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Senior Consultant Enterprise Risk

Location:  Amsterdam
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  21 Apr 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1433641

*Please be aware that this position is open from september 2023 onwards

Building a better working world is our firm’s broader ambition to become the world’s most trusted, distinctive professional services organization. We need people worthy of trust, who demonstrate enthusiasm, passion to grow fast and are highly motivated to support this purpose. What’s most important is that you’re dedicated to working with your colleagues as part of a high-performing team. You’ll need to demonstrate enthusiasm, high motivation and passion to develop fast in a multinational working environment. You’ll need to thrive in picking up new skills and talents as you go, so natural curiosity, a lot of questions and the confidence to speak up when you see something that could be improved are essential. If you’ve got the right combination of technical knowledge and communication skills, this role is for you. You might expect to travel outside of the assigned office, which may involve travelling to client locations.


The opportunity - What future are you building towards?
We are seeking a risk professional to join our Enterprise Risk Consulting team. We are looking for a team player with excellent professional skills, knowledge of the leading practice processes and the development and optimization of governance, risk management and internal controls.

Our team - Do great minds always think alike?

The Enterprise Risk Consulting department is an integral part of our Consulting Services activities. We work with many of today's leading companies. When you join our team, you will have the opportunity to work in a creative environment and build strong relationships with external clients and internal colleagues in the Netherlands and abroad. We work in multidisciplinary teams of varying sizes and play a key role in ensuring high-quality output and service to our clients. Furthermore, we are engaged in developing knowledge and implementing new solutions to meet the ever-changing needs of our clients. These can include client questions about algorithm auditing, IPO readiness, collaboration with alliance partners, control automation, sustainability risks, and ESG.


Responsibilities – How can you make a lasting impact in a rapidly changing world?

  • Your key responsibility will be to undertake and deliver on engagements in the risk management, internal audit, internal controls and Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) space, managing multiple internal and external stakeholders. You may assist on other projects, including governance risk and control (GRC), risk and control automation or performance improvement.
  • Lead teams and manage junior members and supporting the execution and daily deliverables of a portfolio of client projects.
  • Work effectively in a team, sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication, and updating senior team members on progress.
  • Monitor and manage client engagement budgets and assist clients in implementing, assessing or managing control frameworks.
  • You will assess clients’ current state processes and controls and identify opportunities to mitigate risk as well as improve process efficiency, effectiveness and business performance.
  • Prepare reports (this can also be in the form of dashboard and presentations) that will be delivered to clients and other parties.
  • Undertake drafting of proposals to be submitted to the prospect clients following their request for our services.
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel.
  • Contribute to a positive team environment by demonstrating consistent commitment and optimism toward work challenges.


Job requirements – Where do you start if you want to change the world?

  • Completed Master, preferably in the field of Accountancy, IT Audit, Business Economics / Administration, Finance.
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience in performing internal audits and/or SOX work and/or internal control and/or risk management.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills.
  • Good understanding of core business processes, associated risks and leading practice controls.
  • Using data analytics and a questioning mindset to challenge when analytics could and should be used.
  • Ability to engage with and manage multiple stakeholder communities and cross functional projects.
  • Business acumen - compile information quickly and accurately, testing data and assumptions.
  • Self-awareness when dealing with others, able to adapt your own approach to differences in individual style and backgrounds, recognizing the risk of unconscious biases.
  • Remain current on new developments in advisory services capabilities and industry knowledge.


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We offer an attractive employment package that rewards individual and team achievements:

    • Vitality: the choice is yours. An online session with an external vitality coach, practical tips on topics such as nutrition, energy, sleep and mindset, a discount at Healthcity and/or a voucher card to rent a padel court. 
    • Flexible working: you decide where and when you work in consultation with your team. At home, at the office, at the client or from another European country (up to 20 working days per year).
    • Home office arrangement: to optimize your home office, EY provides the following resources for you: office chair, sit/stand desk, an external monitor, a desk lamp, a (Bluetooth) headset, and a large external keyboard.
    • Birth leave: EY will pay 100% of the birth leave, in the case of an additional birth leave, EY will pay 70% of the salary.

For a full overview of our employment package click here: Hoe het is om bij ons te werken | EY – Global | EY - Nederland


The office

Our office in Amsterdam is located in the Zuidas, a bustling area where many businesses are situated. In our Cross Towers, Anouchka and Lucia welcome up to 1.000 people every day upon arrival. Haven't had breakfast yet? Taib will make his special smoothie for you or simply a delicious cappuccino. During the lunch break, the team of Hans and Mehdi will be ready with a fresh lunch for you. For a breathtaking view of Amsterdam, head to the 22nd floor. Collaborating takes on a new meaning with the Wavespace. This high-tech environment brings clients and colleagues together virtually from all over the world!

Recruitment procedure

The Recruitment procedure consist in general out of 2 interview rounds and/or Business case. An (online) assessment and pre-employment screening will also be part of the process.

Due to laws and regulations, and because EY (and in some cases its clients) has high demands on the reliability and integrity of its employees, every new employee will be screened. Depending on your rank the pre-employment screening could contain the following: Certificate of Conduct (in Dutch: VOG) or - if requesting a Dutch VOG is not possible - Criminal Background Check of the country you are currently living or have lived during the last five years, integrity questionnaire, verification of ID, diploma’s and/or work experience and consultation of the Dutch insolvency registry.





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