EY Audit Senior - ICT Audit - Dublin/Cork/Waterford/Limerick/Galway in Ireland

Audit Senior - ICT Audit - Dublin/Cork/Waterford/Limerick/Galway


Requisition # IRE001ON

Post Date Oct 04, 2017

Job Title

Audit Senior

Service Line

Assurance | Audit


Dublin /Cork / Limerick / Galway / Waterford

Who are we?

EY is a global leader in Assurance, Tax, Transaction and Advisory services. We make a difference by helping our people, our clients and our wider communities achieve their potential. Our vision is to become the leading global professional services organisation by building a better working world.

At EY our inclusive work environment means that everyone’s opinion is valued. This enables us to provide better advice and ideas to our clients, which in turn helps you develop as an individual to achieve your potential and make a difference.

Who are Assurance – Audit?

In Assurance our aim is to provide accounting solutions and peace of mind to our clients. Through our skills and experience we give companies, investors and regulators confidence in financial statements, business critical information or processes. Assurance is our largest service line you will work in highest performing teams serving our clients locally and globally working both in the office and off-site at client premises.

Our audit team work with many of the world’s leading and fastest growing companies and to whom we provide the best available ongoing personal and professional development.

We provide a consistent audit by assembling the right multi-disciplinary team to address the most complex issues, using a proven global methodology and deploying the latest, high quality auditing tools and perspectives. And because we understand that, to achieve your potential, you need a tailored service as much as a consistent methodology, we work to give you the benefit of our deep sector knowledge, our full subject matter knowledge and the latest insights from our work worldwide.

What can we offer you?

  • Be part of the #1 professional services employer and #2 overall in the ‘World’s Most Attractive Employer Awards’ in US Universum Undergrad Overall IDEAL Employer Survey (2014)

  • Opportunity to be involved in our Entrepreneur of the Year Award - The program was created by EY to recognize the accomplishments of entrepreneurs around the globe and we are always keen to get support from our employees

  • EY&U Career development framework which includes the following:

  • We currently offer more than 16,000 courses on our learning management system. Last year, our people undertook more than eight million hours of learning and completed over one million courses. So you can be confident you'll have time and space to pursue your learning goals.

  • ‘Buddy Scheme’- to welcome you to EY

  • Counselor Scheme – every employee is assigned a counselor who will help drive your career in the direction you want, provide you with the support and guidance to achieve and stretch your goals and improve your development

  • Ongoing performance reviews

  • Education Support – provides attractive support and actively encourages further educational development to accelerate career progression.

  • Opportunity to be a counsellor – we provide training to help you be a counsellor to your colleagues

  • Only globally integrated firm built around inclusive borderless teams.

What will I be doing?

Typical activities will include the following:

  • To provide support to the team in efficiency and productivity of managing an engagement, demonstrating strong commercial awareness that consists of the latest industry knowledge and trends.

Your Client Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate the ability to effectively manage the Audit process with appropriate consideration of audit risk issues and accounting technical matters.

  • Demonstrate the ability to lead and manage fieldwork on clients’ sites including liaising with other departments to ensure the smooth delivery of the Audit process.

  • Demonstrate Business Development skills and identify additional sales opportunities.

  • Demonstrate an application and solution-based approach to problem solving, referred to for research on delivery of solutions in that field on client assignments.

  • Demonstrate expertise in primary accounting frameworks (UK GAAP or IFRS) and in related financial reporting matters.

  • Demonstrate expertise in performing an assurance engagement in compliance with auditing standards.

  • Identify areas requiring improvement in the clients’ business processes and possible recommendations and prepare and deliver Management Letter to be provided to the client.

Your People Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate the ability to influence, change and shape the direction of a particular activity, either internally and/or externally.

  • Coach other less experienced staff through sharing experience and knowledge appropriately.

  • Contribute to effective team work in internal engagement situations.

  • Provide on-the-job training for developing auditing skills and familiarity with the firm's audit methodology.

What do we look for?

Requirements for prospective candidates include:

  • An undergraduate or graduate degree in accounting and/or other appropriate academic major, as well as an accounting designation i.e. ACCA, CA, CGA, CPA etc.

  • Experience working with one of the Big 4 firms a distinct advantage

  • Proven track record of outstanding performance and display a high level of people and business skills.

  • Shown an on-going commitment to your personal and professional development through continuing education and development.

  • Relevant experience.

  • Proven track record with developing and maintaining client relationships.

  • A dedication to teamwork and leadership.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must have a minimum 18 months' on current passport for Work Permit & Visa applications (if applicable)