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Audit Senior in the Commodity Trading Sector in Zug - EY Assurance Services

Location:  Zug
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  06-Jan-2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  29481

At EY, you will 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 are 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.





In a world that is changing faster than ever, our purpose acts as our 'North Star' guiding our more than 300'000 people - providing the context and meaning for the work we do every day. In doing so, we play a critical role in "building a better working world" for our people, clients and communities. Thanks to our innovative services in auditing, tax consulting as well as transaction and management consulting, we proudly drive our clients into future.


The opportunity

With our Assurance Services, we strengthen public confidence in global capital markets and promote sustainable growth. If you’re looking to develop your individual skills whilst working in interdisciplinary and multicultural teams, come join us!

Due to the significant growth in our Commodities Trading Sector, we are looking for Seniors to join our team in Zug. We have a leading audit market share of large commodities traders, our clients in that sector are active in the following types of commodities: agriculture; mining and metals; oil and gas; and power and utilities.


Your key responsibilities

  • You will work with some of the world’s leading commodities trading companies and help us to grow our dynamic practice through the development of trusted client relationships and high performing teams
  • Furthermore, you will be involved in the audits of Swiss subsidiaries and international companies headquartered in Switzerland which prepare their financial statements in accordance with IFRS and are subject to audits in accordance with International Standards on Auditing (ISA)
  • You will work in a dynamic, international and multicultural environment
  • You will benefit from a specific learning curriculum and intensive on the job training
  • EY supports your education to become a Certified Accountant and your long-term career planning


Skills and attributes for success

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Business, Economics, or Management
  • Professional accounting qualification (i.e. Swiss CPA, ACCA, US CPA etc.) or in progress
  • 2 to 4 years of relevant audit experience ideally within a Big 4 accounting firm (exposure to relevant industries such as: commodities trading, banking and capital markets, oil and gas, mining and metals, etc., helpful but not critical)
  • Strong audit experience with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to: communicate well; establish strong working relationships; maintain a positive outlook; remain calm under pressure; and work as part of a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English is required – additionally preferred with German language skills.
  • Strong organization skills with an ability to get the details right while remaining focused on the ‘big picture’


What we offer

  • International multi-cultural team of highly motivated professionals
  • Continuous personal development with a steep learning curve – a system of trainings, mentoring, counselling and on-the-job learning
  • Modern working environment and equipment, fostering mobile working flexibility
  • Transparent performance-based recognition and progression system
  • Acquire a fully accredited corporate MBA (EY Tech MBA) from Hult International Business School, whilst working with EY, completely free*


If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible. Make the next step and apply for this position online. For further information please contact our recruitment team ( / +41 58 286 33 66).


The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.


* exception of EY contractors, interns and alumni.


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