Ernst & Young GDS India LLP

Assurance - Senior

Location
Chennai, India
Salary
As per industry standards
Posted
01 Jun 2021
Closes
01 Aug 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant, Audit
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified, Newly qualified

As part of our EY-Assurance Team, you would be the main point of contact from GDS for the tasks  assigned by the global client serving assurance teams and be responsible for the timeliness and  
quality of deliverables along with managing day to day operations of those engagements.  

The opportunity  
We’re looking for candidates who possess technical knowledge, including ability to interpret reviews  and accounting standards and strong project management skills along with excellent  communication and leadership skills. GDS seniors would have associate level personnel to work with  at GDS and get the tasks executed from them along with performing a review as a senior, which is defined by the Global client serving assurance teams.  

Your key responsibilities  
• Lead an engagement from the GDS front and ensure the team delivers timely and high-quality work, as per EY Global Audit Methodology and in line with the Global team expectations.   
• Demonstrate strong understanding of aligned engagement and EY GAM while performing reviews of procedures performed by GDS staff, along with knowledge of EY tools to make  reviews more efficient and meaningful.  
• Develop and maintain productive relationships with  key EY Global counterparts
• Assurance executives based out of Americas or Europe.  
• Develop an understanding of EY Quality and Risk Management procedures and ensure these are embedded into the engagement team’s work.  
• Proactively discuss workflow management with the assurance teams, allocating resources to the assigned work and monitoring performance against standards. Monitor utilization for  one’s team, budget to actuals, and other operational matters.  
• Demonstrate professionalism, competence and clarity of communication when dealing with  
GDS and Global teams.  
• Establish expectations of value to be delivered to the respective GDS Global teams aligned.  
• Identify opportunities to improve the scope of work for GDS on one’s own engagements.  
• Standardize review processes along with leveraging best practices across one’s aligned  engagements or beyond.  
• Motivate and lead one’s GDS team members, identify and foster key talents, coach and  supervise team members.  
• Be responsible for various operational matters related to engagements aligned.  
• Conduct timely performance reviews and provide performance feedback/training. Lead by example.  

Skills and attributes for success  
• Knowledge of Indian accounting and assurance standards or knowledge of IFRS / UK GAAP / US GAAP and International review standards is an added advantage.  
• Excellent communication skills.  
• Effective interpersonal, risk management, facilitation and presentation skills  
• Project management, leadership, coaching, counselling and supervisory skills  
• Robust logical and reasoning skills  
• Ability to spread positive work culture, teaming and live EY values.  
• The ability to quickly form strong working relationship with colleagues in India and global teams.  

To qualify for the role, you must have  
• ACCA  Member - with 3 Years relevant experience with either - 
             a) Mid-or top-tier accounting firm focused on external or Assurance reviews   
             b) MNC or larger domestic Indian companies, preferably within a Shared Service Environment.  
• Proficiency in MS – Office and Outlook.  
• Interest in business and commerciality.   

What we look for  
• A Team of people with commercial acumen, technical experience and enthusiasm to learn new things in this fast-moving environment  
• An opportunity to be part of a market-leading, multi-disciplinary team in the only integrated global assurance business worldwide.  
• Opportunity to work with EY GDS Assurance practices globally with leading businesses across a range of industries  

What we Offer  
• EY Global Delivery Services (GDS) is a dynamic and truly global delivery network. We work across  
• Six locations – Argentina, China, India, the Philippines, Poland and the UK – and with teams from all  EY service lines, geographies and sectors, playing a vital role in the delivery of the EY growth  strategy. From accountants to coders to advisory consultants, we offer a wide variety of fulfilling  
• career opportunities that span all business disciplines. In GDS, you will collaborate with EY teams on  exciting projects and work with well-known brands from across the globe. We’ll introduce you to an  ever-expanding ecosystem of people, learning, skills and insights that will stay with you throughout  your career.   
• Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.   
• Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.   
• Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.   
• Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.   

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