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FSO BBC Consulting (Risk Advisory) / Senior Manager / Bermuda

Location:  Bermuda
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  28 Mar 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1434428

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Join our Financial Services Office (FSO) and you will work with multi-disciplinary teams from around the world to deliver a global market perspective. Aligned to key industry groups including asset management and private equity, banking and capital markets, and insurance, we provide integrated assurance, consulting, strategy & transactions, and tax services to our clients. As a market segment of the FSO, the BBC includes the Bahamas, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, and Cayman Islands. By joining the BBC, you will receive unmatched exposure and experience to our continuously growing portfolio of diverse FSO clients.


The opportunity

We are currently seeking a highly qualified professional to be considered for the position of Senior Manager in our Risk Advisory practice within our Financial Services Consulting practice in Bermuda. This is an exciting, multi-disciplinary consultancy opportunity with a primary focus on serving clients in the Insurance industry. Other sector experience in Banking and Wealth and Asset Management would be an advantage. Our Risk team provides comprehensive risk services through a suite of strategic, managed services, and industry-focused operational recommendations that help companies around the world evaluate and enhance their risk management functions.


Your key responsibilities

We’ll look to you to lead multiple client engagement teams at an executive level within the practice and the firm. You’ll be responsible for planning, leading and performing internal audit and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) 404 procedures in accordance with the client’s audit plan, risk management strategy and EY’s internal audit and SOX 404 methodologies. You can expect to work with high performing teams, clients and market leaders in banking and capital markets, asset management and insurance to establish audit objectives and scope of work; establish the engagement budget; and lead the overall execution of the audit project through wrap-up and final report delivery.


Other experience in compliance, internal audit and Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) procedures would be an advantage.


Areas of experience required would include:

  • Strong experience in Enterprise Risk management (ERM) which would consist of developing and reviewing the Enterprise Risk Management Framework which includes risk policies, risk appetite, metrics, monitoring and alignment of Risk Management with the Business Strategy.

  • Operational risk experience in performing Framework development, Risk Control Self- Assessments (RCSA), , Incident management, Stress and scenario testing, model risk management, risk appetite metrics and Key Risk Indicators (KRI) development and ongoing monitoring.

  • Facilitation and development of a target operating models for compliance and risk functions with your clients

  • Working in collaboration with our Actuarial, Tech assurance and Regulatory teams where necessary.

  • Knowledge of Bermuda regulatory requirements would be an advantage.

  • Streamlining and execution of the ERM/ risk frameworks


Skills and attributes for success

On a typical day, you’ll coordinate, plan and deliver scope of work, working with your team and clients to perform risk assessments, design innovative audit approaches, plan engagement objectives and manage the executive of field work to draft and deliver deliverables while complying with professional standards and addressing the inherent in the engagement. We’ll look to you to demonstrate a thorough understanding of financial services processes and complex information systems. In addition, we’d like you to use your extensive industry knowledge to identify technological developments and evaluate the impact to our client’s business.


You’ll also dedicate time to generating new business opportunities by participating in market facing activities and developing thought leadership materials. We’ll look to you to actively encourage team members to contribute ideas and identify opportunities to introduce EY services, fostering teamwork and innovation.


To qualify for the role, you must have

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree in business, accounting, finance, computer science, information systems or a related discipline

  • A minimum of 8 years of related experience working at a public accounting firm or professional services firm, or comparable experience as an advisor to a financial services company in industry

  • A relevant service line certification such as a CPA, CA, CISA, CISSP, PMP, CIA, CAMS or equivalent

  • Experience in generating new business opportunities and project management

  • Experience with financial services internal audit risk assessment and governance, risk and compliance (GRC) methodologies, tools and enablers

  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills

  • Excellent leadership, teamwork and client service skills

  • Demonstrated integrity within a professional environment

  • The ability and willingness to travel and work in excess of standard hours when necessary


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • International business experience

  • Experience in innovating risk and compliance mandates

  • Excellent critical thinking and analysis skills, and the confidence to identify and resolve problems


What we look for

We’re interested in leaders with a genuine creative vision and the confidence to make it happen. You can expect plenty of autonomy in this role, so you’ll need the motivation to take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve our current relationships and expand our business in the evolving market. If you’re serious about consulting and ready to take on some of our clients’ most complex issues, this role is for you.


What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical, dental and vision coverage, competitive pension plan, generous vacation and leave entitlement(s), and a range of programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer


  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next

  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way

  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs

  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs



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