Expires soon Ernst & Young

Senior Manager - FAAS - Technical Accounting Advisory Group

  • USA
  • Teaching

Job description

TAAG is a national specialty practice within Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) and works with many of the world’s largest organizations and fastest–growing companies on some of the most complex accounting issues in the market — experience we leverage to provide tailored advice toclients of all sizes. By leveraging our deep technical knowledge and extensive experience, we help simplify complex accounting and reporting problems and provide practical recommendations so that our clients’ finance teams can focus on supporting their businesses. 


The opportunity

Successful candidates will assist PPEDs in researching and resolving US GAAP, IFRS and SEC technical questions and drafting related documentation. There are opportunities to improve executive presence, writing, project management and technical skills. TAAG Senior Managers will acquire significant subject matter topical knowledge by collaborating with a diverse group of peers and seasoned partners who assist our clients with the most complex accounting issues. A position in TAAG allows for exposure to different subject matter areas across multiple industries. 


Your key responsibilities

The nature of this role means no two assignments will be the same. That means you’ll need to think on your feet and challenge existing practices to develop answers to complex issues. You will collaborate with colleagues across multiple service lines and will need to build relationships and identify opportunities for our clients to benefit from our knowledge in other areas.


You may get involved in a number of activities, including providing insights to our clients about technical accounting issues and standards, drafting technical accounting memos, providing observations on accounting memoranda for specific transactions or arrangements, reviewing contracts and providing accounting insights on those contracts, providing observations on communications with the SEC or other regulators, and providing technical training or information sessions.Regular travel may be required as you will be meeting with key clients, some of those being the most respected in their fields. 


Skills and attributes for success

·  Consulting with clients on complex accounting issues
·  Collaborating with partners, senior managers and clients to influence strategy, balancing risk and client expectations
·  Ensuring our engagement team thoroughly understands our clients’ unique needs, ambitions and expectations
·  Building relationships with colleagues across multiple service lines to provide seamless integrated service
·  Managing performance and identifying opportunities to improve our products and processes


To qualify for the role you must have

·  Preferably at least 1 year of EY experience; Received consistently strong performance ratings during your time at EY
·  8+ years of relevant work experience
·  CPA certification
·  A strong desire to broaden your technical skills
·  Strong verbal communication, presentation and writing skills
·  Ability and comfort in researching accounting inquiries and analyzing emerging issues relating to accounting standards and industry practices
·  Excellent project management and organizational skills


Ideally, you’ll also have

·  A master's degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance, Mathematics or related discipline


EY provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

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