Senior Consultant, Business Advisory - Auckland

EY's Private Client Services (PCS) practice is an integrated and collaborative team of business professionals providing accounting, financial reporting, tax and advisory services to the best clients in the New Zealand market.   
The opportunity
We are currently looking for a Senior Consultant to join our Auckland team. You will have the opportunity to work with a broad variety of private clients including SME's, Start-ups, as well as Owners, high net worth individuals and families.  You will assist with the preparation and compilation of core financial reports and tax documents, develop and assist with the delivery of dashboard reports, and participate in advisory engagements whilst building peer relationships with client organisations.
Your key responsibilities
Drawing on your skills and experience in accounting and tax advisory, you will provide annual tax and financial reporting compliance services and periodic dashboards and analysis. This will include identifying opportunities for performance improvement and new business development. Working across multiple projects and clients, you will have the opportunity to be part of a team advising clients on key growth issues through the delivery of financial statements , budgets, forecasts, key performance indicators, tax returns, tax advice and succession planning.  
Skills and attributes for success

  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Excellent communication skills, team focus and the ability to manage priorities for multiple clients
  • Ability to build strong and lasting business relationships

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Previous experience gained in an accounting firm, corporate or business consulting environment
  • Technical tax and accounting knowledge relevant to individuals and private companies and groups
  • First-class numerical and analytical skills
  • Experience working with various core accounting and tax technologies including MYOB and Xero
  • Knowledge of and an appetite for the use of cloud-based apps and solutions

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • An undergraduate qualification in Accounting and have recently completed or are currently undertaking the CA program

What we look for
We’re interested in leaders with a genuine creative vision and the confidence to make it happen. You can expect plenty of autonomy in this role, so you’ll also need the ability to take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve our current relationships and processes. If you’re passionate about Private Client Services and ready to take on some of our clients’ most complex issues, this role is for you.  
What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and the value you bring. Our Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working, career development, and an extensive range of wellbeing and benefit offerings. We are happy to consider formal and informal flexible working arrangement. To find out how some of our people are using these arrangements to help them achieve a lifestyle balance, please click here.
Who we are
EY is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer offering a vast range of internal networks including Unity, our LGBTI network and our Maori and Pasifika network.  These provide our people with the opportunity to connect across offices and allow us all to embrace and value the diverse society we live within.  We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive work environment. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.
About EY
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, knowledge and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.
Make your mark.
Apply now.
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