Assurance Business Partner, OA, Pakistan

Karachi, PK
Competitive remuneration package
16 Feb 2024
01 Mar 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Assurance Business Partner, OA, Pakistan

We are actively recruiting professionals as Assurance Business Partner (“ABP”) role to join us at Manager level for our Audit Operations Accelerator Team (“AOA”) team in MENA. You’ll help our audit partners, audit teams and various internal departments and stakeholders in their engagement management process and meet their reporting requirements. ABPs have a career path that is customized based on their personal growth goals and contribution.

In return, you can expect leading-edge learning and development tailored to your unique interests and motivations. You’ll 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.

The opportunity

We are expanding our MENA FAAS COE in Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Pakistan, providing an opportunity to work on MENA projects and deal with MENA clients. This can provide lots of learning and development prospects as well as the chance to travel to the MENA region. 

Key responsibilities

As a Senior consultant / manager your main point of contact with regards to administrative audit engagement management tasks which includes setting-up the audit project, administer the audit engagement economics process which includes initiating and monitoring the periodic billings and supporting the audit engagement team in billing queries. 

You will be responsible to advise and support audit engagement partners and managers on all audit engagement related administrative tasks and ensure audit progress across the engagement lifecycle by setting up the tasks for the audit engagement team in EY’s proprietary audit platform, while driving the engagement controlling process (audit budget planning, analysis, estimates to complete the project reporting). 

Moreover, you will also drive efficiency via bringing in best practices and automation and will work closely with EY Rapid to ensure centralization of audit engagement management tasks. Plus, you will also be responsible for the quality assurance of the processes data entry, budgeting, reforecasting of the audit engagements and timely billings and will provide ad hoc reporting as required by the business and assist with internal requirements. Furthermore, you will also be involved in investigating and resolving ad hoc audit queries and escalations in a timely manner while participating in regional calls and meetings pertaining to AOA and updating the local practices in MENA in implementing AOA activities and highlight challenges and barriers in the implementation.

Skills and attributes for success

Pro- activity, accountability and results- driven people will flourish in this environment. Dealing with competing priorities, understanding how to manage resources and communicating effectively are key skills. This will have a huge impact on those around you and help promote a positive work ethic.

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • At least 4-5 years’ experience.
  • Strong academic record, including a degree and professional qualification such as ACCA, ICMA or CA or progress towards/completion of a recognized accounting qualification

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Big Picture Thinking and Selling the Vision
  • Superior Analytical Skills
  • Leadership and Team building
  • Communication
  • Influencing and Negotiating
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Planning and Resource Management
  • Organizational planning
  • Scheduling

What we look for

We are interested in entrepreneurs who have the confidence to develop and promote a brand new strategic vision both internally and externally. You will be business savvy with a passion for innovation as well as the motivation to create your own EY journey. If you have significant experience gaming technology and are passionate about improving the performance of businesses, this is the role for you.

What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. 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.

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