Senior Consultant, Financial Accounting Advisory Services - Auckland or Wellington
Ernst & Young AG
Auckland, New Zealand
26d ago

From small businesses to some of the world’s best-known brands, our clients count on reliable financial statements, information and processes to inform their ongoing strategies.

More than ever, business is about interpreting and reacting to complex data and they look to us for advice and services they can trust every time.

You’ll use your professional skills and experience to support clients across a broad range of industries and responsibilities.

The opportunity In FAAS we work with our clients’ finance teams and wider organisation to provide practical, hands-on support and solutions relating to accounting, financial reporting and financial control in times of change or challenge.

In addition, we participate in major transactions, offering deal structuring, financial due diligence and post-transaction support services, as well as a wide range of other services to support finance teams achieve their objectives and manage financial reporting risk.

Your key responsibilities Work directly with a wide range of clients across several industries to assess the impact of new accounting standards, proposed transactions or other regulatory changes.

As you build your knowledge and experience, you’ll become a credible advisor, influencing clients and engagement teams on resolutions that will impact entire industries.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Report directly to Senior Managers, Directors and Partners at the planning, execution and wrap-up stages of FAAS engagements
  • Ensure work is of a high quality, delivered in a timely fashion and in compliance with EY policies
  • Work with other EY locations, service lines and specialists to deliver a fully integrated service offering
  • Identify and communicate relevant trends, developments and key performance drivers relevant to the client
  • To qualify for the role you must have

  • Enthusiasm and the ability to build strong client relationships and cross-service line networks
  • Project management skills with a proven ability to execute under pressure
  • Superb execution skills
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to identify, scope and solve problems
  • The ability to work autonomously in an unstructured environment
  • Required : CA or equivalent professional qualification. Ideally, you’ll also have

  • A natural thirst for knowledge and continuous learning and improvement
  • Knowledge in accounting standards (NZ IFRS and PBE standards).
  • What we look for We’re interested in leaders with a genuine creative vision and the confidence to make it happen. You can expect plenty of autonomy in this role, so you’ll also need the ability to take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve our current relationships and processes.

    If you’re serious about finance advisory and ready to take on some of our clients’ most complex issues, this role is for you.

    What working at EY offers We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and the value you bring.

    Our Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working, career development, and an extensive range of wellbeing and benefit offerings.

    We are happy to consider formal and informal flexible working arrangement. To find out how some of our people are using these arrangements to help them achieve a lifestyle balance, please .

    Who we are EY is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer offering a vast range of internal networks including Unity, our LGBTI network and our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander network.

    These provide our people with the opportunity to connect across offices and allow us all to embrace and value the diverse society we live within.

    We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive work environment.

    If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application. About EY As a global leader in , , and , we’re using the finance products, knowledge and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world.

    That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better.

    Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. Make your mark. Apply now. The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their external third party provider.

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