Job description


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


EY is the only professional services firm with a separate business unit (“FSO”) that is dedicated to the financial services marketplace. Our FSO teams have been at the forefront of every event that has reshaped and redefined the financial services industry.  If you have a passion for rallying together to solve the most complex challenges in the financial services industry, come join our dynamic FSO team!
The opportunity
Focus on helping domestic and global institutions with issues of risk governance (i.e., including Board and management oversight, risk culture, risk appetite and limit setting across the three lines of defense) as well as control design, effectiveness and optimization across first and second order risks, in support of our client’s business strategies. Managers can expect to work in a leading-edge environment surrounded by some of the most engaging and knowledgeable colleagues in the business who have deep risk management, regulatory, governance and monitoring experience.
Your Key Responsibilities
Building relationships is the key.  You will be a high-profile contact when it comes to motivating client engagement teams with diverse skills and backgrounds by fostering an innovative and inclusive team-orientated work environment. As you build knowledge and experience, you’ll become a credible advisor to junior consultants within the organization as well as the clients.
Skills and attributes for success
Leading large-scale client engagements while consistently delivering quality client services within expected time frames and within budget
Leading and motivating teams with diverse skills and backgrounds to foster innovation and an inclusive, team-oriented work environment
Contributing to the generation of new business opportunities for enterprise risk to develop long-term client relationships, understand the changing business and regulatory environment and actively assessing/presenting ways to serve clients
Ability to develop client proposals, project approach, work plans, resource estimates and cost estimates on client opportunities and pursuits
To qualify for the role you must have
Bachelor's degree and at least 2 years of related experience; or a graduate degree and at least 1 year of related experience
Degree in business, finance, accounting, computer science, engineering, or a related field
Direct experience with banking and capital markets, asset management or insurance industries, with a specific focus on enterprise risk management, topics of risk governance and an understanding of the risk management life cycle
Knowledge of a range of financial products (derivatives, equities, fixed income, etc.)
Experience in financial assurance on banks or capital markets services, including analysis on accounting and regulatory policies applied in financial statements and regulatory reporting
Knowledge of trade life cycle, key controls and reconciliations, starting from transaction capture to aggregation/consolidation to financial and regulatory reporting
Regulatory knowledge and industry insight that can be applied to serve clients within the context of enterprise risk. This includes direct knowledge of key regulations, including the Enhanced Prudential Standards, Heightened Standards, Dodd-Frank and the resulting implications to enterprise risk governance requirements
Experience developing and maintaining a risk management control framework and/or performing internal control reviews
Ideally, you’ll also have
Prior consulting experience with a Big 4 firm or large global financial institution
One or more of the following certifications: CFA, CPA, FRM or APRM
What we look for
We are interested in finance professionals with an in-depth understanding of, and willingness to become proficient in, our standard tools and practices. You should be interested in making a difference, and ready to think creatively, challenge the status quo and speak up to make it happen. If you’re looking for a place to take initiative along with the support of some of the most knowledgeable colleagues in the business, this role is for you.
What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, both pension and 401(k) plans, a minimum of 15 days of vacation plus ten observed holidays and three paid

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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