FAAS, WAM, Assistant Manager

  • Competitive
  • Londres, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • EY.
  • 04 sept. 17

Job Title: FAAS, WAM, Assistant Manager Location: London Salary Level: Competitive

The Financial Advisory, Accounting and Structuring ("FAAS") team in Wealth and Asset Management specialises in advising clients on the practical implementation of new accounting and regulatory standards as well as assisting clients in interpreting and complying with existing accounting and regulation.

Given the dynamic and innovative landscape of financial products, the need to understand and implement financial accounting and regulatory requirements in a significantly changing environment, presents the added complexity which FAAS specialists seek to address while working with their clients.

The team currently comprises of sixteen staff in London and 20 staff in the UK as a whole. Particular areas of focus include transaction support, fund and corporate structuring, Brexit planning, implementation of accounting change, GAAP conversion projects for statutory and IPO purpose, responding to regulatory reporting change in relation to risk management and valuation. Over the last 3 years, this has been one of the fastest growing teams in EY and double digit growth is expected in the coming year.

We provide FAAS services to audit and non-audit clients alike and work alongside other service lines, including performance improvement, technology, risk and transaction advisory. We also look to leverage our network across FAAS EMEIA. We are seeking to recruit an Assistant Manager to help respond to the growing need for our services.

Essential functions of the role:

  • Assist clients through the provision of advice, the delivery of implementation projects, investigation and resolution of regulatory reporting issues;
  • Conduct analysis of accounting policies applied in financial statements to support due diligence teams;
  • Lead discussions with clients providing practical solutions for complex regulatory reporting problems and present complex messages skilfully;
  • Work with the financial and regulatory reporting teams of our clients to help deliver financial information and to improve reporting processes;
  • Lead our contribution to the development and debate surrounding prudential regulatory developments, focusing on the practical impact on clients;
  • Research technical issues and develop briefing papers for clients and our own staff that build the firm's intellectual capital and contribute towards thought leadership;
  • Broadening and deepening FAAS relationships with our clients, specifically in Finance, including financial and regulatory reporting;
  • Support management in preparing and delivering proposals on new opportunities;
  • Provide technical advice to ad-hoc queries from clients and internal staff;
  • Manage and lead teams on projects and liaise and work across other Advisory and Assurance teams to deliver high quality client service;
  • Engage in business development and other marketing activities for the FAAS Wealth and Asset Management team to help grow the business;
  • Manage engagement economics;
  • Take an active role in coaching and developing junior staff members.

ACA/ CA / ACCA / ICAEW / ICAS / Irish Institute or equivalent international qualification - preferably first time passes;

  • Experience working within the Financial Services sector - in particular experience within the Wealth and Asset Management industry;
  • Significant exposure to finance functions at financial corporate institutions - e.g. strategy, policy, procedures and controls;
  • Treasury experience
  • Significant exposure to prudential regulation covering capital, leverage, and ICAAP disciplines, ideally developed in financial services;
  • Exposure to financial reporting and/or regulatory reporting (financial information, capital or liquidity reporting) with an ability to interpret and document analysis and conclusions;
  • Experience of translating prudential developments into insightful analysis to drive improved business performance and decision making;
  • Technically sound with an understanding and appreciation of the capital impacts of recent and future prudential and accounting developments;
  • Ability to professionally explain complex subjects in a clear manner;
  • Ability to network effectively within large organisations and build relationships internally and externally;
  • Strong interpersonal skills: written, presentation and influencing;
  • Ability to take ownership and personal responsibility;
  • Excellent decision making/problem solving skills;
  • Strong attention to detail and sound organisational skills; ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously;
  • Knowledge of taxation laws
  • Team management skills and experience in overseeing the work of others;
  • Advanced MS Office skills preferred.

Who we are

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.