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Manager, Technology Risk - IT Risk & Assurance, London

Location:  London
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Dec 28, 2021

Job description

Requisition ID:  108822

Manager, Technology Risk - IT Risk & Assurance, London


At EY, you’ll 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’re 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. 


Technology provides businesses with the potential to deliver new services, operate in new markets, and change the way they operate. With these opportunities come risks.



The opportunity


As a leading independent provider of risk advisory services, EY supports organisations in managing their risks, exploiting opportunities and operating effectively. IT Risk and Assurance (ITRA) sits within EY’s Risk business and forms part of our broader Business Consulting practice.


Our clients seek independent advice and assurance on diverse issues including design and operation of their internal controls, security of their business critical systems, delivery of major IT enabled programmes, their relationships with third parties, and their management, stewardship and ability to exploit business critical data.


We are looking to recruit a Manager who can work directly with clients to help them understand and address risks associated with the technologies that support their business. 



Responsibilities, Qualifications, Certifications - External

Your key responsibilities


Your primary responsibility will be to plan and deliver IT risk and control advisory engagements. This will involve interacting at a senior level with client staff, managing multiple assignments, and leading teams of EY personnel. You will be stretched to learn about new IT risk areas, sometimes as they evolve, work across a broad range of clients in multiple sectors, and deal with complex and demanding issues daily.


  • Managing a portfolio of ITRA engagements with our clients within agreed time and budget
  • Working with prospective clients to agree, scope, and plan the delivery phase of engagements
  • Creating and managing reports, ensuring the highest quality deliverables
  • Contributing to the creation of proposals and marketing material
  • Contributing to developing the market for ITRA services across all sectors, identifying sales opportunities and escalating these to senior leadership
  • Establishing relationships internally with senior stakeholders and with clients across the FTSE 350 market
  • Mentoring and coaching junior team members and leading by example



Skills and attributes for success


Delivering either assurance or advisory services in a selection of the following areas listed below.  All candidates must have the skills and experience to deliver complex engagements relating to SAP or S-Ox 404:


  • IT risk, control and audit:
    • SAP S4/HANA Finance, Oracle, Hyperion, Dynamics, mid-tier accounting packages
    • Database systems e.g. DB2, Sybase, RDS, OS/400, Oracle
    • Operating systems e.g. OS/400, Windows, Unix (AIX, HPUX, Red Hat, Solaris)
    • S-Ox 404 process control mapping (for risks and controls), IT testing, IT test and exception handling documentation, IT risk and control improvement
  • Core external audit methodology (including compulsory training and certification): audit planning, audit documentation (subject to regulatory inspection), audit testing including exception handling, use of electronic working paper systems, integration with Audit
  • ITPRM: Process controls, ITGC controls, SOD controls, migration risks and controls, hypercare controls, interface controls, IPE controls
  • SOCR: ISAE3402 frameworks, SSAE16 frameworks, COSO, COBIT, sampling, control descriptions, testing, exception handling, reporting



To qualify for the role you must have


  • Managerial experience working in an IT risk and control environment
  • Consulting background and successful track record in Internal and/or External IT Audit
  • Working knowledge in major ERP (e.g. SAP, Oracle, PeopleSoft, Microsoft Dynamics) implementation approach and project life-cycle
  • People and project management experience



Ideally, you’ll also have


  • Previous participation in Business Development activities, including working with clients to identify their needs and working on responses to invitations to tender issued by clients
  • Ability to engage multiple stakeholder communities and manage cross-functional projects
  • Experience developing propositions that are current and relevant to our clients
  • Ability to develop and deliver high quality output against stated project objectives in tight deadlines



What we look for


We are looking for high performing individuals with the passion and commitment to grow our practice and eventually become a Partner in our business. As an ambassador for the ITRA team, you will need to build a strong network internally and be able to exceed our clients' high expectations. 


What we offer


EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.


We offer a competitive remuneration package. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. 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.


If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.


The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.


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Please note: Prior to finalizing your application, you will be asked to provide personal information across several dimensions of diversity and inclusiveness. The information you provide is kept entirely confidential and will not be used to evaluate your candidacy. We collect this data to help us analyse our recruitment process holistically and implement actions that promote diversity and inclusiveness. While optional, we encourage you to provide this information to hold us accountable towards our goal of building a better working world. We ask because it matters!


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