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Associates and Senior Associates - Audit - New Zealand

Location:  Auckland
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  18 Feb 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1456929

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. 



The opportunity

We are actively recruiting Audit professionals to join our teams across all EY office locations in New Zealand. Our Audit opportunities are offered on a flexible full-time basis. 


Audit is an exciting profession and industry to be part of right now. At EY you will work alongside the data transformation team to create new custom audit solutions which are at the forefront of innovation in digitalising and automating most stages of an audit, leaving time to genuinely engage, consult and connect with our clients and teams. 


EY’s Oceania Audit practice maintains a market leading position in audit quality. This reflects our continued investment in sustainable audit quality improvement initiatives and our global investment in industry leading technology and data analytic tools.


At EY you will be given all the skills, knowledge and opportunities to progress and become ready to build a better working world for our people, our clients and the communities that support us. You can expect leading-edge learning and development tailored to your unique interests and motivations.


Your key responsibilities

  • Effectively managing Audit processes with appropriate consideration of audit risk issues and accounting technical matters, including revenue, financial instruments and income taxes
  • Engaging clients and providing advice and professionalism throughout transactions, including identification of areas for improvement in clients’ business processes
  • Leading fieldwork, managing performance, coaching and mentoring more junior team members and keeping engagement leaders updated on audit engagements 
  • Constantly developing your understanding of current market trends and processes and sharing your knowledge 
  • Understanding our clients’ unique ambitions and needs and referring them to colleagues in other teams and areas to broaden our business relationships where possible


Skills and attributes for success


To qualify for the role, you must have:

  • Experience delivering external audit and assurance engagements
  • Experience leading the planning, execution and reporting on audits
  • A track record with developing and maintaining client relationships
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills and a collaborative approach
  • A relevant degree and / or progress towards/completion of CA or any CA ANZ affiliated qualification


Kuhu mai ki a EY I Come, be a part of EY  



Apply now… we’re over 1,000 perspectives in Aotearoa New Zealand and we’re ready to welcome yours.  


Diversity, equity, and inclusiveness (DE&I) are core to who we are, how we work and how we live our values. We hold a collective commitment to continue to drive an environment where all differences are valued, practices are equitable, and everyone experiences a sense of belonging — where people are inspired to team and lead inclusively in their interactions every day. We encourage applications from people of all ages, nationalities, abilities, cultures, sexual orientations, and gender identities and are committed to providing an equitable and barrier free recruitment experience for all.

We encourage you to share any support and adjustments you need to be your best and participate equitably in our recruitment process. We understand sharing your needs with us can be daunting, so if you have questions before or during your application, we welcome you to get in touch at . Anything you tell us will be kept completely confidential.


We understand the importance of social distancing at this time so our recruitment and onboarding process may be managed virtually so we can continue to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of EY people, clients, guests and the broader public.  


The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build. 


The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their external third party provider.



EY | Building a better working world 
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.  

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