Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Sydney


Auditors seeking new adventures in Australia on Working Holiday Visa (6 month contract)
- Connect locally and globally from anywhere using our advanced technology solutions

- Work with different teams on projects in varying locations

- Choose a career that connects you globally on a daily basis

About EY

The opportunity

Are you considering a working holiday in Australia? Assurance is growing across Oceania and we are seeking experienced Auditors who've got the travel bug and are wanting to try out the Aussie lifestyle, meet new people and work on interesting projects in a new country. We have 6 month contract opportunities across multiple locations including; Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne.

Please note that interested candidates must be eligible for a working holiday visa in Australia. You can view the eligibility criteria here:

Your key responsibilities

- Leading fieldwork, managing performance, coaching and mentoring more junior team members and keeping engagement leaders updated on audit engagements

- Effectively managing Audit processes with appropriate consideration of audit risk issues and accounting technical matters, including revenue, financial instruments and income taxes

- Engaging clients and providing advice and professionalism throughout transactions, including identification of areas for improvement in clients' business processes

- 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

- Expertise in accounting frameworks (IFRS) and in related financial reporting matters.

Skills and attributes for success

- 2-5 years experience in delivering external audit and assurance engagements

- Experience leading the planning, execution and reporting on audits

- Proven track record with developing and maintaining client relationships

- Excellent communication and negotiation skills and a collaborative approach to management

Ideally, you'll also have

- Expertise in accounting frameworks (IFRS) and in related financial reporting matters.

- A strong academic record, including a degree and progress towards/completion of a recognised accounting qualification (CA, CPA, ACCA)

Who are Assurance?

Assurance is a promise, a positive declaration intended to give confidence. You can be part of the next big climate change initiative, work with the latest innovative forensic intelligence or provide robustness and clarity as part of an audit committee. EY teams deliver on providing that confidence to our clients and you can be part of that promise. Learn more about Assurance here -

What working at EY offers

Our Total Rewards package includes:

- formal or informal flexible working options e.g. remote working, flexible start and finish times -
- career and learning development e.g. EY badges ( ), career mentoring

- an extensive range of wellbeing and benefit offerings e.g. Salary packaging, parental leave and support, health checks

Who we are

EY is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer ( ) offering a vast range of internal networks including Ability EY, our disability network, Unity, our LGBTI network and our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander network enabling us all to embrace and value the diverse society we live within. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application via or +61 1800 017 666.

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

The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their external third party provider.

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