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Ernst & Young Nassau, New Providence, The Bahamas
Aug 13, 2017
Full Time
Audit Senior – Wealth & Asset Management (FSO) - Fall 2017: the Bahamas   -   BAH00089   Bahamas   EY, a global market leading professional services organization, with dynamic people in more than 150 countries, is committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, tax, advisory and transaction advisory services. We are the only professional services organization who has a separate business dedicated exclusively to the financial services marketplace. Join Financial Services (FSO) and you will work with multi-disciplinary teams from around the world to deliver a global perspective. Aligned to key industry groups including asset management, banking and capital markets, insurance and private equity, we provide integrated advisory, assurance, tax, and transaction services.   As a market segment of the FSO, the BBC includes the Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, and Cayman Islands. The BBC operates as one regional practice and we pride ourselves on attracting the best talent from across the globe. By joining the BBC, you will receive unmatched exposure and experience to our continuously growing portfolio of diverse financial services clients.   Through diverse experiences, world-class learning and individually tailored coaching you will experience ongoing professional development. That’s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.     Job summary The role of the Wealth & Asset Management Audit Senior is to perform audit procedures in complex areas while building technical competence and functioning as the primary day-to-day contact for the audit client.   Key responsibilities Develop and maintain productive working relationships with audit clients. Direct field work, inform engagement leaders of audit engagement status and manage staff performance. Complete audit procedures and documentation for higher risk areas in order to broaden your technical skills (e.g., revenue, financial instruments and income taxes). Participate in client engagements during a transaction (e.g., initial public offering (IPO), business combination or debt offering). Contribute ideas/opinions to the audit teams. Develop an understanding of EY’s service offerings.   Qualifications, Education and Certification   To qualify, candidates must have: A bachelor’s or a graduate degree with a concentration in Accounting, Finance or related field. A minimum of two years of relevant experience working as an auditor for a public accounting firm. Although not required, the ideal candidate would have experience serving clients in the wealth & asset management industry which may include mutual fund complexes, hedge funds, private equity funds or other investment vehicles. An internationally recognized professional accounting certification, such as a CA, CPA, ACA, ACCA, or equivalent. Experience in supervising, planning, executing and reporting on audits of financial statements prepared in accordance with US GAAP and/or IFRS Ability to manage multiple engagements and competing priorities Ability to supervise and mentor staff Excellent project management skills. Advanced written and verbal communications skills. Dedication to teamwork and leadership. Ability and willingness to travel.
Ernst & Young Nassau, New Providence, The Bahamas
Aug 13, 2017
Full Time
Advisory Senior - Risk/Internal Audit - Financial Services - October 2017 Start Date: The Bahamas   -   NAS000GY   BS-All-Nassau   EY, a global market leading professional services organization, with dynamic people in more than 150 countries, is committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, tax, advisory and transaction advisory services. We are the only professional services organization who has a separate business dedicated exclusively to the financial services marketplace. Join Financial Services (FSO) and you will work with multi-disciplinary teams from around the world to deliver a global perspective. Aligned to key industry groups including asset management, banking and capital markets, insurance and private equity, we provide integrated advisory, assurance, tax, and transaction services.   As a market segment of the FSO, the BBC includes the Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, and Cayman Islands. The BBC operates as one regional practice and we pride ourselves on attracting the best talent from across the globe. By joining the BBC, you will receive unmatched exposure and experience to our continuously growing portfolio of diverse financial services clients.   Through diverse experiences, world-class learning and individually tailored coaching you will experience ongoing professional development. That’s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.     We currently have an exciting career opportunity for an Advisory Senior in our Risk practice in the Bahamas, with a primary focus on the Insurance and Banking industries.   Our Risk team members help clients address compliance, financial, operational and strategic risk. Risk professionals assist clients with testing internal controls and developing internal audit plans and provide audit services on a co-sourcing or outsourcing basis. They assess the current state of an organization’s internal control/Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) framework and help clients drive value and efficiency in their internal controls utilizing the latest technology and leading practices.   Key Responsibilities: Coordinate multiple client engagement teams, work with a wide variety of clients to deliver professional risk services, and participate in business development activities on strategic accounts. Provide guidance and share knowledge with team members and participate in performing internal audit risk assessment procedures especially focusing on complex, judgmental and/or specialized issues. Establish relationships with client personnel at appropriate levels. Consistently deliver quality client services. Monitor progress, manage risk and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes. Stay abreast of current business, regulatory and industry trends relevant to the client's business.   To qualify, candidates must have: A bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance, business, or related field. An internationally recognized professional accounting designation, such as a CA, CPA, ACA, or equivalent, or a service line relevant designation, such as a CIA, CISA, CISSP, or equivalent. A minimum of two (2) years of recent relevant work experience in a public accounting firm or a professional services firm; experience in the financial services industry is strongly preferred. Experience with internal audit risk assessment processes, executing internal audits and the development of risk remediation strategies. Experience identifying new business opportunities at existing or potentially new clients. Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to work a flexible schedule, as overtime and travel will be required. A dedication to teamwork and integrity within a professional environment.
Ernst & Young Nassau, New Providence, The Bahamas
Aug 13, 2017
Full Time
Experienced Staff - Restructuring (Transaction Advisory Services): The Bahamas - NAS000GZ BS-All-Nassau   EY, a global market leading professional services organization, with dynamic people in more than 150 countries, is committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, tax, advisory and transaction advisory services. We are the only professional services organization who has a separate business dedicated exclusively to the financial services marketplace. Join Financial Services (FSO) and you will work with multi-disciplinary teams from around the world to deliver a global perspective. Aligned to key industry groups including asset management, banking and capital markets, insurance and private equity, we provide integrated advisory, assurance, tax, and transaction services.   As a market segment of the FSO, the BBC includes the Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, and Cayman Islands. The BBC operates as one regional practice and we pride ourselves on attracting the best talent from across the globe. By joining the BBC, you will receive unmatched exposure and experience to our continuously growing portfolio of diverse financial services clients.   Our global network of Restructuring Services professionals helps clients develop financial and operational strategies to improve liquidity, credit availability and shareholder return. Join this team and you will help clients evaluate capital options, capture greater transaction value and achieve strategic objectives – whether they are buying or selling a distressed asset, restructuring a business or dealing with underperformance, or looking to improve cash management.   Through diverse experiences, world-class learning and individually tailored coaching you will experience ongoing professional development. That’s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.    Our continued success in the Caribbean region has propelled rapid growth in our team. We have ambitious plans and we are seeking a high-performing, motivated, and experienced restructuring staff to join our team to help in further developing our practice in the Bahamas and the wider Caribbean region. This role will primarily focus on restructuring and insolvency; the successful candidate should have some knowledge of liquidations (both solvent and insolvent), while some investigations/forensics/valuations experience would be beneficial but is not required for this role.   This position is based in the Bahamas and, where necessary to meet client demands, in the wider Caribbean area. Successful candidates must have a track record of performance in previous similar positions and a demonstrated ability to provide exceptional client service.   Your client responsibilities Work effectively as a team member sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication and updating senior team members on progress Prepare analysis and reports supporting the restructuring assignment as required to be delivered to clients and other parties Develop and maintain productive working relationships with management and workforce of the target business as well as its stakeholders Build strong internal relationships within Restructuring and across other services. Strong communication skills, building effective relationships at all levels   Your people responsibilities Contribute to people initiatives, including recruiting and retaining Restructuring professionals Maintain an educational program to continually develop personal skills   To qualify, candidates must have: A bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience Actively pursuing an internationally recognized professional accounting designation, such as a CPA, CA, ACA, or equivalent; a recognized insolvency qualification would be beneficial, but is not required A minimum of one year of recent relevant experience within the finance sector. Although not required, the ideal candidate would have experience serving clients in the financial services industry Display a high level of commercial acumen, and an awareness of the key drivers of corporate failure or underperformance Proficient in detailed financial and commercial analysis and able to identify potential areas of sensitivity Able to identify key issues on assignments and suggest workable solutions Experienced in presenting findings clearly in reports and other deliverables to clients Appreciation of the risks inherent in advising distressed businesses and their stakeholders Dedication to teamwork and leadership, and integrity within a professional environment The ability and willingness to travel within BBC and the United States
Ernst & Young Nassau, New Providence, The Bahamas
Aug 13, 2017
Full Time
Audit Experienced Staff - Wealth & Asset Management: The Bahamas - NAS000H0 BS-All-Nassau   EY, a global market leading professional services organization, with dynamic people in more than 150 countries, is committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, tax, advisory and transaction advisory services. We are the only professional services organization who has a separate business dedicated exclusively to the financial services marketplace. Join Financial Services (FSO) and you will work with multi-disciplinary teams from around the world to deliver a global perspective. Aligned to key industry groups including asset management, banking and capital markets, insurance and private equity, we provide integrated advisory, assurance, tax, and transaction services.   As a market segment of the FSO, the BBC includes the Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, and Cayman Islands. The BBC operates as one regional practice and we pride ourselves on attracting the best talent from across the globe. By joining the BBC, you will receive unmatched exposure and experience to our continuously growing portfolio of diverse financial services clients.   Through diverse experiences, world-class learning and individually tailored coaching you will experience ongoing professional development. That’s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.    We are seeking qualified candidates for exciting career opportunities as Audit Experienced Staff in our assurance team. The role of the Audit Experienced Staff is to develop technical competence and perform audit procedures on client accounts. The successful candidates will help our clients meet their reporting requirements by providing an objective and independent examination of their financial statements, timely and constructive discussion with management on accounting and reporting matters, and a robust and clear perspective to audit committees.   Key Responsibilities: Recognize potential audit issues from basic analysis of financial statements and communicate them to the team Understand how to operate effectively in a regulated environment Challenge procedures used in the past and attempt to enhance audit techniques Demonstrate professionalism and competence in a client’s environment Maintain strong client focus, be responsive to client requests and develop/maintain productive working relationships with client personnel Take responsibility for high quality execution of specific elements of an audit engagement     To qualify, candidates must have: A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance or a related field with sufficient coursework to achieve the U.S. Certified Public Accounting (CPA) license A minimum of nine (9) months of relevant experience in an audit role ; prior public accounting experience is required Actively pursuing a U.S. Certified Public Accounting (CPA) license Excellent project, time management, and problem-solving skills An advanced proficiency with Microsoft products (Word, Excel, etc.) Superior interpersonal and communication skills The ability to work independently with minimal supervision and the capacity to work a flexible schedule, as overtime will be required during peak periods A dedication to teamwork and integrity within a professional environment
Ernst & Young Nassau, New Providence, The Bahamas
Aug 13, 2017
Full Time
Advisory Manager – Risk (Process & Controls) - Hotel, Gaming & Financial Services: The Bahamas   -   NAS000H7 BS-All-Nassau   EY is the only professional services firm with a separate business unit (“FSO”) that is dedicated to the financial services marketplace. Our FSO teams have been at the forefront of every event that has reshaped and redefined the financial services industry.  As a market segment of the FSO, the BBC includes the Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, and Cayman Islands. The BBC operates as one regional practice and we pride ourselves on attracting the best talent from across the globe. By joining the BBC, you will receive unmatched exposure and experience to our continuously growing portfolio of diverse financial services clients.   If you have a passion for rallying together to solve the most complex challenges in the financial services industry, come join our dynamic team!     The opportunity   We currently have a need for an Advisory Manager - Risk: Process and Controls to join our growing advisory practice in the Bahamas. Our Process and Controls practice, a specialty advisory practice within Advisory Services, provides comprehensive risk services through a suite of strategic, outsourcing, and industry-focused operational recommendations that help companies around the world evaluate and enhance their internal audit and risk management functions.    Your key responsibilities   You’ll be responsible for managing multiple client engagement teams at an executive level within the practice and the firm with a focus on clients in the financial services and the hotel/gaming industries. You can expect to work with high performing teams, clients and market leaders to establish audit objectives and scope of work; establish the engagement budget; and lead the overall execution of the audit project through wrap-up and final report delivery.    Skills and attributes for success   On a typical day, you can expect to assist in generating new business opportunities by participating in market facing activities and developing thought leadership materials. We’ll look to you to actively encourage team members to contribute ideas and identify opportunities to introduce EY services, fostering teamwork and innovation.   To qualify for the role you must have A bachelor’s or master’s degree in accounting, finance, business or a related discipline  A professional designation, such as a CPA, CA, APRM, CIA, CFA, CISA certification is highly desirable A minimum of 5 years of related work experience working with a public accounting firm, professional services firm, or within industry Experience in the hotel/gaming industry is required, and financial services industry experience would be an asset Around 3+ years of related audit experience and 2+ years of public accounting experience An ability and willingness to travel outside of your assigned office location as business needs require Successful candidates must work in excess of standard hours when necessary; a valid passport is required Second language skills and international business experience would be an asset. What we look for   We’re looking for passionate leaders with strong vision and a desire to stay on top of trends in the risk industry. If you have a genuine passion for helping businesses achieve their full potential, this role is for you.   What working at EY offers   We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, competitive pension plan, a minimum of 20 days of vacation plus observed public holidays, and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:  The autonomy to use a variety of skills to accomplish goals within a designated service line  A collaborative environment where everyone works together to create a better working world  Excellent training and development prospects, both through established programs and on-the-job training  An excellent team of senior colleagues, dedicated to managing and varying your workload  About EY    As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.