23 days ago

Experienced Audit Manager in Basel


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Experienced Audit Manager in Basel

In a world that's changing faster than ever, our purpose acts as our 'North Star' guiding our more than 280,000 people - providing the context and meaning for the work we do every day. In doing so, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, clients and communities. Thanks to our innovative services in auditing, tax consulting as well as transaction and management consulting, we proudly lead our clients into the future.


With our Assurance Services, we strengthen public confidence in global capital markets and promote sustainable growth. If you're looking to develop your individual skills whilst working in interdisciplinary and multicultural teams, come join us!


What you can expect - enriching experiences that will last a lifetime

  • Manage the integrated audits of Swiss international companies headquartered in Switzerland and subsidiaries which prepare their financial statements in accordance with US GAAP and IFRS and are subject to audits in accordance with US GAAS/PCAOB/ AICPA/ ISA auditing standards.
  • Adapt the audit approach to the changing client environment. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of complex accounting and auditing concepts and apply them to client situations.

  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel and assess clients' satisfaction. Proactively maintain contact with the client throughout the year.

  • Direct daily fieldwork, inform supervisors of the engagement status, and manage staff performance.

  • Coach Swiss-based audit teams on US accounting and auditing matters and provide internal and external trainings.

  • Furthermore you will develop people through effectively delegating tasks and providing guidance to staff. You will provide performance feedbacks and trainings, and conduct performance reviews.

  • Foster an efficient, innovative, and team-oriented work environment. Contribute ideas/opinions to the audit teams and listen/respond to other team members' views.

What you can contribute - skills for shaping the future

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Accounting and Finance with additional qualification, i.e. US CPA and direct working experience with U.S. accounting and auditing standards.
  • You have at least 6-8 years of external audit experience with SEC registered public companies, ideally gained within a top tier consultancy company

  • Strong working experience and qualifications to serve clients in reporting under US GAAP and IFRS and perform audits in accordance with PCAOB, AICPA and ISA

  • Broad expertise in data analytics, project insight initiatives, business acquisition testing, and carveout procedures.

  • Solid background with SOX 404 requirements, strong analytic capabilities and effective client relationship skills

  • Strong experience in leading and coaching audit staff and seniors on technical accounting/auditing procedures (including new accounting standards such as ASC 606/IFRS 15 and ASC 842)

  • Assertive and proactive approach, excellent organizational skills and ability to work in an international team environment, ability to network effectively within large organizations and build relationships with individuals and clients

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English are essential. Knowledge in German and other languages is beneficial

  • You are excited to travel nationally and internationally


Do you have challenging plans? Stick to them and realize your goals with us! Design your career with EY in a culture that promotes diversity and education.

  • International multi-cultural team of highly motivated advisory professionals

  • Constant personal development with a steep learning curve - a system of trainings, mentoring, counselling and on-the-job learning

  • Modern working environment and equipment, fostering mobile working flexibility

  • Transparent performance-based recognition and progression system
Become part of our high-performing teams!

Do the next step and apply for this position online . Ref. No: BAS0003H. For further information please contact our recruitment team (recruitment.switzerland@ey.com / +41 58 286 33 66).