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Consultant / Senior Consultant - Conduct and Compliance - Financial Services Risk Management

Location:  Sydney
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  23-Nov-2021

Job description

Requisition ID:  122603

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. 



The opportunity


We are looking for Consultants and Senior Consultants with Controls experience to be a part of the Financial Services Risk Management (FSRM) team in our Sydney or Melbourne office.


As part of our FSRM team, you’ll focus on client opportunities where your expertise can make a substantial impact. You’ll build valuable relationships across the financial services industry, gain broad industry experience, and develop strong capabilities, through both formal training and working with senior mentors and talented colleagues. 


You’ll help build a better working world by assisting our clients with strategy and implementation support. You’ll work across Australia’s leading financial institutions, in high-performing teams alongside risk management professionals, quantitative analysts, technologists, and former regulators. Together, you’ll help clients better assess and enhance the management of risk.


Your key responsibilities


  • Deliver projects to a high level of client satisfaction and within budget
  • Design and build our controls solutions, share knowledge and draw upon subject matter specialists accordingly
  • Develop relevant recommendations and solutions to enhance risk, controls, and customer & shareholder outcomes of our clients
  • Work with clients to understand and improve internal controls in a commercial way.


Skills and attributes for success

To qualify for the role, you must have 


  • 2+ years’ experience in the financial services risk management industry, either within a consulting firm or a major financial institution  
  • Experience in any two of the following areas:
    • Risk and controls framework and / or policy development and implementation
    • Controls identification
    • Controls design 
    • Controls testing
    • Controls monitoring and reporting
    • Issues, Incident and breach identification, assessment, monitoring and reporting
  • Self-motivation, positive attitude, energy and drive
  • Ability to build relationships with clients and colleagues across the business, support them and promote a collaborative culture
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) 


Ideally, you’ll also have 


  • Graduate degree in finance, commerce, law, or similar, with post-graduate qualifications or additional study viewed favourably
  • Functional knowledge of the Australian financial services regulatory environment 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to present information in a clear and concise manner.


What we offer


  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.  
  • Continuous learning: personalised career development including coaching, experiences and formal learning so you’ll develop the mindset and skills you’ll need to thrive in the future.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.


At EY, you’ll be rewarded and recognised based on your performance and our comprehensive benefits package can be tailored to your individual needs. 


We hold a collective commitment to foster an environment where all differences are valued and respected, practices are equitable, and everyone experiences a sense of belonging. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application via contactrecruitment@au.ey.com or phone +61 3 8650 7788 (option 4).


We understand the importance of social distancing at this time so our recruitment and onboarding process may be managed virtually so we can continue to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of EY people, clients, guests and the broader public. 


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



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.  


The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their external third-party provider. 



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