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(Senior Associate) Financial Services, Financial Accounting Advisory Services - Accounting

Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  19-May-2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1416655

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all. 

Upon embarking on a journey with us, you will experience professional development through exposure to an array of diverse experiences, world-class learning and individual tailored coaching. This is how we develop outstanding leaders who endeavor to deliver on our promises to all our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. Sounds interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience will last a lifetime.


The opportunity

Join Financial Accounting Advisory Services (Financial Services) and you will assist our clients to address the accounting and financial reporting challenges facing their business.  You will be part of a team that provides insight and services that accelerate analytics, decision-making and innovation to build a stronger and more efficient finance function.

As a Senior Associate, you will have the opportunity to participate in numerous insurance advisory projects and initiatives across IFRS 17 & IFRS 9 implementation, risk-based capital, insurance & finance operations, and regulatory compliance. With the support of managers, you will further develop your technical and business skills by working closely with the business and finance teams. You will progress quickly in our friendly, collaborative environment, supported by formal training, senior mentoring and exposure to a wide variety of commercial experience in the financial services industry.


Your key responsibilities

  • Participate in insurance advisory projects primarily focused on IFRS 17 implementation including analysing and designing accounting events & posting, chart of accounts, financial statements, finance processes & controls, and IFRS 17 solution implementation.
  • Assist in data analytics and automation of financial reporting process.
  • Assist in researching application of IFRS 17, IFRS 9, risk-based capital (“RBC”), and regulatory requirements.
  • Support compliance review and development of compliance work programme.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Work effectively as a team member, sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication and updating senior team members on progress
  • Collaborate with other workstreams on the project and contribute ideas/opinions to solution design
  • Demonstrate integrity, professionalism, and competence
  • Good project management skills
  • Good written and verbal communication skills


To qualify for the role you must have

  • Degree in Accountancy OR professional accounting qualifications
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in the financial reporting/audit/accounting advisory in the insurance industry
  • Solution-oriented with “go-getter” personality
  • Good written and verbal communication skills


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • IFRS 17 and/or IFRS 9 exposure (but not a must)
  • Experience in data analytics (but not a must)


What we look for

Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you’ll be a confident team player that collaborates with people from various teams while looking to develop your career in a dynamic organization.


What we offer

EY offers a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performanceWe are committed to being an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. Plus, we offer:


  • 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.


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


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