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At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all

The opportunity

We are looking for a Forensic Accountant (Senior Consultant) within the Forensics & Integrity Services team in our Canberra office.

In this role you will be working on some of the largest, high profile disputes, investigations and regulatory matters in one of the most exciting areas of professional services. You will work alongside an experienced leadership group that is focused on driving growth in the market. 

The successful candidate will join one of Oceania’s fastest growing forensic practices. The multi-disciplined FIS team includes accountants, risk managers, technology specialists and former regulatory and law enforcement professionals.

Your key responsibilities

  • Working as part of a team on engagements, such as disputes, fraud and misconduct investigations or regulatory matters
  • Conducting a wide range of tasks, for example, financial analysis, document review and reporting
  • Working closely with major clients to understand complex forensic accounting issues and ensuring high quality project delivery
  • Liaising with key stakeholders, including corporate clients, lawyers, insurers and Partners
  • Drafting investigation and expert witness reports, ensuring high quality project delivery
  • Contributing to the development of the FIS team as a whole

Skills and attributes for success

To qualify for the role you must have  

  • Previous work experience as a forensic accountant, corporate compliance or risk management professional or external auditor
  • Experience working within a similar professional services environment
  • Membership with Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (“CAANZ”) (or equivalent) or be undertaking studies to be admitted to CAANZ
  • Report writing skills and attention to detail is a must
  • High proficiency with excel and financial models
  • Australian citizen (be able to obtain an Australian Government security clearance)

Ideally, you’ll also have  

  • High analytical focus and drive for professional skepticism
  • Ability to solve problems
  • A strong client service focus
  • Ability to develop existing client relationships
  • Ability to be flexible and responsive to changing circumstances and deal with uncertainty
  • Resilience and the ability to work under pressure
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Enthusiasm and an appetite for professional development

What we offer

  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.  
  • Continuous learning: personalised career development including coaching, experiences and formal learning so you’ll develop the mindset and skills you’ll need to thrive in the future.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

At EY, you’ll be rewarded and recognised based on your performance and our comprehensive benefits package can be tailored to your individual needs.

We hold a collective commitment to foster an environment where all differences are valued and respected, practices are equitable, and everyone experiences a sense of belonging. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application via contactrecruitment@au.ey.com or  phone +61 3 8650 7788 (option 4).

We understand the importance of social distancing at this time so our recruitment and onboarding process may be managed virtually so we can continue to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of EY people, clients, guests and the broader public.  

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

EY | Building a better working world 

The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their external third party provider. 

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EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.  

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.  

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today. 

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