EY Independence Associate - Global Independence System in Chicago, Illinois
At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.
Risk Management supports our people in managing the risks that arise during our daily working lives. We work closely with all parts of the organization to identify, manage and monitor risk, providing coordinated advice and assistance on independence, conflicts, compliance, regulatory, policy, security issues, as well as dealing with claims and any queries regarding ethics.
We are operating in an increasingly connected world which is changing how to manage risk. With fast-paced technology advancements, new innovations in emerging technologies, and an ever-challenging regulatory environment, it is business critical for our organization to identify not only the risks but the opportunities these present to us. As a Quality and Risk Management (Q&RM) Associate, you’ll make educated, thoughtful decisions on Risk Management. Our brand depends on it. It’s all part of our long-term commitment to building a better working world and in return, you can expect plenty of opportunities to take on new responsibilities and develop your career.
Your key responsibilities
You’ll be the initial point of contact for client teams. You’ll provide research and analysis across a variety of functional areas. You’ll interpret Q&RM policies, determining required actions and making recommendations based on firm guidance. In addition, you’ll analyze issues and produce deliverables to document the diligence with which such tasks were performed, as the work product for these individuals is subject to review and scrutiny by outside regulators.
Skills and attributes for success
Use knowledge gained from in-depth client service or infrastructure experience, to resolve Independence policy and procedure issues, violations and concerns
Manages client relationships so that expectations are met or exceeded by advising what to expect and by when, and through listening and responding to client needs
Understands key requirements of regulators’ independence rules and firm policies and is knowledgeable about RM areas outside of independence
Identifies emerging risks and proposes solutions to address these
To qualify for the role you must have
Strong research and communications skills
Experience in project management
Strong problem-solving skills
Ability to be flexible and take initiative
Strong organizational skills
Ability to successfully handle multiple tasks
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and technology savvy
Strong verbal and written communication skills
A bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
1-4 plus years related experience
Ideally, you’ll have
An understanding of independence rules and policies and key requirements of the firm and regulators.
Ability to perform initial reviews of submissions from client teams and evaluates completeness, accuracy and appropriateness of proposed transaction/requests
What we offer
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.
Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.
If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.
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