Senior Consultant, Technology Risk, FS, Manchester in Greater Manchester Apply

Location: Greater Manchester

Salary: Hidden

Recruiter: EY

Date Advertised: 2021-11-26

The opportunity As a Technology Risk Senior Consultant you will have the opportunity to work on a range of IT Consulting and Assurance projects, including IT External Audit Support (known in EY as FAIT or Financial Audit IT), IT Internal Audit, IT components of Regulatory Reviews and other assurance activities (e.g. client money, Solvency II, IFRS17, Section 166, Service Organisation Controls Reporting), Operational Resilience, Emerging Technology risk, Trust in Robotics Process Automation and controls related work within FS. This portfolio also includes working alongside with our wider Consulting and Assurance colleagues to help clients protect their reputation by mitigating their business, financial reporting and IT risks, on a broad range of topics where design or effectiveness reviews over IT and data controls are required. We are a market leader across Big-4 with new major audit wins across Financial Services clients, with significant revenue growth projected in 2021. We are also continuing to evolve our capability to innovate and automate which also places us ahead of our competition. We have a clear focus on delivering high-quality, high-profile, multi-discipline, multi-country projects, helping clients solve their most complex IT and data issues with a clear focus on quality. We are part of a single integrated financial services team with over 150 people dedicated in the UK as part of wider FSO EMEIA Technology Risk team consisting of over 500 people, serving some of the largest financial services institutions in the world. Your key responsibilities As part of our commitment to flexible working, you will manage your time between working on client site and in our offices, as a member of our highly skilled engagement teams. You will work alongside our Senior Managers and Managers on a number of high profile clients undertaking various engagements. These engagements are focussed on strengthening processes and controls around big emerging issues relating to technology and data risks. The range of engagements with which our team is involved means that there is a flexible and dynamic team environment providing you with a wealth of opportunities for personal growth and development by working across audit and consulting domains. Skills and attributes for success Learning about EY, our clients and their businesses Understanding the IT landscape of some of our biggest clients, including their adoption of cloud, use of Artificial Intelligence and Robotic Process Automation, and assure and advise on the associated risks Working on client engagements and attend client meetings to identify risks, test controls and provide an opinion on the security of the clients’ IT environment Analysing data, liaising with clients and presenting your work with a clear focus on quality Assisting in the project management of client engagements Working closely with Assurance colleagues to identify and communicate risks affecting the financial audit Getting involved with industry research and client thought leadership To qualify for the role you must have A demonstrable professional IT External or Internal Audit experience Experience in delivering integrated audits across IT/operations/finance including IT general controls (ITGC), IT automated controls audit Experience in conducting IT audits over major change programmes and regulatory remediation programmes Knowledge of payments, front-to-back office controls, change programmes, and Operational resilience Third Party Risk Management and Information Security auditing experience Experience in managing and delivering IT audits and to deliver these services with high audit quality Experience working for a professional services consultancy firm, major financial institution or blue chip industry firm in IT external audit, IT internal audit, or IT risk management is highly preferred but not essential Ideally, you’ll also have Experience within the Financial Services industry and a good understanding of the FS technology landscape Understanding of UK and EMEIA FS regulatory environment Recognised professional qualification such as CISA, CISM, CISSP What we are looking for You’ll be a trusted technology risk advisor to our clients, specialising within the Technology Risk field, so they’ll look to you to find, ask and answer the questions nobody else has asked yet and then develop and execute an effective service. If you’re ready to take on a wide range of responsibilities and are committed to build a better working world by helping organisations to identify and manage their technology risks whilst simultaneously gaining skills to develop a career in professional services., this role is for you. What working at EY offers We offer an attractive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your 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, coaching and feedback from some of the most experienced and engaging colleagues around Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career The freedom and flexible working environment to handle your role in a way that’s right for you Defined career paths, investment in formal Learning & Development, career mobility opportunities, and a clear focus on fostering a diverse and inclusive culture.
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