EY Manager, Risk / Data Analytics, IT Risk & Assurance, Edinburgh in Scotland, United Kingdom

Title: Manager, Risk / Data Analytics, IT Risk & Assurance, Edinburgh

Location: GB-Scotland-Edinburgh

Job Number: EDI000LE

Data and Analytics is one of EY’s core business accelerators, and is integral to EY’s 2020 strategy and growth plans. The Data and Analytics community is rapidly expanding, and today consists of over 400 dedicated analytics professionals across the UK and Ireland. We have specialist teams in all of our service lines, with areas of specialty including:

  • Fraud Investigation and Dispute Services

  • Risk & Control Analytics

  • Assurance Analytics

  • Direct and Indirect Tax

  • Value and Business Modelling

  • Enterprise Intelligence

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Our practice

The Risk & Controls Analytics team helps clients to understand how well their processes, systems and controls are functioning by capturing and analysing large volumes of their transactional data. Control weaknesses are quantified and we support with remediation by giving clients full insight into the activity across their processes. We work with cutting edge technologies and visualisation techniques to carry out analysis and to tell the story.

Due to the continuing growth of the Risk and Assurance business and increasing demand for analytic solutions by our clients, we are currently recruiting Analytics Managers.

The role

The Risk & Controls Analytics team helps clients to understand how well their processes, systems and controls are functioning by capturing and analysing large volumes of their transactional data. Control weaknesses are quantified and we support with remediation by giving clients full insight into the activity across their processes. We work with cutting edge technologies and visualisation techniques to carry out analysis and to tell the story.

Working with EY’s biggest clients in the UK and Ireland, you will work across a wide range of industries and sectors including Oil and Gas, Manufacturing, Consumer Business, Health, and Government.

Typical projects the team are involved in include:

  • Process analytics in major ERP systems (e.g. SAP, Oracle, or Peoplesoft)

  • Risk and control monitoring platform development

  • Data migration and reconciliation assurance

  • Data governance and quality reviews

  • Internal and External audit analytics

Ambitious and committed, you will be looking to cement your career with an organisation that will give you outstanding opportunities for personal and professional growth.

Desired Skills and Experience

We are looking for professionals with a desire progress their career in analytics and who have experience in the following areas:

  • A successful track record in data analytics consulting as a Manager, with experience gained through a top tier professional services firm or consultancy (e.g. Big 4, Cap Gemini, IBM, or Accenture).

  • Previous work leading technical data analytics teams (e.g. Internal Audit Analytics, Business Intelligence, Management Information Systems, or Data management) within a large organisation.

  • Working knowledge of the process flows, underlying data structures and configuration of major ERP systems (e.g. Oracle, SAP, Peoplesoft, Dynamics).

  • Working knowledge of core financial processes (e.g. purchase to pay, order to cash) and their related risks and controls.

  • Proven ability in SQL (T-SQL or PL/SQl) scripting, including writing stored procedures and data extraction/manipulation using queries.

  • Working knowledge of a range of visualisation tools (Tableau, Spotfire, Qlikview).

  • Exposure to the application of machine learning is desirable.

  • Experience developing data models and reports in a SAP HANA environment or with data warehouse solutions such as Teradata would be highly desirable.

To be successful in this position, you will have:

  • High level of drive, commitment to achieving solutions and ability to work under pressure.

  • Intellectual strength / flexibility to rapidly understand complex problems and rationalize these into workable solutions which can then be delivered.

  • Strong written and verbal communication, presentation, client service and technical writing skills, coupled with a strong interest in further developing and integrating operations with technology skills.

  • Strong team player.

  • Flexibility to travel to, and work in other locations.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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Who we are

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.