Assurance Service Line, Financial Accounting Advisory Services, Manager job at Ernst & Young
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Assurance Service Line, Financial Accounting Advisory Services, Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Financial Services , Category: Accounting ]

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Ernst & Young

Deadline of this Job:
16 December 2022  

Duty Station:
Within Kenya , Nairobi , East Africa

Date Posted: Thursday, December 01, 2022 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

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In Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) within Assurance, we assist our clients to address the wider CFO agenda including accounting and financial reporting challenges and others facing their business. You will be part of a team that provides insight and services that accelerate analytics, decision-making and innovation to build a stronger and more efficient finance function. You will experience ongoing professional development through diverse experiences, world-class learning, and individually tailored coaching.

Your key responsibilities

The successful applicant will help develop and lead a team which can offer our clients advice and hands on assistance with issues such as:
• Understand the client’s industry and recognize key performance drivers, business trends, and new technical and industry developments
• Shaping solutions tailored to the needs of our clients
• Stay informed of new economic developments and their impact on clients
• Lead and realize business development initiatives including preparing proposals through a strong professional network
• Developing thought leadership material on relevant industry topics

Client Responsibilities

• Participate in and as required, lead FAAS client engagements
• Develop long-term, sustainable relationships with key client stakeholders in line with our go to market strategies and individual market development initiatives
• Ability to research client inquires and emerging issues, including regulations, industry practices and new technologies
• Develop informed views for clients on the implications of current and anticipated industry issues
• Develop client solutions based on an understanding and knowledge of clients’ business needs
• Generate new business sales through proactively managing key accounts, identifying new client opportunities, and playing a significant role in developing and driving sales campaigns/solutions

People responsibilities

• Live the EY values
• Act as a thought leader in the field
• Lead engagement teams and accounts
• Develop people through effectively supervising, coaching, and mentoring all junior levels of staff
• Provide learning and growth opportunities to staff and encourage the potential within all staff to take on challenging opportunities
• Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for junior levels of staff
• Contribute to people initiatives including recruiting, retaining, and training FAAS professionals
• Maintain an educational program to continually develop your own personal skills

Qualifications, skills, and experience

• A bachelor’s degree in a related field
• Professional qualification, such as CPA, ACCA etc
• Minimum 6- 10 years in assurance or finance controllership roles, including at least 5 years of Financial Accounting and Advisory or audit experience
• Expert knowledge of IFRS
• Extensive hands–on experience in the following areas:
• GAAP conversions, training and implementation of new accounting standards
• Drafting and designing accounting policies
• Technical accounting research and advice
• Consolidation and compilation support
• Financial statement close process support
• Transaction accounting and reporting – IPOs, Carve–outs, PPA, etc.
• Remediation and readiness
• Benchmarking services and market analysis
• Advanced data analytics (knowledge of the subject will be a plus)
• Strong management skills to lead teams, delegate and manage various projects
• Strong written and verbal communication, presentation, client servicing and technical writing skills
• Industry sector specialization and international work experience will be valued

Work Hours: 8

Experience in Months: 72

Level of Education:
Bachelor Degree

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Job Info
Job Category: Accounting/ Finance jobs in Kenya
Job Type: Full-time
Deadline of this Job: 16 December 2022  
Duty Station: Nairobi
Posted: 01-12-2022
No of Jobs: 1
Start Publishing: 01-12-2022
Stop Publishing (Put date of 2030): 01-12-2065
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