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Senior Consultant - Risk Transformation - Financial Services

Location:  Diegem
Other locations:  Anywhere in Country
Salary: Competitive
Date:  15 Jul 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1445645



EY is the only major professional services firm with a dedicated financial services practice (EY FSO) integrated in the EMEIA region. An international team of over 16.000 professionals is working across borders for our clients in the financial sector: Banking, Insurance, Payment Institutions and Wealth & Asset Management, in all service lines: Consulting, Tax, Transactions and Assurance. As we consider our people as the heart of EY, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to 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.

The Opportunity

Financial institutions are increasingly confronted with risks from new trends and regulations related to non-financial risk management like ESG, DORA, Conduct, etc. In parallel, new tools and techniques allow companies to identify and manage risk exposures which urges them to adopt new solutions and risk management practices.  

At EY Financial Services Organization (FSO) we have a strong Non-Financial Risk Consulting practice called ERM, Regulatory and Compliance. Our dedicated professionals work with prestigious financial institutions across various sectors (banks, insurance companies, payment service providers, asset management), helping them in their non-financial risk, compliance, and regulatory challenges.


Key Responsibilities

•    Risk transformation: Support risk management framework improvement and transformation programs. Organize workshops with the client’s organization to identity pain points, draw analysis and propose remediations for all non-financial risks and/or compliance topics
•    Risk tooling: Support with optimizing risk management frameworks via eGRC solutions, and the use of data (analytics) for proactive risk identification
•    Risk assessment: Identify and assess risks within an organization’ processes, propose mitigating measures and monitoring approaches. Provide support in the risk reporting process to the senior management of the organization
•    Internal Control: Improve the design of internal controls and monitor their effective implementation
•    Gap assessment: Implement new risk/regulatory requirements by performing gap assessments, building roadmaps and translating the requirements into business needs
•    BAU support: Assist the 3 lines of defense (business and operations, risk & compliance, and internal audit) in their day-to-day job by performing controls and monitoring activities, identifying pain points and reporting results to the management. Provide support in the risk reporting process to the senior management of the organization  
•    Risk culture: Help to foster risk culture within an organization (workshops, awareness campaigns, trainings)


Skills and Attributes for Success

•    Master’s degree in a relevant field or relevant experience (2-7 years) in a consulting role, or internal / external audit function, with exposure to insurance, or banking and/or payment industry
•    Knowledge and experience in specific regulations applicable either to Insurance (e.g. IDD, Solvency II) or Banking (e.g.: AML, MiFID, ESG…) or Payment sector (PSD2, Interchange Fee Regulation, SIPS…) is a plus
•    Flexible mindset, problem-solver with a creative approach and ability to think out-of-the-box
•    Process-minded, organized, with an eye for detail and excellent analytical skills
•    Client focused, with a pragmatic approach
•    Excellent written and verbal communication & presentation skills
•    Fluency in French and/or Dutch and proficient level of business English
•    Strong team spirit, balanced by a healthy sense of autonomy

What working at EY Offers

•    You will be part of a leading global professional services firm.
•    You will be part of the EY family where everyone is willing to offer support and senior management is very accessible. 
•    You will join a dynamic and growing team with a great mix of young and experienced professionals focusing on financial services.
•    You will get extensive trainings on technical matters, as well as soft skills and project management, and you will have access to new technologies and innovative equipment.
•    We are proud of our flexible working arrangements, and we will support you to build a successful career and deliver excellent client service, without sacrificing your personal priorities. 
•    While our client-facing profession might require part-time working at client site and business traveling at times, we are committed to helping you achieve a lifestyle balance.

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