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Senior Consultant, Financial Accounting Advisory Services - Sydney

SYD002ZX Requisition #
  • Opportunity to take on large amounts of responsibility early in your career
  • Variety of work and career development opportunities

  • Be part of a high-performing, supportive culture
About EY


The opportunity

In FAAS we work with our clients’ finance teams and wider organisation to provide practical, hands-on support and solutions relating to accounting, financial reporting and internal controls in times of change or challenge. In addition, we participate in major transactions, offering deal structuring, financial due diligence and post-transaction support services, as well as a wide range of other services to support finance teams achieve their objectives and manage financial reporting risk.


We are looking for a Senior within the Financial Accounting Advisory Services team in the Sydney office. This role is offered on a full-time basis.

Your key responsibilities

  • Plan, manage and participate in various engagements (application of accounting standards, review of financial accounting processes and internal controls, design and provide tailored training, implement intelligent automation and / or data analytics solutions, and others

  • Understand the client’s industry sector and recognize key performance drivers, business trends, and new technical and industry developments

  • Prepare deliverables tailored to client needs

  • Supervise small engagement teams and review work performed

Skills and attributes for success

  • Project management skills with a proven ability to execute under pressure
  • Impeccable client relationship skills
  • Audit or business experience in process improvement and / or assessment of design effectiveness of internal controls
  • Required:  CA or equivalent professional qualification
Ideally, you’ll also have
  • A degree in accounting and/or other appropriate academic major and a minimum of 4 years’ relevant experience

  • Knowledge in accounting standards (IFRS and / or AASB standards)

  • A natural thirst for knowledge and continuous learning and improvement

Who are Assurance?

Assurance is a promise, a positive declaration intended to give confidence. You can be part of the next big climate change initiative, work with the latest innovative forensic intelligence or provide robustness and clarity as part of an audit committee. EY teams deliver on providing that confidence to our clients and you can be part of that promise. Learn more about Assurance here - https://www.ey.com/au/aboutassurance

What working at EY offers

Our Total Rewards package includes:
  • formal or informal flexible working options e.g. remote working, flexible start and finish times - https://www.ey.com/au/eyflexibility

  • career and learning development e.g. EY badges (https://www.ey.com/gl/eybadges), career mentoring

  • an extensive range of wellbeing and benefit offerings e.g. Salary packaging, parental leave and support, health checks

Who we are

EY is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer (https://www.ey.com/au/eydiversityInclusion) offering a vast range of internal networks including Ability EY, our disability network, Unity, our LGBTI network and our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander network enabling us all to embrace and value the diverse society we live within. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application via contactrecruitment@au.ey.com or +61 1800 017 666.

Make your mark. Apply Now!

The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their external third party provider. Regarding this role, the minimum salary is $79,750 including 9.5% superannuation.

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