EY Risk - Risk Assurance, Senior Associate in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Risk - Risk Assurance, Senior Associate

Advisory

Requisition # KUA001T0

Post Date Jul 09, 2018

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 engagements.

Your key responsibilities

  • Collaborate with other members of the engagement team to plan the engagement and develop work program timelines, risk assessments, and other planning documents

  • Work with the engagement team to document the business processes dependent on information technology

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

  • Demonstrate and apply a thorough understanding of complex information systems

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

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

Skills and attributes for success

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Strong drive to excel professionally, and to guide and motivate others

  • Advanced written and verbal 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 university degree in accounting, business, information technology, engineering, mathematics or other relevant discipline

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

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

  • Significant experience in applying relevant technical knowledge in at least one of the following engagements:

(a) financial statement audits;

(b) internal or operational audits;

(c) ISAE 3402 Attest engagements;

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

(e) SOX integrated audit and/or

(f) application of data analytics for business process reviews (e.g., ACL, IDEAL, SQL, Tableau, Spotfire)

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

  • Leadership, teamwork and client service skills

  • Demonstrated integrity within 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 junior team 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 confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.

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