Job description


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


Join our Core Business Services (CBS) team and you will help support the important business enablement functions that keep our organization running strong. As a CBS professional, you will work across teams to provide the knowledge, resources and tools that help EY deliver exceptional quality service to our clients, win in the marketplace and support EY’s growth and profitability. Major teams within CBS include Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources, Enterprise Support Services, Brand Marketing and Communications, Business Development, Knowledge and Risk Management.
With so many offerings, you have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. That’s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.
Job Summary:
This individual will work with the Assistant Director to support our network of retired PPEDD’s in complying with the Independence requirements. The position will involve direct interaction with retired PPEDD’s and the use of various internal independence research and compliance tools.
Essential Functions of the Job:
Support the internal review of permissibility for inquiries by our former or retired partners and principals for prospective employment, consultation and expert witness engagements. Also conduct initial assessments of the permissibility of accepting Board of Director roles.
Support the review of former or retired US partners or principals for associations with prospective assurance clients and communicating results to Independence team.

Support the Retired and Former Partner & Principal Confirmation mailing, including coordination of mailings, review of results and posting of results to internal applications.

Update and maintain database of requests from former or retired partners and principals.

Support the monthly reconciliation of various Rabbi Trust arrangements to EY financial systems and producing monthly status reporting

Support the periodic review of former or retired partner affiliations with EY assurance clients.

Provide assistance with special reports and projects, as requested.
Analytical/ Decision making Responsibilities:
The role requires strong analytical skills and independent thinking. Individual needs to be able to obtain information from both interviews and internal applications and then compile and analyze data.
Knowledge and Skills Requirements:
Requires excellent communication skills – individual will be a primary point of contact with our network of former or retired partners and principals.
Knowledge of various independence rules will be required (but can be developed through training).

Supervision Responsibilities:
Expected to work independently with limited supervision.  From time to time, may involve use of resources from other groups, including GDS.
Other Requirements:
Individual will be required to be on-site in Secaucus, NJ to perform most job functions. Some flexibility may be possible. Overtime is not regularly required, but will be periodic and not always predictable.
To qualify, candidates must have:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
Approximately 2-3 years of experience
Ernst & Young LLP, an equal employment opportunity employer (Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Disabled), values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people.

About the company

A multinational professional services firm headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is one of the "Big Four" audit firms and is the third largest professional services firm in the world by aggregated revenue in 2014.

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