EY Risk Manager - ITRA - FS Advisory - (SMFY19) in Ireland

Risk Manager - ITRA - FS Advisory - (SMFY19)


Requisition # IRE002AW

Post Date Oct 22, 2018


EY’s people in 140 countries around the globe pursue the highest levels of integrity, quality and professionalism to provide clients with solutions based on financial, transactional and risk management knowledge in its core services of audit, tax and transaction advisory services.

Service Line:

Risk is part of the Advisory Services business within EY. It focuses on a number of key areas working to minimize risk and maximize the value delivered to our clients. The key areas of focus are: Governance, Operations, Outsourcing, Restructuring, Regulatory Compliance, Technology and Resilience.

Reporting to : Risk Director

Job Title: Risk Consulting Manager

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • The Risk Consulting Manager will participate in and, as required, lead risk and regulatory client engagements, including reviews of administrative and operational functions with dependency on core operational systems

  • Research the latest Irish, European and International regulatory developments, risk frameworks, particularly those with strong operations and technology components such as Basel Guidelines, EBA Guidelines, CBI Guidelines, GDPR, PSD2.

  • Understand our key service offerings and actively identify opportunities to better serve clients including - Governance Frameworks, Technology Risk Assessments, Operational Incident Reviews, Risk and Control, Framework Enhancement and Transformation, Resilience Reviews, Continuity Planning, Outsourcing and Supplier Risk Frameworks

  • Prepare and assist in the preparation of reports and schedules that will be delivered to clients and other parties such as management information generated from RCAs, KPIs and KRIs from GRC systems

  • Effectively manage client facing delivery teams, mainly leading and coaching staff members engaged in assignment delivery

  • Demonstrate the ability to manage work on clients' sites including liaising with other departments to ensure the smooth delivery of solutions

  • Demonstrate a solution-based approach to problem solving

  • Manage client relationships with senior executive or management team

  • Oversight of assignment planning and management, quality assurance and managing client expectations

  • Managing team financial performance through staff utilization, engagement costs monitoring and invoicing

  • Identifying and developing business opportunities across a wide range of service lines within the firm

  • Preparation of project proposals, budgets, negotiations over scope, fee and contract terms

  • Ensuring that risk management procedures and quality standards are observed throughout assignment delivery

  • Fostering and developing strong networks (local, area, global) with key service line champions in the global firm

Person Specification:

  • University graduate

  • Financial services industry experience, i.e. retail banking, insurance, funds, capital markets etc.

  • 8+ years of experience in governance, risk management, operational management or consulting on risk management type engagements

  • Strong knowledge of risk related frameworks and standards (e.g. COSO, COBIT, ISO31000)

  • Client-oriented, professional services mindset

  • Excellent leadership and team management skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously

  • Ability to prioritize conflicting demands and work well under pressure


Big 4 management experience and training

Strong local professional network with out-of-market expertise

Who we are

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.