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Assurance – Audit Services - Senior/Staff Accountant

Job Location:Hong Kong

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Job summary
As an Assurance Senior, you'll make a technical contribution to audit client engagements and internal projects. Within your role, you'll actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships, execute complex assurance procedures, supervise junior engagement team members and help define the audit strategy. Working under the supervision of an assurance manager and senior manager, you'll help execute our work and present its findings to the client.
With a clear focus on anticipating and identifying risks, you'll escalate issues as appropriate. Working closely with colleagues, you'll determine whether the work plan is properly executed, documented and concluded in compliance with our Quality & Risk Management (Q&RM) guidelines. As an influential member of the team, you'll help to create a positive learning culture, coach and counsel junior team members and help them to develop.
Key responsibilities
  • Support the planning, execution and delivery of assurance engagements.
  • Work effectively as a team member, sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication and updating senior team members on progress.
  • Assist in preparing reports and schedules that will be delivered to clients and other parties.
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel.
  • Build strong internal relationships within EY Assurance and across other services.
  • Coach, supervise and conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for staff.
  • Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures.
Qualifications, Education and Certification
To qualify, candidates must have:
  • Strong academic record including a Bachelor’s Degree.
  • At least 3 years’ experience as an auditor in a public accounting firm.
  • Thorough knowledge of current auditing techniques.
  • Experience of the entire audit process.
  • Familiar with HK GAAP.
  • Understanding of risk-based auditing and risk and control strategies.
  • Understanding of Q&RM procedures.
  • Compliance with and understanding of regulatory requirements.
  • Excellent communication and prioritization skills.
  • Proficient in English, Cantonese and Mandarin, both spoken and written.
  • Strong teamwork and leadership skills.
  • Result-oriented with an attention to details.
  • Creativeness and ability to think outside-the-box.
  • Willingness to travel.
  • Substantial knowledge of PC-based tools, including spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel) and databases (Microsoft Access).
  • High performers (i.e., exceeding expectation ratings) and professional accountancy certifications (e.g. HKICPA, ACCA) are preferred.


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


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Job level Middle
Work exp 3 Years
Education Bachelor Degree
Professional Qualification Bachelor Degree
Language Chinese - Cantonese , Chinese - Mandarin , English
Location Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Accounting / Audit / Taxation
Job function Accounting (Accountant)
Accounting (Accounting / Finance Manager)
Accounting (Audit)
Published On 14/09/2019