Assurance – Financial Accounting Advisory Services – Intern – Winter 2024
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What if your career could have a lasting impact on you, and on the world?
Here at EY, you’ll have the chance to build a truly exceptional experience. We’ll empower you with the latest technology, surround you with high-performing teams, and provide the global scale and diverse and inclusive culture you need to discover your full potential. Through our coaching and training programs, you’ll develop the skillsets you need to stay relevant today and, in the future, – all while building a network of colleagues, mentors, and leaders who will be on the journey with you at EY and beyond.
The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.
The opportunity: your next adventure awaits.
The broad business perspective you get in EY’s Assurance practice will serve as a launch pad to your career, whether you stay at EY to partner or seek a role in the C-suite. Our easy-to-use Audit Career Framework will help you map your successful career path, understand just what’s expected of you, and access the right learning, experiences and coaching to support your career progression. Along the way, you’ll develop a deep understanding of the inner workings of business and draw on your accounting knowledge to help solve complex challenges.
Your key responsibilities
Our Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) team is growing exponentially, and as an intern, you will play a key role in that growth. You will develop new, and enhance existing client relationships, serve on highly skilled project teams and deliver a first-class customer experience through high profile engagements. In return for helping us to build a better working world, you can expect excellent career opportunities within a dynamic and collaborative environment.
Your key responsibilities
· Identifying potential audit issues or unusual relationships in financial statements with detailed analytical trend analysis.
· Demonstrating your professionalism while working in clients’ environments and providing exceptional service.
· Operating effectively in a regulated environment, with a focus on protecting the capital markets and the investing public.
· Developing and maintaining relationships with our clients to provide definitive auditing services that the capital markets and the client can rely upon.
· Sharing the story of value-added insights discovered through data analysis with our clients.
How will I spend most of my time?
· Demonstrating basic knowledge of complex financial accounting, reporting, disclosure, and internal controls over financial reporting concepts
· Executing high profile projects and engagements related to: finance optimization (e.g., process optimization and automation using RPA, AI & ML), strategic transactions (e.g., IPOs or mergers and acquisitions), sustainable finance (e.g., ESG reporting and long-term value strategy and reporting), or accounting standards change (e.g., CECL, LDTI or LIBOR).
· Understanding the client’s industry and recognizing key performance drivers, business trends, and emerging technical and industry developments. Staying informed of general business/economic developments and their impact to the client.
· Demonstrating your professionalism while working in clients’ environments and providing exceptional service
· Develop and maintain long-term productive client relationships and networks.
What we look for
· You have an agile, growth-oriented mindset. What you know matters. But the right mindset is just as important in determining success. We’re looking for people who are innovative, can work in an agile way and keep pace with a rapidly changing world.
· You are curious and purpose driven. We’re looking for people who see opportunities instead of challenges, who ask better questions to seek better answers that build a better working world.
· You are inclusive. We’re looking for people who seek out and embrace diverse perspectives, who value differences, and team inclusively to build safety and trust.
o Have or be working toward, an undergraduate or graduate degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field
o A strong academic record, including, without limitation, course work that EY deems relevant to this position
o A demonstrable plan for passing the CPA, CFA, CMA or other recognized professional credential.
o The ability and willingness to travel and work in excess of standard hours when necessary
o Access to reliable transportation to/from the EY office and client sites. A driver’s license is strongly recommended as ride share and public transportation options may not be available in all locations
o A passion for activities outside of your studies, especially promoting your ability to collaborate as part of a diverse team
o An eagerness to learn how our clients operate across different industries.
o Candidates interested in the Government & Public Sector focus must:
- Have sole U.S. citizenship and be able to obtain and maintain a secret clearance or higher, within the designated time frame, which will be determined by the engagement requirements for a security clearance.
- Present verification that you have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 before your start date. If you are not able to be vaccinated because of a medical condition or disability or because of a sincerely held religious belief, an accommodation will be considered upon request.
What’s in it for you
- Accelerate your technical capabilities and transformative leadership skills with future-focused courses and development programs.
- Broaden your horizons by working on highly integrated teams across the globe and collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds — both professionally and culturally.
- Bring out the best in yourself with continuous investment in your personal well-being and career development.
- Develop your own personal purpose and help us create a positive ripple effect on our teams, our business, clients and society – building a better working work, together
- 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, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid-time-off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being.
What you can expect
- Our approach to hiring utilizes several different formats throughout the course of the recruiting process.
- Additional interviews may be in the form of a live interview, either via video or in person.
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What we offer
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, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
- Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
- Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
- Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
- Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.
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