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Public Accountants with US Experience - EY

Locatie: Amsterdam

The Netherlands consistently ranks in the top 10 of the world’s happiest nations, according to research by the organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. Why not consider moving to the Netherlands as a qualified public accountant (i.e. CPAs, CAs) with PCAOB auditing experience? EY the Netherlands is currently looking for public accountants with US Experience so if you want to work in a bright, friendly and energetic team, this is the role for you.  

The opportunity
You’ll be responsible for participating in and supervising US-related client engagements, including preparation and review of the audit documentation. You’ll develop the audit approach and prepare detailed audit programs for walkthroughs, tests of controls and substantive procedures. On a daily basis you execute audit procedures, such as understanding and evaluating significant sources of information, performing walkthroughs, testing controls, and executing substantive procedures in moderately complex, judgmental and/or specialized areas.
Your key responsibilities
Everything you’ll do will come back to providing exceptional audit activities for our clients. Colleagues and clients from a diverse array of backgrounds will look to you first for answers. For example to discuss moderately complex issues with engagement team and client management, in the areas of IFRS / US GAAP accounting, PCAOB auditing, and US-related financial reporting. Next to this you are also the person who will lead the teams and explain to junior team members the objectives of an audit, planned procedures, and the review process.
Additionally, colleagues and clients from a diverse array of backgrounds will look to you first for answers. For example, you will be the first contact point on complex issues in the areas of IFRS / US GAAP accounting, PCAOB auditing standards, and US-related financial reporting.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Prepare memoranda, e-mails and other correspondence (e.g., audit plan, meeting agendas, summary of deficiencies, and other corre­spondence with the client).
  • Participate in meetings with the client. Present information to others in one-on-one and small group situations, such as verbal presentations to client personnel.
  • Interact with client personnel in a professional manner and demonstrate a commitment to continually improve our client’s satisfaction.
  • Provide guidance to assist junior team members in reaching their full potential.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • An active CPA, CA, or equivalent license
  • At least 3 years of experience working as an auditor for one of the Big 4 firms, with at least 1.5 years of experience working in the US on PCAOB audits
  • Proficiency in PCAOB auditing requirements
  • Experience with US-related financial reporting requirements
  • Experience leading the planning, execution and reporting of audits
  • Experience reviewing reporting packages or financial statements and foot­note disclosures in conformity with US GAAP and/or IFRS
  • Diverse industry experience
  • English language skills at an advanced level (business English)

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Proficient IT skills (Word, Excel, Power Point)
  • Visited the Netherlands in the past or know a bit about the Dutch culture

What we look for
We’re interested in people who are self-motivated and have the desire to exceed expectations. People who pay attention to detail with a commitment to high quality and accuracy. You need will the ability to foster teamwork by maintaining cooperative relationships with the engagement team. For this role it is important that you are flexible about travel possibilities within the Netherlands. Clients are located in Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Eindhoven, Zwolle, and elsewhere. If you’re serious about auditing and a person who can contribute to a work environment that leads to high morale, productivity, and open communications, this role is for you.  
What working at EY Offers
We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development. A career with EY is not like any other; with us, your competencies and your areas of interest will determine your future, plus we offer you:

  • A career within a global leading consulting and audit firm, working with prominent national and global institutions
  • A position with a high degree of autonomy and responsibility, and room for personal development

About EY
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise 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. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.
If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
For more information regarding this vacancy and the application procedure, please contact Maya Visser, Senior Recruiter Experienced Hires at or +31 (0) 6 21251509. 


Information and application:


Please send your application for Public Accountants with US Experience at EY in Amsterdam including your CV via our website.

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05 maart 2019
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More information:

For more information regarding this vacancy and the application procedure, please contact Maya Visser, Senior Recruiter Experienced Hires at or +31 (0) 6 21251509.

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