EY

Audit Senior (Banking and Capital Markets)

Recruiter
EY
Location
Msida, MT
Salary
Competitive remuneration package
Posted
07 Jun 2024
Closes
07 Jul 2024
Ref
1420257
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Job description

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.

From small businesses to large corporates, our clients count on reliable financial statements, information and processes to inform their ongoing strategies. More than ever, business is about interpreting and reacting to complex data — and they look to us for advice and services they can trust every time. You’ll use your professional skills and experience to make it happen, handling complex audit procedures across the Banking and Capital Markets industry.

The opportunity

You’ll help our clients meet their reporting requirements by accurately reporting on financial statements and providing meaningful insights into accounting and reporting matters. In return, you can expect leading-class 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.

Your key responsibilities

Everything you’ll do will come back to providing exceptional audit activities for our clients. Colleagues and clients from a diverse array of backgrounds will look to you first for answers, so you’ll be a high-profile contact when it comes to resolving complex issues. As you build your knowledge and experience, you’ll become a credible advisor, influencing clients and engagement teams on resolutions that will impact entire industries.

  • Working in a team, getting to know our clients, their businesses and how they work;
  • Interacting with clients to collect all the necessary data and information to carry out the audit;
  • Support the planning, leading fieldwork, managing performance and keeping engagement leaders updated on audit engagements;
  • Completing audit processes and documenting higher-risk areas to increase your technical and business skills in areas such as loans and advances, investment portfolios, interest income, amounts owed to customers and regulatory requirements;
  • Analysing the data that goes into a financial statement to make sure it is true and fair;
  • Building and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel;
  • Constantly developing your understanding of current market trends and processes and sharing your knowledge to develop junior colleagues.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Leading fieldwork, managing performance and keeping engagement leaders updated on audit engagements;
  • Completing audit processes and documenting higher-risk areas to increase your technical and business skills in areas including loans and advances, investment portfolios, interest income, amounts owed to customers and regulatory requirements;
  • Engaging clients and providing authoritative advice and professionalism throughout transactions;
  • Constantly developing your understanding of current market trends and processes and sharing your knowledge to develop junior colleagues;
  • Understanding our clients’ unique ambitions and needs and referring them to colleagues in other teams and areas to broaden our business relationships where possible.

To qualify for the role you must have:

  • Masters in Accounts, ACA/ACCA or an equivalent international qualification (preferably first time passes);
  • Minimum of 4 years relevant work experience;
  • Thorough knowledge of current auditing techniques;
  • Experience across the entire audit process;
  • Application of IFRS and local GAAP;
  • Track record of leading, planning, execution and reporting on audits;
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills and a collaborative approach to management;
  • Proven experience in delivering external audit and assurance engagements;
  • Understanding of risk-based auditing and risk and control strategies;
  • Understanding of Q&RM procedures;
  • Compliance with and understanding of regulatory requirements.

What we offer

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

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

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