Senior Consultant Insurance - Financial Accounting Advisory Services - FSO

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
USD 89,000.00 per year
02 Oct 2023
20 Oct 2023
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At EY, you'll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we're counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

The opportunity

We are looking for Senior Consultants to join our Financial Services Office (FSO). We are seeking driven and ambitious people with a good understanding of the insurance industry to play a key role in driving growth by developing new and existing client relationships, supporting highly skilled project teams and delivering a first-class customer experience. The FSO team provides accounting, financial risk, treasury and other advisory services to banking, government and corporate clients and supports other EY service lines in large multi-disciplinary projects. Services include:

  • Accounting - interpretation, application and technical guidance on accounting standards
  • Finance Technology - working with clients to implement world-class technology solutions to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of Finance and related functions
  • Assurance and diligence - various assurance and diligence-based engagements undertaking deep-dives on specific aspects of organisations (e.g. credit and treasury)

Your key responsibilities
  • Support various engagements working with a wide range of clients across several industries in the areas outlined above;
  • Work on IFRS 17 projects end-to-end, autonomously and in the teams, including defining strategies, solving problems and managing budgets;
  • Understand the evolving factors affecting our clients' businesses and begin to develop a network of your own relationships;
  • Take ownership of, prepare and communicate high quality client deliverables;
  • Ensure work is delivered in a timely fashion and in compliance with EY policies.

As a Consultant or Senior Consultant in our FSO team, you will have the opportunity to work closely with our Managers and Senior Managers who will provide guidance and mentorship as you develop your leadership and management skills.

Skills and attributes for success

To qualify for the role you must have:
  • Relevant bachelor's degree and completed professional qualifications relevant to Finance, Risk or Treasury (e.g. CA, CFA or acceptable international equivalent);
  • 3-4 years of experience in insurance and insurance-related technical accounting and/or 3-4 years of experience working on insurance audits;
  • Good understanding of the Financial Services industry, ideally within Australia and New Zealand;
  • Advanced business writing skills and spoken English, including excellent communication and negotiation skills;
  • Open to travel for work purposes, flexible with work hours to accommodate project deadlines.

Ideally, you'll also have:
  • Experience in Finance, Wealth, Compliance, Financial Risk environment;
  • Experience in external and/or internal audit; and
  • Knowledge of contemporary technology tools such as Alteryx, BluePrism, PowerBI or Tableau.

What we can offer you
  • Explore how a career at EY is yours to build at www.ey.com/au/careerdevelopment
  • Discover how, when and where you can work at www.ey.com/au/flexibility
  • Learn about our commitment to DE&I at www.ey.com/au/diversity-inclusiveness
  • Understand how our benefits can support you at www.ey.com/au/benefits

Acknowledgement of Country

EY acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the lands on which EY offices are located around Australia. We pay our respects to their cultures, and to their Elders - past, present, and emerging. Find out more about our vision for reconciliation at www.ey.com/au/reconciliation

Apply now... we're over 9,000 perspectives in Australia and we're ready to welcome yours.

At EY we take inclusivity seriously, and we're committed to removing barriers and improving the employment prospects of people with disability or long-term health conditions. We encourage you to share any support and adjustments you need to be your best and participate equitably in our recruitment process. We understand sharing your needs with us can be daunting, so if you have questions before or during your application, we welcome you to get in touch at contactrecruitment@au.ey.com or +61 3 8650 7788 (option 2). Anything you tell us will be kept completely confidential.

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

Regarding this role, the salary for an experienced Senior Consultant starts at $89,000 including superannuation and is dependent on skills, experience and work location.


EY | Building a better working world

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.

Our preferred applicant will be required to undertake employment screening by EY or our external third-party provider.

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