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EY Senior Consultant, Technology Risk, FS, London in London, United Kingdom

Senior Consultant, Technology Risk, FS, London


Requisition # LON00II9

Post Date Sep 08, 2020

Technology is at the heart of most modern organisations. As well as opening a world of opportunities, technology exposes organisations to a variety of risks. We help our clients to identify and manage these risks to protect their stakeholders. As a Senior Consultant within our Technology Risk team, you will help our clients identify and manage their technology risks whilst simultaneously gaining skills to develop a career in a fast growing professional services organisation. Working with some of the world’s most prestigious Financial Service (FS) organisations you will be an integral part of our Technology Risk team, part of Advisory within EY UK.

The opportunity

As a Technology Risk Senior Consultant you will have the opportunity to work on a range of IT Consulting and Assurance projects, including IT External Audit Support (known in EY as FAIT or Financial Audit IT), IT Internal Audit, IT components of Regulatory Reviews and other assurance activities (e.g. client money, Solvency II, IFRS17, Section 166, Service Organisation Controls Reporting), Operational Resilience, Emerging Technology risk, Trust in Robotics Process Automation and controls related work within FS. This portfolio also includes working alongside with our wider Consulting and Assurance colleagues to help clients protect their reputation by mitigating their business, financial reporting and IT risks, on a broad range of topics where design or effectiveness reviews over IT and data controls are required.

We are a market leader across Big-4 with new major audit wins across Financial Services clients, with significant revenue growth projected in 2021. We are also continuing to evolve our capability to innovate and automate which also places us ahead of our competition. We have a clear focus on delivering high-quality, high-profile, multi-discipline, multi-country projects, helping clients solve their most complex IT and data issues with a clear focus on quality. We are part of asingle integrated financial services teamwith over 150 people dedicated in the UK as part of wider FSO EMEIA Technology Risk team consisting of over 500 people, serving some of the largest financial services institutions in the world.

Your key responsibilities

As part of our commitment to flexible working, you will manage your time between working on client site and in our offices, as a member of our highly skilled engagement teams. You will work alongside our Senior Managers and Managers on a number of high profile clients undertaking various engagements. These engagements are focussed on strengthening processes and controls around big emerging issues relating to technology and data risks.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Workingon client engagements and attend client meetings to identify risks, testcontrols and provide an opinion on the security of the clients’ IT environment

  • Analysingdata, liaising with clients and presenting your work with a clear focus onquality

  • Assistingin the project management of client engagements

  • Workingclosely with Assurance colleagues to identify and communicate risks affectingthe financial audit

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Ademonstrable professional IT External or Internal Audit experience

  • Experiencein delivering integrated audits across IT/operations/finance including ITgeneral controls (ITGC), IT automated controls audit

  • Experiencein conducting IT audits over major change programmes and regulatory remediationprogrammes

  • Knowledgeof payments, front-to-back office controls, change programmes, and Operationalresilience

  • ThirdParty Risk Management and Information Security auditing experience

  • Experiencein managing and delivering IT audits and to deliver these services with highaudit quality

  • Experienceworking for a professional services consultancy firm, major financialinstitution or blue chip industry firm in IT external audit, IT internal audit,or IT risk management is highly preferred but not essential

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experiencewithin the Financial Services industry and a good understanding of the FStechnology landscape

  • Understanding ofUK and EMEIA FS regulatory environment

  • Recognisedprofessional qualification such as CISA, CISM, CISSP

What we are looking for

You’ll be a trusted technology risk advisor to our clients, specialising within the Technology Risk field, so they’ll look to you to find, ask and answer the questions nobody else has asked yet and then develop and execute an effective service. If you’re ready to take on a wide range of responsibilities and are committed to build a better working world by helping organisations to identify and manage their technology risks whilst simultaneously gaining skills to develop a career in professional services., this role is for you.

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, coaching andfeedback from some of the most experienced and engaging colleagues around

  • Opportunities to develop newskills and progress your career

  • The freedom and flexibleworking environment to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

  • Defined career paths,investment in formal Learning & Development, career mobilityopportunities,and a clear focus onfostering a diverse and inclusive culture.

About EY

We bring diverse ideas, backgrounds and mindsets together. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

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.

Apply now.

Who we are

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.