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Associate, Technology Risk (Assurance)

Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  17-Sep-2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  925261

At EY, you will have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we are counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.





About the Opportunity


The financial services industry is faced with  unprecedented technology risks and challenges. The ability to identify and address these rapidly evolving technology risks is key to providing assurance to their stakeholders in support of their  business performance and compliance to regulations. As a Technology Risk & Compliance professional within our technology risk extended assurance team , you will be focused on helping them achieve this goal.


Our Regulatory services in Technology Risk & Compliance are designed to provide financial regulators and financial institutions with assurance over the design adequacy and operating effectiveness of their IT controls based on industry and regulatory requirements, such as those from NIST and the MAS.

The technology risk professional helps organizations assess the technology risk maturity, third party risks and the design and operating effectiveness of the controls to address relevant technology and cybersecurity risks.  You will be leading industry and regulatory assessment services that will directly support C-suite discussions and important business decisions regarding compliance, cost and quality of the organisations’ risk management programs. You will be part of a network of professionals across geographies and sectors, delivering services that will help verify compliance and improve the performance of our clients.


You will work with high-performing assurance teams that deliver exceptional client service, enabling organisations to grow, innovate, protect and optimise their business performance – playing your part in building a better working world.   This helps you build deep and professional knowledge across the various sectors in Financial Services in the Banking and Capital Markets, Wealth and Asset Management and Insurance sector.   


 Your Key responsibilities


You would help clients with assessing their overall IT risk profile, establish areas of assessment focus,  highlight tangible areas of improvements and determine thematic risks based on industry and regulatory requirements. You are expected to be able to present our perspective of identified risks to the client Board of Directors, Senior Management or other delegate management bodies.


You would employ data analytics to assess the operating effectiveness of their IT controls based on regulatory, policy and other relevant stipulations.


You should be comfortable in a client-facing environment, be knowledgeable in the subject matter of Technology Risk & Cybersecurity, and possess strong project management, analytical and team collaboration skills. It is essential that you possess, and is able to demonstrate integrity and professionalism in the course of work.



Expected Qualifications


  • Tertiary education in Information Technology, Information Systems Management, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Cybersecurity or similarly related discipline
  • Strong understanding of technology risks faced by financial institutions. Candidates with no working experience in IT but demonstrate good knowledge and high motivation to learn about technology risks may be considered
  • Candidates with experience in internal audit covering technology risk and cybersecurity will be considered
  • Industry certifications such as CISSP, CISA, CISM will be advantageous
  • Knowledge of internationally accepted IT or Cybersecurity standards and frameworks (e.g. NIST, COBIT, ITIL, ISO2700x)
  • Familiar with the financial services industry


EY | Building a better working world


EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people, and society and build trust in the capital markets.


Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform, and operate.


Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax, and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.  

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