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EY Experienced Consultant / Senior Consultant, EMEIA Financial Services Risk - Zurich 80-100% in Zurich, Switzerland

Experienced Consultant / Senior Consultant, EMEIA Financial Services Risk - Zurich 80-100%


Requisition # ZUR001M5

Post Date Jun 28, 2021

In a world that’s changing faster than ever, our purpose acts as our ‘North Star’ guiding our more than 300,000 people – providing the context and meaning for the work we do every day. In doing so, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, clients and communities. Thanks to our innovative services in auditing, tax consulting as well as transaction and management consulting, we proudly drive our clients into the future.

As the only one of the Big 4 with a specialist cross-border practice dedicated to the Financial Services Sector, we offer our clients seamless, consistent and high-quality services around the globe.

Our Consulting business offers a broad range of functional and cross-country services dedicated to providing high-value and trusted advice to clients, with a specific focus on business transformation programs in the Financial Services industry.

We are currently looking for a motivated and committed experienced Consultant / Senior Consultant to further strengthen our practice within the Financial Services Consulting – Risk & Actuarial team in Zurich.

What you can expect – enriching experiences that will last a lifetime

Within Financial Services Consulting - Risk & Actuarial, the GRC (Governance, Risk, Controls & Internal Audit) Team is part of a global network of risk management specialists working together with most of the largest financial services companies. We support our clients with solutions to identify, assess, steer and monitor non-financial and compliance risks.

  • A unique opportunity to support our clients with both regulatory and internal audit projects, where you will be assessing client’s compliance with external and internal regulations, as well as market practice. This will enable you to quickly develop a wide breadth of skills and competencies, with many of these being focused around corporate governance, internal control systems and internal audit, as well as non-financial and compliance risk management.

  • On top of the audit work you also have the possibility to apply your know how on consulting projects and support our clients with their issues and needs focusing on process and control design, optimization and automation.

  • Becoming a member of our team promises a kick-start into a fast paced and engaging career. You will also have the opportunity to actively support in innovation and shape EY solutions on current and upcoming market needs.

  • Your skillset will grow rapidly through numerous training events and client facing engagements including touchpoints with clients’ senior management.

  • Engaging with our clients to support in our practice growth through business development activities, point-of-views and thought leadership.

  • Working on client assignments from day one with a supportive and highly competent team.

What you can contribute – skills for shaping the future

  • A must

  • A degree in a business-related field such as business administration, economics, finance or other related area

  • Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience workingwith internal audit and external audit projects, or within the risk, compliance or audit teams of a financial services company

  • Strong interest in designing, implementing and reviewing Corporate Governance, Risk Management, Internal Controls and Compliance frameworks

  • Entrepreneurial mindset and an innovative spirit

  • Goal-oriented team player with analytical and organizational skills and a diligent working style

  • Strong PowerPoint, Word and Excel skills

  • Excellent communication skills in English (verbal and written) with ability to interact with individuals across all levels of the organization (German and French aare a plus)

  • A plus:

  • Good understanding of Banking and/or Insurance related processes and controls

  • Superior organizational competence (planning, scheduling, coordinating and time management)

  • Interest and affinity to IT systems as well as automation and digitization

Do you have challenging plans? Stick to them and realize your goals with us! Design your career with EY in a culture that promotes diversity and education.

  • Internationalteam of highly motivated professionals

  • Constant personal development with a steep learning curve – a system of trainings, mentoring, counselling and on-the-job learning

  • Modern working environment and equipment, fostering mobile working flexibility

  • Transparent performance-based recognition and progression system

  • Acquire a fully accredited corporate MBA (EY Tech MBA) from Hult International Business School, whilst working with EY, completely free*

  • Acquire a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) certification

Find out more about the many benefits to which you are entitled as employee at EY.

Become part of our high-performing teams!

Do the next step and apply for this position . Ref. No: ZUR001M5. For further information please contact our recruitment team (recruitment.switzerland@ey.com / +41 58 286 33 66).

* exception of EY contractors, interns and alumni.