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Risk Assurance Manager – ITRA – FS Advisory
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.
The opportunity
IT Risk and Assurance 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 IT investment. The key areas are: Risk Management/Transformation, Third Party Assurance (e.g. Service Organisation Controls (SOC) reporting, regulatory reporting), Business Continuity & Resilience Assessments, Internal Audit and Financial Audit IT (IT External Audit).
Your key responsibilities
The Risk Assurance Manager will be responsible for maintaining both externally and internally recognized technical expertise in the following areas:
IT Risk Management/Transformation
IT General Controls
Operational Risk Management
Enterprise Risk Management
Vendor Risk Management
Supplier Risk Management
Effectively manage client facing delivery teams, leading and coaching more junior members engaged in assignment delivery
Execution and delivery of client engagements
Manage client relationships with senior executive or management team, ensuring feedback is obtained and taken on board
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
Execute and lead financial audit IT engagements within the Insurance, Asset Management and Banking and Capital Markets industries.
Understand and apply EY's global audit methodology to financial audit IT engagements.
Review and test the design/operating effectiveness of IT General Controls specifically related to Change Management, Logical Access and IT Operation controls for applications and infrastructure (database and operating system).
Effectively conclude to a high standard on external audit findings and recommendations.
Review work of junior team members and provide feedback to assist with their learning and development
Drafting the scope and budget to be agreed with Management (in particular for IT External Audit engagements)
Skills and attributes for success
Fostering and developing strong networks (local, area, global) with key service line champions in the global firm
Oversight of assignment planning and management, quality assurance and managing client expectations
Strong understanding of IT Risks and IT General Controls (Change Management, Logical Access and IT Operation controls)
Strong understanding of IT Process, IT Infrastructure (applications, databases and operating system) and related technologies i.e. Oracle, Windows, Linux etc.
Highly competent at interpreting data, analysing problems and formulating solutions to present to management level and above
Good team working skills and the ability to manage/coach junior resources
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
To qualify for the role you must have

University graduate

Financial services industry experience, i.e. retail banking, insurance, funds, capital markets etc.
Strong knowledge of risk related frameworks and standards (e.g. COSO, COBIT, ITIL V3, , ISO 27001, SOC Standards [ISAE3000 and AICPA])
Big 4 management experience and training
7+ years of external IT financial audit experience
Ideally, you’ll also have
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
Client-oriented, professional services mind-set
What we look for

Big 4 management experience and training

Strong local professional network with out-of-market expertise
What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and

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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