Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Toronto


The objective of our advisory risk services is to provide clients with a candid and reliable overview of their risk landscape.  Our solutions can be used by our clients to build confidence and trust with their customers, the overall market and when required by regulation or contract.
The opportunity
Our Risk team provides comprehensive risk services that help companies around the world evaluate and enhance their risk management and internal audit functions. Professionals in this role will work within the IT Risk and Assurance group to evaluate and test IT general controls, application controls, and business process controls to support financial statement audits, service organizational control reporting as well as internal audit projects.
We currently are seeking a highly motivated Manager to support client engagement teams, work with a wide variety of clients to deliver professional services, and participate in business development activities on strategic and global priority accounts.
Our Risk team members help clients address compliance, financial, operational and strategic risk. Risk professionals assist clients with testing internal controls, developing internal audit plans, and providing audit services on a co-sourcing or outsourcing basis. They assess the current state of an organization's internal control/Sarbanes-Oxley Act framework and help clients drive value and efficiency in their internal controls utilizing the latest technology and leading practices.
Your key responsibilities
Work with high-growth clients and other market leaders
Create work products such as audit analyses, engagement documentation, operational risk related policies, procedures, methodologies, and training materials, and other engagement documentation.
Maintain a strong client focus by effectively serving client needs and developing productive working relationships with client personnel.
Maintain relationships with client management to manage expectations of service, including work products, timing, and the value to be delivered.
Coordinate and perform audit procedures of a moderately complex nature
Evaluate and test processes and related controls
Prepare the audit strategy according to the nature, timing, and scope of the procedures to be performed
Review the Staff and Senior auditors’ work and assist in preparing the final report
Stay abreast of current developments and business opportunities relevant to the client's business
Deliver high-quality service by directing daily progress of fieldwork and informing senior managers of engagement status
Use technology and specific tools to continually learn and innovate, share knowledge with team members to enhance service delivery
Foster an efficient, innovative and team-oriented work environment.
Actively encourage team members to contribute ideas and identify opportunities to apply EY services
Provide constructive on-the-job feedback and coaching.
Utilize technology and tools to continually learn and innovate, share knowledge with team members and enhance the delivery of services.
Understand EY and its service lines. Actively encourage team members to contribute ideas and identify potential opportunities to apply EY's services.
Skills and attributes for success
Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills and a strong desire to work in a team environment
To qualify for the role you must have
A bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, business or a related field;
A minimum of 5 years of direct operational risk experience, with sound working knowledge of the core operational risk tools and activities;
Comprehensive knowledge of internal auditing standards and techniques;
Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills;
Demonstrated consistency in values, principles and work ethic;
Experience with MS Office and Lotus Notes;
Ideally, you’ll also have
Demonstrated integrity, values, principles, and work ethic
What we look for
We’re interested in highly motivated talented individuals with a strong willingness to think outside of the box.  You can expect plenty of autonomy in this role, so you’ll need the motivation to take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve our current relationships and expand our business in the evolving market.  If you’re serious about consulting and ready to take on some of our clients’ most complex issues, this role is for you.
What working at EY offers
At EY, our Total Rewards package

About the company

A multinational professional services firm headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is one of the "Big Four" audit firms and is the third largest professional services firm in the world by aggregated revenue in 2014.

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