EY

Junior Consultants in Financial Accounting and Reporting - Financial Institutions

Recruiter
EY
Location
Athens, GR, 15125
Salary
Competitive remuneration package
Posted
28 Nov 2022
Closes
28 Dec 2022
Ref
902401
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

EY’s Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) teams support clients in determining, monitoring and disclosing financial and nonfinancial insights for their stakeholders. FAAS addresses the CFO’s agenda and provides CFOs, controllers, treasurers and audit committees with insights and services to support compliance with evolving financial requirements and help provide transparency and trust in reporting to support better decision-making. We also help to support finance functions with robust financial data analytics and innovation through our tools.

Our services cover a wide range of accounting and reporting, transaction accounting, treasury, and corporate governance services that can make our clients’ business meet changing market conditions, demands for greater transparency and changing regulatory requirements.

We aim to do this by providing innovative support to inspire confidence while addressing reporting challenges that stem from the changing economic and regulatory environment.

The opportunity

We are currently seeking professionalsto strengthenour Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) team and specifically the Banking Team,. Our FAAS team consists of a group of experts who’s day-to-day activities exist in supporting fast growing companies to take the next step. In this dynamic environment, we help companies prepare their financial statements (standalone and consolidated) as well as any other financial reports for Management or Group Reporting purposes. Next to this, our team offers technical accounting advice to different entities. Large, multinational companies as well as financial institutions, e.g. Banks, count on our teams to analyze how major transactions would influence their financial statements. As a FAAS professional you will have a great opportunity to expand your technical accounting and financial reporting knowledge and skills, work on different projects and frequently work with other service lines. At the same time, you will have the opportunity to make a real difference to the FAAS team during a time of exciting growth. You can expect leading-class learning and development tailored to your unique interests and motivations. You will 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. Sounds interesting?

Your key responsibilities

The nature of this role means no two projects will be the same. You will provide accounting advisory services encompassing support in the implementation of new accounting standards,advice to clients -including financial institutions- or teams on complex accounting matters; improvement of reporting processes such as fast close and business intelligence projects; on call financial reporting advice; loan file reviews, data validation and impairment assessment. That means you need to think outside the box, be creative and solutions oriented, challenge existing practices and be adaptable to change. As you build your knowledge and experience, you will become a credible advisor, influencing clients and engagement teams on resolutions that will impact entire industries.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Collaborating effectively with Seniors and Managers at the planning, execution and wrap-up stages of FAAS engagements
  • Working in multi-disciplinary teams and ensuring deliverables are of a high quality according to EY standards
  • Fostering an efficient, innovative and team-oriented working environment by maintaining cooperative relationships that lead to open communications and sharing of information
  • Demonstrating positive attitude, professionalism, teamwork competences, and high level of self-motivation and desire to exceed expectations
  • Illustrating critical thinking and ability to work in a multi-tasking and results-oriented working environment with keen attention to high quality and details
  • Identifying and communicating relevant trends, developments and key performance drivers relevant to the client
  • Creating presentations and using technology to continually enhance service delivery

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • At a minimum 1-2 years of working experience in consulting / audit services in relevant positions or a financial accounting/reporting role
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics, or any quantitative degree.
  • Results-oriented approach with keen attention to high quality and accuracy anddistinct willingness to learn
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in Greek and English
  • Flexibility to travel in accordance with client and other job requirements both locally and internationally (travelling is subject to Covid-19 limitations).

Ideally you will also have

  • Prior Banking experience
  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Economics, or any quantitative degree.
  • Professional accountancy qualification or working towards gaining one (ACCA, ACA, CFA, SOEL)
  • Good understanding of accounting logic andability to research IFRS technical issues

What we look for

We are not just looking for technical accounting experience - we are interested in professionals with a creative vision and the confidence to make it happen; professionals who can integrate with and influence clients from a varying range of organizations, as part of a diverse and highly driven team. If you are looking to develop your career within a truly dynamic team, where you will make a measurable difference across some of the most prestigious businesses around, this role is for you.

Working location: Athens (hybrid)

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package where you will be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our rewards package includes a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being.

Plus, we offer:

  • Continuous learning:You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you:We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership:We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture:You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

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

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

EY | Building a better working world

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Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below. 

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