Senior Consultant, IT Risk & Assurance, London

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • EY.
  • 22 Jan 19

Senior Consultant, IT Risk & Assurance, London

Salary: Competitive Location: London Opening Date: 8th January 2019 Closing Date: 7th February 2019 Multiple roles available

The opportunity

EY is recognised as a leading independent provider of risk advisory services, supporting organisations manage their risks, exploit opportunities and operate effectively. IT Risk and Assurance (ITRA) sits within EY's Risk business and forms part of a broader Advisory Services practice.

Responsibilities:
The primary responsibility of ITRA Senior Consultants is to plan and deliver IT risk and control advisory engagements. Depending upon the size and complexity of the engagement, candidates may lead a small team or carry sole responsibility for technical delivery. Examples of IT risk and control advisory engagements include:

  • Assessing clients' IT environments and IT-related business processes that support the financial statements to determine the extent to which reliance can be placed on the internal control environment
  • Identifying and remediating control and performance gaps compared to leading practice, helping clients gain stakeholder buy-in, reduce risk, and increase value and visibility of IT cost
  • Assisting organisations in the identification and management of information security risks by assessing the current state, prioritising improvements and conducting projects to reduce risk and improve regulatory compliance

    Within the context of client engagements, specific responsibilities include:

  • Planning, budgeting and delivering engagement for review by ITRA Managers or Senior Managers
  • Gaining an understanding of the clients' IT applications and infrastructure to determine the effectiveness of the control environment through performing and reviewing process walkthroughs
  • Reviewing detailed analysis of the control environment to gain assurance over effective operation of controls
  • Identifying control weaknesses and any mitigating controls
  • Reviewing working papers and supporting evidence in line with internal compliance requirements
  • Effectively articulating control findings to key client stakeholders.


Skills and attributes for success

We are looking for individuals with the passion and commitment to eventually become a Partner in our business.
Applicants should have a proven track record of delivering either Assurance or Advisory services in a selection of the following areas:
  • IT risk, control and audit skills: S4/HANA Finance, Oracle, Hyperion, Dynamics, mid-tier accounting packages
  • IT risk, control and audit skills: Database systems including DB2, Sybase, RDS, OS/400, Oracle
  • IT risk, control and audit skills: Operating systems including OS/400, Windows, Unix (flavours incl AIX, HPUX, Red Hat, Solaris)
  • IT risk, control and audit skills: SOx404 process control mapping (for risks and controls), IT testing, IT test and exception handling documentation, IT risk and control improvement
  • Core GAM competencies (including compulsory training and certification): audit planning, audit documentation (subject to FRC inspection), audit testing incl exception handling, use of GAM, use of Canvas, integration with Audit
  • ITPRM skills: Process controls, ITGC controls, SOD controls, migration risks and controls, HYpercare controls, interface controls, IPE controls
  • SOCR skills: ISAE3402 frameworks, SSAE16 frameworks, COSO, COBIT, sampling, control descriptions, testing, exception handling, reporting
  • Ongoing interactions with CIO, CFO, GFC, CISO, Head of Change, Head of Risk, Head of Audit, Head of Digital


What working at EY offers
We offer a competitive remuneration package where you'll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that's right for you

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.


About EY
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we're using the finance products, expertise and systems we've developed to build a b etter working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we'll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.
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