Assurance – Extended Assurance Assistant (Financial Services), Singapore

Competitive remuneration package
21 Sep 2020
06 Oct 2020
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

EY is the most globally integrated professional services organization which encompasses a separate business unit dedicated exclusively to the financial services marketplace. Join Financial Services (FSO) and you will work with multi-disciplinary teams from around the world to deliver a global market perspective. Aligned to key industry groups including asset management, banking and capital markets, insurance and private equity, we provide integrated advisory, assurance, tax, and transaction services to our clients.

Upon embarking on a journey with us, you will experience professional development through exposure to an array of diverse experiences, world-class learning and individual tailored coaching. This, is how we develop outstanding leaders who endeavor to deliver on our promises to all our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. Sounds interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience will last a lifetime.

The Extended Assurance (EA) team provides clients and their key stakeholders the assurance that their governance, control environment, risk management, regulatory compliance and control environment are effectively designed and operating effectively. The EA team offers these assurance through a variety of services including controls assurance, regulatory/other assurance, independent assessments and internal audits.

The opportunity

You will have the opportunity to take on responsibilities that would allow you to develop a deep and professional knowledge base in markets including wealth and asset management, banking, insurance, private equity, capital markets, fin tech, payment services providers and service providers to the financial institutions.

Your key responsibilities

  • Support the planning, execution and delivery of EA engagements.
  • Clearly and accurately document the execution of specific procedures as defined by the engagement objectives, audit client's engagement history, and planned engagement approach.
  • Recognize potential issues from performance of procedures and communicate them to the assurance team.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Work effectively as a team member, sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication and updating senior team members on progress.
  • Contribute ideas/opinions to the assurance teams and listen/respond to other assurance team members' views
  • Demonstrate professionalism and competence in the client's environment.
  • Good project management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Integrity within a professional environment

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A degree in Accounting, Finance, Technology or a related field or Certified Internal Auditor qualification.
  • Min 1 year's relevant work experience in internal or external audit field for insurance, banking asset management, payments industries.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Knowledge of financial sector business trends, emerging technical and industry developments.
  • Knowledge of MAS regulations for financial institutions.

What we look for

Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you’ll be a confident team player that collaborates with people from various teams while looking to develop your career in a dynamic organization.

What working at EY offers

EY offers a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. We are committed to being an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better world.

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

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