Manager - Financial Accounting Advisory Services in Abu Zaby [Abu Dhabi], United Arab Emirates

at Ernst & Young

Client Services
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Job description Within EY'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. 

We currently have a career opportunity for Manager Financial Accounting Advisory Services based in Abu Dhabi office with deep knowledge of one or more of the following competencies: 

► 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 


► Be responsible for participating and/or managing FAAS engagements. 

► Collaborate with the partner, senior manager and client to determine a FAAS strategy that appropriately addresses risk and manages client expectations relating to deliverables. 

► Participate and/or manage FAAS engagements. 

► Ensure that the FAAS engagement team understands the client's needs and expectations and that the work product is client-focused, clear, accurate and well-presented. 

► Ensure work is delivered timely and in compliance with regulatory requirements. 

► Deliver effective execution of the FAAS service delivery framework. 

► Work with other service lines in providing an integrated service delivery. 

► Monitor the FAAS engagement team's performance against the budget, and alter if necessary.

► Identify and communicate relevant trends, developments and key performance drivers relevant to the client. 

► Consult with appropriate resources on complex accounting issues. 

► Participate in sales of new FAAS work.


Desired Skills and Experience Qualification 

To qualify, candidates must have: 

► A bachelor's degree and approximately 5 years of related work experience; or a graduate degree and approximately 4 years of related work experience 

► An undergraduate or master's degree in accounting and/or other appropriate academic major 

► At least 4 years of experience working as an auditor for a public accounting firm and particular business/industry experience to meet special needs 

► Strong advisory (selling) mindset 

► CPA/CA/ACCA certification 

► Strong technical skills and recognized cautious risk management ability 

► Deep understanding of the client's industry and marketplace 

► Strong management skills to lead teams, delegate appropriately, mentor, review performance and counsel employees 

► Strong written and verbal communication, presentation, client service and technical writing skills. Fluency in Arabic is required; 

► Ability and comfort level in researching client inquires and emerging issues, including regulations, industry practices and new technologies 

► Flexibility and willingness to travel on short notice, as necessary
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