EY External Audit Manager (Financial Services), Singapore in Singapore

Title: External Audit Manager (Financial Services), Singapore

Location: Singapore

Job Number: SIN0030Q

EY is the most globally integrated professional services organization which encompasses a separate business unit dedicated exclusively to the financial services marketplace. Join Financial Services (FSO) and you will work with multi-disciplinary teams from around the world to deliver a global market perspective. Aligned to key industry groups including asset management at http://www.ey.com/GL/en/Industries/Financial-Services/Asset-Management/AssetManagementOverview , banking and capital markets, insurance and private equity, we provide integrated advisory, assurance, tax, and transaction services to our clients.

Upon embarking on a journey with us, you will experience professional development through exposure to an array of diverse experiences, world-class learning and individual tailored coaching. This, is how we develop outstanding leaders who endeavor to deliver on our promises to all our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. Sounds interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience will last a lifetime.

Qualifications:

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

  • 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.

  • Obtained CPA Singapore qualification

  • 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 Singapore.

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.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.

Apply now.