Senior Consultant- Financial Accounting Advisory Services- Finance Optimization- Assurance

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Calgary

Website EY

The opportunity

As a FAAS Senior, you will be a professional member of our Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) team. In Canada, our FAAS team consists of dedicated financial reporting and accounting advisory professionals in five locations across the country. We combine technical accounting skills in IFRS, Canadian and US GAAP, practical experience in financial reporting processes as well as deep sector and regulatory knowledge.

Your key responsibilities

As a FAAS (Finance Optimization) Senior, you will help finance leaders meet challenges that their teams are currently facing. You will work with them to achieve their potential acquisition, divestiture, process optimization, process digitization and accounting standard implementation.

You will offer them innovative advice for optimizing processes, using cutting-edge technologies and creating value for their organizations. Please note that we are looking to hire Senior Consultants in Calgary and Vancouver.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Identification and assessment of business needs, development of solutions tailored to client needs, assessment of the Finance function, performance of operations diagnostics, optimization of financial processes, provision of tailored training, and other
  • Prepare deliverables tailored to client needs
  • Promote an innovative and team-oriented work environment
  • Develop and maintain productive relationships with client management
  • Understand the client’s industry and recognize key performance drivers, business trends, and new technical and industry developments
  • Stay informed of new economic developments and their impact on clients
  • Attend training programs to continually develop skills
  • Utilize technology to develop yourself, share knowledge with team members and enhance service delivery
  • Maintain cooperative relationships and foster mutual support with other EY service line teams
  • Strong spoken and written English and French language skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to maintain impeccable relationships with clients
  • Deep knowledge of business trends, emerging technical and industry developments
  • Excellent project management and leadership skills
  • Ability to manage multiple engagements and meet deadlines
  • To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Undergraduate degree in project management, business administration, operations management or industrial engineering and a minimum of 3 to 5 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in process optimization or business analysis, including business process documentation
  • Experience in process digitalization projects (dashboard, robotization, etc.)
  • Experience in using the following tools and software:
  • Modelling and process management tools
  • Process flowchart software (Visio, LucidChart, etc.)
  • Microsoft Office suite
  • Highly adaptable and open to change
  • Integrity within a professional environment
  • Ideally, you’ll also have

  • The ability to work independently in a fast-paced, dynamic team-oriented environment
  • What we look for

    We’re interested in strong team players who support their colleagues in reaching their goals while also considering their own workload and development. If you have the confidence to speak up and influence a team that affects big businesses worldwide, this role is for you.

    What we offer

    At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture – built on high-performance teaming – where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It’s one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.

    We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future.

    Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching 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
  • Diversity and Inclusion at EY

    Diversity and inclusiveness are at the heart of who we are and how we work. We’re committed to fostering an environment where differences are valued, policies and practices are equitable, and our people feel a sense of belonging. We embrace diversity and are committed to combating systemic racism, advocating for the 2SLGBT+ community, promoting our Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, and are dedicated to amplifying the voices of Indigenous people (First Nations, Inuit, and Métis) nationally as we strive towards reconciliation.

    Our diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds, and perspectives make our people unique and help guide us. Because when people feel free to be their authentic selves at work, they bring their best and are empowered to build a better working world.

    EY | Building a better working world 


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