From small businesses to some of the world’s best-known brands, our clients count on reliable financial statements, information and processes to form their ongoing strategies. More than ever, business is about interpreting and reacting to complex data - and they look to us for advice and services they can trust every time. You will use your professional skills and experience to make it happen, assisting our clients to address the accounting and financial reporting challenges facing their business.
We are currently seeking Audit professionals at Senior rank to join the Audit Shipping team and help our clients meet their requirements by accurately reporting on financial statements and providing meaningful insights into accounting and reporting matters. In return, you can expect leading-class learning and development tailored to your unique interests and motivations. You will 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 the communities that support us.
Your key responsibilities
Everything you will do will come back to providing exceptional audit services to our clients. Colleagues and clients from a diverse array of backgrounds will look to you for answers, so you will be a high-profile contact when it comes to resolving complex issues. As you build your knowledge and experience, you will become a credible auditor, influencing clients and engagement teams on resolutions that will impact entire industries.
Skills and attributes for success
Leading fieldwork and keeping engagement leaders updated on projects developments
Completing audit processes (such as understanding and evaluating significant sources of information, testing controls and performing substantive procedures), identifying areas of audit significance and documenting higher-risk areas
Preparing memoranda, working papers, letters and correspondence (e.g. audit planning memorandum, audit approach plan, management letter, correspondence with the client)
Drafting financial statements and footnote disclosures in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles
Constantly developing your understanding of current market trends and processes and sharing your knowledge to develop junior colleagues
Understanding our clients’ needs and demonstrating a dedication to continually improve our services
Using technology to continually learn, share knowledge and enhance service delivery
To qualify for the role, you must have
Excellent academic background including a bachelor/master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business or other related field supported by 2-4 years of working experience as an auditor (specialized in Shipping) in an accounting firm
Professional accountancy qualification or working towards gaining one (ACCA, ACA, CPA, SOEL)
Substantial MS office knowledge
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Greek and English
Strong teamwork and project management skills
Results-oriented approach with keen attention to high quality, details and accuracy
Flexibility to travel in accordance with client and other job requirements both locally and internationally
Ideally, you’ll also have
Prior working experience in one of the big audit firms
What we look for
We are not just looking for technical accounting experience - we are interested in professionals with a creative vision and the confidence to make it happen; professionals 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 your career
The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
Join us in building a better working world.