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Manager- Enterprise Risk - IA - Riyadh 1

Location:  Riyadh
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  28 May 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1450575

The opportunity

We enhance performance through creating risk-enabled organizations and help clients identify important risks, design frameworks to manage them and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of risk management. As a risk professional, you will be addressing client issues and transformations relating to Enterprise Risk Management (covering both business and IT risk), Internal Audit, Program Risk Management, process and controls design and effectiveness, and Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) implementations. Our solutions can be used by our clients to build confidence and trust with their customers, the overall market and when required by regulation or contract.

We will support you with career-long training and coaching to develop your skills to enable you to lead our clients’ transformations. As EY is a global leading service provider in this space, you will be working with the best of the best in a collaborative environment.

Your Overall responsibilities

This is a role where no two days are the same – so you’ll find yourself taking on plenty of new responsibilities as you go. You will be responsible for managing multiple client engagement teams at an executive level within the practice and the firm. You’ll work alongside clients and colleagues, delivering our solutions and contributing to growing our business and developing our people. If you’re flexible and ready to adapt to a constantly changing environment, there’s no better place to develop your skills. Since you’ll be working directly with clients, some travel will be required. Below are examples of expectations from your grade:

  • Effectively manage and motivate client engagement teams with diverse skills and backgrounds.
  • Consistently deliver quality client services and manage expectations of client service delivery.
  • Monitor progress, manage risk and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes.
  • Stay abreast of current business and industry trends relevant to the client's business.
  • Develop and maintain long-term relationships and networks with clients and internal EY stakeholders
  • Demonstrate deep technical capabilities and professional knowledge.
  • Possess in depth business acumen and demonstrate ability to quickly assimilate to new knowledge.
  • Remain current on new developments in consulting services capabilities and industry knowledge

Your Technical responsibilities

  • Assist in defining internal audit methodologies, guidelines, and tools in line with international standards in order to ensure compliance with quality standards.
  • Manage and develop the annual budget, including Financial and Human Resources requirements.
  • Manage and develop Internal audit Strategic and operational plan.
  • Manage the development of annual audit plans / programs to audit the core and non-core.
  • Manage and develop financial, operational and IT auditing to ensure compliance with financial, operational and IT policies and procedures in addition to applicable laws and regulations.
  • Manage and develop special assignments and fraud auditing programs that deal primarily with conducting special audit assignments and ones related to fraud.
  • Manage the development of Audit committee, Executive Management and Board presentations.
  • Manage the implementation of financial, operational and IT auditing programs and ensure performing audit procedures.
  • Manage and assists in the documentation of audit work results are in accordance with internal audit policies and procedures as well as the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) standards and leading practices.
  • Ensure proper Identification of weaknesses in clients financial, operational and IT internal controls, systems, policies, and procedures and recommend control gaps and opportunities for improvement.
  • Review and Evaluate audit results, weighing the relevancy, accuracy, and perspective of conclusions against the accumulated audit evidence.
  • Provides advice on internal control and participates in enhancing internal audit standards and practices to the clients.
  • Manage and ensure day to day activities and operations are in adherence to the guidelines and responsibilities assigned to them and that all activities are being conducted properly
  • Develop, review, and guide junior team members and implement financial, operational and IT auditing programs for reviewing and appraising the soundness and adequacy of internal accounting controls, determining to which extent assets are properly accounted for and safeguarded from losses, and establishing the reliability of accounting data maintained in the books and records.
  • Develop, review, and implement operational auditing programs that are responsible for reviewing and determining the extent to which Internal controls are followed.
  • Manage, Evaluate, and recommend action to be taken when there are weaknesses in internal controls, compliance with policies and procedures, accuracy of financial information and others.
  • Draft Internal Audit reports along with the risk, impact and recommendations for each identified observation and conduct an exit / validation meeting with the respective process owners (e.g., head of departments / functions) to confirm observations.
  • Support in leading discussion with clients’ Audit committee, Executive management and relevant stakeholders.


Skills and attributes for success

  • Strong analytical, interpersonal, communication, writing and presentation skills
  • Leadership, teamwork and client service skills
  • Demonstrates integrity, values, principles, and work ethic


To qualify for the role you must have


  • A bachelor's or master's degree in Accountancy, Business, Risk Management, Information Management Systems, Industrial engineering, or other related discipline
  • A minimum of 6 years of experience working as an IA auditor or Risk/Compliance adviser for a public accounting firm, a professional services firm, or within industry
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Willingness to travel outside of their assigned office location as the need arises
  • Professional certifications such as: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA), , , Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Governance, Risk, Compliance professional (GRCP), Professional Risk Manager (PRMIA), Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA), PMP



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 we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. 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.

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