Ernst & Young GDS India LLP

EY GDS Assurance Manager

Chennai, Bangalore and Noida
Will be discussed during interviews
06 May 2022
06 Jun 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant, Manager

EY- Assurance – Manager

As part of our EY-Assurance Team, you would be the main point of contact from GDS for the tasks assigned by the global client serving assurance teams and be responsible for the timeliness and quality of deliverables along with managing day to day operations of those engagements.

We’re looking for individuals who are qualified accountants with excellent leadership skills. The incumbent gets an excellent opportunity to work virtually or directly with the engagement teams across Americas and Europe and develop knowledge of international accounting and assurance principles.

Your key responsibilities

• Support a portfolio of engagements, by leading a team of Assistant Managers, Seniors and Associates

• Ensure the team delivers timely and high-quality work, as per EY methodology and in line with the engagement team’s expectations

• Demonstrate strong understanding of EY methodology in service delivery and supporting various quality projects, such as pre-issuance reviews, assurance quality reviews, efficiency projects and others

• Develop and maintain productive relationships with key engagement team counterparts, such as Assurance executives based in Americas or Europe

• Develop an understanding of EY Risk Management procedures, and ensure that these are embedded into the engagement team’s work

• Work closely with the engagement team to transition new engagements and services to GDS Assurance while maintaining the highest levels of quality of service

• Proactively discuss work flow management with the engagement teams, allocating resources to the assigned work and monitoring performance against standards. Monitor utilization for one’s team, budget to actuals, and other operational matters

• Demonstrate professionalism, competence and clarity of communication when dealing with GDS and engagement teams

• Establish expectations regarding value to be delivered to the respective aligned GDS or engagement teams

• Identify opportunities to improve the scope of work for GDS Assurance

• Standardize assurance processes along with leveraging best practices across one’s aligned engagements or beyond

• Help team members grow by encouraging them to actively contribute to the team

• Lead by example, delegate work successfully and develop and maintain high performing teams

• Conduct timely performance reviews and provide performance feedback and training.

• Use technology and tools to continually learn, share knowledge with team members, and enhance service delivery

• Contribute to technical and soft-skills training to continually develop the team’s skills

• Actively participate in organizational initiatives, such as recruitment, diversity and inclusiveness, trainings, and others.

Skills and attributes for success

• Expert knowledge of Indian accounting and assurance standards

• Knowledge of UK GAAP or US GAAP and International assurance standards is an added advantage.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

• Effective interpersonal, risk management, facilitation and presentation skills

• Project management, leadership, coaching, counselling and supervisory skills

• Ability to spread positive work culture, teaming and live EY values.

• The ability to quickly form strong working relationship with colleagues in India and global teams.

To qualify for the role, you must have

•  ACCA member with 7-11 years of overall experience 

• Articleship with other top or mid -tier accounting firm

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