EY Senior Consultant / Manager Insurance IFRS Expert in All, Belgium

Title: Senior Consultant / Manager Insurance IFRS Expert

Location: BE-All-Diegem

Job Number: DIE000OV

The opportunity

With the implementation date of IFRS 9 and the publication IFRS 17 approaching fast, these standards are about to become a hot topic for insurance companies.

Therefore, our growing Financial Accounting Advisory Services is looking for professionals with solid knowledge of IFRS 9 / IFRS 17 and/or experience in implementing accounting standards to support our insurance clients in their journey towards compliance with these new standards.

The role will be at Senior or Manager level, in line with your experience.

The matters we cover

  • Advise our insurance clients on the practical implementation of new accounting and regulatory standards.

  • Provide added-value insights on the impact of these new standards on accounting and reporting processes, systems and controls.

  • Combine technical accounting expertise with insights from our Assurance, Advisory, Transactions and Tax departments eg:

  • For the implementation of the IFRS 9 standard we work closely together with our Risk colleagues on the design and implementation of the impairment models.

  • For the implementation of the IFRS 17 standard we work closely together with our Actuarial colleagues to develop the liability valuation models .

Your main tasks and responsibilities

  • Actively contribute to the development of IFRS 9 and IFRS 17 solutions

  • Improve the accounting and reporting processes

  • Contribute to delivery of implementation projects, and investigation and resolution of technical accounting issues

  • Conduct analyses on accounting policies applied in financial statements

  • Research technical issues and the produce briefing papers for clients and internal staff

  • Provide technical advice to ad-hoc queries from clients and internal staff as needed

  • Work effectively as a team member, supervise and coach more junior staff

  • Build strong internal relationships within EY Advisory and with other service lines across the organization

  • Build good relationships with client personnel. Depending on your experience and future ambitions play an active client-facing role.

Qualifications:

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Relevant work experience (between 2 and 8 years)

  • Former experience in IFRS related work, by preference in the insurance sector

  • A strong team spirit, balanced by a healthy sense of autonomy

  • The ability to translate complex topics into clear, comprehensible communication to a broad audience

  • Excellent communication skills, with fluency in Dutch and/or French and proficient level of business English

  • A global mindset and the drive to work in international teams

What working at EY offers

  • You will join a dynamic team, a team that is genuinely passionate about what they do and love to work together

  • You will work closely with colleagues from other service lines like FS Risk, Actuarial, Performance Improvement and Financial Audit

  • You will get the opportunity to build your career within a leading global advisory and audit firm

  • We offer extensive (international) trainings, both on technical matters and soft skills

  • You will have an attractive remuneration package (competitive salary, interesting net allowances, and extensive fringe benefits: company car with fuel card, smart phone, health insurance, pension plan, and much more)

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the products, professional 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. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the top employer by 2020 a reality.

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