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.
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.
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.
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