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EY Risk Management Associate in Toronto, Ontario

Risk Management Associate

Core Business Services

Requisition # TOR004MW

Post Date Feb 16, 2021

Ernst & Youngs people in more than 140 countries are committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, tax and transaction advisory services. We strive to help all of our people achieve their professional and personal goals through an inclusive environment that values everyones contributions, appreciates diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development. Recognized as one of Canadas top employers, Ernst & Young continually strives to be a great place to work.

The opportunity

The Firms Risk Management Group is responsible for the implementation of and on-going compliance with the Firms risk management processes, including compliance, conflicts and independence.

We are currently looking for an Associate, Risk Management. As an integral part of the team, this individual will support various risk management processes including conflicts and independence by researching, collecting and analyzing data and communicating the results to internal clients at the National, Americas and Global Level.

Your key responsibilities

  • Reviewing, analyzing and understanding national and global requests for conflict checks and related independence research;

  • Completing required research by following established processes and utilizing internal and external databases;

  • Analyzing research results by compiling and cross-referencing information against research requests;

  • Drafting written communication to requesting Partners and engagement teams which summarizes information, identifies areas of concern, and provides recommended action with specific timelines; and/or

  • Other duties as assigned.

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Strong research, investigative and analytical skills

  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and Outlook

  • Demonstrated ability to research and use databases

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills coupled with the ability to deal with confidential information discreetly and to handle difficult and demanding situations

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of client service

  • Ability to work in a busy, deadline driven environment focused on accuracy and confidentiality

  • Ability to solve problems and use sound judgment

  • Flexibility to handle changing priorities and adapt to evolving policies and procedures

  • Post-secondary education or equivalent business experience ideally in the professional services environment

What we look for

We are looking for candidates who are highly motivated, analytical, logical thinkers and have a very strong attention to detail and the ability to meet multiple and/or unexpected deadlines in a demanding environment.

What working at EY offers

At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. Its one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you to decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry

  • Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career

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

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory 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.

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

Make your mark. Apply today.

EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.