EY Associate 3 - IT Audit in GT, South Africa

Title: Associate 3 - IT Audit

Location: ZA-GT-Johannesburg

Job Number: JOH001MZ

Risk Assurance - Associate 3

As a risk assurance professional, you will be leading assessments and certification services that will directly support C-suite discussions and important business decisions regarding compliance, cost and quality of our clients’ risk management programs. You will be part of an international network of professionals across geographies and sectors, delivering assessment and certification services that will help verify compliance and improve the performance of our clients.

Our structured career framework means you’ll continue to develop, whatever level you’re at. So whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

Job summary

As an Associate 3 you will participate in and supervise multiple client engagement teams and other related activities. Engagements focus on the assessment and/or evaluation of IT systems and the mitigation of IT-related business risks. Engagements may be either assurance (attestation) and/or risk advisory in nature, and vary considerably in size and complexity. All of our services, whether assurance or advisory in nature, 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, our IT risk advisory services focus on IT governance and effectiveness; IT program management and assurance; security and controls of ERP implementations; and business intelligence and information analysis.

This professional serves as a fieldwork leader to assist clients in employing proper information systems, resources, and controls to maximize efficiencies and minimize risk. The successful candidate will work with client personnel to analyse, evaluate, and enhance information systems facilitating the business internal control process, and will assist clients and other professionals in performing information technology control and security engagements.

The Associate 3 (IT) Auditor supports financial audit team with the on-going of the IT environment and planning of IT audits. The Associate IT Auditor will perform and coordinate with clients to conduct IT audit through stand-alone and integrated audits. Exercise excellent judgment in reviewing audit related materials, critiquing processes and controls and communicating the relevance and significance of items noted.


Qualifications, Education and Certification

To qualify, candidates must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field

  • Minimum of three years of IT audit experience as an external auditor or consultant of a mid-to-large company is required

  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) is highly desirable.

  • Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) will be considered with relevant IT audit experience and a commitment to obtain the CISA within two years of hire.

  • In addition, candidates must have a demonstrated competence in:

  • working knowledge of IT control and/or service management standards such as CObIT and ISO preferred;

  • team player and deadline oriented;

  • collecting and analyzing data;

  • thinking and working analytically, making rational and well-supported decisions and recommendations;

  • computer usage and software including Microsoft Office products.

  • managing and organizing work to accomplish objectives timely.