About GDS Assurance :
EY Global Delivery Services (GDS) Assurance practice supports global EY client-serving teams with their reviews across industry sectors, including financial services, manufacturing and technology, among others.
153;s leading companies meet their assurance requirements.
Job Description :
As a GDS Assurance Senior, you would be the main point of contact from GDS for the tasks assigned by the global client serving assurance teams and be responsible for the timeliness and quality of deliverables along with managing day to day operations of those engagements.
The role requires the individual to possess technical knowledge, including ability to interpret reviews and accounting standards and strong project management skills along with excellent communication and leadership skills.
GDS seniors would have associate level personnel to work with at GDS and get the tasks executed from them along with performing a review as a senior, which is defined by the Global client serving assurance teams.
Accounting standards like IFRS, US GAAP, US GAAS, UK GAAP or others.
Primary Responsibilities and Accountabilities :
â¢Lead an engagement from the GDS front and ensure the team delivers timely and high quality work, as per EY GAM and in line with the Global team expectations.
â¢Demonstrate strong understanding of GAM while performing reviews of procedures performed by GDS staff, along with knowledge of EY tools to make reviews more efficient and meaningful.
â¢Develop and maintain productive relationships with key EY Global counterparts like Assurance executives based out of Americas or Europe.
â¢Develop an understanding of EY Quality and Risk Management procedures, and ensure these are embedded in to the engagement teamâs work.
â¢Proactively discuss work flow management with the assurance teams, allocating resources to the assigned work and monitoring performance against standards.
Monitor utilization for oneâs team, budget to actuals, and other operational matters.
â¢Demonstrate professionalism, competence and clarity of communication when dealing with GDS and Global teams.
â¢Establish expectations of value to be delivered to the respective GDS Global teams aligned.
â¢Identify opportunities to improve the scope of work for GDS on oneâs own engagements.
â¢Standardize review processes along with leveraging best practices across oneâs aligned engagements or beyond.
â¢Motivate and lead oneâs GDS team members, identify and foster key talents, coach and supervise team members
â¢Be responsible for various operational matters related to engagements aligned.
â¢Conduct timely performance reviews and provide performance feedback / training. Lead by example.
Competencies / Skills :
â¢Knowledge of Indian accounting and assurance standards or knowledge of IFRS / UK GAAP / US GAAP and International review standards is an added advantage
â¢Excellent communication skills
â¢Effective interpersonal, risk management, facilitation and presentation skills
â¢Project management, leadership, coaching, counselling and supervisory skills
â¢Ability to spread positive work culture, teaming and live EY values
â¢The ability to quickly form strong working relationship with colleagues in India and global teams.
Education & experience :
â¢Qualified Accountant (ICAI, CPA, ACCA)
â¢0-1 year of Sub small experience in stat audit exposure