EY Core Business Services - Assistant Director - Risk Management Independence (8 month contract) in VI, Australia

Title: Core Business Services - Assistant Director - Risk Management Independence (8 month contract)

Location: AU-VI-Melbourne

Job Number: MEL001SH

Join our Core Business Services (CBS) team and you will help support the important business enablement functions that keep our organisation 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.

Join our Risk Management team and help protect EY from risks that arise from its professional practice. Risk Management teams provide coordinated advice and assistance on independence, conflicts, regulatory and risk management issues, as well as dealing with claims, and any queries regarding the organisation’s ethics. You’ll help us meet our compliance responsibilities while supporting our client-facing teams as they deliver quality service to their clients.

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.


About the opportunity

In your role as Assistant Director in our Independence team you’ll:

  • Provide advice on auditor independence policies for businessrelationships to service line personnel

  • Analyse the facts and circumstances of business relationships withthird parties to apply the auditor independence policies

  • Managing the performance of the business relationship process,including reporting and follow up of any identified non-compliance.

  • Review independence processes to recommend process improvements,whilst ensuring compliance with EY Global and local requirements

  • Knowledge transfer to junior staff through on the job training

  • Respond to ad hoc requests

About you

We’re looking for people with the following experience:

  • Relevant qualification (e.g. Chartered Accountant, CPA),or equivalent experience

  • 3 years independence or compliance experience

  • Problem solving capabilities

  • Great people skills

  • Ability to develop action plans and work with minimalsupervision

  • Managing multiple projects and ability to multi-task

  • Meticulous, thorough and systematic

  • Ability to work in a pressurised customer focusedenvironment

  • Managing conflicting demands

  • Customer service mindset and experience in dealing withdifficult situations

  • Great organisation / project management skills

  • Ability to work within a team, understanding the rolesand focus of the wider team

  • Deadline and results focus with good reporting skills,both verbal and written

  • Sound analytical capability, comfortable withspreadsheets, data manipulation andanalysis

  • An inquiring mind and strong research skills

  • A team player, happy tohelp other team members as required

  • Excellent communication skills

About us

EY is a global professional services organisation providing advisory, assurance, tax and transaction services. We are committed to doing our part in building a better working world, to help create wider economic and social benefits today, and a strong legacy for a better tomorrow.

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