Senior consultant - Audit (Prague / Brno)

Brno, Praha

From small businesses to some of the world’s best-known brands, our clients count on reliable financial statements, information and processes to inform their ongoing strategies. More than ever, business is about interpreting and reacting to complex data — and they look to us for advice and services they can trust every time. You’ll use your professional skills and experience to make it happen, handling complex audit procedures across a broad range of industries and responsibilities.

The opportunity

You’ll help our clients meet their reporting requirements by accurately reporting on financial statements and providing meaningful insights into accounting and reporting matters. In return, you can expect leading-class learning and development tailored to your unique interests and motivations. You’ll be given all the skills, knowledge and opportunities to progress and become ready to build a better working world for our people, our clients and the communities that support us.

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, so you’ll be a high-profile contact when it comes to resolving complex issues. As you build your knowledge and experience, you’ll become a credible advisor, influencing clients and engagement teams on resolutions that will impact entire industries. You will also be responsible for people management – supervising junior team members and developing them through effectively delegating audit tasks and providing guidance.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Leading fieldwork, managing performance and keeping engagement leaders
  • Completing audit processes and documenting higher-risk areas to increase your technical and business skills in areas including revenue, financial instruments and income taxes
  • Engaging clients and providing authoritative advice and professionalism throughout transactions
  • Constantly developing your understanding of current market trends and processes and sharing your knowledge to develop junior colleagues
  • Understanding our clients’ unique ambitions and needs and referring them to colleagues in other teams and areas to broaden our business relationships where possible

To qualify for the role you must have

  • University degree (preferably in finance or accounting)
  • 2 to 4 years’ work experience as an auditor in a public accounting firm
  • Czech / Slovak language on advanced level
  • Proven project management skills
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills and a collaborative approach to management
  • The flexibility to constantly learn and adapt in a fast-paced environment

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 serious about auditing 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 compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business.
In addition, we also offer 6 weeks of vacation, company paid phone (iPhone), Cafeteria (flexible system of employee benefits in the annual value of CZK 27.000; offering a wide choice of benefits based on your individual preference), opportunities to develop new skills and progress in your career.