EY Senior Manager – IT Risk Assurance (Calgary) in United States

Title: Senior Manager – IT Risk Assurance (Calgary)

Location: United States

Job Number: UNI009SU

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Within EY's IT Risk Assurance practice, we are currently seeking a Senior Manager IT Audit professional to participate Internal and External audits services.

This professional will manage engagement teams, as well as directly assist clients in employing information systems, resources, and controls to maximize efficiencies and minimize risk. The successful candidate will also work with client personnel to analyze, evaluate, and enhance information systems facilitating the business internal control process, and will assist clients and other ITRA professionals in performing information technology (IT) control and security engagements.

This candidate will be required to participate in both internal and external audit services. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Financial Audit IT Integration – Execution of IT related audit procedures (including IT related procedures beyond ITGCs) in support of financial statement audits and reporting on internal controls over financial reporting (integrated and non-integrated audits).

  • Internal Controls Attestations – Focus on providing an opinion on management’s assertion over business processes and controls including IT General Controls.



  • Work with the engagement team and client to create plans for accomplishing engagement objectives and a strategy that complies with professional standards and which addresses the risks inherent in the engagement.

  • Brief the audit team on the client's IT environment and industry IT trends.

  • Maintain relationships with client management to manage expectations of service, including work products, timing, and the value to be delivered.

  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of complex information systems and apply it to client situations.

  • Demonstrate excellent project management skills, inspire teamwork and responsibility with engagement team members, and use current technology/tools to enhance the effectiveness of deliverables and services.

  • Understand Ernst & Young and its service lines and actively assess what the firm can deliver to bring value to clients.

  • Generate new business opportunities by developing ideas and solutions to present to internal and external clients.


  • A minimum of 8 years of experience (post-graduation) working as an auditor for a public accounting firm or have particular systems/technology experience to meet special needs

  • Extensive experience in IT Audit methodologies relates to financial statement audit

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in Business Administration, Commerce, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or other relevant program required.

  • Possessing relevant accounting / audit designation(s) or working towards one (e.g. CPA, CIA, and/or CISA) is required.

  • Proven ability to teach and develop junior staff increasing their knowledge base related to IT auditing.

  • Post graduate degree in a related field (MBA preferred)

  • Excellent leadership and teamwork skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Highly motivated, committed self-starter

  • Demonstrated integrity within a professional environment

  • Willingness to travel, including travel to the U.S.

EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply