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EY Manager, Technology Risk - IT Risk & Assurance (multiple UK locations available) in United Kingdom

Manager, Technology Risk - IT Risk & Assurance (multiple UK locations available)


Requisition # UNI00GIZ

Post Date Nov 05, 2020

Technology provides businesses with the potential to deliver new services, operate in new markets, and change the way they operate. With these opportunities come risks.

The opportunity

As a leading independent provider of risk advisory services, EY supports organisations in managing their risks, exploiting opportunities and operating effectively. IT Risk and Assurance (ITRA) sits within EY’s Risk business and forms part of our broader Business Consulting practice.

Our clients seek independent advice and assurance on diverse issues including design and operation of their internal controls, security of their business critical systems, delivery of major IT enabled programmes, their relationships with third parties, and their management, stewardship and ability to exploit business critical data.

We are looking to recruit a Manager who can work directly with clients to help them understand and address risks associated with the technologies that support their business.

Your key responsibilities

Your primary responsibility will be to plan and deliver IT risk and control advisory engagements. This will involve interacting at a senior level with client staff, managing multiple assignments, and leading teams of EY personnel. You will be stretched to learn about new IT risk areas, sometimes as they evolve, work across a broad range of clients in multiple sectors, and deal with complex and demanding issues daily.

  • Managing a portfolio of ITRA engagements with our clients to time and budget

  • Reporting to a Senior Manager or Director, responsible for the day to day running of engagements and quality of the team’s output

  • Managing and creating reports and, via review, ensuring the highest quality deliverables

  • Contributing to developing the market for ITRA services across all sectors, identifying sales opportunities and escalating these to senior leadership

  • Establishing client relationships with senior stakeholders across the FTSE 350 market

  • Working with prospective clients to agree, scope, and plan the delivery phase of engagements

  • Contributing to the creation of proposals and marketing material

  • Contributing to the development of the existing ITRA team, acting as mentor and coach to junior team members and leading by example

Skills and attributes for success

Applicants should have a proven track record of delivering either assurance or advisory services in a selection of the following areas:

  • IT risk, control and audit skills:

  • S4/HANA Finance, Oracle, Hyperion, Dynamics, mid-tier accounting packages

  • Database systems e.g. DB2, Sybase, RDS, OS/400, Oracle

  • Operating systems e.g. OS/400, Windows, Unix (AIX, HPUX, Red Hat, Solaris)

  • SOx404 process control mapping (for risks and controls), IT testing, IT test and exception handling documentation, IT risk and control improvement

  • Core GAM competencies (including compulsory training and certification) : audit planning, audit documentation (subject to FRC inspection), audit testing including exception handling, use of GAM, use of Canvas, integration with Audit

  • ITPRM skills : Process controls, ITGC controls, SOD controls, migration risks and controls, HYpercare controls, interface controls, IPE controls

  • SOCR skills : ISAE3402 frameworks, SSAE16 frameworks, COSO, COBIT, sampling, control descriptions, testing, exception handling, reporting

  • Ongoing interactions with C-suite, Head of Change, Head of Risk, Head of Audit, Head of Digital

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Successful track record in Internal and/or External IT Audit with experience gained at a

  • Experience working in an IT risk and control environment at Manager level or equivalent

  • Working knowledge in major ERP (e.g. SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Microsoft Dynamics) implementation approach and project life-cycle

  • Experience of line managing staff, including coaching and developing a team

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Previous participation in Business Development activities, including working with clients to identify their needs and working on responses to invitations to tender issued by clients

  • Ability to engage multiple stakeholder communities and manage cross-functional projects

  • Experience developing propositions that are current and relevant to our clients

  • Ability to develop and deliver high quality output against stated project objectives in tight deadlines

What we look for

We are looking for high performing individuals with the passion and commitment to grow our practice and eventually become a Partner in our business. As an ambassador for the ITRA team, you will need to build a strong network internally and be able to exceed our clients' high expectations.

  • Core consulting skills : Advanced data and evidence management, client management on remediation programmes, driving innovation and continuous improvement

  • Technical skills :Strong technical insight, practical knowledge and specialist capability

  • Versatility :Proven ability to adapt and learn in an innovative environment

What working at EY offers

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:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • 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

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.

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, consulting, tax, and strategy and transaction 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.

Join us in building a better working world.

Apply now.

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