Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • San Antonio


Advisory Senior - Risk - Senior Analyst
Ernst & Young LLP’s (EY) US Government and Public Sector (GPS) practice is a well-established, dynamic and diversified business that is experiencing tremendous current and projected growth.  We have made a significant investment in building an on-shore Service Delivery Center based in San Antonio, Texas that will enable our ability to expand the scope of services we provide to the public sector.  Our US GPS practice combines deep knowledge and understanding of the diverse needs of the Federal and State and Local sectors, leveraging commercial and private sector leading practices and solutions.
We provide services to both the Federal Government, including the US military and civilian agencies, as well as state, local and municipal governments across a range of offerings including data and analytics, technology automation, financial management, risk assurance, auditing and technical business program management and process improvement.  This integrated approach facilitates multidimensional support and flexibility to meet our clients ever-changing needs and enables our government sector clients to prepare for the future.
The Opportunity
The Service Delivery Center is made up of high-performing, US-based resources who work closely with our experienced professionals to deliver project-based work and managed services to our federal clients. The Service Delivery Center is a core component of the Government & Public Sector practice (GPS). This position assists the Risk team by performing risk activities and supervising tasks performed by Associate Analyst through Analyst positions (Analysts). In this position, Senior Analysts will coach Analysts in skills required by the Risk team and review their work for quality.
Your Key Responsibilities
Supervise quality and pace of the activities and tasks performed by Analysts
Manage the collection of client data and information to document clients’ business and IT financial processes, risks and controls
Perform root cause analysis, providing data and information that will inform recommendations and solutions
Monitor project progress and risks, ensuring key stakeholders are updated on progress and expected outcomes
Manage the development and processing of data files and other client deliverables
Identify opportunities to enhance and improve project and engagement deliverables and outcomes
Assist in the performance of due diligence and investigative research on client projects by conducting research and directing development of reports
Assist in creating client business, IT financial and risk / internal controls documentation by developing portions of the documentation and supervising the compilation and developments of reports
Monitor project scope and schedule and the progress of client engagement deliverables.
Develop and maintain relationships with stakeholders across other EY functional groups
Meet engagement project expectations defined by project and engagement stakeholders
Identify, communicate and address project risks, assumptions and constraints
Direct field work, inform supervisors of the engagement status and manage Analyst performance
Assist in managing resources, communications, and cost management of projects/programs by supervising Analyst I and II resources; communicating and managing the mission and vision
Demonstrate the ability to effectively negotiate priorities across multiple groups/teams
Manage the collection of client financial and operational data for weekly / monthly and ad hoc reporting
Manage the execution and delivery of engagement specific tasks as directed
To qualify for this role you must have
United States citizenship; and must be able to obtain and maintain a public trust clearance or higher
Strong communication, facilitation and presentation
Ability to determine if projects are meeting milestone deadlines and budget requirements
Ability to determine if structure of the project is accurate and if adjustments are required
Confidence in working with a nationally distributed team and ability to oversee and direct resources in a managed services environment
Ability manage teams to meet tight deadlines and follow up on open issues
Excellent English language skills – both written and verbal
Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint)

Working knowledge of or ability to become proficient with Tableau and Visio
Bachelor’s degree
Minimum of 3

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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