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. Join our steam was an Internal Audit Staff.
Your key responsibilities
As an Internal Audit professional, you will be responsible for providing comprehensive risk services through a suite of strategic, outsourcing, and industry-focused operational recommendations that help companies around the world evaluate and enhance their internal audit and risk management functions. We plan, lead and perform internal audit, SarbanesOxley (SOX) and risk advisory projects in accordance with the client's risk management strategy resulting in the identification of control enhancements, operational and compliance process improvements and efficiency opportunities as well as company-wide cost improvements.
Skills and attributes for success
Establishing relationships with client personnel at appropriate levels. Consistently delivering quality client services. Monitoring progress, managing risks and ensuring key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes. Staying abreast of current business and industry trends relevant to the client’s business
Demonstrating ability to continuously learn, incorporate and apply new knowledge in the work environment. Possessing good business acumen. Remaining current on new developments in Advisory services, capabilities and industry knowledge
Improving clients' efficiency and effectiveness through the design of their operations, processes, information technology and business functions
Executing procedures, performing detailed data analysis, reaching conclusions, documenting results and suggesting ideas for efficiencies
Taking full responsibility for tasks, including consistent review of own work to identify and improve an approach for producing high quality work products, while working under supervision
To qualify for the role you must have
An undergraduate degree in engineering, computer science, information systems, business and/or related major Accounting or related financial educational background is an asset
Demonstrate an interest in pursuing relevant designations and completing the required examinations
Strong academic record, including, without limitation, course work that EY deems relevant to this position
Ideally, you’ll also have
Proficient in the English language, including the ability to listen, understand, read, and communicate effectively both in writing and verbally in a professional environment
Proficient with MS Office, including MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint
Willing and able to learn and work independently with minimal supervision
Demonstrated project management, teaming, organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills
Effective organization and time management skills with the ability to work under pressure and adhere to project deadlines
Integrity within a professional environment
Flexible and willing to travel as well as work in excess of standard hours when necessary. Travel may vary by location and can, at times, be as high as 60%
Travel requirements dictate that it is essential for applicants to have a valid driver’s license and passport or be in the process of obtaining these documents
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 supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture
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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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