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Manager - Financial Accounting Advisory Services

Location:  Melbourne
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  25-Jan-2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1234881

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 - Perth, Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, Brisbane, Auckland and Wellington 


From small businesses to some of the world’s best-known brands, our FAAS Practice partners with clients on commercially sound, practical and technical compliant accounting solutions; reliable financial statements; and financial processes to underpin their current business activities and inform their ongoing strategies. More than ever, business is about interpreting complex data to extract relevant insights to manage business risks and capture strategic opportunities —our clients look to us for advice and services they can trust.


As a Manager in our FAAS Practice you will partner with Chief Finance Officers, their finance teams, and wider connected business areas to create long-term value, trust, and confidence within their organisations. Combining your commercial experience, deep sector, and regulatory knowledge, with your expertise in financial accounting and reporting, and finance function leading practices you will drive outcomes and provide advice across a wide range of finance function topics. Our aim is to have an engaged, highly capable, healthy team, performing meaningful work in a sustainable practice.


Your key responsibilities


  • Establishing high performing teams, including coaching and mentoring team members
  • Leading the planning, management, and delivery of engagements, including proactive stakeholder management, commercial project outcomes, resourcing, and risk management
  • Participating in overall practice strategy development whilst ensuring high quality deliverables tailored to client needs
  • Developing strong professional networks including growing and maintaining long-term productive client relationships 
  • Preparing and delivering proposals and realising business development plans
  • Demonstrating an understanding of client industry sector, key performance drivers, business trends, and new technical and industry developments


Skills and attributes for success


To qualify for the role, you must have:


  • Excellent leadership and project management skills with a proven ability to execute under pressure
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong client relationships
  • A strong ability to assemble and lead diverse teams in an inclusive manner
  • Ambition, be a self-starter, value diversity of thought, be open-minded, coachable, and self-aware 
  • A minimum of 6 years’ relevant experience, and CA or equivalent professional qualification.


Ideally, you’ll also have:


  • A desire to build a career founded on purpose and teamwork
  • A degree in accounting and/or another appropriate academic major
  • Knowledge of accounting standards (IFRS/AASB)
  • A motivation to build your digital skills.


What we offer


  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way. 
  • Continuous learning: personalised career development including coaching, experiences and formal learning so you’ll develop the mindset and skills you’ll need to thrive in the future.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.


At EY, you’ll be rewarded and recognised based on your performance and our comprehensive benefits package can be tailored to your individual needs. 

We hold a collective commitment to foster an environment where all differences are valued and respected, practices are equitable, and everyone experiences a sense of belonging. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application via or  phone +61 3 8650 7788 (option 2).


We understand the importance of social distancing at this time so our recruitment and onboarding process may be managed virtually so we can continue to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of EY people, clients, guests, and the broader public.


The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their external third party provider.


The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build




EY | Building a better working world 
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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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