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IFRS Senior Advisor
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2 months ago
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2 months ago
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As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. This is what makes us different, and renders working here a unique, lifetime experience.


The Opportunity


We are currently seeking professionals to strengthen our IFRS Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) team. Our IFRS FAAS team consists of a group of experts who’s day-to-day activities exist in supporting fast growing companies to take the next step (e.g. being an IPO or sale to a third-party investor). In this dynamic environment, we help companies to convert their figures from local GAAP to IFRS and to prepare their first set of IFRS financial statements. Next to this, our team offers technical IFRS accounting advice to mature IFRS appliers. Large, multinational companies count on our teams to analyze how major transactions would influence the IFRS financial statements and therefore the stock price of their shares.


We are looking for ambitious, proactive and self-starter professionals at experienced Senior rank to drive the growth of our team.  



Why Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) be right for you?


Our roles are varied but we come together to achieve similar objectives for our clients; everyone has a different part to play. Whether you have experience of a specific industry, advising clients or teams on complex IFRS matters, advising clients through IPOs and debt raising or regulatory reporting, there is a role for you.    


Our clients look to us as trusted consultants, and as a FAAS professional, you will be at the heart of that goal. As FAAS professional you will have a great opportunity to expand your technical knowledge and skills, working on challenging projects for major corporate and financial services clients in Greece as well as major clients abroad and frequently work with other service lines. At the same time, you will have the opportunity to make a real difference to the FAAS team during a time of exciting growth.


You will be provided with the opportunity to further develop your expertise, differentiate yourself from your peers and be part of a dynamic and growing part of the firm.


You will be building strong relationships with clients, working collaboratively to achieve their goals and demonstrate your ability to deliver high quality service. You will have a great opportunity to expand your technical accounting and financial reporting knowledge and skills, act as the IFRS specialist working collaboratively with audit and advisory teams on different projects across industries, including on complex business transactions.


Our team is very diverse representing a wide range of backgrounds and experiences.


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. Your work will be recognized and rewarded, and a solid career will lie ahead of you. Sounds interesting?



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
  • Collaborating effectively with Managers and Senior Managers at the planning, execution and wrap-up stages of FAAS engagements 
  • Building strong relationships with clients working collaboratively to achieve their goals
  • Demonstrating positive attitude, professionalism, teamwork competences, project management and leadership 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 accuracy along with strong appetite for development
  • Embracing technology to continually enhance service delivery



To qualify for the role, you must have


  • 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, CFA, CPA, SOEL)
  • 2-6 years of relevant working experience in an IFRS department at a large accounting firm or at an IFRS applier.
  • Very good IFRS knowledge, strong technical skills, ability to research IFRS technical issues and recognized risk management ability
  • Experience in performing IFRS technical analysis, making IFRS calculations, drawing-up the accounting entries for the IFRS adjustments and preparing IFRS financial statements.
  • Professional acumen in analyzing complex accounting issues and providing solutions in accordance with the relevant accounting standards and legislation
  • Strong analytical skills that enable you to think out of the box and come with good ideas to help our clients address their complex accounting questions.
  • Substantial knowledge of Microsoft Office and Outlook applications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Greek and English and the ability to explain specialized concepts to non-technical audiences.
  • Results-oriented approach with keen attention to high quality and accuracy
  • Ability to work under tight timelines.
  • Flexibility to travel in accordance with client and other job requirements both locally and internationally (travelling is subject to Covid-19 limitations)



Working location: Athens (hybrid)


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:   


  • 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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