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EY Comply - Financial Services - Fund Administration- Senior Manager

EY

EY

Accounting & Finance
Philadelphia, PA, USA · west mifflin, pa, usa
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024
EY focuses on high-ethical standards and integrity among its employees and expects all candidates to demonstrate these qualities. At EY, you’ll 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’re 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.

EY Comply - Financial Services - Senior Manager: This position could be located in PA, TX.

EY is the only professional services firm with a separate business unit, the Financial Services Office (“FSO), dedicated to the wealth and asset management, bank and capital markets, and insurance firms. Our FSO teams have been at the forefront of the most significant industry events that are reshaping and redefining the financial services industry. As a Senior Manager in EY Comply you will work primarily in one of our EY offices in Philadelphia, Hoboken, or Alpharetta, which are EY “offices of the future” and comprised of high-performing resources, who work closely with our experienced client serving professionals, to deliver managed services to our Financial Services clients. If you have a passion for rallying together to solve the most complex challenges in the financial services industry, come join our dynamic FSO team!

The opportunity

By joining EY, you will advance your career by playing a key role in defining the way private equity and PE Fund of Fund General Partners (GPs) meet their reporting requirements for fund controllership, investment books and records, regulatory, tax, and financial statement. Top-tier GPs and investment managers are increasingly looking to EY to provide operational services for critical functions, in parallel with their current custodians. Join our team in building a new service model and identifying innovative ways for GPs to manage books and records, as well as timely fund financial statements.

Your key responsibilities

  • Bring an innovative mindset and experience to rethink the service model focused on quality of work products, while leveraging new technology and a global team
  • Define and drive the overall team vision to develop a strong culture for a start-up business within a Big Four firm, leading by example.
  • Build and foster high performing teaming by inspiring through team vision and career advancement opportunities.
  • Drive execution and high-quality work within expected timeframes and budget through oversight of multiple functional teams of managers and senior analysts
  • Serve as subject matter resource for the intricacies of private equity and PE Fund-of-Fund investment funds, regulatory and financial statement reporting.
  • Establish the strategic and tactical priorities for the team.
  • Review team’s work products and provide necessary coaching for improvement.
  • Identify and mitigate risks at highest level of escalation and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes.
  • Partner with leading industry investment managers on how to operationalize innovative product structures.
  • Innovate new processes for executing critical accounting activities, including capital calls, valuations, and transaction processing by challenging industry standards.
  • Provide thought leadership on business and industry trends relevant to our clients, including the latest regulatory developments, and industry practices for alternative fund structures.

Skills and attributes for success

To qualify for the role, you must have:

  • Minimum 15 years of work experience related to fund controllership, fund valuation, capital calls and distributions, board reporting and production of audited financial statements.
  • People management experience with leading project teams and managing direct reports within an organization.
  • Budget management and forecasting experience.
  • Experience managing large teams and the ability leverage the team's talents in solving problems.
  • Analytical skills, especially an understanding of transaction posting, and investment trial balance debits and credits related to fund controllership, investment books and records and asset management.
  • Strong communication skills demonstrated through effective writing and presentations to executive clients and internal stakeholders based on critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Experience in financial statement reporting and analysis.
  • Effective leadership, project management, and organizational skills
  • An interest in working in an environment which encourages continuous learning, development, and identification of opportunities for improvement of individual and team performance.
  • A willingness to work in an office when production activities require but will have the flexibility to work remotely.
  • Leadership skills to define flexible work arrangements for the team to enable in-person collaboration, while still having the flexibility to work from home, enabling effective teaming and delivery of quality.
  • Experience and desire to redefine ways of working, leading by example, while inspiring your team to buy-in and build their careers.
  • A willingness to travel, approximately one trip per quarter domestically or internationally.
  • A bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, economics, finance, or related discipline

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • MBA or CFA
  • Experience with software tools including document management systems, workflow tools, partnership accounting, investment accounting such as eFront, Investran, or other investment sub-ledger software.
  • More than 15 years of relevant experience and experience in an executive level role

What we look for

You should be flexible and able to manage multiple responsibilities, including delivery of exceptional quality work to our clients. In addition, you’ll cultivate a high performing and inclusive team atmosphere that will value sharing best practices with your colleagues and leaders. A trusted advisor that will advance our vision and strategy to be the best data centric reporting solution provider in the industry.

  • You have an agile, growth-oriented mindset. What you know matters. But the right mindset is just as important in determining success. We’re looking for people who are innovative, can work in an agile way and keep pace with a rapidly changing world.
  • You are curious and purpose driven. We’re looking for people who see opportunities instead of challenges, who ask better questions to seek better answers that build a better working world.
  • You are inclusive. We’re looking for people who seek out and embrace diverse perspectives, who value differences, and team inclusively to build safety and trust.

What working at EY offers:

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction, and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities, and creative freedom to develop your career. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

Join us in building a better working world. Apply now!

What we offer
We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to the business. The salary range for this job in most geographic locations in the US is $129,000 to $294,800. The salary range for New York City Metro Area, Washington State and California (excluding Sacramento) is $154,800 to $335,000. Individual salaries within those ranges are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge, skills and geography. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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