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EY Financial Account Support Associate in New York, New York

EY focuses on high-ethical standards and integrity among its employees and expects all candidates to demonstrate these qualities. At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

The Opportunity

As the Account Support Associate (ASA), you will work directly with high level client-serving professionals (Partners / Principals, Executive Directors, Senior Managers and Managers) to drive project management and engagement coordination for EY’s key account client-serving teams. You will act as a client chargeable, non-technical team member and utilizes the processes and tools of the service line (Advisory, Assurance, Tax and TAS) to effectively manage projects, activities and initiatives that drive efficiencies for the engagement team and reduce time to deliver services to clients, with a focus on maintaining the highest quality standards.

You will interface regularly with engagement team members and external client personnel on large, complex multi-location engagements/accounts. Specific assigned activities may vary based on the needs of the engagement, account or service line.

A high proportion of your time should be chargeable to clients (e.g. – the tasks will be directly part of EY’s products and solutions that we’ve contracted for – audits, tax compliance, etc.). In this role, you are expected to make independent decisions, exercise sound judgment and discretion, and review or coordinate the work of others. Attention to detail, ownership of the entire process, coordination with geographically dispersed stakeholders and a driving personality is crucial to success in this role

Your Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and manage multi-location engagements

  • Proactively contribute to engagement/account team meetings with strategic client and industry insights

  • Proactively identify project risks and opportunities for improving processes

  • Act as the knowledge manager for the engagement team, managing internal databases and/or portals designed to facilitate global team communications and coordination of go-to-market strategy

  • Manage stakeholder expectations, project plans and communications, and provide status updates as needed to continuously move forward in the service delivery process

  • Complete ownership of engagement economics (e.g., hours/budgets/estimates to complete, fees, billings, Work in Process spreadsheets), proactively collaborating with relevant team members (e.g. Financial Management Associate) to resolve any issues that may arise

  • Develop strong working relationships with external client personnel, anticipating client needs and communicating with EY account team leadership

  • Act as a central point of contact for the assigned engagement(s)

  • Gain in-depth knowledge about the services the engagement provides, and utilize that knowledge to recommend ways to improve the service offered

  • Collaborate with the account team, business development and resource management teams as necessary to achieve team goals

  • Coordinate risk management processes, such as engagement letters, client continuance, independence, family tree, pre-approval and other regulatory requirements

  • Monitor and track engagement processes such as Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) filings and instructions on time

  • Gain a strong knowledge of the service line and the engagement, and EY's structure, key personnel and firm policies/procedures

Skills and Attributes for Success:

  • Strong organizational, analytical, mathematical, project management and customer service skills

  • Good attention to detail

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent listening, influencing, interpersonal and presentation skills

  • Ability to address all relevant information/data and develop practical approaches to solving problems

  • Possess creative and curious approach to tackle complex challenges, leveraging internal tools and resources to achieve favorable results

  • Results-oriented approach to drive improvements in engagement economics (financial systems, relationship management tools, revenue pipeline, sales cycle reports, risk assessments)

  • Proven ability to work independently with minimum supervision, and collaboratively with virtual teams

  • Ability to effectively manage concurrent projects, and prioritize multiple tasks including multi-location coordination

  • Competent at meeting tight deadlines, performing high-quality work and diligent follow up

  • Adept at summarizing and concluding activities, applying appropriate documentation standards and lessons learned

  • Adept at protecting confidential and proprietary information

  • Proficient in standard and service line-specific software applications and databases

To qualify for the role, you must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

  • A minimum of 4 years professional work experience

  • Financial analytics, business development and project management experience

  • Strong data analytics and excel skills (e.g. pivot tables, v-lookups, etc.)

Ideally you’ll also have:

  • Prior direct client service a plus

What we offer

We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to the business. The salary range for this job in most geographic locations in the US is $50,800 to $89,400. The salary range for New York City Metro Area, Washington State and California (excluding Sacramento) is $60,900 to $101,500. Individual salaries within those ranges are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge, skills and geography. 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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