EY Audit Senior – Wealth & Asset Management (FSO) - Winter 2017: the Bahamas in Bahamas, The

Title: Audit Senior – Wealth & Asset Management (FSO) - Winter 2017: the Bahamas

Location: Bahamas

Job Number: BAH0008U

EY, a global market leading professional services organization, with dynamic people in more than 150 countries, is committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, tax, advisory and transaction advisory services. We are the only professional services organization who has a separate business dedicated exclusively to the financial services marketplace. Join Financial Services (FSO) and you will work with multi-disciplinary teams from around the world to deliver a global perspective. Aligned to key industry groups including asset management, banking and capital markets, insurance and private equity, we provide integrated advisory, assurance, tax, and transaction services.

As a market segment of the FSO, the BBC includes the Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, and Cayman Islands. The BBC operates as one regional practice and we pride ourselves on attracting the best talent from across the globe. By joining the BBC, you will receive unmatched exposure and experience to our continuously growing portfolio of diverse financial services clients.

Through diverse experiences, world-class learning and individually tailored coaching you will experience ongoing professional development. 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.


Job summary

The role of the Wealth & Asset Management Audit Senior is to perform audit procedures in complex areas while building technical competence and functioning as the primary day-to-day contact for the audit client.

Key responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with audit clients.

  • Direct field work, inform engagement leaders of audit engagement status and manage staff performance.

  • Complete audit procedures and documentation for higher risk areas in order to broaden your technical skills (e.g., revenue, financial instruments and income taxes).

  • Participate in client engagements during a transaction (e.g., initial public offering (IPO), business combination or debt offering).

  • Contribute ideas/opinions to the audit teams.

  • Develop an understanding of EY’s service offerings.

Qualifications, Education and Certification

To qualify, candidates must have:

  • A bachelor’s or a graduate degree with a concentration in Accounting, Finance or related field.

  • A minimum of two years of relevant experience working as an auditor for a public accounting firm.

  • Although not required, the ideal candidate would have experience serving clients in the wealth & asset management industry which may include mutual fund complexes, hedge funds, private equity funds or other investment vehicles.

  • An internationally recognized professional accounting certification, such as a CA, CPA, ACA, ACCA, or equivalent.

  • Experience in supervising, planning, executing and reporting on audits of financial statements prepared in accordance with US GAAP and/or IFRS

  • Ability to manage multiple engagements and competing priorities

  • Ability to supervise and mentor staff

  • Excellent project management skills.

  • Advanced written and verbal communications skills.

  • Dedication to teamwork and leadership.

  • Ability and willingness to travel.

EY, an equal employment opportunity employer, values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people.