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Senior Advisor/ Assistant Manager Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS)

Location:  Nicosia
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  28 Nov 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1446670

Senior Advisor/ Assistant Manager

Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) – Financial Services

Nicosia, Cyprus



If you are interested in being part of a dynamic team, serving clients and reaching your full potential, this opportunity is for you. We are currently seeking to hire a Senior Advisor/ Assistant Manager to join our Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) team.


As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.


Our FAAS team is responsible for assisting clients by addressing the CFO’s agenda and providing CFOs, CROs, treasurers and Board committees in the financial services sector (mainly banking and insurance) with:

  • Services to support with the implementation of regulatory requirements (e.g. Basel III, CRD IV/CRR, stress testing, Recovery and Resolution Planning under BRRD II, MiFID etc.)
  • Services to support with strategy, financial, regulatory matters such as adherence to regulations, Banking supervision etc.
  • Services to transform the finance and other relevant functions in order to enable better decision-making and derive more robust and relevant information from their organizations
  • Robust financial and non-financial data analytics and innovation to support functions evolve
  • Assistance in the identification, analysis and understanding of issues in the areas of risk and capital and liquidity management.


 Skills and attributes for success

  • Keeping up to date with current regulatory developments and undertaking effective research towards providing tailor-made solutions to client problems
  • Ensuring our engagement team thoroughly understands our clients’ unique needs, ambitions and expectations, while delivering high quality work with guidance from more senior team members.
  • Building relationships with colleagues across multiple service lines to provide seamless integrated service to our clients
  • Managing performance and identifying opportunities to improve our products and processes
  • Excellent quantitative, written and verbal communication, presentation, client service and technical writing skills
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Proactive, flexible and team-oriented from concept and design through to implementation of projects. You have an intellectual curiosity, and you are willing to go “the extra mile”
  • You have the ability to effectively communicate complex topics, in writing as well as in internal and external/client presentations
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel on short notice, as necessary.
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point
  • Fluent in Greek and English Language, both verbal and written.


 Ideally, you will also have

  • An excellent academic track record with an undergraduate degree and/or postgraduate degree, from a reputable University, in fields such as accounting, finance, economics, strategy, business administration, risk management, mathematics or any other related disciplines.
  • Pursuing or holding a professional qualification (ACA/ACCA/CFA)
  • At least 3 years of experience working with clients in the financial services sector (banking, insurance, wealth and asset management) 




FAAS is one of the fastest growing service lines in EY. Our FAAS culture of collaboration, innovation, entrepreneurship and finance expertise has allowed us to grow at an exceptional rate and provides the foundation for continued growth in the years to come.


With hot topics like Finance Optimization and ESG being front of mind for our clients, FAAS professionals are uniquely positioned to help our clients navigate through these evolutionary times.


Being part of the EY FAAS, you will contribute to the efforts of the global FAAS team to continue sustaining our position as the growth engine of Assurance.


What working at EY offers

EY offers a competitive remuneration package where you will be rewarded for your personal and team performance. We are committed to be an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements.


Plus, we offer:

  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • EY Employee Assistance Program (EAP) (counselling, legal and financial consultation services)
  • EY Tech MBA and EY master’s in business Analysis
  • EY Badges - digital credentials
  • Mobility programs
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Paid Paternity Leave
  • Maternity, Wedding and New Baby Gifts
  • Friday afternoon off
  • Dress for the Occasion
  • Free parking


About EY


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, Tax, Consulting, Strategy and Transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.




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


Join us in building a better working world.


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