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Assistant Manager - IT Risk Assurance

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Advisory
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JOH002A2 Requisition #
Risk Assurance - Senior Associate
 
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Our Risk Assurance services are designed for the dual purpose of strengthening internal controls and in doing so, helping to improve IT and business performance. In addition to assurance-related engagements such as financial attestation and ISAE 3402 engagements, our IT risk advisory services focuses on IT governance and effectiveness; IT program management and assurance; security and controls of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementations; and business intelligence and information analysis. We are currently offering positions in the following areas:
 
•           Application Risk & Controls practice
•           Information Management and Analysis Services practice
•           Financial Services Technology Risk and IT Regulatory Services
 
 
Responsibilities:
 
In your role as a Risk Assurance Senior Associate you’ll:
  • Effectively supervise and motivate client engagement teams with diverse skills and backgrounds.
  • Consistently deliver quality client services and manage expectations of client service delivery.
  • Drive high-quality work products within expected timeframes and on budget.
  • Monitor progress, manage risk and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes.
  • Stay abreast of current business and industry trends relevant to the client's business.
  • Develop and maintain long-term relationships and networks with clients and internal EY stakeholders.
  • Demonstrate deep technical capabilities and professional knowledge.
  • Possess in depth business acumen and demonstrate ability to quickly assimilate to new knowledge.
  • Remain current on new developments in advisory services capabilities and industry knowledge.
We’re looking for people with the following experience:
  • A recognized university degree in accounting, business, information technology, engineering, mathematics or other relevant discipline
  • Must have 4 years experience as an IT Auditor
  • At least 4 years of relevant consulting or industry experience, preferably in a professional services environment or MNC
  • Candidates who possess professional certifications such as Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and / or Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) are highly encouraged to apply.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, communication, writing and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrates integrity, values, principles, and work ethic.
  • Willingness to travel on overseas assignment as the need arises
In addition, candidates should have experience in at least one of these specific areas below:
 
1. Application Risk & Controls:
This practice focuses on enterprise IT application assessment, Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) technology assessment, IT Application and Tool Implementation. We deliver valuable insights and enable better business decisions through improved quality of information.
 
To qualify, candidates should have:
  • Working experience on at least two (2) full cycles of access control framework definition, security role design, remediation and implementation for ERP solutions such as SAP and Oracle.
  • Working experience in performing business process controls review, access controls review (e.g., segregation of duties) and project risk assessments in an ERP environment.  Having experience in continuous controls monitoring and controls optimization type of work would be an advantage.
  • In-depth knowledge on key risks and expected controls (including compensating controls) in one or more business processes (e.g., procure to pay, and financial statement close).
2. Information Management and Analysis Services:
This practice focuses on analytics delivery, analytics enablement, data quality and governance, and data management. We deliver valuable insights and enable better business decisions through effective collection, storage, analysis and management of quality of information.
To qualify, candidates should have:
  • Working experience in one or more of the following domains: data / statistical analysis, data management, data quality assessment and profiling, data governance, data warehouse / Cubes development, business intelligence, data mining, data conversion, continuous auditing / monitoring, data modeling, and/or ETL development.
  • Competency with one or more of the following tools would be an added advantage: SQL, R, ACL, IDEA, SAS, SPSS, Business Objects, Congos, Tableau, Spotfire or other OLAP / analysis tools.
  • In-depth knowledge with analytics implementation / development in one or more domains / industries (e.g., procurement, HR, banking and / or government) would be useful.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, and ability to work with incomplete or imperfect data.
  • Ability to identify and visualize relationships within large, not obviously related data sets.
  • Familiarity with linear algebra and matrix algorithms is a plus. Ability to build and interpret probabilistic models of complex, high-dimensional systems is a plus.
3. Financial Services Technology Risk and IT Regulatory Services:
This practice focuses on operational, management and governance aspects of technology risk and providing end-to-end IT regulatory advisory services. This requires relevant industry understanding and prior experience in handling or with regulators would be beneficial
To qualify, candidates should have:
  • Strong understanding of industry operational and technology risk management processes and underlying technology controls.
  • Experience in engaging and managing a variety of stakeholders with an ability to consult and develop remediation options, risk mitigation solutions.
  • Understanding of regulatory reporting requirements and underlying technology requirements.
  • Practical experience and understanding of technology and business processes in providing related risk assurance and advisory considerations.
At EY we support you in achieving your unique potential both personally and professionally. We give you stretching and rewarding experiences that keep you motivated, working in an atmosphere of integrity and teaming with some of the world's most successful companies. And while we encourage you to take personal responsibility for your career, we support you in your professional development in every way we can. You enjoy the flexibility to devote time to what matters to you, in your business and personal lives. At EY you can be who you are and express your point of view, energy and enthusiasm, wherever you are in the world. It's how you make a difference.

 

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