EY Senior Manager - Financial Accounting Advisory Services- EY Financial Services in All, Belgium

Title: Senior Manager - Financial Accounting Advisory Services- EY Financial Services

Location: BE-All-Diegem

Job Number: DIE000KB

EY is the only major professional services firm with a dedicated financial services practice, the Financial Services Organization (FSO), integrated across Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA region). A multidisciplinary, international team of professionals based in 14 countries, are working in all service lines: Tax, Transactions, Assurance and Advisory, helping our clients in the financial sector.

In order to help our clients deal with the continuous regulatory and accounting changes in the financial services industry, we created a dedicated Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) group within EY EMEIA FSO.

  • We advise financial institutions on the practical implementation of new accounting and regulatory standards in Banking and Insurance.

  • We provide added-value insights to our clients in matters related to financial accounting and its impact on accounting and reporting processes, systems and controls.

  • We combine technical accounting expertise with insights from the our Assurance, Advisory, Transactions and Tax departments.

In order to strengthen our growing FAAS team at EY Belgium FSO, we are looking for a Senior Manager to lead diverse projects and provide accounting analyses and advice, respond to queries, participate to IFRS conversations or implement new accounting standards, improve the accounting and reporting processes, develop resilient Internal Control framework for the finance department of our clients,…

Job scope:

As a Senior Manager within FAAS, you will be involved in direct fieldwork on a daily basis and participating/leading various engagements with our clients in de banking/insurance industry.

Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and lead client engagements, budget and proposals

  • Advise our clients on diverse matters such as the delivery of implementation projects, investigation and resolution of technical accounting issues

  • You manage projects, sometimes at various clients at the same time

  • Work together with our clients’ financial reporting teams to help them deliver financial information and improve reporting processes and have contact with c-level.

  • Conduct analyses on accounting policies applied in financial statements

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

  • Strengthen our network in the financial services industry and within the global firm, in order to quickly identify and respond to issues impacting our clients

  • Contribute to the debate surrounding IFRS and various other accounting developments

  • Contribute to people-oriented initiatives and provide feedback and training to more junior team members

As a Senior Manager you will work effectively as a team member/coach and take an active role in creating a positive learning culture for our more junior team members ( providing them with tips & tricks and constructive feedback).

Qualifications:

Profile:

  • Between 5 - 10 years of relevant experience (financial and/or consulting), with proven technical accounting expertise

  • Knowledge of IFRS, FINREP/COREP, Solvency II, Basel II-III in the banking and/or insurance sector is a must

  • Strong analytical skills with an eye for detail

  • Solid networking capabilities, in order to build strong relationships both internally and with our clients

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and oral

  • Ability to perform effective research and translate complex topics in a clear, comprehensible communication to a broad audience

  • Fluent in Dutch an English, with a solid understanding of French

  • Assertive and proactive approach to the delivery/implementation of projects

  • Strong interpersonal skills: able to work in a team, inspire and coach team member

Offer:

  • A career within a global leading consulting and audit firm, working with prominent national and global financial institutions

  • The opportunity to be at the forefront of the latest developments in new IFRS standards and other regulatory changes, work with experts in our global center of excellence, and gain valuable (technical) skills

  • A dynamic professional environment with ample room for learning and personal development, in one of the fastest growing consultancies

  • A position with a high degree of autonomy and responsibility, where initiative is valued and encouraged

  • A competitive remuneration package including a company car and extended fringe benefits.

About EY:

EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team up to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In doing so, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

With our breadth of service offerings you have the opportunity to develop your career through a variety of experiences, mentoring and formal learning to ensure our employee value proposition – Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime – is a reality.

Join EY to make a difference to our clients and help shape the future of financial services. For more information and other exciting career opportunities with EY, please visit our career site at http://www.fscareers.ey.com at http://www.fscareers.ey.com/