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Consultant - Audit | Lisboa/Porto

Location:  Lisboa
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Jul 19, 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1458038

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. 

Assurance professionals play a vital role in the economy by providing companies, investors and regulators with expert, independent advice about the validity of financial statements and other critical information or processes. We work closely with our clients, analysing their business, understanding their strengths and weaknesses, identifying areas requiring improvement and we employ that knowledge to create added value for our clients using the latest audit technology.


The opportunity
At EY, we recruit and develop auditors with intellectual curiosity, strong analytical skills and creativity, and attention to detail that allow us to look beyond the numbers and help our clients to address complex problems. 


Your key responsibilities
•Be part of audit projects for of the world’s leading and fastest growing companies, as well as with family-owned businesses and start-ups active in a variety of industries (e.g., automotive, government and public sector, consumer products, media and entertainment, oil and gas, power and utilities and technology).
•Audit of accounting & financial reporting information. 
•Analyse financial statements.
•Make an informed decision about the validity of financial statements.
•Inventory stocks to validate inventory quantities.
•Identify and react to risks and opportunities to improve services and processes.
•Translating complex data from a range of sources into client-ready insights and deliverables.
•Stay abreast of current financial and accounting norms and standards relevant to the client's business.
•Develop and maintain long-term and trust client relationships and networks.
•Contribute to the team’s management, good productivity and motivation with good communication and cooperation to guarantee the best result.


Skills and attributes for success
•Technical rigor, attention to detail and analytical mindset. 
•A strong work ethic.  
•High level of dynamism. 
•Strong problem-solving skills.
•Efficient, innovative, and team-oriented work environment.
•Demonstrate ability to assimilate new knowledge. 
•Professional responsibility, confidentiality, and integrity.
•Dedicated, innovative, resourceful, and able to work under pressure.
•Team player and critical thinking.
•Forward thinker and self-starter.


To qualify for the role, you must have 
•Academic Degree in Economics, Accounting, Management, or similar fields of study.
•2 to 5 years of work experience in audit role.
•Strong Accounting knowledge.
•Full English proficiency.

Ideally, you’ll also have
•Experience in consulting.
•Ability to work in multicultural projects and environments. 
•Analytical mindset.


What we look for
Professionals with a unique creative vision and with security and desire to meet the objectives, with autonomy to take the initiative and look for opportunities to improve our relationships and current processes. If you're ready to tackle some of our clients' most complex problems, this is your chance.


What we offer
We offer a competitive remuneration package and includes support for flexible working and career development. Plus, we offer support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around the world and opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career.
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. 


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. 

At EY, we're committed to providing recruitment and career opportunities to all, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, social background or disability. We believe that equality and diversity are central to our recruitment process, as they enhance creativity and efficiency, leading to improved performance and productivity. In line with this commitment, EY Portugal recently became a member of the Inclusive Community Forum. This initiative, led by Nova SBE, focuses on the recruitment of individuals with disabilities, advocating for a more inclusive community. Moreover, EY Portugal has also endorsed the Diversity Charter of APPDI (the Portuguese Association for Diversity and Inclusion), pledging to establish and develop internal policies and practices which support diversity. Through these initiatives, EY seeks to actively contribute to the inclusion process, and promote a more inclusive community for people with disabilities, by actively participating in creating solutions.

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