External Audit Manager (Emerging and Private Enterprises)
Ernst & Young AG
Singapore, Singapore
12d ago

EY Assurance group is one of the most trusted, respected and influential business unit in the industry. As part of our team, you will provide our clients including companies, investors and regulators a peace of mind by using your skills and experience to them confidence in the validity of financial statements and business-

critical information or processes. Groups (or, as we call them, sub-service lines) within Assurance include External Audit, Climate Change and Sustainability Services, Financial Accounting Advisory Services and Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services.

Join our External Audit team and you will help our clients meet their reporting requirements by providing an objective and independent examination of their financial statements.

In addition, you will conduct timely and constructive discussions with the management on accounting and reporting matters, and provide a robust and clear perspective to audit committees.

The Opportunity

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

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

Develop and maintain long-term productive client relationships and networks.

Skills and attributes for success

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.

Ability to lead a team and develop business opportunities

Excellent leadership and project management skills

Advanced written and verbal communication 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.

Obtained CPA Singapore qualification

At least 5 years of related work experience

Ideally, you’ll also have

Knowledge of business trends, emerging technical and industry developments.

What we look for

Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry.

An effective communicator, you’ll be a confident leader equipped with strong people management skills and a genuine passion to make things happen in a dynamic organization.

What working at EY offers

EY offers a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. We are committed to being an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. Plus, we offer :

Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

About EY

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. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

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