Manager, Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) at Ernst & Young (EY)

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Ernst & Young (EY)

Manager, Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) at Ernst & Young (EY). Please make sure you read the job requirements before applying for this position.

Ernst & Young (EY) is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Manager, Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS)

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • At EY, you will 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 are 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.
  • As a Manager, you will be a professional member of our Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) team. Our Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS) team consists of dedicated accounting advisory professionals based in Lagos Nigeria. We combine technical accounting skills in IFRS, practical experience in financial reporting as well as deep sector and regulatory knowledge. We have access to a global network of professionals with wide-ranging financial accounting standards knowledge.
  • FAAS helps clients in determining, monitoring, and disclosing financial and non-financial insights. Our services 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.
  • We provide innovative support to inspire confidence while addressing reporting challenges that stem from the changing economic and regulatory environment.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Manage client opportunities, develop, and maintain trusted relationships with clients.
  • Respond to client’s ongoing adhoc technical accounting queries.
  • Manage and mentor junior engagement team members.
  • Manage and support senior management of team in delivering services to the client on complex transactions.
  • Manage engagements on new accounting standards (such as IFRS 17), financial reporting, transaction accounting, adhoc accounting advice and other related engagements.
  • Write and review client reports based on analysis of fact patterns and other relevant information.
  • Understand the client’s industry and recognize key performance drivers, business trends, and emerging technical and industry developments.
  • Stay informed of general business/economic developments and their impact to the client.
  • Conduct timely performance reviews and provide performance feedback/training. Lead by example.
  • Use technology to continually learn, share knowledge with team members, and enhance service delivery.
  • Maintain an educational program to continually develop skills. Maintain cooperative relationships with other engagement teams.
  • Identify, manage, and participate in business development activities.
  • Understand EY and its service lines and actively assess/present ways to apply knowledge and services.
  • Develop long-term relationships and networks both internally and externally.

Qualifications, Background, and Skills

  • A Degree in Accounting or other related discipline
  • Professional qualification: ICAN, ACCA or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 – 7years experience in accounting advisory or technical accounting within financial services such as banking and insurance industry.
  • Strong technical knowledge of accounting standards related to financial instruments (IAS 32, IFRS 9, & IFRS 7), Insurance contracts (IFRS 17) and other standards relevant to financial services clients (IFRS 15, IFRS 16, IFRS 3, IFRS 10).
  • Demonstrate mastery of key concepts and principles related to process improvements, project management and change management; show an ability to apply these consistently in engagement settings
  • Excellent written and communication skills, with proficiency in English.
  • Proven ability to identify and pursue business opportunities whilst maintaining a solution mindset as well as drive and resilience to deliver in a pressured environment.
  • A dedication to teamwork and leadership.


Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply

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