Apply now »

FSO - Assurance - Audit - Professional Practice Groups (APAC) - Senior Manager - Hong Kong

Location:  Hong Kong
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  May 20, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1309401

FSO - Assurance - Audit - Professional Practice Groups (APAC) - Senior Manager - Hong Kong

The opportunity

The Financial Services Professional Practice Group (PPG) is responsible for leading the maintenance and enhancement of quality in the assurance practice. This is achieved by keeping the firm up to date on assurance and audit matters, both external regulatory issues and internal developments, by developing and communicating relevant guidance and policies and by performing a consultation role to client teams.

This PPD (senior) manager will play a vital role in supporting the practice in achieving its quality and risk management ambitions, against the backdrop of an ever-changing FS market place and regulatory environment. This is an exciting opportunity to improve audit quality across the Hong Kong financial services practice.


We are looking for a proactive and pragmatic individual who is passionate and can support the practice as well as develop initiatives and implement them into the practice.


Responsibilities, Qualifications, Certifications

Your key responsibilities


  • Responding to questions from individual audit teams on the application of the firm’s auditing methodology and risk management policies
  • First level review of formal PPD consultations on significant auditing issues
  • Making updates to financial service specific enablers and templates to reflect changes in methodology or regulatory guidance
  • Other audit quality/ risk management projects which may arise on an ad hoc basis, such as assisting in the organisation of the firm’s annual audit quality review process


Skills and experience

  • HKICPA (or equivalent)
  • Excellent communication skills in Chinese and English
  • A reasonable knowledge of current assurance quality and risk management issues and understanding of recent accounting developments
  • Experience of managing and delivering Assurance engagements
  • Strong organisational and project management skills, including the ability to plan ahead and manage your time


To qualify for the role you must have

  • A good knowledge of IFRS/HKFRS and Auditing standards (ISA/HKSA)
  • Experience in a similar role or recent experience of auditing of listed companies/other major entities
  • Good organisational, project management and time management skills with a strong focus on delivering results including an ability to plan ahead and anticipate problems


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience in an FS environment or within a Big 4 professional services firm


What we look for
A highly motivated individual who takes ownership of the role and makes a positive contribution to managing the firm’s risk


What working at EY member firms offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to EY services.

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you


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

Join EY in building a better working world. 

Apply now.

Apply now »