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EY Senior Consultant, Assurance (Financial Services) – Data Analytics and Enablement in Sydney, Australia

Senior Consultant, Assurance (Financial Services) – Data Analytics and Enablement


Requisition # SYD0044L

Post Date May 17, 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic is creating seismic challenges around the world. Our purpose, to build a better working world, has never been more important. Life at EY has been transformed dramatically but our strong culture of flexible and remote working has helped EY people navigate new ways of working and remain connected with each other and our clients.

A better working world truly starts with the people at EY who are building it every day. Now more than ever we need talented people from diverse backgrounds to help our clients navigate the complexities of this Transformative Age: people with the passion, curiosity and drive to make things better.

The opportunity

We are looking for aSenior Consultantto join the Financial Services Office (FSO) Digital Assurance team in our Sydney or Melbourne office.

This role joins our Assurance Digital team to continue to build our data extraction and analytics capabilities for our digital audit initiatives. You will be using your ETL capabilities and project management experience to support obtaining external financial data for use by audit teams in a dynamic client facing data analytics team.

Your key responsibilities

You will deliver results by using data analytics to deal with large, disparate volumes of data to assist your client group gain critical insights. You will have a chance work with large/listed clients and the latest data systems to enjoy a truly rewarding and successful career at EY.

Some everyday responsibilities include:

  • Helpingaudit teams and clients to identify and extract required data from complex ITsystems

  • Extractand transform a variety of client financial data for use in our state of theart audit tools dedicated for audit data analytics in consultation with theaudit teams

  • Supportthe internal promotion of the extraction support available

  • Usinganalytical and visualisation software to access, transform, integrate, analyseand visualise client data to help solve real problems and provide real businessinsights through identification of anomalies and unusual patterns and trends indata

  • Coordinateand assist to deliver on a portfolio of data analytics engagements

  • Workon audit innovation projects and use programming tools/ robotics software toautomate manual audit tasks for efficiency and cost savings

Skills and attributes for success

We are looking for people with a mix of Business, Accounting and Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics skills.

  • Universitydegree or above majoring in information systems, computer science, engineering,statistics, accounting, and/or business administration

  • Advancedknowledge of MS Excel and all MS Office Suite products, including Excel Macrosand VBA programming is required

  • Soundworking knowledge of MS SQL Server/ SQL Server Integration Services and/orother database and analytical tools

  • Experiencein extracting information from financial systems

  • Experiencewith Alteryx, Tableau, Spotfire or PowerBI to access, transform, integrate,analyse and visualise client data

  • Abilityto form productive working relationships with internal clients

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experiencewith AI/RPA/Automation software is a plus.

  • Experiencewith Python/ R or other programming languages is a plus

  • Basicunderstanding of accounting/ auditing concepts with some working experience infinancial audit/ IT audit is a plus

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your performance. In addition, our comprehensivepackage can be tailored to your individual needs, to give you the freedom to manage your role in a way that’s right for you. This includes;

  • a variety of flexibleworking and leave arrangements

  • personalisedincluding coachingand support to help you build your career and access to formal learning so youcan develop the skills you’ll need to thrive in the future

  • arange of tools and benefits to guide and support your health and wellbeingthroughout your entire EY career

About EY

At EY, we hold a collective commitment to foster an environment where all differences are valued and respected, practices are equitable and everyone experiences a sense of belonging. Through our inclusive leadership behaviours, a variety of internal networks, flexible working and mentoring programs, you will have the support and flexibility to build an exceptional career.

EY is committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process for people with disability. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application viaor phone+61 3 8650 7788.

We understand the importance of social distancing at this time so our recruitment and onboarding process will be managed virtually so we can continue to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of EY people, clients, guests and the broader public.

Theexceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

Apply now.

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

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