The opportunity In response to the continuous regulatory and accounting changes in the financial services industry, we created a dedicated Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) group within EY, which is leading various accounting change / conversion engagements in top tier banks and insurance companies. The matters we cover
We advise our clients on the practical implementation of new accounting and regulatory standards in the key sectors of Banking and Insurance (IFRS9, IFRS4, IFRS 15, Solvency II, new COREP / FINREP )
We support our clients navigate the evolving landscape of financial accounting and its impact on accounting and reporting processes, systems and controls.
Your main tasks and responsibilities
You analyze accounting policies applied in financial statements to support due diligence teams
You research technical issues and the production of briefing papers, and provide technical advice to ad-hoc queries from clients and internal staff
You work together with our clients’ financial reporting teams to help them deliver financial information and improve reporting processes
You keep up to date with matters related to IFRS and other accounting developments
You act as a team member, collaborate with your colleagues, and update more senior team members on progress
You display maturity and the ability to function independently in our professional dealings.
To qualify for the role you must have
A Master Degree in (Applied) Economics, Commercial Engineering, Finance, Accountancy or Commercial Sciences
Ability to perform effective research and convey complex topics in a clear, comprehensible manner
Fluency in Dutch and French, with proficient level of business English
Excellent communication skills
Strong team spirit, balanced by a healthy sense of autonomy
An analytical mind and an eye for detail
A keen interest to learn more about the Financial Services market in Belgium and beyond.
What working at EY offers
You will join a young, dynamic team, genuinely passionate about their work, within a leading global professional services firm
You will be at the forefront of the latest developments in new IFRS standards and other regulatory changes, gaining valuable (technical) skills
We provide extensive trainings, both on technical matters, as well on soft skills and project management
We will support you to learn on the job’ from more experienced professionals in our team, who take on a coaching and mentoring role
We offer you an attractive remuneration package (competitive salary, net allowances and extensive fringe benefits : company car with fuel card, smart phone, health insurance, pension plan, etc).
We are proud of our flexible working arrangements, and we will support you to build a successful career and deliver excellent client service, without sacrificing your personal priorities.
While our client-facing profession might require regular travel, and at times working at client sites, we are committed to help you achieve a lifestyle balance.
At EY we are passionate about the inclusion and support of individuals of all groups; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability status.
About EY Financial Services EY is the only major professional services firm with a dedicated financial services practice (the Financial Services Organization, FSO) integrated in the EMEIA region.
An international team of 11000 professionals are working across borders for our clients in the financial sector : Banking, Insurance and Asset Management, in all service lines : Advisory, Tax, Transactions and Assurance.
Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the top employer by 2020 a reality.
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