EY GRC, WAM, Senior Consultant, Financial Services, London in London, United Kingdom

GRC, WAM, Senior Consultant, Financial Services, London


Requisition # LON00E4R

Post Date Jun 05, 2018

Process and Controls, Wealth Asset Management – Senior Consultant


Competitive business today is all about making intelligent, informed decisions. As a Process and Controls Senior Consultant, you’ll help make this happen. That will mean using your expertise and client facing experience and working with our Managers and Assistant Directors to help clients within the Wealth Asset Management arena. You will help them to ensure that their Internal Controls are fit for purpose and help them prepare for Audit.

The opportunity

You will perform internal audit and risk advisory projects in accordance with the client’s risk management strategy and EY's internal audit methodologies. You’ll have the opportunity to work with high-growth clients and other market leaders in the asset management industry. Joining this growing team will enable you to work on a range of projects which will help you broaden your skills and learn from high performing professionals in your field.

Your key responsibilities

  • You will help deliver audits and take responsibility through wrap-up and final report delivery

  • Help maintain a strong client focus by effectively serving client needs and developing productive working relationships with client personnel. Stay abreast of current business and economic developments and new pronouncements/standards relevant to the client's business

  • Work effectively as a team member sharing responsibility, providing support, and updating senior team members on progress

  • Assist in conducting performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for staff

  • With support, you will maintain an educational program to continually develop personal skills

Skills and attributes for success

  • Ideally, you will have had project management experience, ideally relating to risk management projects

  • The ability to build relationships with colleagues across the business, supporting them and promoting a collaborative culture

  • A confident manner with good communication skills, who both technical knowledge and commercial understanding


To qualify for the role you must have

  • Strong academic record including at least a 2.1 classified degree or equivalent, a professional qualification would be advantageous

  • Strong understanding of the investment management industry:

  • Front Office - Investment process, portfolio management and broking

  • Middle Office – Distribution, client reporting and performance analytics

  • Back Office – Investment accounting, Clearing and settlement and Corporate actions

  • Solid understanding and experience of processes and controls in particular from performing internal audit reviews

  • Knowledge of operational process and process analysis

  • Internal audit, COSO, data analytics, computer assisted audit techniques (CAATs), continuous control monitoring (CCM), financial statements, SOX, 404, internal controls, financial reporting and fraud

Ideally, you'll also have

  • Great communication skills

  • The ability to work with a variety of stakeholders at all levels

  • A real desire to work as part of a team

What we are looking for

You’ll be a trusted business advisor to our clients, specializing with Internal Audit matters. You will have strong experience of Wealth Asset Management and an understanding of Front, middle and back Office as well as a sound understanding of products and procedures. In addition to this you will be an experienced in audit compliance, techniques and methodologies.

What working at EY offers

We offer an attractive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching 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 provider of 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, theexceptionalEY experience lasts a lifetime.And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our goal to be the best employer by 2020 a reality. For you this will mean you have greater control over the work you are involved in and you will gain from exceptional training and coaching provided at EY. Feedback is an essential part of what we do and this will be forthcoming in order for you to maximize your potential and be part of a dynamic team.

If you can 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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