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EY Manager in Financial Accounting Advisory Services with US GAAP and SEC experience in Switzerland

Manager in Financial Accounting Advisory Services with US GAAP and SEC experience


Requisition # SWI000M7

Post Date Jul 05, 2019

In a world that’s changing faster than ever, our purpose acts as our ‘North Star’ guiding our more than 260,000 people – providing the context and meaning for the work we do every day. In doing so, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, clients and communities. Thanks to our innovative services in auditing, tax consulting as well as transaction and management consulting, we proudly lead our clients into the future.

To further support the significant growth of our Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) team in Switzerland, we are looking to hire additional highly-qualified resources in Zurich/Basel. Specifically, as part of this job posting, we are looking for a Manager to support our US GAAP and US Capital Markets Center of Excellence. Working across many different industries, this Manager will develop by executing and leading US GAAP and US capital markets specific FAAS projects. It is all about listening to our clients, asking the better questions, and supporting them in areas where there are no off-the-shelf solutions.

What you canexpect – enriching experiences that will last a lifetime

  • Collaborate with the EY FAAS leadershipin Switzerland and Germany to develop and execute on strategies forindividual clients to satisfy high client expectations

  • Work with other service lines andsubject matter experts in providing an integrated service delivery modelacross functions in an international team to meet our clients’ highexpectations

  • Be responsible for managing anddelivering US GAAP / US capital markets type FAAS projects and contributeto the growth of the FAAS US capital markets Center of Excellence

  • Ensure everyone on the team fullyunderstands the client's business needs and expectations to develop clientdeliverables that are client-focused, clear, accurate and well-presented

  • Ensure work is delivered in a timelymanner and in compliance with regulatory requirements

  • Engage anddevelop new opportunities related to new FAAS projects, solutions, andrelationships.

What you can contribute – skills forshaping the future

  • Bachelor or Master degree (preferred inAccounting/Finance), complemented with completed further relevantprofessional education (e.g., US CPA (preferred), or Swiss CPA, ACCA,CFA)

  • 5 to 7 years of experience in audit orconsulting with a focus on US GAAP, PCAOB, SOX, SEC, and US capital markettransactions

  • Advisory experience with capital marketstransactions, such as initial public offerings (IPOs), public debtlistings, carve-out transactions, etc. is strongly encouraged

  • IFRS knowledge is not required but aplus to support GAAP conversion projects

  • A proven record of excellence in projectleadership, specifically when managing, mentoring and improving a team ofhigh-performing individuals

  • Strong technical writing skills andadvanced risk management knowledge

  • Proactive, flexible and team-orientedfrom concept and design to implementation of projects. Intellectualcuriosity and willingness to go “the extra mile”

  • Ability to build your relevant internaland external networks in a fast-paced and international environmentinvesting in sustainable relationships

  • Very good English skills (speaking andwriting) is a prerequisite, German and French are a plus.

Do you have challenging plans? Stick tothem and realize your goals with us! Design your career with EY in a culturethat promotes diversity and education.

  • International multi-cultural team of highly motivated advisoryprofessionals

  • Constant personal development with a steep learning curve – a system oftrainings, mentoring, counselling and on-the-job learning

  • Modern working environment and equipment, fostering mobile workingflexibility

  • Transparent performance-based recognition and progression system.

Find out more about the many benefits to which you are entitled as employee at EY

Become part of our high-performing teams!

Do the next step and apply for this position. Ref. No: SWI000M7. For further information please contact our recruitment team (recruitment.switzerland@ey.com / +41 58 286 33 66).