FAAS Qualified Senior London/Bristol

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • EY.
  • 29 Sep 16

FAAS Qualified Senior London/Bristol

The Bristol Financial Accounting Advisory Services ("FAAS") team works across a wide range of Insurance, Asset Management and Banking sub-sectors. The team specialises in accounting support, assistance in compliance with regulatory standards, implementation of new accounting standards and providing accounting experience during financial due diligence and public offerings.

We are looking to recruit high calibre, experienced individuals who have an excellent understanding of the market, a strong technical skillset and relevant work experience which they have an ability to advise clients on.

With us, you will develop your technical and market knowledge further and also understand how a large variety of different businesses operate. You will be able to work on a variety of projects, have greater flexibility and excellent career progression opportunities.

FAAS is a growing market area and we are the market leader in what we do, evidenced by the large number of accounting change and conversion engagements we have won with a wide range of FS clients.

We are currently recruiting for talented qualified accountants with Advisory/Regulatory experience to join our FAAS team in Bristol.

What you will do:

► Day to day management of client relationships

► Execution of the work plan and delivery of high standard client deliverables

► Identify opportunities with existing clients and also amongst your own network

► Manage the key stakeholder relationships in engagements, both internally and externally, to enable targets to be met

► Coach and develop newer and more junior team members

There is an element of travel involved with this role


► ACA/ACCA accountancy qualification (or equivalent)

► Good knowledge and experience of regulation, compliance and operating practices for Insurance managers

► Thorough knowledge of IFRS, Solvency II, UK GAAP or US GAAP gained within the Financial Services sector particularly Insurance experience

► Assertive and proactive approach to the delivery and implementation of projects

► Strong interpersonal skills: written, presentation and influencing

► A quick learner with analytical capability and attention to detail, who is adaptable

► Ability to utilise research effectively and explain complex subjects in a clear and concise manner

► A genuine interest in the Insurance market, with a focus on client relationships

► The ability to work under own initiative and in many different and challenging environments

► Ability to network effectively within large organisations and build relationships with individuals and clients

► Specific financial services experience within either Insurance, Banking or Asset Management

► Industry or international experience beneficial but not essential

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.