EY

Insurance Client Account Coordinator UKI Audit, Open to flexible working

Recruiter
EY
Location
London (Central), London (Greater)
Salary
£Competitive
Posted
14 May 2021
Closes
14 Jun 2021
Ref
LON00JFL
Contract Type
Permanent

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. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a proactive, driven individual to join the UK Assurance team at EY in our London office, playing a key role in the smooth running of the audits of complex clients.

The opportunity

Working as a valued Level 2 (Senior) member of UK Assurance, you will interface regularly with EY engagement team members and external client personnel at all levels of seniority. We are looking for someone who has the autonomy to become a trusted member of the team and will be expected to make independent decisions, exercise sound judgment and discretion, take ownership of processes, coordinating with geographically dispersed stakeholders.

Your key responsibilities

You will spend most of your time dedicated to engagement administration and non-technical project coordination. You will provide day to day support to audit teams, their activities and service delivery of audit engagements, including both financial analysis & general administration.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Prepare supporting analysis for fee billings, monitoring and conducting credit collection
  • Take the lead on budget setting analysis, challenge work in progress, summarise costs against budget and highlight any variances to the account team members
  • Act as a point of contact for clients, dealing with non-technical coordination queries and proactively build ongoing relationships
  • Play a key role in the project management of the audit cycle through diary management and maintaining audit timetables and staffing
  • Prepare and distribute material for meetings, facilitate discussion, take and distribute minutes and follow up on actions
  • Work closely with EYs overseas GDS (Global Delivery Service) team, delegating routine admin tasks - supervise and monitor the work of the GDS function maintaining overall responsibility for task completion

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A keen desire to learn, preferably with experience in a professional services environment
  • Have an understanding of account management with proven project management skills
  • Ability to multitask and deal with a wide and varied workload and during key busy periods, be able to work to tight deadlines whilst maintaining high standards of work
  • Numeracy skills and the ability to learn and understand calculation of financial measures
  • Ability to plan & manage own workload with minimal direction and complete projects on an accurate and timely basis. Managing multiple ongoing and ad-hoc projects with the ability to prioritise is essential
  • Strong communication skills, specifically questioning, challenging and confidence to approach stakeholders of all seniority
  • High level of competency in MS Office with advanced level MS Excel
  • Strong customer service focus and ability to anticipate team / client requirements

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience of tracking actual costs against budget on a project and an understanding of financial measures
  • Experience of reporting directly to senior stakeholders on a project
  • Be educated to 'A' Levels standard and/or further education qualification e.g. HND/degree qualified - preferred although not essential 

What we look for

You will be a confident self-starter who is passionate about the opportunity to work for a large global business. You will need willingness to learn new systems and processes but be able to challenge and improve processes where appropriate.  We need you to be adaptable and able to interact effectively with all levels from Senior Partners to First Year trainees, as well as senior stakeholders at our clients.

What 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.

Apply now.

Who we are

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

Please note:

Prior to finalizing your application, you will be asked to provide personal information across several dimensions of diversity and inclusiveness. The information you provide is kept entirely confidential and will not be used to evaluate your candidacy. We collect this data to help us analyse our recruitment process holistically and implement actions that promote diversity and inclusiveness. While optional, we encourage you to provide this information to hold us accountable towards our goal of building a better working world. Read more about our commitment to diversity& inclusiveness here . We ask because it matters!

EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.

Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

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