Graduate Hire - External Auditor - Assurance - Jamaica

EY Jamaica
Jamaica (JM)
18 Jun 2021
01 Jul 2021
JM - Staff - Assurance
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Entry level, Graduate scheme

Staff - External Auditor -  Assurance - Jamaica

Our Firm:

Ernst & Young, a global, market-leading, professional services firm, with dynamic people in more than 150 countries, is committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, tax, risk advisory and transaction advisory services. We strive to help all of our people achieve their professional and personal goals through an inclusive environment that values everyone’s contributions, appreciates the diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development. Ernst & Young Caribbean, one of the region’s largest seamlessly and fully integrated professional services firms, has offices in Trinidad, Barbados, Jamaica, Curacao, Aruba, Guyana and St. Lucia. Recognized by organizations such as Fortune, Working Mother, and Training magazine, Ernst & Young continually strives to be a great place to work.

Our Service Line:

Ernst & Young's commitment to the quality and integrity of our audits is exemplified by our global audit methodology and our thorough quality controls that are applied to every client engagement. Together with our substantial investments in technology, knowledge, and learning resources for our audit professionals, these enable us to deliver quality assurance services to our clients and their stakeholders. We currently are seeking qualified candidates for an excellent career opportunity as a Staff - External Auditor in Jamaica.


  • Recognize potential audit issues or unusual relationships from basic analysis of the financial statements and communicate them to the team.

  • Clearly and accurately document the execution of specific audit procedures as defined by the engagement objectives, client's engagement history, and planned audit approach.  

  • Challenge procedures used in the past and attempt to enhance audit techniques.

  • Demonstrate professionalism and competence in the client's environment.

  • Maintain a strong client focus, be responsive to client requests, and develop/maintain productive working relationships with client personnel.  

  • Stay informed of current business/economic developments relevant to the client's business.

  • Develop people through teamwork, integrity, and leadership.

  • Collaborate with team members to set goals and responsibilities.

  • Contribute ideas/opinions to the audit teams and listen/respond to other team members' views.

  • Use technology to continually learn, share knowledge with team members, and enhance service delivery.

  • Bring potential opportunities to the team's attention. Seek, develop, and present ideas to apply EY's knowledge and services.

To qualify, candidates should possess:

  • An undergraduate or graduate degree in Accounting, and/or currently pursuing or interested in pursuing a professional accounting designation i.e. ACCA, CIMA, CA, CPA etc.

  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills

  • A strong dedication to teamwork

  • Integrity and professionalism

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