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Operations Director - Asia-Pacific Professional Practice - Assurance

Location:  Beijing
Other locations:  Anywhere in Region
Salary: Competitive
Date:  19-Jul-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  1031408

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 


An exciting opportunity has become available for an Operations Director to join our Asia-Pacific Professional Practice Director (PPD) team, implementing and driving Assurance-wide initiatives to support effective strategy execution and high performing support functions across the team. 


Your key responsibilities 


  • Help implement Global and Area Assurance initiatives
  • Assist Area Professional Practice Director (PPD) to define scope of Assurance programs
  • Assist in coordinating the development of business strategy and business plans for the Partner group
  • Communicate with Regions, problem solve issues, analyse and monitor progress of projects
  • Work with Area PPD to deliver priority initiatives for the Professional Practice Group function 
  • Develop and maintain relationships with Professional Practice Directors and their teams across the Regions and Markets
  • Help to ensure Area/Region compliance responsibilities are met under our Global policy
  • Run Area PPD meetings and assist in the development of agendas and content for other key meetings 


Skills and attributes for success 
To qualify for the role you must have: 


  • 8-10 years experience in external Audit, ideally in a professional services environment
  • Experience working with regulators and managing audit inspections
  • CA qualified or similar
  • Experience building strong relationships and influencing senior stakeholders
  • Confident with the ability to drive accountability amongst senior stakeholders 
  • Track record of developing and delivering initiatives


Ideally, you’ll also have: 


  • Self – starter and project management skills
  • Quick reasoning skills
  • Good communications skills (verbally and written)


What we offer

As part of this role, you'll work in a highly integrated, global team with the opportunity and tools to grow, develop and drive your career forward. Here, you can combine global opportunity with flexible working. The EY benefits package goes above and beyond too, focusing on your physical, emotional, financial and social well-being. Your recruiter can talk to you about the benefits available in your country. Here’s a snapshot of what 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.


Please apply to this role only through the ‘Apply’ link (not through the local office). Your application will then be routed to the appropriate recruiting team. 


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




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