EY Employee Review
Long hours and low pay but good learning opportunities
Longest and hardest I've ever worked with a steep learning curve as seniors/managers don't have a lot of time to teach (because everyone is doing what they can). Tests the upper threshold for work but when you look back you'll be amazed at how much you've learnt and of the friends you make.
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Long hours, low pay
The hardest part is the complexity of work nature as we were required to contact a wide variety of stakeholders in order to manage affairs of a company (most likely in liquidation). The most enjoyable part is there were supportive colleagues who did not hesitate to offer help when needed.
• Understand the fraud, internal controls policy and compliance policy by inspecting client investment processes, valuation procedures, risk assessment procedures and daily operations • Manage teams of more than 50 people globally; coordinate audit team activities to meet objectives within time constraints by leading and coaching juniors to ensure all quarterly/yearly financial matters are completed accurately and on a timely basis, coordinate and communicate review memorandum with Ernst and Young inter-offices, audit committee and board of directors • Work closely with regulatory bodies for compliance procedures such as investment restrictions, liquid capital requirement to Type 1,4,5,9 SFC licensed corporations and SFC licensed funds • Work closely with client and provide professional advisory services on internal control and financial statement disclosure. E.g. segregation of duties, valuation inputs in the methodology and risk exposure • Develop and customize marketing materials to promote audit and advisory services, support sales generation and increase brand recognition to the market • Regular contact with external service providers and provide suitable advices to customers on the accounting systems and administrator services • Review consolidated and statutory accounts, management letters and generate audit issue memorandum • Strong knowledge in USGAAP, IFRS, HKFRS, and experience in carried interest calculation, capital calls, distributions, and SPV accounting, ORSO scheme, GIPS and ISAE 3402 review or SOC 1 report. • Provide technical trainings to the team - more...