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Senior Technology Risk Consultant

Location:  Brussels
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  14 Sep 2023

Job description

Requisition ID:  1454905

The Opportunity


As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and consultancy services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help building a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. This is what makes us different, and renders working here a unique, lifetime experience. 


EY Consulting is a fast-moving, high-growth area within EY, and this with a huge potential for you. It offers variety, challenge, responsibility and the opportunity to realize your leadership potential. Our competency teams are focused on helping our clients to improve their business performance and operational efficiency, whilst managing risk. We help clients by delivering assessment, transformation and assurance solutions in specialty areas, like finance, supply chain, strategic direction, risk management and technology.


Technology Risk addresses the latter two within EY Consulting, allowing you to act as a bridging function between the business and the technology agenda through five dedicated solutions: IT audit, data analytics, attestation & certifications services, technology governance and software asset management.


Your key responsibilities


  • You will evaluate the company’s technology universe from a technical and business perspective, execute in-depth assessments of the IT processes, risks and controls through interviews, desktop analysis and system inspection.
  • You will review the setup of complex systems (e.g. SAP, Oracle…) and technology governance frameworks in line with industry leading practices (e.g. ITIL, COBIT, NIST,…).
  • You will perform detective assessments through the use of advanced data analytics.
  • You will be involved in certification and attestation engagements, such as SOC reporting, ISAE reporting, ISO certification, both from an audit and implementation perspective.
  • You will contribute in providing our clients with EY supported insights and pragmatic recommendations to further improve business performance, operational efficiency and risk management.
  • You will take responsibility for the successful end-to-end delivery of multiple engagements, motivating teams, coaching people and reporting directly to the executive level.
  • You will develop strong client relationships and potentially identify new business opportunities.
  • You will assist in further development of our technology risk competencies.




  • You have a Bachelor or Master degree in Information Technology, Applied Economics, Commercial Science, Computer Science or related. You have a keen interest in the latest technology trends.
  • You have 2 - 3 years relevant working experience in an IT or a (financial) assurance role.
  • Professional certifications, such as CGEIT, CISA, CISM, CISSP, COBIT, CRISC and ITIL are a plus.
  • You have excellent communication and solid writing skills in English, and are fluent in either Dutch or French.
  • You demonstrate proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint. Experience with large ERP and/or financial software such as SAP, MS Dynamics, JDE… is considered a plus.
  • You have good people, analytical, and reporting skills with a positive, problem-solving mindset.
  • You are able to work autonomously with a focus on getting things done.
  • You are willing to connect with our Belgian clients onsite or remote and potentially having the opportunity to be involved in international assignments.
  • You have to thrive in a fast-paced, multi-industry, multinational environment.


Our offer:


  • We offer a career path within a global leading consulting and audit firm, which will allow you to work with prominent national and global institutions.
  • We offer dynamic working environment with room for personal development and a position with a high degree of autonomy and responsibility .
  • We offer challenging project journeys within a wide range of service offerings.
  • We offer an environment that continuously stimulates personal development by tailor-made trainings.
  • We offer clear career path and the opportunity to become part of a dynamic and growing team.
  • We offer you an attractive remuneration package (i.e. competitive salary, net allowances and extensive fringe benefits: company car with fuel card, smart phone, health insurance, pension plan…).
  • At EY we are passionate about the inclusion and support of individuals of all groups; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability status.


At EY, the spotlight is on our people. You are empowered to build your expertise and explore the world so that you can innovate and challenge the status quo.  Because Building a better working world begins here. This is what makes us different, and renders working here a unique, lifetime experience. We are one international, connected team, with one purpose. We are EY. Your dream career begins here.

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