EY Account Support Associate – UKI Assurance – Luton - 12 month FTC (part time) in England, United Kingdom

Title: Account Support Associate – UKI Assurance – Luton - 12 month FTC (part time)

Location: GB-England-Luton

Job Number: LUT0008N

Account Support Associate – UKIAssurance – Luton

AccountSupport Associate – Part time (22-30 hrs/week) 12 month FTC

This is a

fantastic opportunity to join the UKI Assurance team at EY, playing a key

role in the smooth running of the audits of large and complex global

clients.

Theopportunity

Working as

a valued member of UKI Assurance, you will interface regularly with EY

engagement team members and external client personnel at all levels of

seniorities. We’re looking for someone like you who has the autonomy to

become a trusted member of the team and will be expected to make independent

decisions, exercise sound judgment and discretion and own the entire process,

coordinating with geographically dispersed stakeholders.

Your key responsibilities

You’ll spend most of your time dedicated to

engagement administration and non-technical project coordination related

activities. You will provide day to day support to client teams, their

activities and service delivery of audit engagement, including both finance

analysis & general administration. Furthermore, the teams will look

to you to provide support in ensuring that matters such as the budget, invoicing

and supporting analysis for fee negotiations are prepared accurately, and on a

timely basis.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Demonstrating a keen desire to learn in understanding projectmanagement, assisting with budget setting analysis, challenge work in progress,summarise costs against budget and highlight overruns to the account teammembers

  • Prepare supporting analysis for fee billings and assist withmonitoring of credit collection

  • Acting as a key point of contact for clients, dealing withnon-technical account coordination queries and proactively buildingrelationships throughout the period of the audit

  • Work closely with the GDS (Global Delivery Service) in delegatingroutine admin tasks - supervise and monitor the work of the GDS functionmaintaining overall responsibility for task completion

  • Prepare and distribute material for meetings, facilitatediscussion, distribute minutes and follow up on action

  • Communicating relevant client information to account teams andensuring client care surveys are distributed as appropriate and theactions required are properly communicated to the account teams

To qualify for the role you must have;

  • A keen desire to learn, preferably with experience in aprofessional services environment

  • Numeracy skills and the ability to learn and understand calculationof financial measures

  • Ability to plan & manage own workload with minimal directionand complete projects on an accurate and timely basis

  • Strong communication skills, specifically questioning, listeningand writing

  • High level of competency in MS Office, in particular use of MSExcel

  • Strong customer service focus and ability to anticipate team /client requirements

  • Strong analytical and attention to detail skills

Ideally, you’ll also have;

· Experience

of tracking actual costs against budget on a project and an understanding of

financial measures

· Experience

of reporting directly to senior stakeholders on a project

· Be

educated to 'A' Levels standard and/or further education

qualification e.g. HND/degree qualified - preferred although not

essential

What we look for

You will be an energetic and hands on self-starter

who is passionate about the opportunity to work for a large global

business. You will need willingness to learn new systems and

processes but be able to challenge and improve processes where

appropriate. We need you to be adaptable and able to interact effectively

with all levels from Senior Partners to First Year trainees, as well as senior

stakeholders at our clients.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive

remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team

performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for

flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select

benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being,

insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus,

we offer:

· Support

and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues around

· Opportunities

to develop new skills and progress your career

· The

freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

EY is committed to being an

inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements.

We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver

excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without

sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can

be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our

flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction

and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems

we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving

you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. 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 best employer by 2020

a reality.

Qualifications:

Who we are

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.