Tax & Law - EY Finance Operations - Management Accountant (Senior Associate)

Manchester, UK
Competitive remuneration package
24 Jan 2024
24 Feb 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

Job description

EYFO L2 - Senior

Company Overview: Ernst & Young (EY) is a globally recognized professional services firm known for its commitment to delivering exceptional client service and outstanding results. We offer a diverse range of services across assurance, advisory, tax, and transaction advisory to assist organizations in achieving their goals and navigating complex challenges.

Position overview: EY is seeking an Accountant to join our Finance Operations Services team as a Senior Assistant. This role offers an excellent opportunity for a driven individual to provide critical support across a diverse range of finance and accounting functions, directly contributing to our portfolio of clients' success.


  • Assist in managing the daily finance operations for a portfolio of clients.
  • Prepare, examine, and analyse accounting records, financial statements, or other financial reports to adhere to reporting and procedural standards.
  • Interact with clients under supervision and provide valuable insights, demonstrating curiosity by asking strategic questions.
  • Perform detailed analysis on business operations, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations to aid in forecasting future revenues and expenses.
  • Aid in the maintenance and implementation of accounting systems, leveraging new accounting technologies where possible.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with clients and other stakeholders.
  • Support line managers in various compliance activities and financial processes on a timely basis
  • Contribute to team's success by developing one's skills, sharing knowledge with teammates and adhering to company’s policies and legal regulations.


  • Qualified Accountant (ACCA, CIMA, or equivalent) preferred. We will consider candidates at the final stage of qualification (up to 2 exams left to complete) and actively looking to qualify.
  • Prior experience in a similar role or demonstrate a strong understanding of key financial operations preferably in a professional services environment
  • Strong numerical and financial management skills, with an ability to interpret complex financial data.
  • Capable of effectively communicating with both team members and clients.
  • Excellent teamwork skills and a willingness to learn from and contribute to the work of your colleagues.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills coupled with a highly curious mind.
  • Positive work attitude, personable, and able to establish strong client relations.

Join EY's dynamic team and contribute your expertise to our commitment to delivering exceptional client service. We offer competitive compensation, professional development opportunities, and a collaborative work environment that fosters growth and innovation. 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:

  • 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.

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

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