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Manager (IT Internal Audit) - Risk Consulting, EY Singapore

Other locations:  Anywhere Globally
Salary: Competitive
Date:  26 Mar 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1488832

Management and boards of directors rely heavily on internal audit to provide important proactive assessments and assurance around the effectiveness of controls and company processes, while also providing objective advisory support. In the new digital economy, technology will play an increasingly important role in every company’s governance framework.  As an IT internal audit professional, you’ll be leading engagements to identify technology control enhancements, IT operational and compliance process improvement and efficiency opportunities, as well as company-wide cost improvements. EY is a global leading service provider in this space, with a reputation for high quality and cost-effective innovative offerings.


Our structured career framework means you’ll continue to develop, whatever level you’re at. And with a network stretching around the globe, you’ll gain valuable insight across industries and geographies.


The opportunity


As part of our IT internal audit team, you’ll focus on client opportunities where your expertise can make a substantial impact. You’ll apply your knowledge and experience to shape our services and motivate your team. You’ll build valuable relationships with clients and develop strong capabilities, through both formal training and working with senior mentors and talented colleagues.


Your key responsibilities


As a Manager within the IT internal audit team, you will provide guidance and share knowledge with team members and participate in performing procedures especially focusing on complex, judgmental and/or specialized issues.


You will work with the team and the client to create plans for accomplishing engagement objectives and a strategy that complies with professional standards and addresses the risks inherent in the engagement.


Skills and attributes for success


  • Brief the engagement team on the client's IT environment and industry IT trends
  • Maintain relationships with client management and stakeholders to manage expectations of service, including work products, timing and deliverables
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of complex information systems and apply it to client situations
  • Use extensive knowledge of the client's business/industry to identify technological developments and evaluate impacts on the client's business
  • Demonstrate excellent project management skills, inspire teamwork and responsibility with engagement team members
  • Manage engagement budget, timeline and quality of deliverables
  • Write clear, concise and objective audit reports, incorporating key aspects such as engagement objectives, scope, findings, risk implications, root causes and recommendations
  • Present and discuss findings and recommendations with client’s management
  • Understand EY and its service lines and actively assess what the firm can deliver to serve clients


To qualify for the role, you must have


  • A recognized university degree in accounting, business, information technology, or other relevant discipline
  • At least 6 years of related working experience
  • A minimum of 4 years working as an IT auditor or IT risk consultant for a public accounting firm, a professional services firm, or within industry
  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time
  • Significant experience in applying relevant technical knowledge in at least five of the following areas:
  1. IT general controls review
  2. Infrastructure review
  3. Application controls review
  4. Cybersecurity review
  5. ERP security and control review (e.g., SAP, Oracle, Workday)
  6. Cloud security review
  7. Data protection and data privacy review
  8. Experience performing business process audits with the aid of analytics (usage of Power BI, Python, ACL, IDEA, SQL, Spotfire, Tableau, etc.)
  9. Business continuity review
  10. IT governance review
  11. IT risk assessment and IT audit planning
  • Project management skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills
  • Leadership, teamwork and client service skills
  • Demonstrated integrity within a professional environment


Ideally, you will also have


  • CPA, CA, CISA, CISSP, CISM, CBCP, CIA, CIPP, and/or CGEIT certification
  • Non-certified hires are required to become certified within 1 year from the date of hire
  • Based on an individual's professional background, area of specialization, or industry focus, we recognize that other certifications, credentials, or experience may be more relevant than the listed certifications and therefore may be acceptable substitutes


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 that collaborates with people from various teams while looking to develop your career in a dynamic organization.


What working at EY offers


EY offers a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. We are committed to being an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. 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.


EY | Building a better working world


EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people, and society and build trust in the capital markets.


Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform, and operate.


Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax, and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.  


Join us in building a better working world. Apply now.

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