EY Financial Services Risk Advisory – Senior Manager in Ireland

Financial Services Risk Advisory – Senior Manager


Requisition # IRE000LA

Post Date Jul 21, 2014

Financial Services Risk Advisory – Senior Manager

We are seeking senior managers with experience in financial services to join our FS Risk Advisory team. We are looking for excellent advisory and auditing skills coupled with knowledge of the Irish Regulatory environment.

Working in our FS Risk Advisory practice, you will have the opportunity to lead internal audit and risk consulting services in banking and other financial service sectors, such as; insurance and asset management.

The role involves developing and implementing solutions both within the Risk service line and in collaboration with other services lines.


·Develop business and lead Internal Audit and Risk Consulting engagements.

·For business development, you will lead proposals, lead the creation of tailored offerings and take them successfully to clients.

·On engagements, you will be managing teams, as well as senior client stakeholders and will be responsible for delivering high quality results on your projects through generating deep insight and impactful solutions.

·Actively establishing, maintaining and strengthening internal and external relationships.

·With guidance from partners and directors, you will take the lead in identifying and pursuing potential business opportunities for EY.

·Drawing on your knowledge and experience, you will create innovative insights for clients, adapt methods and practices to fit team and cultural needs, and contribute to thought leadership.

·You will be responsible for ensuring your engagements deliver within budget.

·In line with our values and commitment to quality, you will consistently drive projects to completion and ensure that work is of high quality.

·Develop people through effectively supervising, coaching, and mentoring staff.

·Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for staff.

·Lead people initiatives including recruiting, retaining and training Internal Audit & Risk Consulting professionals.


·Deep knowledge and experience of Internal Audit & Risk Consulting. You should have relevant recent Big 4 experience (in the last 2 years), in winning and leading major Internal Audit (e.g. Out-source, Co-source, Transformation and/or Effectiveness reviews) or Controls Improvement projects with recognised major organisations in the corporate sector

·Great communication skills, verbal as well as written. An ability to communicate concisely and effectively with external, as well as internal stakeholders

·Team management and client relationship management skills

·Demonstrated successful business development skills in a Big 4 environment in the Internal Audit & Risk Consulting in both shaping and winning client proposals and generating sales on from existing engagements

·Strong problem solving skills with the ability to understand a client problem and tailor a solution right for the client

·Familiar with the quality, risk management and financial management requirements of managing projects in a Big 4 environment

·Primary Degree (2.1) or above, from a leading university (preferred)

·Qualified accountant (preferred)

·A recognised and credible senior professional in the Internal Audit & Risk Consulting space

·Significant experience in either a Big 4 in the last 2 years, and/or in an Internal Audit or Controls role in a FTSE100 and/or major global organisation in the corporate sector

·Experience of leading teams to high quality delivery and proven business development record is a must.

Benefits of a Career with EY

EY has 167,000 people around the world, with a Financial Services practice that’s fully integrated across EMEIA. We think and act in the same global terms as our clients, creating global opportunities for our people. Serving clients across Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa (EMEIA) from offices in 12 countries means great opportunities to build the networks – and have the experiences – that last a lifetime.

Our success is built on the drive and commitment of our people. In turn, we seek to provide opportunities that challenge, stimulate and develop — all in an environment underpinned by integrity and teamwork. At EY you will be part of a world in which you’ll discover what it’s like to perform at your best. We’ll help you develop the skills you need to be successful.

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