Advisory Services Manager - Risk Assurance

5 - 7 years experience  •  Financial Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/20/17
Seattle, WA
5 - 7 years experience
Financial Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/20/17

The opportunity The objective of our advisory risk services is to provide clients with a candid and reliable overview of their risk landscape.  Our solutions can be used by our clients to build confidence and trust with their customers, the overall market and whenrequired by regulation or contract 

Your key responsibilities You will be responsible for managing multiple client engagement teams at an executive level within the practice and thefirm. You can expect to work with high level client personnel to analyze, evaluate, and enhance information systems facilitating the business internal control process, and will assist clients and other Risk Assurance professionals in performing information technology control and security engagements. 

Skills and attributes for success

  • Provide guidance and share knowledge with team members and participate in performing procedures especially focusing on complex, judgmental and/or specialized issues. Work with the team and the client to create plans for accomplishing engagement objectives and a strategy that complies with professional standards and addresses the risks inherent in the engagement
  • Brief the engagement team on the client's IT environment and industry IT trends. Maintain relationships with client management to manage expectations of service, including work products, timing, and deliverables. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of complex information systems and apply it to client situations
  • Bring and utilize extensive knowledge of the client's business/industry to identify technological developments and evaluate impacts on the client's business. Demonstrate excellent project management skills, inspire teamwork and responsibility with engagement team members, and use current technology/tools to enhance the effectiveness ofdeliverables and services.
  • Understand EY and its service lines and actively assess what the firm can deliver to serve clients.

To qualify for the role you must have

  • bachelor's or master's degree
  • minimum of 5 years of experience working as an IT auditor or IT risk adviser for a public accounting firm, a professional services firm, or within industry
  • Bring your significant experience in applying relevant technical knowledge in at least one of the following engagements: (a) financial statement audits; (b) internal or operational audits; (c) Service Organization ControlsReporting engagements; and/or (d) ERP security and control reviews (Oracle, SAP, PeopleSoft)
  • We would expect for you to be available to travel outside of their assigned office location at least 50% of thetimeplus commute within the region (where public transportation often is not available). Successful candidates mustwork in excess of standard hours when necessary. A valid passport is required.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • bachelor's or master's degree in business, accounting, finance, computer science, information systems, engineering, or a related discipline
  • CPA, CA, CISA, CISSP, CISM, CBCP, CIA, CIPP, CGEIT certification is desired; If you are non-certified, you a=arerequired to become certified within 1 year from your date of hire.

What we look for We’re looking for passionate leaders with strong vision and a desire to stay on top of trends in the risk industry. If you have a genuine passion for helping businesses achieve their full potential, 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 thevalue 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 personal days, and a rangeof programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • The autonomy to use a variety of skills to accomplish goals within a designated service line
  • Excellent training and development prospects, both through established programs and on-the-job training
  • Feedback on your performance that will accelerate your growth, plus the opportunity to provide feedback and mold future leaders
  • An excellent team of colleagues, dedicated to managing and varying your workload

About EY As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

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