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Extended Assurance Senior, Financial Services, Financial Accounting Advisory Services

Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  24 May 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1000342

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.


EY is the most globally integrated professional services organization which encompasses a separate business unit dedicated exclusively to the financial services marketplace. Join Financial Services (FSO) and you will work with multi-disciplinary teams from around the world to deliver a global market perspective. Aligned to key industry groups including asset management, banking and capital markets, insurance and private equity, we provide integrated advisory, assurance, tax, and transaction services to our clients.


The Extended Assurance (EA) team builds on its expertise in assessing risks and controls of financial institutions, ranging from:

  • Governance, Enterprise risk management
  • Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG)
  • Regulatory compliance (e.g. anti-money laundering, conduct risk etc)
  • Business risks (e.g. investment management, credit, payments etc)
  • Operational & Technology risk management
  • Emerging technology


With this, our EA team provides clients and their key stakeholders the assurance that their governance, control environment, risk management and regulatory compliance are effectively designed and operating effectively. The EA team offers this assurance through a variety of services including controls / regulatory assurance, independent assessments and internal audits.


The opportunity


You will have the opportunity to take on responsibilities that would allow you to develop a deep and professional knowledge base in markets including wealth and asset management, banking and capital markets, insurance, payment services providers and service providers to the financial institutions. 


Your key responsibilities


  • Deliver quality EA services to clients and their stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of risk management and controls concepts and apply them to client situations.
  • Collaborate to plan engagement objectives and an engagement strategy that complies with professional standards and appropriately address risk.
  • Direct field work, manage engagement economics and inform supervisors of the engagement status.
  • Monitor the engagement team's progress against the plan and alter it when needed.
  • Supervise junior engagement team members and develop them through effectively delegating tasks and providing guidance to EA staff.
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel, assess clients' satisfaction and proactively maintain contact with the client throughout the year.



Skills and attributes for success


  • Keen interest in controls and risk management
  • Foster an efficient, innovative and team-oriented work environment.
  • Strong leadership and project management skills
  • Able to manage multiple engagement and deadline-drive
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Integrity within a professional environment



To qualify for the role you must have

  • A degree in Accounting, Finance, Technology, Sustainability or a related field or Certified Internal Auditor qualification
  • At least 3 years of related work experience in internal or external audit field for insurance, banking & capital markets, asset management, payment industries


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Knowledge of financial sector business trends, emerging technical and industry developments.
  • Knowledge of MAS regulations for financial institutions.


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.


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


Apply now.

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