EY Senior Consultant, Fund Reporting, Corporate Services – Sydney in Sydney, Australia

Senior Consultant, Fund Reporting, Corporate Services – Sydney


Requisition # SYD00391

Post Date Dec 14, 2017

Senior Accountant, Fund Reporting, Corporate Services, Sydney

As a result of continued growth, EY’s Corporate Services team wishes to hire a talented Accountant and Senior Accountant to play a key role in implementing their growth strategy.

The opportunity

We are looking to hire a financial statement specialist to support our clients with their accounting and statutory reporting obligations. As a member of the team you will have the opportunity to work with national and multinational clients enabling you to strengthen your practical accounting experience, enhance your project management skills as well as build strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.

Your key responsibilities

Drawing on your skills and experience in accounting, you will support clients through their financial statement close process and preparation of financial statements. Applying your organisational and project management skills you will work across multiple projects and clients both autonomously and as a team member collaborating with our global network of resources.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Experienced in preparation of single entity to consolidated financial statements

  • Expertise in Australian Accounting Standards, International Financial Reporting Standards and/or US GAAP

  • Excellent client facing skills with the confidence to build a network

  • Experienced client and stakeholder management

  • Proven ability to lead projects and teams

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a high attention to detail

  • Knowledge or experience in bookkeeping, management accounting, year-end close procedures and financial statement preparation for Funds or Asset Management companies

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Previous experience in providing financial statement preparation support in a business services/corporate services/outsourced accounting/shared service capacity, preferably within a chartered environment.

  • Completed or undertaking CFA qualifications.

  • Expertise with financial statement preparation software (such as Caseware, Thomson Reuters Onesource Accounts Production).

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Proficient knowledge of accounting software (such as SAP, MS Dynamic NAV, SAGE, NetSuite, Xero or MYOB).

  • Experience in supporting with business process improvement

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 statutory reporting and ready to take on some of our clients’ most complex issues, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. 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. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

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.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Make your mark.

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

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