EY Engagement Auditor - Financial Accounting & Advisory Services in All, Saudi Arabia

Title: Engagement Auditor - Financial Accounting & Advisory Services

Location: SA-All-Al Khobar

Job Number: ALK000FX

Engagement Auditor, Financial Accounting & Advisory Services

Within Ernst & Young's Assurance service line, Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) professionals provide advisory services to a wide range of clients covering a very broad spectrum of services including-

  • GAAP Conversion (to IFRS, IPSAS)

  • Support and implementation of new accounting standards

  • Accounting compliance services and transaction accounting services

  • Corporate Treasury

  • Accounting and financial policies and procedures manual

  • Financial Statement Close Process (FSCP)

  • Consolidations support

  • Financial Reporting Design/Key Performance Indicators (KPI) reporting

  • Transaction accounting support/Purchase Price Allocations

  • Accounting processes support

  • Finance function transformation

About the role:

As an Engagement Auditor, you'll provide accounting advisory services 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 a FAAS 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, will coach and counsel junior team members and help them to develop.

Client responsibilities:

  • Support the planning, execution and delivery of in 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 Ernst & Young Assurance and across other services

People responsibilities:

  • Coach, supervise and conduct performance review and contribute to performance feedback for staff

  • Contribute to people initiatives, including recruiting and retaining assurance professionals

  • Maintain an educational program to continually develop personal skills of all staff

  • Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures


Qualifications & Experience:

  • Thorough knowledge of current auditing techniques

  • Knowledge of IFRS accounting policies and procedures

  • Three years of relevant work experience preferred

  • Experience of the entire audit process

  • Familiarity with IFRS and local GAAP

  • Understanding of risk-based auditing and risk and control strategies

  • Understanding of Q&RM procedures

  • Compliance with and understanding of regulatory requirements

  • Track record with a leading audit firm

  • Professional accountancy qualification or working towards gaining one

  • Strong academic record including a degree

  • Proficiency in Arabic language skills are highly desirable

Who we are

Assurance gives organizations and their investors the confidence that the results they report give a true and fair picture of their business. As an assurance professional at Ernst & Young, you'll work in a high-performing and inclusive environment that offers you great opportunities to develop an interesting and fulfilling career, wherever you are in the world. You'll work in multidisciplinary teams to handle complex issues and resolve challenges for leading companies. We'll support you in your professional development so you achieve your potential. At Ernst & Young, we know it's your point of view, energy and enthusiasm that make the difference.