Senior Consultant or Manager - EY Financial Accounting Advisory Services, Sector Focus Life Science

Employer
Ernst & Young
Location
Basel, Switzerland
Salary
Not Specified
Posted
May 19, 2021
Closes
Jun 18, 2021
Ref
11032378
Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
In a world that's changing faster than ever, our purpose acts as our 'North Star' guiding our more than 300,000 people - providing the context and meaning for the work we do every day. In doing so, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, clients and communities. Thanks to our innovative services in auditing, tax consulting as well as transaction and management consulting, we proudly lead our clients into the future

With our Assurance Services, we strengthen public confidence in global capital markets and promote sustainable growth. If you're looking to develop your individual skills whilst working in interdisciplinary and multicultural teams, come join us!

EY's Financial Accounting Advisory Services Teams cover a wide range of accounting and reporting, transaction accounting, treasury, and corporate governance services that allow businesses to meet changing market conditions, demands for greater transparency and changing regulatory requirements.

What you can expect - enriching experiences that will last a lifetime
  • Collaborate with the partner, senior manager and client to determine a FAAS strategy that satisfies high client expectations and appropriately addresses risk considerations relating to deliverables
  • Be responsible for managing and delivering Life Sciences FAAS engagements
  • Ensure that the FAAS engagement team understands the client's needs and expectations and the work product is client-focused, clear, accurate and well-presented
  • Ensure work is delivered in a timely manner and in compliance with regulatory requirements
  • Work with other service lines and subject matter experts in providing an integrated service delivery across functions in an international team to meet the clients' high expectations
  • Engage and develop in generating new opportunities related to new FAAS projects and relationships

What you can contribute - skills for shaping the future
  • Experience in the life sciences sector, incl. ability to identify and communicate relevant trends, developments and key performance drivers relevant to the client and in the life sciences sector.
  • Experience in FAAS engagements as advisor or corporate employee, incl. ability to lead engagement teams (e.g. new accounting standards).
  • Bachelor or master's degree (preferred in Accounting/Finance), complemented with completed or progress towards a further relevant professional education (e.g., Swiss Certified Accountant, CPA, ACCA, CFA or comparable).
  • 3 - 8 years (depending on the desired rank, Senior Consultant or Manager) of relevant experience in audit or consulting with a sector focus on life sciences.
  • Proactive, flexible and team-oriented from concept and design through to implementation of projects.
  • Intellectual curiosity and willingness to go "the extra mile".
  • Ability to build your relevant internal and external networks in a fast-paced and international environment investing in sustainable relationships.
  • You have energy, enthusiasm and the courage to lead.
  • You demonstrate integrity, respect and teaming.
  • English is a prerequisite.

Stick to your plans and realize your goals with us! Design your career with EY in a culture that promotes diversity and education.

  • International multi-cultural team of highly motivated professionals
  • Constant personal development with a steep learning curve - a system of trainings, mentoring, counselling and on-the-job learning
  • Modern working environment and equipment, fostering mobile working flexibility
  • Transparent performance-based recognition and progression system
  • Acquire a fully accredited corporate MBA (EY Tech MBA) from Hult International Business School, whilst working with EY, completely free*


Your ambition is as bold as ours. As part of our high-performing teams, you'll build the tech skillsets and growth mindsets to become the leader you want to be. The leader the world needs. Harness our scale, our tech, our teams and our culture to realize your potential. Learn from the best, surround yourself with the curious, ask better questions to seek better answers. The exceptional EY experience. It's yours to build.

Make the next step and apply for this position online. Ref. No: BAS0003F. For further information please contact our recruitment team (recruitment.switzerland@ey.com / +41 58 286 33 66).

* exception of EY contractors, interns and alumni.

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