FSO- Senior Manager- FAAS

London, UK
Not disclosed
02 Nov 2020
30 Nov 2020
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Closing date: 28/11/2020

Within EY, FAAS operates across a global network and the UK has dedicated team focussing on Financial Services clients. Given the dynamic and innovative landscape of financial services and products, FAAS specialists must deal with the added complexity of understanding and implementing financial accounting and regulatory change in a constantly changing environment.

Job description:

  • Contribute to the development and debate surrounding accounting and regulatory developments, focusing on the practical impact on financial services clients;
  • Assist clients through the provision of advice, the delivery of implementation projects, investigation and resolution of accounting and regulatory issues;
  • Work with our clients on all or some of the following- implementing new or revised accounting standards, GAAP conversions, accounting and regulatory change (such as IFRS)
  • Broaden and deepen our relationships with our clients, specifically with the CFO office, including financial and regulatory reporting at group and division level, specialist accounting policy teams and change teams;

Essential requirements:

  • Accounting qualifications ACA/CA/ACCA or equivalent;
  • Significant experience of IFRS, UK GAAP or US GAAP gained within the Financial Services sector.
  • Experience in drafting technical accounting papers
  • Significant experience of working with or for Banking clients

To qualify for the role you must have;

  • Accounting qualifications ACA/CA/ACCA or equivalent;
  • Significant experience of IFRS, UK GAAP or US GAAP gained within the Financial Services sector;
  • Experience in drafting technical accounting papers;
  • Ability to network effectively within large organisations and build relationships with colleagues and clients;
  • A desire to focus on technical accounting and develop your knowledge and skills in this space;
  • Experience in navigating and leading multiple projects at a time;
  • Strong leadership skills and experience in overseeing the work of others.

Ideally, you’ll also;

  • Be technically sound and have an understanding and appreciation of recent accounting developments (IFRS 9, IFRS 16, IFRS 15, IFRS 10, IFRS 13, FRS 101, FRS 102 etc.);
  • Had exposure to financial reporting & significant exposure to finance functions at financial corporate institutions – e.g. strategy, policy, procedures and controls.

What we look for

We are looking for candidates who are excited about Accounting Advisory. You will be a qualified accountant with a passion for this field and strong technical accounting skill set. You will be able to lead and motivate teams and have the ability to generate new business opportunities.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions.

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.

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.

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

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