EY

2021 Hong Kong Spring Internship Program

Recruiter
EY
Location
Hong Kong, China
Salary
Not disclosed
Posted
25 Sep 2020
Closes
20 Oct 2020
Ref
HON003B9
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Interim
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Entry level, Internship

Exceptional EY experience, It’s yours to build.

Want to feel challenged, motivated and valued every day? To inspire change and leave a legacy? EY people are helping to shape the future. Here at EY organization, you’ll build a legacy. You’ll grow your skillset, and expand your mindset. You’ll build relationships and feel rewarded for all that you do. Here EY people working together is just as important as the work they actually do together.

All penultimate year students in all disciplines are welcomed to apply.

Assurance

  1. Audit
  2. Climate Change and Sustainability Services
  3. Data Analytics
  4. Financial Accounting Advisory Services
  5. Forensic & Integrity Services

Consulting

Tax

Strategy and Transactions

Internship period: January to April 2021

Assurance

1. Audit

The opportunity

Assurance professionals play a vital role in the economy by providing companies, investors and regulators with confidence about the validity of financial statements, business-critical information or processes. But assurance skills are not limited to audit or to finance. Assurance professionals also help clients make informed decisions about environmental policies, governance and management systems and fraud investigation. The services include auditing, financial accounting advisory service, and fraud investigation and disputes services.

Your key responsibilities

  • Examine a company’s financial statement and test their reliability
  • Get to know the business and assess processes/controls used to produce the financial statement
  • Understand business drivers, associated risks and their potential effect on financial statement accounts

What we look for

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in penultimate year of study
  • Excellent written and spoken English and/or Chinese
  • Strong analytical, teamwork and organizational skills
  • Positive attitude and enthusiasm in the performance of responsibilities

2. Climate Change & Sustainability Services

The opportunity

EY multidisciplinary teams across the globe are equipped with assurance, tax, transactions and advisory services, works with a dedicated team on climate change and sustainability knowledge and experience in a wide range of industries. This team combination provides clients with tailored services supported by the EY global methodologies to address issues related to their specific needs.

Your key responsibilities

  • Support business development initiatives, including preparing proposals and pitch book
  • Perform market research and update internal database
  • Assist in engagement projects instructed by senior colleagues

What we look for

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in penultimate year of study
  • Demonstrate knowledge in one of the key sustainability areas, such as CSR or sustainability reporting and assurance, food safety, carbon trading, sustainability in supply chain, responsible investment, and Environment, Health and Safety
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
  • A good team player with maturity and independence
  • Excellent command of written and spoken Chinese and English preferred

3. Data Analytics

The opportunity

The role of Data Analytics, based in Hong Kong, will be responsible for supporting services of data analytics by the Assurance services, working as part of a broader, client facing team. The main focus of the role will be efficiently providing a range of standard data analytics to audit teams using pre-defined techniques.

Your key responsibilities

  • Transform and validate a variety of client financial and non-financial data for use in the standard audit analytical procedures
  • Collaborate with audit teams and clients, and create values for audit engagements using data analytical tools
  • Identify, investigate, recommend and implement resolutions for data related issues (completeness, accuracy)
  • Coordinate work on a portfolio of engagements to meet deadlines
  • Identify and leverage opportunities for efficiencies in the internal processes
  • Develop your data handling, analytical and client systems skills on a broad range of systems and scenarios

What we look for

  • Penultimate year student pursuing an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in IT related disciplines, such as Information Management, software development, Information System
  • Excellent written and spoken English and Chinese
  • Ability to form productive working relationships with internal clients
  • Attention to detail in investigating, communicating and solving problems in relation to data and processes
  • Willingness to learn and develop your current data transformation and analysis skills
  • Ability to deal well with pressurized situations such as frequent deadlines
  • Ability to manage time effectively including when working with many tasks
  • Competent report writing and presentation skills
  • Experience of data transformation and/or analysis is preferred (preferably involving financial and/or process data)
  • Working knowledge of MS Excel and all MS Office Suite products is preferred
  • Working knowledge of MS Access/MS SQL Server/SQL Server Integration Services is preferred
  • Experience with and understanding of financial data is preferred

4. Financial Accounting Advisory Services

The opportunity

Within EY Assurance service line, Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) professionals provide advisory services encompassing accounting and regulatory support on accounting change and special matters, accounting processes and controls support (remediation, long-term contract accounting and cost accounting), GAAP conversion and implementation, IPO and other public offering assistance, on call financial reporting advice, and transaction accounting and financial reporting assistance (purchase price allocation).

Your key responsibilities

  • Perform research on key accounting topics, market and regulatory related matters to support the services in advisory project
  • Perform financial, cash flow and income statement diagnosis and analysis to highlight key impact arising from applying new accounting or regulatory requirements and provide insight and recommendations to help the client to reduce the impact
  • Prepare training material for facilitation of client training
  • Handling client’s enquiry and provide advice to resolve any issues the client’s encountered
  • Provide business process and control related advice associated with accounting and regulatory change
  • Work with other advisory teams in delivering finance and regulatory related aspect of finance transformation type of project
  • Discuss moderately complex accounting with the engagement team and client management. Analyze evidence, reach conclusions, interpret and apply standards, and identify non-compliance while applying a balanced view of all client matters
  • Provide technical support to the audit team in relation to complex accounting issues and regulatory reporting

What we look for

  • Penultimate year student pursuing an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in all disciplines
  • A good understanding of IFRS and/or US GAAP
  • Excellent command of written and spoken Chinese and English, fluent Mandarin is highly preferred
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel on short notice, as necessary
  • Familiar with SFC and/or HKMA requirements are beneficial

5. Forensic & Integrity Services

The opportunity

The Forensic & Integrity Services professionals assist clients to deal with complex issues related to fraud, forensic accounting, regulatory compliance and business disputes. As a Staff Accountant, you will technically contribute to client engagements and internal projects. You will assist clients to conduct independent internal investigations and participate in forensic accounting matters to analyze complex financial transactions and accounting irregularities. Working under the supervision of seniors and managers, you will help execute the investigation and engagement work steps. With a clear focus on anticipating and identifying risks, you will escalate issues as appropriate.

Your key responsibilities

  • Work on engagement teams that assist in performing fraud investigations, forensic accounting engagements and financial and economic damages analyses
  • Review accounting records and financial transaction documentation, prepare working papers, participate in interviews and inform seniors and managers of the engagement status
  • Prepare analyses that will be part of the client deliverables
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel and legal counsel
  • Participate in the planning, development and execution of event initiatives for respective industry, function and/or area accounts practice to support the go-to-market strategy
  • Stay informed on business/economic developments and their impact to the client
  • Work effectively as a team member – sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication and updating senior team members on the progress
  • Build strong internal relationships within the Assurance Services practice and across other services

What we look for

  • Penultimate year student pursuing an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related major
  • Excellent communication and prioritization skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Strong teamwork and leadership skills
  • Result-oriented with an attention to details
  • Willingness to travel
  • Substantial knowledge of PC-based tools, including spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel) and databases (Microsoft Access)
  • High performers (i.e., exceeding expectation ratings) and professional accountancy certifications preferred

Consulting

Business Consulting

The opportunity

The world of business is constantly changing. For our clients, this can create better ways of doing things but it might also involve more risks. In Business Consulting, we focus on imaging, designing, leading and delivering end-to-end transformations for our clients. Our services include Business Transformation, Enterprise Risk, Finance, Supply Chain & Operations, and Technology Risk.

  • Business Transformation

Business Transformation is a multidisciplinary competency, bringing together our capabilities in transformation architecture, experience design, business design and transformation execution to problem-solve, design and deliver large scale, multi-year, multi-stakeholder transformation programs.

  • Enterprise Risk

Enterprise Risk helps clients identify and address key risk areas, while building the agility to respond quickly. We leverage technology and integrate upside, downside and outside risks to drive strategic value, build and maintain trust in a rapidly changing risk landscape.

  • Finance

Working with CFOs and finance organizations around the world, we help assess and transform our clients' finance function to improve performance and effectiveness. We provide insights and recommendations on people, processes and systems and then work with our clients to deliver improvements.

  • Supply Chain & Operation

The supply chain of the future is no longer linear, but a networked ecosystem. In Supply Chain & Operations we help clients effect fundamental change in their operations’ performance to support sales growth, become more cost competitive, minimize risk and ensure operational resilience.

  • Technology Risk

The Technology Risk domain within our Consulting practice help our clients to achieve sustainable growth by supporting their efforts with respect to technology risks to protect their business performance and by providing trusted communications on internal control and regulatory compliance to investors, management, regulators, customers and other stakeholders.

Technology Consulting The opportunity

EY Technology Consulting allows the clients to harness the full potential of information technology in line with their business strategy and vision whilst also supporting or driving compliance with laws and regulations. Offering services through the life cycle, the technology professionals can also assist the clients through the implementation process to achieve measurable results. Our services include Cyber Security, Data and Analytics, Digital and Emerging Technologies, Technology Solutions Delivery and Technology Transformation.

  • Cyber Security

Our team involves in the consulting or solution implementation services for the clients and support the clients in their desire to protect and enable the business. We help the clients with their most complex information security needs and contribute toward their business resilience.

  • Data and Analytics

Our team focuses on providing excellence in the field of Data and Analytics to client. Our capabilities extend beyond IT strategies and advice and into implementation of systems, analytics and data science.

  • Digital and Emerging Technologies

Our team supports our clients’ digital agenda and emerging technology adoption. It includes cloud migration and digital architecture, evolves emerging technology skills, innovation and exploration.

  • Technology Solutions Delivery

Our team helps our clients to have systems Implementation and integration capabilities supporting packaged software deployment (cloud and on-premise) and enabling broader transformation offerings.

  • Technology Transformation

Combination of enabling capabilities and direct offerings for the CIO and CTO buyers encompassing IT Strategy, IT Operating Model Design & IT Function Transformation and Enterprise Architecture.

Your key responsibilities
  • Understand and analyze issues and challenges facing the clients from strategy formulation to day to day operations.
  • Understand the current situation of clients, designing the transformation roadmap, and executing the end-to-end implementation while collaborating with our technology and people consultants.
  • Provide consulting services in the overall transformation of our clients’ business, such as enterprise and functional innovation, operational performance and risk transformations, digital strategy and planning, rapid profit transformation.
  • A requirement to develop individual approaches and techniques for each client will help you maximize the potential.
  • You will be helping companies solve a whole range of tasks: from the requirement to respond to the ever-changing demands of the market, such as AI, Blockchain, IoT, 5G.

What we look for

  • Penultimate year student pursuing an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in Finance, Accounting, Statistics, Economics, Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Engineering
  • Excellent written and spoken English and Chinese
  • Strong analytical, teamwork and organizational skills
  • Positive attitude and enthusiasm in the performance of responsibilities

Tax

The opportunity

The Tax department provides quality services in many industries. We help our clients understand and manage their tax compliance and reporting obligations responsibly and proactively. We help them assess, improve and monitor their tax function’s processes, controls and risk management and maintain effective relationships with the tax authorities.

Your key responsibilities

  • Assist in providing tax compliance services to the client, performing tax computation
  • Assist in conducting research on tax matters
  • Support and assist in the client’s engagement implementation
  • Follow up the jobs assigned by the management

What we look for

  • Penultimate year student pursuing an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in Finance, Accounting, Statistics, Economics, Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Engineering
  • Excellent written and spoken English and Chinese
  • Strong analytical, teamwork and organizational skills
  • Positive attitude and enthusiasm in the performance of responsibilities

Strategy and Transactions

Infrastructure Advisory

The opportunity

Our Infrastructure Advisory team advises clients on financial, procurement, strategic and public-private partnerships issues for large-scale infrastructure projects and programs. Join this team and you will help provide support to our clients from the earliest stages of analysis, project evaluation to procurement, financial close, construction and operations. You will assist our clients in devising strategy, assessing economic impacts, comparing financial plans and delivery approaches for projects that involve public, federal or private financing; project revenues; and/or grants – and provide support to our clients in their implementation of those plans.

As part of our Infrastructure Advisory team, you’ll develop your commercial capabilities working with our high-profile public and private sector clients across Hong Kong, Macau, Mainland China and around Asia.

Our diverse client portfolio will build your capabilities in high quality analysis, managing relationships and challenging assumptions. Our team is committed to delivering solutions in a number of key industry sectors such as Transport, Power and Utilities, Arts & Culture, and Health and Social Services. In our friendly, collaborative environment, you’ll receive the support, training and coaching you need to progress quickly along the career path you choose.

Your key responsibilities

  • Delivering solutions across the life-cycle of public and private infrastructure
  • Providing strategic, economic, commercial and financial advice to clients
  • Project finance including financial model development and analysis
  • Exposure to key client contacts
  • Assist in developing detailed proposals and other Business Development material
  • Assist in client engagement tasks, including billing, WIP and other administration

What we look for

  • Bachelor/Master’s degree in Economics, Accounting & Finance, Engineering, Real Estate, Government & Public Policy
  • Financial and data analysis
  • Understanding of economic evaluation methods including cost benefit analysis and economic impact analysis
  • Strong report writing, communication and presentational skills
  • Strong interpersonal and client management skills
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in teams
  • Enthusiastic work ethic and willingness to learn and get involved in new areas
  • Sector experience considered desirable e.g. Government & Public Sector, Transport, Social Infrastructure

What working at EY offer

  • Support and coaching 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, strategy and transaction and consulting 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.

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

Make your mark.

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