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EY Assistant Manager - Technology Risk in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Assistant Manager - Technology Risk


Requisition # RIY00258

Post Date Nov 04, 2020

EY is the leading Big-4 professional services firm committed to creating a Better Working World. Fast pace of today’s business cycle as well as the rapid developments in business, operational and technological space present rapid growth opportunities as well as create uncertainties for today’s business leaders and workforce. EY Consulting is fully engaged with these developments that are rapidly reshaping the entire industries and economies leading to a redefining of their risk profiles.

Within MENA region, EY is actively engaged with all sectors of the economy and actively supporting the vision of national leaderships especially in the GCC countries. EY is dedicated to help our clients in all sectors anticipate the uncertainty they face in doing their business and work closely with them to help effectively manage the Risk. Technology is a major component underpinning the transformation programs. EY and especially our Technology Risk team is currently looking to scaling up the capabilities and the skills on hand to serve increasing demands of our clients in their sophisticated technology environments.



You will be part of EY MENA Technology Risk. Your mandate will be to work with EY teams across different MENA offices to serve MENA clients and mainly in KSA. You will contribute to our account centric growth strategy focusing on issue-based and competency-driven client needs. That's what differentiates EY in the Consulting marketplace.

Your keyresponsibilities  

You will help our clients evaluate and enhance their business; with a focus on managing the risk arising from ongoing technology developments and the resultant fast-paced changes in their business and operational processes.

Everything you will be involved in comes down to providing excellent customer service and helping EY teams do the same. Whether it is working with multiple client teams, advising the clients on IT Risk related matters or assisting EY executives with business development activities across various sectors, you will build strong relationships and become a trusted advisor to your clients.

Skillsand attributes for success

  • Providingguidance and knowledge, participating in performing procedures focusing oncomplex, judgmental, and/or specialized issues 

  • Maintainingrelationships with client management, managing expectations around work products, timing, and deliverables billing 

  • Demonstratinga thorough understanding of complex information systems and the client’s business/industry. 

  • Demonstratingexcellent project management skills, inspiring teamwork and responsibilitywith team members. Using current technology/tools to enhance theeffectiveness of deliverables and services.

Toqualify for the role you must have

  • A bachelor’sdegree in computer science, information systems or a related discipline.Alternatively, a degree in business, accounting, finance, with additionalIT qualifications.

  • Master’sdegree will be preferable.

  • Aroundfive (5) years of relevant experience of working as IT risk advisor or anIT auditor for a public accounting firm, professional services firm,technology company, telecom companyor a financial services company, or comparable experience as an IT/IS advisor

  • Relevantexperience areas include, but not limited to, IT Risk assessment andmanagement, Digital Trust, Mobile Technology assessments, EmergingTechnologies (Robotics, IoT, Cloud and Blockchain), ERP control validations(SAP, Oracle, MS Dynamics), systems and networking technologies, IT/Businessprocess and internal control assessments, internal audit engagements,external audit integration, application of data analytics, and/or thirdparty reporting, etc.

  • AssistingEY executives with business development activities across varioussector/geography/solution focus

  • Advancedwritten and verbal communication skills and presentation skills

  • Excellentleadership, teamwork and client service skills

Ideally,you will also have

CISA, CISSP, CISM, and/or CIA certification is essential for long-term growth in the role; Based on an individual’s professional background, area of specialization or industry focus, we recognize that other certifications, credentials or experience may be more relevant than the listed certifications and therefore may be acceptable.

What welook 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 that collaborates with people from various teams while looking to develop your career in a dynamic organization.

EY MENA firm and has the primary focus to serve MENA clients. Therefore, an ability and willingness for full-time travel and work at different MENA offices is a pre-requisite. EY has well-defined travel policies and administrative setup in place to facilitate the travel across EY offices.

Whatworking 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 the business. We offer:

  • Careerwith a Big 4 firm in a multi-national environment across MENA,

  • Support,coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around,

  • Opportunitiesto develop new skills and progress your career and

  • Thefreedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, strategy, transaction and consulting 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 youcan confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact usas soon as possible.

Join usin building a better working world.Apply now.