As an Account Support Associate (ASA), you’ll be a key member of our Business Support Services (BSS) team. The ASA program supports a wide range of service lines (Assurance, Advisory, Tax and Transaction Advisory Services), making this a great place to gain exposure to new skills and progress your career.
You will work directly with high-level client-serving professionals (partners/principals, executive directors, senior managers and managers) to drive project management and engagement coordination for EY’s key account client-serving teams. You will drive efficiencies for the account teams and reduce time to provide services to clients, with a focus on maintaining the applicable professional standards.
Your key responsibilities
You’ll likely balance your time between both project management and analytics. We’ll also look to you to audit and manage budgets and expenses, along with compliance and due diligence.
Skills and attributes for success Manage stakeholder expectations, project plans and communications, and provide status updates as needed to continuously advance service delivery Gain a strong knowledge of the service line and the engagement, EY’s structure, key personnel and EY’s policies/procedures Act as the knowledge manager for the engagement team, managing internal databases and/or portals designed to facilitate global team communications and coordination of go-to-market strategyTake complete ownership of engagement economics (e.g., hours/budgets/estimates to complete, fees, billings, Work in Process spreadsheets), proactively collaborating with relevant team members to resolve any issues that arise Collaborate with the account team, business development and resource management teams to achieve team goals Coordinate risk management processes, such as engagement letters, client continuance, independence, family tree, preapproval and other regulatory requirements
To qualify for the role you must have Strong data analytics and Excel skills (e.g. pivot tables)Excellent oral and written communication skillsExcellent listening, influencing, interpersonal and presentation skillsThe ability to address all relevant information/data and develop practical approaches to answering problemsA creative and curious approach to tackling complex challenges, leveraging internal tools and resources to achieve favorable resultsA results-oriented approach to drive improvements in engagement economics (financial systems, relationship management tools, revenue pipeline, sales cycle reports, risk assessments) A proven ability to work independently with minimum supervision, and collaboratively with virtual teams An ability to effectively manage concurrent projects and prioritize multiple tasks, including multi-location coordinationThe capability to meet tight deadlines, performing fine-quality work and diligent follow-upThe ability to summarize and conclude activities, applying appropriate documentation standards and lessons learnedThe capacity to protect confidential and proprietary information
Ideally, you’ll also have A background in a direct client service roleA bachelor’s degree
What we look for
We’re most interested in people with big ideas who aren’t afraid to voice them. You’ll need a proactive approach to work and the curiosity to seek out new challenges without being pushed. If you’re ready to make a real contribution to our goal of building a better working world, this role is for you.
What working at EY offers We offer a competitive compensation packageOwnership for your area, in a culture that encourages people to speak up and challenge the status quoCareer support from some of the most engaging colleagues in the businessThe ability to take on different responsibilities and learn new skillsThe freedom to provide excellence in a way that’s suited to you
As a global leader in assurance, tax, strategy, transaction and consulting services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. 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.
you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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