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UKI Assurance - Assurance Operations Accelerator - Newcastle Delivery Centre

Location:  Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  31-Jan-2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  966861

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 Centralised Delivery Centre (CDC) based in Newcastle upon Tyne is a nearshore centre established to provide Data and Intelligent Delivery and Assurance Operations Accelerator services to the UK Practice. 


Due to the continuing demand from our clients this is an exciting opportunity for a new Junior to join the expanding CDC team. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast-growing dynamic team who are changing how we deliver services to our clients. 

The opportunity

Working as a valued member of our Centralised Delivery Centre (CDC) Assurance Operations Accelerator (AOA) team, you will interface regularly with the CDC team and engagement team members. We are looking for someone to become a trusted Junior member of the team.


Your key responsibilities

You will spend most of your time dedicated to engagement administration and non-technical project coordination. You will provide day to day administrative support to audit teams, their activities and service delivery of audit engagements. 


Skills and attributes for success

  • Assist with portfolio management activities
  • Work with EY Mercury Operations and Finance system
  • Execute centralised processes and procedures
  • Execute a role in the project management of the audit set up cycle
  • Work with Account Support Associates across the UK in UKI and FS
  • Work with EYs overseas GDS (Global Delivery Service) team
  • Other Adhoc duties 

To qualify for the role you must have 

  • A keen desire to learn, preferably with experience in a professional services environment
  • Have an understanding of account management with proven project management skills 
  • Ability to multitask and deal with a wide and varied workload and during key busy periods, be able to work to tight deadlines whilst maintaining high standards of work
  • Numeracy skills and the ability to learn and understand calculation of financial measures
  • Good communication skills interacting with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Good skills in MS Word and MS Excel
  • Strong customer service focus and ability to anticipate team / client requirements


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience of tracking actual costs against budget on a project and an understanding of financial measures
  • Experience of reporting directly to senior stakeholders on a project


What we look for

You will be a confident self-starter who is passionate about the opportunity to work for a large global business. You will need willingness to learn new systems and processes but be able to challenge and improve processes where appropriate.  We need you to be adaptable and able to interact effectively with all levels from Senior Partners to First Year trainees, as well as senior stakeholders at our clients.


What we offer

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.


We offer a competitive remuneration package. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions.


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. 


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Please note: Prior to finalizing your application, you will be asked to provide personal information across several dimensions of diversity and inclusiveness. The information you provide is kept entirely confidential and will not be used to evaluate your candidacy. We collect this data to help us analyse our recruitment process holistically and implement actions that promote diversity and inclusiveness. While optional, we encourage you to provide this information to hold us accountable towards our goal of building a better working world. We ask because it matters! 


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