EY Financial Services - Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) Manager, Insurance (Chicago, Des Moines) in United States
Financial Services - Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) Manager, Insurance (Chicago, Des Moines)
Requisition # UNI00DRC
Post Date Aug 26, 2019
Our Financial Services Organization is a unique, industry-focused practice, and the only one of its kind within a Big 4 firm — and Insurance is a key sector within this area. With strong functional capabilities, industry-leading technology and a varied range of knowledge, our clients look to us for assurance services they can rely on every time. And as an Audit Manager, you’ll be at the heart of that goal, personally visiting high-profile clients on site to understand their unique needs and build your reputation as a trusted business advisor.
We are seeking a driven and ambitious Manager to join this exciting and fast growing area of our business. You will play a key role in driving growth by developing new and enhancing existing client relationships, leading highly skilled project teams and delivering a first class customer experience through high profile engagements. In return for helping us to build a better working world, you can expect excellent career opportunities within a dynamic and collaborative environment.
Your key responsibilities
Manage assurance engagements by defining the audit strategy in consultation with the senior manager/partner, and execute it in compliance with EY's policies and protocols. When required, you'll personally execute complex audit procedures and lead teams or parts of teams on engagements, depending on the size of the engagement.
Manage projects and engagements profitably by leading the team to perform efficiently.
Monitor the assurance team's progress against the plan and alter it when needed
Understand the audit client's industry and recognize key performance drivers, business trends, and emerging technical and industry developments. Stay informed of general business/economic developments and their impact to the audit client.
Develop and maintain long-term productive client relationships and networks.
Cultivate and manage business development opportunities. Generate new audit business opportunities by understanding EY and its service lines and actively assess/present ways to apply knowledge and services.
Coach and develop people by sharing knowledge with team members and helping team members attain experiences that cultivate technical competencies.
Develop people by encouraging individuals to think for themselves and take responsibility for their contributions to the assurance team.
Conduct timely performance reviews and provide performance feedback/on-the-job training
Maintain cooperative relationships with other assurance teams
Skills and attributes for success
Advanced written and verbal communication skills
Proven ability to lead a team and develop business opportunities
Knowledge of business trends, emerging technical and industry developments
Excellent leadership and project management skills
Able to manage multiple engagements and deadline-driven
To qualify for the role you must have
A Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
US CPA licensure in your work state
At least 5 years of related work experience in audit field for insurance, banking or asset management industries.
Ideally, you’ll also have
Knowledge of current market issues in financial services in the US.
What we look for
We’re interested in leaders with a genuine creative vision and the confidence to make it happen. You can expect plenty of autonomy in this role, so you’ll also need the ability to take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve our current relationships and processes. If you’re serious about auditing and ready to take on some of our clients’ most complex issues, this role is for you.
What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 22 days of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
Opportunities to develop new skills and progress in your career
The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
EY provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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