Assurance - Audit Services - Staff Accountant - Hong Kong
Ernst & Young
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 11974858
Our Assurance group is one of the most trusted, respected and influential organizations in the industry. As part of our team, you will provide peace of mind to clients by using your skills and experience to give companies, investors and regulators confidence in the validity of financial statements and business-critical information or processes. Groups (or, as we call them, sub-service lines) within Assurance include External Audit, Climate Change and Sustainability Services, Financial Accounting Advisory Services and Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services.
Join our External Audit team and you will help our clients meet their reporting requirements by providing an objective and independent examination of their financial statements, timely and constructive discussion with management on accounting and reporting matters, and a robust and clear perspective to audit committees.
You will experience ongoing professional development through diverse experiences, world-class learning and individually tailored coaching. That???s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.
As an Assurance Staff Accountant, you'll make a technical contribution to audit client engagements and internal projects. Within your role, you'll actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships, execute complex assurance procedures, and help define the audit strategy. Working under the supervision of an assurance senior, manager and senior manager, you'll help execute our work and present its findings to the client.
With a clear focus on anticipating and identifying risks, you'll escalate issues as appropriate. Working closely with colleagues, you'll determine whether the work plan is properly executed, documented and concluded in compliance with our Quality & Risk Management (Q&RM) guidelines. As an influential member of the team, you'll help to create a positive learning culture, coach and counsel junior team members and help them to develop.
Develop/maintain strong working relationships with key business decision makers throughout the year to communicate value and inform them of the firm's scope of services.
Provide guidance/expertise and participate in the performance of audit procedures, especially focusing on complex and/or specialized issues.
Support the planning, execution and delivery of assurance engagements
Work effectively as a team member, sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication and updating senior team members on progress
Assist in preparing reports and schedules that will be delivered to clients and other parties
Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel
Build strong internal relationships within Assurance and across other services
Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures
Use technology to continually learn, share knowledge with team members, and enhance service delivery. Maintain an educational program to continually develop skillsUnderstand and follow workplace policies and procedures.
Qualifications, Education and Certification
To qualify, candidates must have:
Strong academic record including a Bachelor???s Degree.
Approximately 1 year??? experience as an auditor in a public accounting firm.
Thorough knowledge of current auditing techniques.
Experience of the entire audit process.
Familiar with HK GAAP.
Understanding of risk-based auditing and risk and control strategies.
Understanding of Q&RM procedures.
Compliance with and understanding of regulatory requirements.
Excellent communication and prioritization skills.
Proficient in English, Cantonese and Mandarin, both spoken and written.
Strong teamwork and leadership skills.
Result-oriented with an attention to details.
Creativeness and ability to think outside-the-box.
Willingness to travel.
Substantial knowledge of PC-based tools, including spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel)??and databases (Microsoft Access).
What working at EY offers
Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that???s right for you
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.