Audit Senior Manager/Director - Financial Services (FS) Insurance (Dublin)

Dublin 2, IE
Competitive remuneration package
21 Jun 2024
02 Jul 2024
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Contract type
Full time
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Job description

Audit Senior Manager/Director – Financial Services (FS) Insurance (Dublin)

The opportunity

Assurance is our largest service line, where you will work with the highest performing teams serving industry leading clients, both locally and globally. Financial Services Assurance is a huge growth area for us and due to the continued success story of the financial services industry in Ireland along with a number of significant global wins in our Insurance practice we are looking to grow and develop our team to build upon this success.

The opportunity to join a growing insurance audit team that has experienced unprecedented growth and success and is now on track to be number 1 in the market in the next three years and offers significant career progression opportunities. Right now is an incredibly exciting time to join the Insurance team at EY.

Your key responsibilities

As the only major professional services firm with an integrated financial services practice across Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa, we’re looking for talented assurance professionals. We offer outstanding careers in financial and professional services, working with the best people on the most complex financial service issues and helping to shape the future of financial services.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Active involvement in financial services business development activities to identify new business opportunities. Understand our service lines and actively assess ways to apply knowledge and services and grow our business.
  • Understand the client’s industry, key performance drivers, business trends, and emerging technical and industry developments.
  • Provide guidance and expertise to professional staff and participate in the conduct of a wide range of assurance services, with a particular focus on complex and specialised issues, including audits, controls reviews, remediation projects, and assistance with regulatory compliance
  • Develop team members by encouraging individuals to think for themselves and take responsibility for their contributions to the team.
  • Plan engagement objectives to ensure compliance with professional standards and appropriately address risk. 
  • Prepare and review management communications, proposal budgets, and negotiate fees and overruns.
  • Review and approve for signing all financial statements, opinions and reports and other deliverable documents for clients.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Qualified Accountant -e.g. ACA, ACCA, CPA qualified
  • A proven track record in maintaining strong client relationships.
  • Minimum 6 years assurance experience gained in Big 4 practice
  • Dedicated to teamwork and leadership
  • Experience with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) or US GAAP.
  • Good level of knowledge of the relevant accounting standards impacting the financial services sector.
  • Proven track record of managing and delivering client projects.
  • The ability to prioritise and organise work, with strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, especially report writing skills.
  • Professional and proactive approach to work.
  • Dedicated to teamwork and leadership.
  • Experience with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) or US GAAP.
  • Experience with Solvency II is a benefit.

Ideally you’ll also have

  • Strong communication skills
  • Team working skills
  • Minimum of 18 months' left on your valid Passport to facilitate Work Permit & Visa applications (where applicable)

What we look for

Someone with a passion for what they do, who wants to take the next step in their career.

Who we are

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

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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