EY Senior, Risk Assurance (IT Audit) in Vancouver, British Columbia

Senior, Risk Assurance (IT Audit)


Requisition # VAN000VV

Post Date Aug 07, 2018

EY’s people in more than 150 countries are committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, advisory, 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 everyone’s contributions, appreciates diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work.

Within EY’s Advisory - Risk Assurance practice, we are currently seeking a Senior to participate in client engagement teams, whereby he/she will be assessing, improving and evaluating our clients’ business and Information Technology (IT) processes and controls, predominantly in their IT environment. You will have the opportunity to bring your knowledge and expertise to our clients in the following key areas:

IT General Controls and Application Controls

Data Analytics

Service Organization Controls reports

Compliance with various frameworks

Through assisting other Advisory sub-services such as Internal Audit

Performance Improvement and Cyber Security.


  • Providing high quality professional day-to-day management of internal/external audit engagements/projects by understanding EY’s practices and service offerings to identify potential opportunities to improve such service offerings.

  • Leading and supporting the on-site coordination during engagements by planning and briefing teams on the client's IT environment as well as industry IT trends, communicating with the clients and completing audit engagements.

  • Maintaining relationships with client management to manage expectations of service, including work products, timing, and the value to be delivered.

  • Preparing IT external audit reports on the adequacy and effectiveness of control structures, along with providing practical recommendations to improve the effectiveness, efficiency of a control or process.

  • Demonstrating the ability to discuss and resolve audit issues and recommendations with client management.

  • Demonstrating thorough understanding of complex information systems and applications to client situations.


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, information systems, business and/or other related major.

  • Application control testing and/or implementation experience.

  • Program and project delivery skills, including design, management and reporting.

  • Possession of, or be actively pursuing, information systems auditing certifications or accounting designations such as Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), and Certified General Accountant (CGA).

  • 2-4 years of experience in the field of IT auditing, IT Security, information technology operations or internal audit.

  • Experience with the following topics would be considered a strong asset:

  • Cyber Program Management

  • Cyber Threat Management

  • Identity and Access Management

  • Data Protection and Privacy

  • Business Resilience

  • Data Analytics or Business Intelligence (design and/or execution)

  • SAP and/or Oracle

  • Availability to travel.

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