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Manager - Enterprise Risk - Risk Consulting - Riyadh

Location:  Riyadh
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  22 May 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  1471539

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


  • Coordinate the activities of the engagement team to ensure that all work is carried out efficiently, in line with the engagement plan and expectations.
  • Coach and train engagement team and help them throughout the engagement.
  • Plan, coordinate and carry out financial, operational, IT and special assignment audits on the operations across all organizational levels
  • Manage the development of the strategic and operational audit plan / programs to audit the core and non-core operations.
  • Develop, review, and implement financial 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 policies and procedures are followed.
  • Develop, review, and implement IT systems auditing programs that are responsible for reviewing the information technology systems and activities which convert, process, store, and transmit data accurately and completely, in an efficient fashion, with reasonable provision for security, and backup of data and data processing assets and recovery in the event of loss of either.
  • Develop, review, and implement special assignments and fraud auditing programs that deal with conducting special audit assignments and fraud related situations.
  • Investigate and recommend action to be taken when there are weaknesses in internal controls, compliance with policies and procedures and accuracy of financial information.
  • Develop, review, and enhance the risk management plan to manage and reduce exposure risks in relation to internal operations. The plan should cover worst-case scenarios of maximum risk as well as a risk mitigation strategy.
  • Develop methods and templates for identifying the source, problem, or event of each risk.
  • Develop and review periodic reports outlining the Internal Audit department’s performance over the engagement period.
  • Identify and report on risk using common risk identification methods such as objectives-based risk identification, scenario-based risk identification, common-risk checking, and risk charting.
  • Manage External Auditor relationship to complement audit activities and to ensure that duplication of work is avoided.
  • Monitor new concepts in auditing techniques and standards.
  • Monitor new developments in internal auditing and risk assessment techniques and ensure that activities are aligned with current leading practices.
  • Participate in an advisory capacity in periodic executive / senior management meetings whilst ensuring the effective communication and articulation of risks and opportunities.


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 8 to 10+ years of experience working in a leading position as Risk/Compliance consultant or an internal auditor for Consulting services firm, or within industry
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Enterprise Risk management, Governance Risk and Compliance (GRC)
  • Willingness to travel outside of their assigned office location as the need arises
  • Strong data analytical skills are required
  • 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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