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Senior Manager - Financial Accounting Advisory Services

Location:  Perth
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  03-Jun-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  176623

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 Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) Practice partners with clients on commercially sound, practical and technical compliant accounting solutions; reliable financial statements; and 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 Senior Manager in our FAAS Practice you will partner with Chief Finance Officers, their finance teams, and wider areas to create long-term value, trust, and confidence within their organisations. You will lead teams in driving outcomes and providing advice related to financial reporting, major financial transactions, and financial due diligence both domestically and internationally. Our aim is to have an engaged, highly capable, healthy team, performing meaningful work in a sustainable practice.


Your key responsibilities


  • Participating in overall practice strategy development and leading strategy execution 
  • Proactively leading all aspects of engagements including planning, approach, stakeholder management, commercial engagement outcomes, resourcing, and risk management
  • Establishing high performing teams, coaching, and mentoring team members
  • Realising business development plans through strong professional networks, and preparing and delivering proposals 
  • Maintaining long-term productive client relationships
  • Contributing to the development of professional literature and thought leadership on contemporary accounting and finance matters in an insightful and practical context.


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
  • A strong ability to assemble and lead diverse teams in an inclusive manner
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong client relationships
  • Proven ability to identify, develop and capture business opportunities
  • Ambition and be a self-starter, open-minded, be coachable and self-aware.
  • A minimum of 8 years’ relevant experience, and CA or equivalent professional qualification.


Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • A degree in accounting and/or another appropriate academic major 
  • Knowledge of accounting standards (IFRS/AASB)


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 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. 


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


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.  

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