Financial Services Office - Advisory Services Senior - Proce - Ernst & Young (New York, NY)
Posted: Saturday, January 26, 2013 12:29 AM
Title: Financial Services Office - Advisory Services Senior - Process & Controls Location: NY-New York Being part of a dynamic, growing organization offers an exciting career path full of opportunity. Ernst & Young's Financial Services Office (FSO) is a unique, industry-focused business unit that provides a broad range of integrated services which leverage deep industry experience with strong functional capability and product knowledge. With a client base that includes financial institutions and other capital markets participants, there's tremendous potential for growth - and we're prepared to tap into that potential. Our FSO team takes a strategic approach to helping clients mitigate risk while improving and sustaining their business performance. In today's complex business environment, that means understanding the relationship between risk, the regulatory environment, and performance improvement, and applying our knowledge to help clients achieve their business objectives. When you're on our FSO team, you specialize in a particular competency - Risk, Performance Improvement, or IT Risk & Assurance - all as part of a world class, cross-functional team. You also have the opportunity to work across disciplines with professionals who have broad financial services industry sector experience and deep subject-matter knowledge. In FSO, our growth strategy focuses on being account-centric, issue-based and competency-driven. That's what differentiates Ernst & Young in the marketplace. The time is now. If you are interested in being part of a dynamic team, serving clients and reaching your full potential - Ernst & Young's Financial Services Office is for you. Our Process and Controls (P&C) practice, a specialty advisory practice within Advisory Services, provides comprehensive risk services through a suite of strategic, outsourcing, and industry-focused operational recommendations that help companies around the world evaluate and enhance their internal audit and risk management functions. P&C seeks a consummate team player with a strong work ethic and excellent professional skills for the role of P&C Lead Senior. Responsibilities This professional will plan, lead and perform internal audit and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) 404 procedures as a member of the P&C team and in accordance with the client's audit plan, risk management strategy and EY's internal audit and SOX 404 methodologies. Work with high-growth clients and other market leaders in both the traditional and alternative asset management industries. Coordinate and perform audit procedures of a moderately complex nature; create work products such as audit analyses and engagement documentation; evaluate and test processes and related controls; prepare the audit approach relating to nature, timing and extent of procedures; assign and review work of staff auditors and assist in the preparation of the final report. Work with clients to implement a SOX 404 approach, and prepare documentation and tests of controls. Maintain a strong client focus by effectively serving client needs and developing productive working relationships with client personnel. Stay abreast of current business and economic developments relevant to the client's business. Deliver high-quality client service by directing the daily progress of fieldwork and informing Managers of the engagement status. Respect and protect confidential client information. Display teamwork, integrity and leadership. Support colleagues and value others' contributions. Foster an efficient, innovative and team-oriented work environment. Provide constructive on-the-job feedback and coaching. Utilize technology and tools to continually learn and innovate, share knowledge with team members and enhance the delivery of services. Understand Ernst & Young and its service lines. Actively encourage team members to contribute ideas and identify potential opportunities to apply EY's services. To qualify, candidates must have: * a bachelor's degree and approximately 2 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 1-2 years of related work experience * a degree in accounting, finance, business or a related field; MBA preferred * approximately 1-2 years of related audit or applicable business experience; public accounting experience preferred * experience in the traditional and/or alternative asset management industry * strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills * demonstrated integrity, values, principles, and work ethic * proficiency with MS Office and Lotus Notes CPA/CA, CIA, CISA, CFE, CMA, RICS APC, PMP or CCIM certification desired; non-certified hires are required to become certified to be eligible for promotion to Manager. Successful candidates must be available to travel and work in excess of standard hours when necessary. Second language skills and international business experience are preferred.
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