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Assurance, Assistant – General Audit (SURF 2019 for 2020 Graduates)

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The Programme

Our Assurance group is one of the most trusted, respected and influential organisations in the industry. As part of our team, you will provide peace of mind to clients by using your skills and experience to give companies, investors and regulators 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 Forensic & Integrity Services.

About the opportunity

As part of our External Audit team, you’ll experience ongoing professional development through diverse experiences, world-class learning and individually tailored coaching. That’s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

What you will do

Your key responsibilities

You’ll 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. In doing so, you play an important role in providing services to clients such as responding to regulatory reforms, managing capital life cycle and improving business operations.

As part of the application process, you will be asked to indicate your preferred industry sectors. Please state your preference clearly.

  • Consumer Products & Retail
  • Technology, Media and Telecommunications
  • Resources & Transportation
  • Real Estate Hospitality & Construction
  • Diversified Industries and Services

Required Skills and Abilities

Skills & attributes for success

  • Work effectively as a team member, sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication and updating team members on progress
  • Contribute ideas/opinions to the assurance teams and listen/respond to other assurance team members' views
  • Demonstrate professionalism and competence in the audit client's environment
  • Integrity within a professional environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

To qualify for the role you must have the following

  • Final year students pursuing a degree in Accountancy
  • Prior work experience is not required

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good project management skills

*This position is only applicable to local universities students who are in their final year of study. We regret that applicants who do not belong to this category will not be shortlisted for this recruitment exercise.

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 team player that collaborates with people from various teams while looking to develop your career 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
Closed 8 months ago
Closed 8 months ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Accounting

  • Citizenships:

  • Locations:

    Singapore (Singapore)

  • Closing Date:18th Sep 2019, 6:00 pm

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