EY Senior Consultant – Internal Audit – Perth in Perth, Australia

Senior Consultant – Internal Audit – Perth


Requisition # PER000WC

Post Date May 08, 2018

Drawing on its reputation for providing deep industry experience and market leading professional services to industry, EY’s Advisory business is currently offering the opportunity to join its growing Internal Audit practice. You can be part of an innovative and dynamic team with a passion and commitment for the delivery of Internal Audit and broader risk advisory services.

EY has an integrated perspective on all aspects of organisational risk. We are the market leaders in internal audit and financial risk and controls, and we continue to expand our capabilities in other areas of risk, including governance, risk and compliance as well as enterprise risk management.

As the leading provider of internal audit services, we work closely with our clients of all sizes and across all sectors and bring our knowledge and experience to every engagement. We invest heavily in our people, methodology and technology in support of our commitment to quality. We innovate by utilising tools and enablers such as embedded data analytics and controls optimisation in our work to provide the most efficient and cost effective internal audits.

Your key responsibilities

You will be responsible for working on multiple client engagement teams within the practice. You can expect to work with top tier clients, addressing compliance, financial, operational and strategic risk, as well as develop internal audit plans, perform internal control testing and prepare reports with our findings and recommendations. You will assess the client’s current state processes and controls and identify opportunities to mitigate risk as well as improve process efficiency, effectiveness and business performance.

Skills and attributes for success

To be successful in this role you will possess or perform the following:

  • Ability to work effectively as a team member by sharing responsibility, developing and coaching junior staff, delegating to others, providing support, communicating effectively and updating senior team members on progress.

  • Participating in internal audit and other risk advisory engagements including a variety of compliance and performance improvement focused reviews.

  • Collating observations, preparing work papers, determining and agreeing recommendations for improvement and reporting to key client stakeholders, including senior management and the Audit Committee.

  • You will work with the team and client to create plans for accomplishing engagement objectives and an internal audit approach that complies with professional standards. You will help clients to understand and manage risk and validate the effectiveness of the underlying control environment.

  • You will demonstrate a thorough understanding of compliance, financial, operational and strategic risks across a variety of industries, along with experience in developing internal audit plans, engagement scopes and performing internal controls testing.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • A minimum of 4 years + experience ideally working for a blue chip, government or professional services organisation as an Internal Auditor.

  • An existing understanding of key business processes, risks and controls.

  • Demonstrated experience in Internal Audit including both compliance and performance improvement focused reviews.

  • Demonstrated experience in managing multiple engagements and working in a team.

  • Exceptional time management, communication and report writing skills.

  • Australian citizenship and be eligible for security clearance

What we look for

We are interested in professionals who are not afraid of challenges and think critically and creatively and thrive when working in a dynamic environment. You will make reasonable assumptions and present thoughts in a structured, well - articulated and unambiguous manner to help our clients understand and solve problems in a practical manner.

If you have a strong desire to develop your career in business consulting then this is the role for you.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive compensation package, where you will be rewarded based on your performance and recognised for the value you bring to our business. We also offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging and energetic colleagues around to help you develop your capabilities

  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career, through on the job training and established education programs

  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role and career development in a way that’s right for you

Who we are

EY is committed to being an inclusive and equal opportunity employer, with a workforce that represents the diverse society that we live within. We are happy to consider formal and informal flexible working arrangements to allow 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. We encourage you to talk to us about this during the recruitment process.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive work environment. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Make your mark.

Apply now.

The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by Ernst & Young or by their external third party provider.

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