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Manager - Technology Risk (Financial Services) | Lisbon Office

Location:  Lisboa
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Nov 20, 2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  719241

EY is the only professional services firm with a separate business unit ('FSO') that is dedicated to the financial services marketplace. Our FSO teams have been at the forefront of every event that has reshaped and redefined the financial services industry. If you have a passion for rallying together to solve the most complex challenges in the financial services industry, come join our dynamic FSO team.


The opportunity 
You will help our clients evaluate and enhance their business. You will be part of our account centric growth strategy focusing on issue-based and competency-driven client needs. That's what differentiates EY in the consulting marketplace. 


Your key responsibilities 
Everything you will be involved in comes down to providing excellent customer service and helping ensure your teams do the same. Whether it is; managing multiple client teams, leading IT internal audit engagements, external audit integration, or SOC reporting as well as assisting with business development activities across financial services’ sectors, you will build strong relations ships and become a trusted advisor to your clients. 


Skills and attributes for success

  • Coordinate, plan and deliver IT audit engagements, SOC reporting, external audits, internal audits and IT internal controls especially focusing on complex banking, capital markets, wealth & asset management or insurance systems;
  • Work with the team and the client to develop risk assessments, design innovative audit approaches, plan engagement objectives, manage the execution of fieldwork, and draft and deliver audit reports and results, while complying with professional standards and addressing the risks inherent in the engagement;
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of financial services processes and complex information systems and apply knowledge to client situations;
  • Use extensive knowledge of the client’s business/industry to identify technological developments and evaluate the impacts on the client’s business;
  • Generate new business opportunities by participating in market-facing activities and developing thought leadership materials;
  • Demonstrate excellent project management skills, inspire teamwork and responsibility with engagement team members, and use current technology and tools to enhance the effectiveness of deliverables and services;
  • Manage engagement economics, including but not limited to budgeting, billing and fee management. 

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Academic education in financial, technological or analytical fields of study; 
  • At least 8 years of experience working as an IT auditor or IT risk advisor for a public accounting firm or professional services firm, or comparable experience as an advisor to a financial services company;
  • Prior experience generating new business opportunities by participating in market-facing activities and developing thought leadership materials;
  • Significant experience with internal audit risk assessment, SOX/internal controls, Service Organization Control (SOC) reporting, tools and enablers in the financial services sector; 
  • Direct audit experience with trading and risk management systems and product ledgers/subledgers; 
  • Strong project management skills;
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills;
  • Excellent leadership, teamwork and client service skills;
  • Demonstrated integrity within a professional environment;
  • Full English Proficiency.


What we look for 
Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you’ll be a confident team player equipped with strong people management skills and a genuine passion to make things happen in a dynamic organization. If you’re ready to take on a wide range of responsibilities and are committed to seeking out new ways to make a difference, this role is for you.


What working at EY offers  
We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Plus, we offer: support and coaching, opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career; and the freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you. 


About EY 
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, expertise and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, feedback is an essential part of what we do and this will be forthcoming in order for you to maximize your potential and be part of a dynamic team.


Join us in building a better working world. 
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