Audit Seniors – Financial Services and/or Insurance sectors

Job Title: Audit Seniors – Financial Services and/or Insurance sectors
Location: Greece
Reference: ATH000FF
Contact Name: Andrianos Karagiannis
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 11, 2020 09:37

Job Description

Do you have a passion for Financial Services and/or Insurance? Do you have a background in Audit? If so, we are looking for people who have experience within the Financial Services or/and Insurance sectors, specifically at the part qualified and qualified Senior rank. Our Audit practice is one of the most trusted, respected and influential organization in the industry. As part of our team, you will be using your skills and experience in order to give companies, investors and regulators confidence in the validity of financial statements and provide meaningful insights into both accounting and reporting matters and business-critical information or processes.




The opportunity




This is a great opportunity to join the fast-growing Audit Financial Services and Insurance practice in Athens. You will be part of a team where you will receive exposure to some of EY's most diverse and exciting clients and be given all the skills, knowledge and opportunities to progress and become ready to build a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. Moreover, you will be able to also work on extremely interesting accounting advisory related work on Insurance (IFRS 17) and Financial Services. Your work will be recognized and rewarded, and a solid career will lie ahead of you. Sounds interesting?




Your key responsibilities


As an Audit Senior, you will work on various Audit engagements in Financial Services and Insurance sectors in which EY is acknowledged as a market leader. You will become a credible Auditor, influencing clients and engagement teams on resolutions that will impact entire sectors by: 


  • Leading day-to-day fieldwork and keeping engagement executives updated on Audit engagements
  • Effectively completing Audit processes with appropriate consideration of Audit risk issues and accounting technical matters
  • Understanding of Solvency II requirements and expanding IFRS 4 and IFRS 17 Knowledge based on your previous experience in the Audit of Insurance companies (life and non-life)

  • Embracing technology for a more efficient and effective Audit approach
  • Constantly developing your understanding of current market and industry trends and processes and sharing your knowledge to develop junior colleagues by providing on the job training on Audit skills and industry matters
  • Understanding our clients’ unique ambitions and needs and demonstrating a dedication to continually improve our services and broaden our business relationships where possible


Skills and attributes for success




  • Fostering an efficient, innovative and team-oriented working environment by maintaining cooperative relationships that lead to open communications and sharing of information

  • Demonstrating positive attitude, professionalism, teamwork competences, project management skills and high level of self-motivation and desire to exceed expectations

  • Illustrating critical thinking and ability to work in a multi-tasking and results-oriented working environment with keen attention to high quality and details

  • Using technology to continually enhance service delivery




To qualify for the role, you must have




  • 2-5 years of relevant Audit working experience with a proven track record of outstanding performance and Financial Services or/and Insurance knowledge

  • Excellent academic background including a bachelor and/or master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration or other appropriate academic major

  • Professional accountancy qualification or working towards gaining one (ACCA, ACA, CPA, SOEL)

  • Substantial knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook applications

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Greek and English

  • Flexibility to travel in accordance with client and other job requirements both locally and internationally (travelling is subject to Covid-19 limitations)





Ideally you will also have




  • Prior working experience in one of the big audit or mid-tier firms

  • Experience in Audits or other Assurance work for Financial Institutions/Financial services entities






What we look for




We are interested in highly motivated candidates with a creative vision and the confidence to make it happen; candidates who can integrate with and influence clients from a varying range of organizations, as part of a diverse and highly driven team. If you are looking to develop your career within a truly dynamic team, where you will make a measurable difference across some of the most prestigious businesses around, this role is for you.




Working location: Athens






What working at EY offers




We offer a competitive compensation package where you will be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our rewards package includes a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:




  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress in your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you




About EY




EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, strategy, transaction and consulting services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.




If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, we will be happy to hear from you.


Join us in building a better working world. 




Apply now.