Manager / Senior Manager - Financial Reporting Group

Competitive remuneration package
01 Dec 2020
01 Jan 2021
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level

Do you want to contribute to thought leadership and drive innovation in financial reporting? EY need you to help us build a better working world:

We provide our client audit engagement teams with technical advice on accounting and financial reporting requirements to enable them deliver high quality services to their clients. We also play a significant role within the firm’s EMEIA and Global IFRS thought leadership networks.

The opportunity

We are recruiting Managers and Senior Managers to join our team of financial reporting specialists Ireland and the UK. We and our clients are going through a period of significant change in corporate reporting and regulation and our Financial Reporting Group is at the leading edge of helping our clients and teams manage these changes.

You will have the opportunity to address complex and demanding accounting technical issues and work closely with colleagues who are recognised globally within the firm as specialists in their respective areas. As a result, this role offers great opportunities for your own learning and development.

Your key responsibilities: 

  • Perform pre-issuance reviews of the financial statements of our listed and quoted audit clients
  • Provide advice and support to audit teams on accounting technical issues under IFRS & Irish GAAP
  • Support our Professional Practice Group in the operation of the Professional Standards Panel and Consultation processes
  • Develop and deliver high quality technical training for our people in audit
  • Develop Irish GAAP and IFRS thought leadership materials
  • Be involved in the firm’s EMEIA and Global technical accounting subject matter groups
  • Execute work efficiently, delivering excellent service and bringing the full breadth of EY's capability to support our clients
  • Adhere to and enforce the firm's risk management policies and quality agenda
  • Effectively support the assurance process with appropriate consideration of risk issues and accounting technical matters
  • Demonstrate expertise in primary accounting frameworks (Irish GAAP or IFRS) and in related financial reporting matters
  • Coach and develop teams in technical accounting matter
  • Be pro-active in identifying and driving forward initiatives which make a difference either internally and/or to our clients

Skills and attributes for success: 

  • Attention to detail
  • Clear and concise communicator
  • Be a team player 

To qualify for the role you must have: 

  • Extensive knowledge of reporting under Irish GAAP, IFRS, Irish regulations and Irish company law
  • Understanding of the reporting requirements for Irish securities markets
  • Experience in providing accounting technical advice to clients and colleagues
  • Ability to present technical and complex issues to colleagues and clients in a clear and concise manner
  • Honours degree qualified (or equivalent)
  • ICAI/ACCA (or equivalent international qualification)

Ideally, you’ll also have: 

  • External Audit Experience
  • Understanding of the reporting requirements for Irish securities markets

What we look for

We are looking for someone who has a wide breadth of knowledge and experience, and can work well within a team and on their own. Someone who enjoys a challenge and looks to take on responsibility and accountability.

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

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory 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.

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

Build your legacy with us.

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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