EY Risk - Risk Assurance, Senior Associate in Wilayah Persekutuan (KL), Malaysia

Title: Risk - Risk Assurance, Senior Associate

Location: MY-Wilayah Persekutuan (KL)-Kuala Lumpur

Job Number: KUA001HZ

Our independent position and assessment capabilities provide clients with a candid and reliable overview of their risk landscape and the controls in place. 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.


The opportunity

You will participate in and supervise multiple

client engagement teams and other related activities.

Engagements focus on the assessment and/or

evaluation of Information Technology (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.

As a Senior Associate within the Risk Assurance

team, you will serve as a fieldwork leader to assist clients in employing

proper information systems, resources, and controls to maximize efficiencies

and minimize risk.

You will work with client personnel to analyze,

evaluate, and enhance information systems facilitating the business internal

control process, and will assist clients and other IT Risk & Assurance

professionals in performing information technology control and security


Your key responsibilities

  • Collaborate with othermembers of the engagement team to plan the engagement and develop work programtimelines, risk assessments, and other planning documents

  • Work with theengagement team to document the business processes dependent on informationtechnology

  • Serve as a fieldworkleader by directing the daily progress of fieldwork, informing supervisors ofengagement status, and managing staff performance

  • Demonstrate and apply athorough understanding of complex information systems

  • Use knowledge of thecurrent IT environment and industry IT trends to identify the engagement andclient service issues, and communicate this information to the engagement teamand client management through written correspondence and verbal presentations

  • Demonstrate and applystrong project management skills, inspire teamwork and responsibility withengagement team members, and use current technology and tools to enhance theeffectiveness of deliverables and services

Skills and attributes for success

  • Strong analytical andproblem-solving skills

  • Strong drive to excelprofessionally, and to guide and motivate others

  • Advanced written andverbal communication skills

  • Dedicated , innovative,resourceful, analytical and able to work under pressure

  • Foster an efficient,innovative and team-oriented work environment

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A recognized universitydegree in accounting, business, information technology, engineering,mathematics or other relevant discipline

  • Minimum of 2 years ofwork experience in IT audit or IT risk advisory for a public accounting firm, aprofessional services firm, or within industry

  • Relevant consulting orindustry experience, preferably in a professional services environment or MNC

  • Significant experiencein applying relevant technical knowledge in at least one of the followingengagements:

(a) financial statement audits;

(b) internal or operational audits;

(c) ISAE 3402 Attest engagements;

(d) ERP security and control reviews (Oracle, SAP,


(e) SOX integrated audit and/or

(f) application of data analytics for business process

reviews (e.g., ACL, IDEAL, SQL, Tableau, Spotfire)

  • Project managementskills, and able to manage concurrent engagements as a Team Lead

  • Leadership, teamworkand client service skills

  • Demonstrated integritywithin a professional environment

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • CPA, CA, CISA, CISSP, CISM, CBCP, CIA, CIPP,CGEIT certification or related professional qualification

  • Experience of coaching and developing juniorteam member

What we look for

Highly motivated individuals with excellent

problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a

rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you’ll be a confident

team player equipped with strong people management skills and a genuine passion

to make things happen in a dynamic organization. If you’re ready to take on a

wide range of responsibilities, and are committed to seeking out new ways to

make a difference, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers

EY offers a competitive remuneration package

commensurate with your work experience where you’ll be rewarded for your

individual and team performance. We are committed to being an inclusive

employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements, where this

may be needed, guided by our FWA Policy. Plus, we offer:

• Support, coaching and feedback 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

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 confidentlydemonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon aspossible.

Join us in building abetter working world.

Apply now