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GDS Core Assurance - Consultant

Location:  Kolkata
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  28-Nov-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  586045

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. 






Client Servicing Contractor / Consultant – EYGDS, Assurance 

Who we are: 

EY is a global leader in Assurance, Advisory, Tax, Transaction advisory services (TAS) and Knowledge services.  Worldwide, our 200,000 people are united by our shared values and an unwavering commitment to quality. EY  is committed to doing its part in building a better working world. The insights and quality services we deliver  help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding  leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. 


About EY’s Global Delivery Services (“GDS”): 


Global Delivery Services (GDS) consists of various service delivery centres from which our Client Service and  Enablement Services teams operate to deliver strategic support to our EY member firms. Since 2001 EY has  grown by over 100,000 people and seen tremendous change and globalization, and GDS has always grown,  evolved and adapted along with EY itself. 

GDS is one of EY’s greatest global assets with 22,000 smart, dedicated and incredibly responsive people in five  countries around the world. It plays an important role in EY’s growth strategy by providing efficient and effective  support to our service lines and enablement functions. 

GDS spans all geographies, practices, services lines, sectors and competencies within EY to deliver deeply- integrated services that result in efficient and world-class solutions. 


About GDS Assurance: 


EY Global Delivery Services (GDS) Assurance practice supports global EY client-serving teams with their reviews  across industry sectors, including financial services, manufacturing and technology, among others. Through the  right multidisciplinary team of professionals with the sector knowledge and subject matter expertise, EY GDS  Assurance enables EY client teams in over 30 countries to help world’s leading companies meet their assurance  requirements. 


Job purpose:   


GDS Assurance Intern carries out routine substantive and controls-based assurance testing for the 
engagement teams during the financial year end for the Europe or US region. Key areas for the role are to 
provide high quality results to the local teams, often to a tight deadline.   

Primary Responsibilities and Accountabilities: 

  • Clearly and accurately document the execution of specific review procedures as defined by the engagement  teams   
  • Demonstrate basic understanding of an industry or sector and be aware of technical issues  
  • Stay informed of current business/economic developments relevant to the client's business  
  • Recognize potential review issues or unusual relationships from basic analysis of the financial statements  and communicate them to the immediate supervisor  
  • Collaborate with seniors and engagement teams to set goals and responsibilities  
  • Deliver work in line with designated methodology, project plan or process in line with EY standards  
  • Demonstrate professionalism, competence and clarity of communication when dealing with the team  members 
  • Maintain a strong client focus, be responsive to team requests, and develop/maintain productive working  relationships with team contacts  
  • Where appropriate, challenge procedures used in the past by team members and attempt to enhance review  techniques   
  • Compare  efficiency  of  review  procedures  performed  across  different  clients  and  suggest  ideas  for  improvement   
  • Contribute ideas/opinions to the assurance teams and listen/respond to other team members' views  
  • Use technology to continually learn, share knowledge with team members, and enhance service delivery  
  • Promote EY’s ethical and professional standards, including data confidentiality, especially when dealing with  outsiders 


Qualification and Competencies: 

  •  Completed CA/CA Inter with Articleship completed 
  • ·6 months to 1 year general business experience preferred.  
  •  IT Skills - Extensive experience of using MS-Office PC based system.  
  •  Knowledge of basic accounting and book-keeping,   
  •  Good written and oral communication skills,  
  •  Robust logical and reasoning skills,  
  •  Interest in business and commerciality,  
  •  Ability to work effectively in a team.  



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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