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Senior Consultant - Financial Reporting Specialist

Location:  Brisbane
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  30-Jan-2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1339563




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


We are looking for Senior Consultants within the Accounting, Compliance & Reporting team in our Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth offices.


As a member of the team, you will support our clients with their accounting and statutory reporting obligations. You will have the opportunity to work with national and multinational clients enabling you to strengthen your practical accounting experience, enhance your project management skills as well as build strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.


Your key responsibilities


  • As a Financial Reporting specialist, you will support our clients with their outsourced accounting and statutory reporting obligations
  • Support clients through their financial statement close process and preparation of financial statements
  • Drive operational aspects of the team, including delivery of on-the-job training to junior team members and developing client relationships
  • Work with national and multinational clients, to deliver quality services and support the management team to grow the business through key strategic initiatives including operational excellence, market expansion, talent development, client leadership and business transformation


Skills and attributes for success


  • Previous extensive experience in preparing and reviewing statutory financial reports is essential
  • Experience working in Audit of Financial Reporting, preferably as a Senior Consultant in a Big 4 chartered environment
  • Completed or in the process of completing CA/CPA qualifications 
  • Personnel and people management, including supervision and team building of both our offshore & onshore team members
  • Ability to work effectively either as an individual or member of a team and relate effectively with staff on all levels
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Proactive and able to identify and resolve problems, with attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Thrive in a fast moving, high pressure environment


Ideally, you’ll also have


  • Working knowledge of financial statement preparation software (such as Caseware, Thomson Reuters Onesource Accounts Production)
  • Working knowledge of accounting software (such as SAP, MS Dynamic NAV, SAGE, NetSuite, Xero or MYOB)
  • Any industry experience/specialisation will be looked at favourably


What we offer 


  • 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.  


The sponsored approver for this role is Ernst & Young Services Trust Ltd.


Regarding this role, the minimum salary is $85,000 AUD (Including superannuation)



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 4). 


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 exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.  


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Our preferred applicant will be required to undertake employment screening by EY or our external third-party provider.

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