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26 days agoErnst & Young

2019 Hong Kong Graduate Program - Staff Accountant/Staff Associate (for applicants graduating outside Hong Kong)

  • HONG KONG
  • Marketing

Job description



Who we are
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transactions and advisory services. Worldwide, our 250,000 people are united by our shared values and an unwavering commitment to quality. We make a difference by helping our people, our clients and our wider communities realize their potential.
 
Assurance

1. Audit

2. Climate Change and Sustainability Services

3. Financial Accounting Advisory Services

4. Forensic & Integrity Services

5. IDNET Data Support

Advisory


1. Actuarial Services

2. Advisory Consultant Program

3. Cybersecurity

4. Financial Services Risk Management

5. Performance Improvement

6. Risk

People Advisory Services


1. Mobility Tax

2. Rewards

Tax


1. Business Tax Services

2. International Tax Services

3. Transfer Pricing

4. Tax Technology & Transformation

5. US Tax

Transaction Advisory Services


1. Corporate Restructuring & Insolvency

2. Transaction Support

3. Valuation & Business Modeling

 
Assurance
1. Audit

Background
Assurance professionals play a vital role in the economy by providing companies, investors and regulators with confidence about the validity of financial statements, business-critical information or processes. But assurance skills are not limited to audit or to finance. Assurance professionals also help clients make informed decisions about environmental policies, governance and management systems and fraud investigation. Our services include auditing, financial accounting advisory service, and fraud investigation and disputes services.

Responsibilities
·  Examine a company’s financial statement and test their reliability
·  Get to know the business and assess processes/controls used to produce the financial statement
·  Understand business drivers, associated risks and their potential effect on financial statement accounts
Requirements
·  Bachelor/Master’s degree in all disciplines
·  Conversational Japanese (for Japan desk positions)
·  Strong analytical, teamwork and organizational skills
·  Positive attitude and enthusiasm in the performance of responsibilities
2. Climate Change & Sustainability Services
 
Background
Our global, multidisciplinary teams equipped with assurance, tax, transactions and advisory services, works with a dedicated team on climate change and sustainability knowledge and experience in a wide range of industries. This team combination provides clients with tailored services supported by the EY global methodologies to address issues related to their specific needs.
 
Responsibilities
·  Deliver consultancy services (sustainability reporting and assurance, sustainability risk and governance management, carbon, waste and water management)
·  Conduct onsite assessment for various consultancy services
·  Liaise with client and maintain client relationships
·  Assist in the promotion of new services and the development of new business opportunities
Requirements
·  Bachelor/Master’s degree in all disciplines
·  Demonstrate knowledge and experience in key areas (CSR/sustainability reporting and assurance, carbon measurement and management and carbon trading)
·  Ability of Chinese inputting and experience in data analytics will be an advantage
·  Travelling to mainland China may be required
3. Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS)
 
Background
FAAS professionals provide advisory services encompassing accounting and regulatory support on accounting change and special matters, accounting processes and controls support (remediation, long-term contract accounting and cost accounting), GAAP conversion and implementation, IPO and other public offering assistance, on call financial reporting advice, and transaction accounting and financial reporting assistance.
 
Responsibilities
·  Perform research on key accounting topics, market and regulatory related matters to support our services in advisory project
·  Perform financial, cash flow and income statement diagnosis and analysis to highlight key impact arising from applying new accounting or regulatory requirements and provide insight and recommendations to help our client to reduce the impact
·  Provide business process and control related advice associated with accounting and regulatory change
·  Work with other advisory teams in delivering finance and regulatory related aspect of finance transformation projects
·  Discuss moderately complex accounting with the engagement team and client management. Analyze evidence, reach conclusions, interpret and apply standards, and identify non-compliance while applying a balanced view of all client matters
Requirements
·  Bachelor/Master’s degree in all disciplines
·  A good understanding of IFRS and/or US GAAP
·  Flexibility and willingness to travel on short notice, as necessary
·  Familiar with SFC and/or HKMA requirements are beneficial
4. Forensic & Integrity Services

Background
Forensic & Integrity Services professionals assist clients to deal with complex issues related to fraud, forensic accounting, regulatory compliance and business disputes. You will technically contribute to client engagements and internal projects. You will assist clients to conduct independent internal investigations and participate in forensic accounting matters to analyze complex financial transactions and accounting irregularities. Working under the supervision of seniors and managers, you will help execute our investigation and engagement work steps. With a clear focus on anticipating and identifying risks, you will escalate issues as appropriate.

Responsibilities
·  Work on engagement teams that assist in performing fraud investigations, forensic accounting engagements and financial and economic damages analyses
·  Review accounting records and financial transaction documentation, prepare working papers, participate in interviews and inform seniors and managers of the engagement status
·  Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel and legal counsel
·  Stay informed on business/economic developments and their impact to the client
·  Work effectively as a team member – sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication and updating senior team members on the progress
Requirements
·  Bachelor/Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related major
·  Excellent communication and prioritization skills
·  Strong teamwork and leadership skills
·  Result-oriented with an attention to details
·  Willingness to travel
·  Substantial knowledge of PC-based tools, including spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel) and databases (Microsoft Access)
5. IDNET Data Support
 
Background
IDNET Data Support, will be responsible for supporting services of data analytics by the Assurance practice, working as part of a broader, client facing team. The main focus of the role will be efficiently delivering a range of standard data analytics to audit teams using pre-defined techniques.
 
Responsibilities
·  Transform and validate a variety of client financial and non-financial data for use in our standard audit analytical procedures
·  Collaborate with audit teams and clients, and create values for audit engagements using data analytical tools
·  Identify, investigate, recommend and implement resolutions for data related issues
·  Coordinate work on a portfolio of engagements to meet deadlines
·  Identify and leverage opportunities for efficiencies in our internal processes
·  Develop your data handling, analytical and client systems skills on broad range of systems and scenarios
Requirements
·  Bachelor/Master's degree in IT related disciplines, such as Information Management and software development
·  Ability to form productive working relationships with internal clients
·  Attention to detail in investigating, communicating and solving problems in relation to data and processes
·  Willingness to learn and develop your current data transformation and analysis skills
·  Competent report writing and presentation skills
·  Experience of data transformation and/or analysis is preferred
·  Working knowledge of MS Excel, MS Access/MS SQL Server/SQL Server Integration Services and all MS Office Suite products is preferred
·  Experience with and understanding of financial data is preferred
Advisory
 
1. Actuarial Services
 
Background
The Actuarial Services provides actuarial consulting services to clients throughout Asia. The team with experienced accountants and other professionals on a variety of assignments, including merger & acquisition support, audits, and financial management process improvement.

Responsibilities
·  Support the delivery of a large variety of actuarial and insurance advisory/consulting and assurance services to life insurance, general insurance and pension clients in the region
·  Involve in client interaction and teamwork with other professionals inside and outside of the region during service delivery
·  Support development of project proposals or business plan for a new service offering
·  Apply data analytics skillsets (data mining, machine learning, etc.) and industry knowledge to facilitate all types of insurance related projects (Marketing & Distribution, Underwriting, Customer Management, Actuarial, Claims, Operation, Finance and Investment)
Requirements
·  Bachelor/ Master’s degree with internship experience in actuarial and/or risk-related area
·  Good progress in actuarial professional examination
·  Good communication and presentation skill
·  Proficiency in MS Office
·  Knowledge in insurance financial reporting basis (IFRS, HK Insurance Ordinance, RBC) is an advantage
·  Proficiency in actuarial software (Prophet and AXIS) is an advantage
·  Solid SQL & R modelling exposure, knowledge in SAS or Python is a strong plus
2. Advisory Consultant Program (ACP)
 
Background
Professionals entering the ACP enjoy opportunities to serve diverse clients across multiple practices, while being provided learning, experiences and coaching to develop core consulting skills.ACP consultants help our clients to shape and drive end-to-end business, digital and technology transformation. They create value through assessing, optimizing and reinventing the core of our client's businesses. ACP consultants may be deployed on engagements across the following competencies: Financial Services Risk Management (Financial Crime Compliance, Regulatory Compliance, Enterprise Risk Compliance and Financial Risk Management); Performance Improvement (Customer, Finance, Supply Chain & Operations and Technology Advisory).
 
Responsibilities
·  Understand and document clients’ business and technology products and processes, performing root cause analysis, developing business cases and designing future solutions  
·  Establish relationships with client personnel at appropriate levels. Consistently delivering quality client services. Monitoring progress, managing risks and ensuring key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcome
·  Stay abreast of current business, technology and digital trends and applying theme to client’s business problems and solutions  
·  Demonstrate the ability to digest, incorporate and leverage new knowledge. Possessing good business acumen. Remaining current on new developments in advisory services, capabilities and industry knowledge
·  Take full responsibility for tasks, including consistent self-review of work to identify and improve an approach for producing high quality work products, while working under supervision
Requirements
·  Bachelor/ Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, Computer/ Data Science, Engineering, Math or a related field of study
·  Desire to work in consulting demonstrated with both functional and industry knowledge that is applicable to our client’s business, digital and technology agendas
·  Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
·  Proficient with MS
·  Proficiency with software/ computer programming, agile and design thinking would be considered a plus
·  Willing and able to learn and work independently with minimal supervision
·  Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills
3. Cybersecurity
 
Background
Cyber threats, social media, mobile, cloud, data leakage, privacy and continuity of the business as usual require heavy security measures and become more and more critical in the real business world of the digital era. You will involve in the consulting or solution implementation services for our clients and support the clients in their desire to protect and enable the business. You will belong to an internationally connected team of specialists helping our clients with their most complex information security needs and contributing toward their business resilience. You will be working with our Advanced Security Centers to access the most sophisticated tools available to fight against cybercrime.
 
Responsibilities
 
Provide cybersecurity consulting and implementation services to clients in the following areas based on the latest technology trends and global regulatory landscape:
·  Cybersecurity transformation and governance
·  Identity and access management
·  Cyber threat management and security analytics
·  Data protection
·  Resilience
Conduct the following types of work in cybersecurity domain:
·  Pitch deck and proposal drafting
·  Strategy and roadmap development
·  Project and Change management
·  Current state analysis, gap analysis and future state design
·  Process integration design / Process reengineering
·  Solution implementation
·  Penetration testing / White hacking
Requirements
·  Bachelor/ Master’s degree in Information Technology, Business Administration, Computer Science or related disciplines
·  Interested in technology and cyber security industry
·  Understand concepts about Information Technology is an advantage
·  Strong Analytical, teamwork and organizational skills
·  Self-motivated, creative and passionate about providing consulting services
·  Positive attitude and Enthusiasm in the performance of responsibilities
·  Good communication and presentation skills
4. Financial Services Risk Management (FSRM)
 
Background
FSRM provides solutions that can help FSO clients identify, measure, manage and monitor the market, credit, operational, and regulatory risks associated with their trading, asset-liability management, capital management, business development and other capital markets activities.
 
Responsibilities
·  Deliver customized solutions to our clients for them to fulfill regulatory and business requirements
·  Work on a wide range of financial service risk management projects, regarding credit risk, market risk, counterparty credit risk, liquidity risk, interest rate risk, stress testing, capital management, enterprise risk management, collateral management, advanced analytics, big data and risk & treasury technology.
·  Demonstrate strong technical capabilities, professional knowledge, and ability to quickly assimilate new knowledge. Stay abreast of new developments in advisory services capabilities, current business and industry trends relevant to our clients
·  Apply project management practices and processes to ensure that the project is consistently following client methodology and tools
·  Effectively work in teams with diverse skills and backgrounds, contributing to an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment
·  Prepare and present pre-sales materials and client proposals
·  Develop solutions and tools for key topics using various platforms and technologies
Requirements
·  Bachelor/Master's degree in Finance, Financial Engineering, Risk Management, Statistics, Actuarial Science, Mathematics, Analytics, Computer Science, Information Technology/Systems or relevant disciplines that focus on the use of quantitative skills and data management
·  Intern or research experiences in predictive modeling, data and analytics or system implementation at a major bank, corporate, consulting firm or university
·  Possess the desire and ability to work closely with quantitative and technology professionals on engagements
·  Strong business sense, analytical thinking, consultation and interpersonal skills with high commitment to delivery excellence

5. Performance Improvement
 
Background
We help clients improve security and efficiency, while also reducing their costs. We help clients by delivering assessment, transformation and process efficiency services in experienced areas like finance, customer, supply chain, operations, IT, people and organizational management.

Responsibilities
·  Build productive working relationships with client personnel
·  Perform daily fieldwork, inform supervisors of the engagement status
·  Understand and execute advisory services procedures including client interviews, problem analysis, and advanced fact gathering
·  Develop and share knowledge with team members and enhance service delivery
Requirements
·  Bachelor/Master's degree in Finance, Accounting, Statistics, Economics, Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering and Engineering
·  Strong analytical, teamwork and organizational skills
·  Positive attitude and enthusiasm in the performance of responsibilities
6. Risk
 
Background
Our Risk practice revolves around helping our clients develop an integrated and sustainable approach to risk and control that encompasses a holistic view of people, process and technology. Delivering some of the most significant and class-leading projects globally, you’ll be part of a market-leading network of risk professionals, forming high-performing teams that deliver exceptional client service and contribute to building a better working world. As part of our team, you’ll be joining to support one of the professions:
·  Cybersecurity
·  Internal Audit
·  Risk Assurance
·  Risk Transformation
Responsibilities
·  Prepare for meetings with client management teams and participate in these meetings
·  Prepare 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 with EY Advisory Services and with other service lines across the organization
Requirements
·  Bachelor/Master's degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics, Statistics, Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Engineering and Data Science
·  Strong analytical, teamwork and organizational skills
·  Positive attitude and enthusiasm in the performance of responsibilities
People Advisory Services
 
1. Mobility Tax

Background
You have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. 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.
 
Responsibilities
·  Prepare international assignment-related calculations such as tax cost projections, tax equalization calculations, and hypothetical tax calculations.
·  Coordinate the delivery of various global mobility and other tax services offered by the firm in a proactive manner that meets/exceeds client expectations
·  Perform engagement management activities including billing, scheduling, performance evaluations, mentoring and etc.
·  Develop the client's understanding of Hong Kong and foreign personal tax, compensation and payroll issues and proactively explain implications of recent law changes
·  Conduct research on various topics such as technical or treaty interpretation/application, regulatory issues
Requirements
·  Bachelor/Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related major
·  Strong analytical, teamwork and organizational skills
·  Positive attitude and enthusiasm in the performance of responsibilities

2. Rewards

 

Background
Rewards consulting practice focuses on serving Chinese companies and multinational companies in Hong Kong. You will be supporting all aspects of the operation: project delivery, cross-team collaboration, support to business development, and support to client relationship management.
 
Responsibilities
·  Work across a variety of industries and geographic locations across Greater China
·  Conduct analysis, research, client interviews and helping to develop proposals and recommendations
·  Conduct business analytics (e.g. business strategy analysis, HR operation analysis, financial analysis, marketing analysis, policy analysis, and development of integrated people strategies)
·  Develop recommendations for HR transformation (e.g. improving operating model, processes and enabling technologies)
·  Develop recommendations for workforce strategies (e.g. designing compelling employee value propositions, identifying and helping manage people risks)
·  Work with Financial Services and Transaction Practices: supporting clients to address human capital integration with business through all stages of acquisition, divestiture and merger.
·  Work with the Tax practice: helping companies ensure that their workforce is compliant in tax and social security matters. Interact with client’s HR, finance or tax departments
Requirements
·  Bachelor/Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, IT, Engineering or related major
·  Excellent working knowledge of Japanese
·  Education with strong international exposure, from a discipline that emphasises multi- disciplinary collaboration
·  Internship or relevant track-record with EY’s Human Capital team in China
·  A good understanding of Chinese business, working culture and able to interact with multinational companies

Tax
 
1. Business Tax Services  
 
Background
We help our clients understand and manage their tax compliance and reporting obligationsresponsibly and proactively. We help them assess, improve and monitor their tax function’s processes, controls and risk management and maintain effective relationships with the tax authorities.
 
Responsibilities
·  Manage and coordinate tax compliance work for clients
·  Maintain continuous interaction with clients, manage expectations and ensure outstanding client service
·  Determine all information required to ensure/complete accurate tax compliance products
Requirements
·  Bachelor/Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, IT, Engineering or related major
·  Strong analytical, teamwork and organizational skills
·  Positive attitude and enthusiasm in the performance of responsibilities
2. International Tax Services

Background
You’ll provide a wide range of tax services for many of the world's largest multinational corporations. You’ll help clients identify and address complex domestic and international tax issues and assist them in strategically aligning different areas of taxation.
 
Responsibilities                           
·  Provide a wide range of tax services for multinational banks and financial institutions in multiple jurisdictions. Identify and address complex domestic and international tax issues and assist them in strategically aligning different areas of taxation.
·  Provide timely and high-quality services and work products that exceed client expectations
·  Assist in preparing reports and schedules that will be delivered to clients and other parties.
·  Build on technical competence by keeping up to date on trends, developments and technical authorities and apply them to moderately complex situations
Requirements
·  Bachelor/Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, IT, Engineering or related major
·  Strong analytical, teamwork and organizational skills
·  Positive attitude and enthusiasm in the performance of responsibilities

3. Transfer Pricing

 
Background
You will assist clients that are multinational enterprises to determine the appropriate allocation of profits across their global value chain from a tax perspective, to facilitate tax compliance and efficiency. You will analyze your client’s function/asset/risk profile to determine whether their transfer pricing policies for intercompany transactions are efficient and defensible. Your advice will cover planning business operating models, intercompany transaction flows, pricing of intercompany transactions, defending transfer prices and structures against tax scrutiny, tax audit support, due diligence support, IPO intragroup pricing verification, advance pricing agreement negotiations, etc.  You will engage with a broad range of technical content spanning accounting, finance, tax, valuation, and law. You will also utilize a wide range of skill sets, including financial modeling, report drafting, PowerPoint delivery, client handling, presentations, and team working. Strong analytical and communication skills are essential.
 
Responsibilities
·  Participate in all aspects of transfer pricing engagements, including determination of scope and issues, functional analysis meetings, industry analysis, economic benchmarking analyses, financial modeling, report drafting and presentation of results
·  Assist in preparing reports and schedules that will be provided to clients and other parties
·  Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel
·  Contribute to people initiatives, including recruiting and retaining transfer pricing professionals
Requirements
·  Bachelor/Master’s degree in all disciplines, preferably with an emphasis in Accounting, Economics, Finance or Law
·  Strong analytical, teamwork and organizational skills
·  Positive attitude and enthusiasm in the performance of responsibilities
4. Tax Technology and Transformation
 
Responsibilities
·  Tax function evaluation and optimization: evaluate or optimize tax operation structure by assessing current state, standardizing with leading practice, and providing optimization solution options
·  Process and controls enhancement: re-design and deploy streamlined tax processes including new technology solutions with clear roles and responsibilities, standardized work processes, proper controls embedded to advice risks
·  Technologies enablement: embed the needs of Tax into Finance and IT systems to increase automation and data quality throughout tax processes; automate tax processing, tax compliance and reporting through various tax technologies
Requirements
·  Bachelor/Master's degree in IT related disciplines, such as Information Management, software development, Information System
·  Strong analytical, teamwork and organizational skills
·  Positive attitude, willing to learn new things
5. US Tax

Background
As a member of the US Tax Services in International Tax department, you'll make technical contributions to US tax compliance and tax advisory engagements.
 
Responsibilities
·  Prepare, with guidance, technically accurate reports and deliverables related to US domestic and international federal income tax advisory and compliance services
·  Assist in file documentation and retention (file set-up, referencing, description of tax filing position taken, telephone conversation documentation, notes to reviewer)
·  Perform research using appropriate tools, including legislation, databases and publications with guidance
·  Communicate with the client for basic information requests as well as the relevant authorities, whenever the need arises
Requirements
·  Bachelor/Master's degree in Accounting, Taxation or related major (in either case, with an emphasis on US taxation)
·  Professional accountancy qualification. AICPA preferable
·  Positive attitude, willingness to stand up to challenges and good team spirits
Transaction Advisory Services
 
1. Corporate Restructuring & Insolvency
 
Background
You will help clients evaluate, structure and execute their most important deals. You'll have direct contact with clients and gain valuable experience across industries and geographies, learning from top minds in today's transactions arena.
 
Responsibilities
·  Undertake an advisory role to contingency planning, value preservation, exit solutions and resolution planning for financial institutions and large corporates 
·  Review company’s financial status, preparing pre-liquidation forecast and prognosis of cash flow requirements
·  Prepare comprehensive financial reviews of companies' operations for the intention of financial restructuring, securing investors, raising capital, disposing and recovering of assets
·  Attend to legal proceedings, adjudicating of creditors’ claims, investigating into antecedent transactions for regulatory compliance
·  Involve in day-to-day judicial management, receivership, agent for mortgagee-in possession, estate administration, voluntary and compulsory liquidation engagements
Requirements
·  Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance, business, law or a related field  
·  1 - 2 years’ professional audit experience, preferably with previous corporate restructuring exposure
·  Ability to travel approximately 50% of the time
·  Able to work under high pressure and adapt to a dynamic working environment
·  Excellent problem solving, analytical and interpersonal skills
2. Transaction Support
 
Background
We are committed to delivering high quality transaction advisory services to private equity investor groups and strategic corporate buyers in various industries in Hong Kong, Mainland China and throughout Asia. We assist our clients to assess the performance of the companies and make appropriate decisions on each transaction. 

As a Staff Accountant of Transaction Support team, you would have a chance to be trained in our Assurance practice for a maximum of 18 months in 2 to 3 years to develop the fundamental auditing and accounting skills plus knowledge in different sectors.

Responsibilities
·  Prepare analyses of historical and pro-forma financial information to assess trends and fluctuations that may impact cash flow requirements and deal valuation
·  Perform industry and company research utilizing online tools and publicly available information
·  Assist in preparing reports and schedules that will be delivered to clients and other parties
·  Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel
During the time in Assurance team, the responsibilities include
·  Examine a company’s financial statement and test their reliability
·  Get to know the business and assess processes/controls used to produce the financial statement
·  Understand business drivers, associated risks and their potential effect on financial statement accounts
Requirements
·  Bachelor degree or above in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Management or related disciplines
·  Strong analytical, presentation and report writing skills
·  Good team player and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment
·  Competent research skills and ability to analyze financial statements and forecasts
·  Strong MS knowledge (Knowledge of VBA is a plus)
3. Valuation and Business Modeling
 
Background
We are committed to delivering independent and objective business valuation services to a range of private and public companies in various industries in Hong Kong, Mainland China and throughout Asia. We help our clients improve alignment between management decision-making, resource allocation, executive compensation and enterprise performance.
 
Responsibilities
·  Conduct equity and industry research, management interviews and site visits; support managers by analyzing information obtained from various channels for use in the preparation of valuation reports
·  Review and analyze valuation reports issued by other firms in order to assist audit teams on the projects associated with fair value measurements
·  Appraise company or asset values using the income approach, market approach or asset-based approach for transaction, financial reporting or tax purposes
·  Work closely with clients, targets and other professionals in the financial due diligence, legal, tax and valuation fields
Requirements
·  Bachelor/Master’s degree in all disciplines (audit experience is a plus)
·  Strong Excel knowledge
·  Competent research skills and ability to analyze financial statements and forecasts
·  Ability to assist with proposals
To apply
Submit an online application at www.ey.com/cn/careers along with your resume, cover letter and all academic transcripts.