Financial Accounting & Advisory Services - Manager - Transactions

Jun 17, 2024
Jul 01, 2024
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EY GDS- Assurance FAAS - Manager

As part of our EY-Assurance Team, the Manager will be responsible for working closely with FAAS leadership, Partners, Senior Managers, Assistant Managers, Seniors and Staff on client engagements across Americas and EMEIA.

The opportunity

We are looking for a professional to join EY FAAS, having expertise across the FAAS solutions and specifically for engagements related to Transactions, technical accounting governance

The Manager should be competent to manage a portfolio of clients and be responsible for the timeliness and quality of the work as per EY Global Standards for our FAAS team. While the Manager will be based out of one of our EY GDS locations globally, the individual will be responsible for supporting EY practices and clients across the Global Market. Also, the individual will be required to travel to other countries (short-term) for executing the client engagements.

Your key responsibilities

Lead global or domestic client service teams to execute the following FAAS solutions:
  • Accounting and PMO support for transactions such as purchase price accounting, divestiture/carve-out accounting, IPOs, SPACs and/or Fresh start (Bankruptcy) accounting
  • Preparation of financial statements/MD&A
  • GAAP conversion
  • Accounting policy and governance
  • Technical accounting research and advisory
  • Remediation and readiness
  • Organizing and providing technical training
  • Addressing service delivery quality issues

Manage and develop people
  • Lead a team of Assistant Managers and Seniors and make sure the team delivers high-quality work, as per EY Global methodology, on time and to budget
  • Conduct FAAS team performance reviews, serve as a positive leader and mentor, and contribute to the team performance
  • Identify development opportunities and training needs for high performing Assistant Managers Seniors or Staff.

Manage business and clients
  • Actively support the Americas or EMEIA FAAS leadership both in terms of growth as well as quality initiatives
  • Enhance relationships with global teams and leverage connections to identify opportunities for work at the GDS
  • Apply independent and objective professional judgment in applying accounting standards to meet engagement expectations, including regulatory requirements.
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of accounting concepts stay informed of professional standards and firm policies (e.g., guidelines of the EY FAAS Policy Manual) and effectively apply this knowledge to moderately difficult and/or complex client situations
  • Undertaking practice development activities including contributing to thought leadership pieces, running industry events, delivering training, or managing team communications
  • Contributing to business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients

Skills and attributes for success
  • Expert knowledge of IFRS or US GAAP and International accounting standards
  • Extensive hands-on experience in the following areas:
    • Transaction accounting and reporting - IPO's, SPACs, Carve Outs, PPA etc
    • GAAP conversions and implementation of new accounting standards
    • Drafting and designing accounting policies
    • Technical accounting research and advisory
    • Consolidation and compilation support
    • Financial statement close process support
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel on short notice, as necessary
  • Strong written and verbal communication, presentation and technical writing skills

To qualify for the role, you must have
  • Chartered Accountant (CA), CPA (US) or ACCA (UK)
  • 6-10 years of post-qualification experience in assurance or finance controllership roles, including 2+ years of Financial Accounting and Advisory experience
  • Candidates with prior Big 10 experience would be an added advantage

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Skills: Ifrs, International Accounting Standards, Us Gaap

Experience: 6.00-10.00 Years