EY IT Risk Advisor – EY Advisory Services - Nicosia in Cyprus

Title: IT Risk Advisor – EY Advisory Services - Nicosia

Location: Cyprus

Job Number: CYP0002M

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. The opportunity is now. If you are interested in being part of a dynamic team, serving clients and reaching your full potential - Ernst & Young Advisory Services is for you.

Job purpose

We are currently seeking highly skilled and motivated individuals to join our IT Risk Advisory practice, which is among others, a leading service provider to Banking, Insurance and other large corporate clients in a variety of industries, both locally and internationally.

As an IT Risk Professional you will contribute to a broad range of Information Security and IT Advisory related client engagements as well as internal projects, in Cyprus and abroad. Information Security engagements focus on the assessment and/or evaluation of IT systems and the mitigation of IT-related business risks. Engagements may be either assurance 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 helping our clients improve IT and business performance. In addition to assurance-related engagements such as financial attestation engagements, our IT Risk Advisory services also focus on IT governance and effectiveness, IT program management and assurance, security and controls of IT implementations, and business intelligence and information analysis.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Assistance in the planning and execution of Information Technology Audit engagements, including evaluation of IT General controls.

  • Assistance in Information Security Advisory projects related to the ISO 27001 standard, Business Continuity Management, Cyber Security and IT Policies & Procedures.

  • Assistance in Financial Audit Data Analytics engagements.

Candidate Requirements

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or other related fields like Information Security, MIS and Software Engineering.

  • Knowledge, skills and experience in applying the industry best practices in the fields of IT Audit, IT Compliance and Information Security.

  • Knowledge of IT internal control frameworks, professional standards, and leading practices (e.g. COBiT, ISO 27001, ITIL, COSO) will be considered as an advantage. .

  • Good knowledge of Office Productivity tools is a must.

  • Knowledge of CAAT tools (Computer Aided Audit Techniques) like ACL will be considered as an advantage.

  • Good programming skills in any of the following VBA, .NET, PL/SQL, Java will be considered as an advantage.

  • Professional certifications like CISSP, CISA and/or CISM will be considered as an advantage.

  • Candidate is expected to complete a professional certification relating to the field of Information Security or IT Audit / Assurance within the first year of employment

Additional Skills requirements

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and Greek.

  • Energetic, positive and team player.

  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills

  • Demonstrated integrity, values, principles, and work ethic

Why should I work for Ernst & Young in Information Technology Risk and Assurance?

Risk management protects business performance and contributes to sustainability in results. It's about achieving a clear understanding of risks and developing plans to manage them. As part of our team of risk professionals, you'll work with multinational businesses and public sector organizations to develop an integrated, holistic approach to risk and control. You'll help them benefit from their investments in internal controls and have greater confidence they can respond to whatever the future may hold. You'll be engaged in delivering some of the most significant and class-leading internal audit and risk engagements globally. As part of our market-leading global network of risk professionals, you'll gain the valuable experience you need to become a successful risk advisor. You'll also team with other Advisory professionals in multidisciplinary engagements with major global clients, helping them transform and sustain their business performance. At Ernst & Young, we recognize that it's the perspectives, skills and enthusiasm you bring to our clients that makes the difference.

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