EY Risk Management Process Assistant Director in Secaucus, New Jersey

Risk Management Process Assistant Director

Core Business Services

Requisition # SEC001D4

Post Date Apr 10, 2018

Join our Core Business Services (CBS) team and you will help support the important business enablement functions that keep our organization running strong. As a CBS professional, you will work across teams to provide the knowledge, resources and tools that help EY deliver exceptional quality service to our clients, win in the marketplace and support EY’s growth and profitability. Major teams within CBS include Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources, Enterprise Support Services, Brand Marketing and Communications, Business Development, Knowledge and Risk Management.

Join our Risk Management team and help protect EY from risks that arise from its professional practice. Risk Management teams provide coordinated advice and assistance on independence, conflicts, regulatory and risk management issues, as well as dealing with claims, and any queries regarding the organization’s ethics. You’ll help us meet our compliance responsibilities while supporting our client-facing teams as they deliver quality service to their clients.

With so many offerings, you have the opportunity to develop your career through a broad scope of engagements, mentoring and formal learning. That’s how we develop outstanding leaders who team to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders, and in so doing, play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities. Sound interesting? Well this is just the beginning. Because whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

Job Summary:

As Risk Management Process Assistant Director, you'll contribute to one or more Risk Management process(es). To achieve this, you'll develop knowledge in this process and related areas. The process helps identify and mitigate risk in client and vendor relationships. You'll oversee or be involved in one or more Risk Management Process teams such as the Ethics and Compliance team and liaise between the client teams and Risk Management.

In this role, you'll lead a process team or initiative, and advise professionals across a range of service lines, industry sectors and geographic Areas. This will involve dealing with complex, non-standard issues within the process(es). You'll also recommend modifications and enhancements, help the process(es) continue to support firm priorities and needs. You'll work with executive-level personnel, train and mentor team members, and achieve effective day-to-day operation of the process team.

You'll work independently, with periodic feedback.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Respond to business requests relating to anti-bribery and corruption, anti-money laundering, trade sanctions and other ethical compliance topics

  • Assist the business with responding to client requests to understand our compliance program, e.g. as part of proposal processes

  • Contribute to knowledge to relevant Risk Management training programs for the business

  • Assist in developing impactful communications to raise awareness of Risk Management issues within the business

  • Assist with monitoring of business compliance with policy requirements

  • Lead a process team or drive a process initiative. Help subordinates and colleagues to meet their deadlines, and encourage input from and learning between all team members

  • Recommend ways to improve process(es), and/or develop new approaches, calling on your Risk Management and business experience

  • Resolve conflicts on complex or non - standard issues related to anti-bribery and corruption, anti-money laundering, trade sanctions or other Risk Management processes. This will involve utilizing technical, service line or core infrastructure knowledge

  • Establish and implement project plans, including goals and measures. Follow up on all approved changes and enhancements to the process(es)

  • Keep documentation and information on process(es) up-to-date

  • Work with Americas Risk Management executives and senior managers, to review submissions from client service and infrastructure teams. Confirm that these are complete and accurate, and that any proposed transaction, requests and responses are appropriate

  • Liaise between clients and members (including leaders) of Risk Management and various other functional areas within the firm (e.g., Center for Business Knowledge, Finance, IT, Strategic Sourcing)

  • Interact regularly with Risk Management and other EY leaders and executives on process issues, concerns and changes. Identify and implement leading practices on processes

  • Manage business relationships to meet or exceed expectations, by listening to their needs

  • Gain an understanding of the key requirements of firm policies and regulators' rules. Gain full knowledge off Risk Management outside of your own area

  • Keep abreast of emerging knowledge, trends and lessons learned. Create and deliver training presentations, to communicate new developments (and their impact) to clients and Risk Management team members

  • Develop relationships, and build a network of people within your team and across the firm

  • Identify key internal or external issues and risks related to anti-bribery and corruption, anti-money laundering, trade sanctions or other Risk Management process(es)

  • Coordinate Risk Management process initiatives, and manage process teams

  • Use independent judgment and discretion, to identify issues, analyze risks across industry and service lines, and interpret relevant EY policies and guidelines

  • Gain a solid understanding of relevant parts of the EY business

  • Train and mentor junior Risk Management staff, to familiarize them with firm processes and policies, and to enable them to handle more complex issues

  • Manage process team members, or coordinate virtual teams who complete process initiatives. This includes assigning work and reviewing performance

To qualify, candidates must have:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

  • Familiarity with Risk Management initiatives outside of your specific area

  • Project management skills

  • Problem-solving ability

  • A flexible approach

  • Demonstrated record of taking the initiative

  • Strong research and communications skills

  • Ability to successfully handle multiple tasks

  • Good working knowledge of computers and common software packages

  • A minimum of 7-10 years related experience

Ernst & Young LLP, an equal employment opportunity employer (Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Disabled), values the diversity of our workforce and the knowledge of our people.