials diaryfunction to manage when debtors are actioned.

  • Prompt handling of debtorenquiries i.e. copy invoices, advise Partner of client’s concern or query, etc.

  • Ensure aged (>90 days)unpaid debts are actioned more frequently, if appropriate, to reduce revenuedays.

  • Adhere to the Query EscalationProcess


position holder will perform other responsibilities and tasks as required to

achieve the agreed performance outcomes.

About you

We’re looking for people with the following experience:

  • Higher School Certificate orequivalent.

  • TAFE Diploma in Accounting (orrelated discipline) is desirable.

  • Experience in a professionalservices environment.

  • Intermediate MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint,Lotus Notes, and Internet Explorer proficiency.

  • Experience operating complexfinancial systems (e.g. GFIS or PeopleSoft).

  • Data entry skills.

  • Strong numerical reasoningskills.

  • Strong negotiation skills –both with external and internal clients

  • Ability to work autonomously aswell as strong teaming skills1 criteria

About us

EY is a global professional services organisation providing advisory, assurance, tax and transaction services. We are committed to doing our part in building a better working world, to help create wider economic and social benefits today, and a strong legacy for a better tomorrow.

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