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EY Manager, EY Internal Audit (multiple locations available) in United Kingdom

Manager, EY Internal Audit (multiple locations available)


Requisition # ALL003ZJ

Post Date 1 day ago

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

A career in the EY Internal Audit Team will give you a unique insight into the workings ofa complex global professional services organisationand an opportunity to gain an understanding of EY’s strategic objectives, regulatory and risk management environment, and the diverse needs of its critical stakeholders.

The opportunity #LI-P

The EY UK Internal Audit function (EYIA) is headed up by an Associate Partner and supported by a team of highly motivated professionals. We provide unbiased, impartial assurance and consulting activities to help support the firms’ governance, risk management and internal control.

We report to the EY UK Risk Oversight Committee (ROC), EY UK LLP Board (Board), and Independent Oversight Committee (IOC) over key policies and procedures, processes and controls, in place to mitigate strategic, operational, compliance and financial risks faced by the UK firm.

We are strengthening our risk management and assurance practices within the UK firm and are seeking a Manager to assist in carrying out our mandate.

Your key responsibilities

  • Interact with senior EY management to build and manage stakeholder relationships.

  • Engage with EYIA stakeholders, representing a highly professional and capable internal audit function.

  • Lead and execute a portfolio of audit projects in conformance with EYIA methodology and professional standards, in all sizes and complexities across EY service line functions.

  • Lead and coach audit team members to make sound judgments in all aspects of internal audit scoping, planning, delivery, closing meetings, report finalisation and action follow up.

  • Monitor and manage engagement budgets at a portfolio level

  • Manage special initiatives such as the Quality Improvement Plan (QIP), audit methodology updates, and developing and delivering training and shares insights / leading practices.

  • Effectively contribute to the on-going development of the EYIA function; teaching, coaching and developing team members in all aspects of audit methodology.

  • Performance management responsibility for assigned audit portfolio and staff.

Skills and attributes for success

The successful individual must be able to work independently and take responsibility for a profile of complex audits.

  • Financial process and accounting knowledge

  • Process mapping, walkthroughs and risk analysis (strategic, financial, operational and compliance)

  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders at senior executive level (i.e., UK Firm Managing Partners, Functional Leaders, Service Line Leaders, etc.).

  • High level ofintegrity, innovation, and commitment to achieving excellence whilst working under pressure.

  • Effective people management qualities, including coaching and mentoring,in a way that inspires, develops, and delivers results.

  • Excellent self-awareness when dealing with others, able to adapt own approach based on differences in individual style and backgrounds, recognising the risk of unconscious bias.

  • Maintain internal audit competency through ongoing professional development

  • Good project and risk management skills to ensure engagements deliver on time and to budget

  • Demonstrate business acumen - compile information quickly and accurately, testing data and assumptions

  • Strong understanding of audit management and data tools (e.g. PowerBI).

  • Proficient knowledge of common applications (MS Office, etc.).

  • Strong written and verbal communication, presentation, and report writing skills.

To qualify for the role, you should have

  • Professional experience working in internal audit in a managerial capacity., including managing teams.

  • A relevant qualification e.g. IIA, CCAB, CA, ICAEW, or equivalent.

  • Experience in internal audit including running delivery of plans and initiatives that drive performance at large, complex organisations.

  • Experience dealing directly with senior management.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience of providing clients with advice and input to the business on control and risk issues e.g. controls remediation or enterprise risk management

  • Deep understanding of a range of business processes, the associated risks and leading practice controls

  • Track record of testing strategies to assess the design and effectiveness of the controls including development and deployment of data analytics strategies and techniques

  • Understanding of EY, its service lines and global capabilities.

What we look for

We are interested to hear fromnaturally entrepreneurial people who feed on the energy of a thriving team. Some travel to other sites will be needed and occasional overnight stays away from home, but this is limited in comparison to a traditional client facing audit role.

What we offer

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

We offer a competitive remuneration package. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

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

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

Apply now.

Please note : Prior to finalizing your application, you will be asked to provide personal information across several dimensions of diversity and inclusiveness. The information you provide is kept entirely confidential and will not be used to evaluate your candidacy. We collect this data to help us analyse our recruitment process holistically and implement actions that promote diversity and inclusiveness. While optional, we encourage you to provide this information to hold us accountable towards our goal of building a better working world. We ask because it matters!