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Associate - Assurance, Financial Accounting Advisory Services Core (2024 Grads)

Ernst & Young LLP (Singapore)
Singapore (SG)
Closing date
1 May 2024

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Accounting - practice
Salary band
Non-UK salary
Contract type
Full Time
Where will they be working
Not applicable

Job Details

The exceptional EY experience. It's yours to build.


The opportunity: your next adventure awaits


Our Assurance group is one of the most trusted, respected and influential organisations in the industry. As part of our team, you will provide peace of mind to clients by using your skills and experience to give companies, investors and regulators confidence in the validity of financial statements and business-critical information or processes. Groups (or, as we call them, sub-service lines) within Assurance include External Audit, Climate Change and Sustainability Services, Financial Accounting Advisory Services and Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services.


We’re looking for a Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) Associate to join our team.


You’ll assist our clients to address the accounting and finance operational and reporting challenges facing their business.  You’ll be part of a team that provides insight and services that accelerate analytics, decision-making and innovation to build a stronger and more efficient finance function.

You will join our nearly 70,000 assurance professionals and experience ongoing professional development through diverse experiences, world-class learning and individually tailored coaching. 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.


Your key responsibilities

In your role as a FAAS Professional, you will provide finance transformation consultancy and accounting and finance advisory services encompassing:

Finance Applications, Processes and Analytics

  • Support on enhancing and testing accounting processes and controls, including SOX controls

  • Internal controls remediation

  • Participate in finance business process reviews to identify areas of improvement in clients’ finance applications and processes

  • Develop, configure, and test developed third party finance applications for clients

  • Conduct data analysis and provide recommendations to improve finance processes and systems

  • Assist with project management activities for large scale finance transformation projects

Enhanced Corporate Reporting and Accounting

  • Provide accounting support/assistance for areas such as: Adoption of new standards, restructuring of entities, development of accounting and reporting policies, GAAP conversions

Transaction accounting, IPO and Capital Markets

  • Accounting support/ assistance for due diligence transactions, such as preparation of carve out financial statements

  • Post-acquisition support such as Day 1 & Day 2 transaction support, consistency in accounting policies

  • IPO readiness such as preparation of pro-forma financial statements, process and control gap assessment


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 possess a consulting mindset. We’re looking for people who enjoy solving complex problems and working collaboratively with clients to achieve their goals. We’re looking for people who can navigate ambiguity, think critically, and communicate effectively to build strong relationships with clients and colleagues.

  • 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. 



  • Pursuing a Degree in Accounting or equivalent

  • Enthusiasm in drawing insights and trends from financial data, combining data analytics with accounting and financial reporting skills

  • Strong interest in utilizing technology to drive process improvements in finance and accounting

  • Good verbal and written communication

  • Demonstrated proficiency in utilizing financial systems and software

  • Demonstrated strong organizational and project management skill


What’s in it for you

  • Accelerate your technical capabilities and transformative leadership skills with future-focused courses and development programs.

  • Develop deep understanding of finance transformation and analytics, gaining hands-on experience with leading financial software solutions and tools.

  • Opportunity to be certified in leading financial software solutions and tools, enhancing your technical expertise and positioning you as a versatile finance transformation consultant

  • Gain exposure to various industries and collaborate with experienced professionals from diverse backgrounds.

  • 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 world, together.

  • Flexible work arrangements


What you can expect

  • Candidates may expect a phone screening

  • Please note that for your application to be considered, you are required to upload the following documents together with your online application.
    • Detailed resume

    • Highest academic certification and transcripts

  • Please note that applications are shortlisted on a rolling basis. We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

  • This job is for EY Singapore and based in Singapore.


At EY, we’re dedicated to helping organizations solve their toughest challenges and realize their greatest ambitions - from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies – and the work we do with them is as varied as they are.

Through our four service lines — Assurance, Consulting, Strategy and Transactions, and Tax — we help our clients capitalize on transformative opportunities. We also help them fulfill regulatory requirements, keep investors informed and meet the needs of all of their stakeholders. And in a fast-changing world, we give them the support they need to be effective today and create long-term value for tomorrow.

Across all disciplines and from every angle, EY professionals draw on our shared creativity, experience, judgment and diverse perspectives to reframe the future for our clients – now, next and beyond.

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