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Experienced Consultant / Senior Consultant (80-100%)

Location:  Zurich
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Nov 11, 2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  18802

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


In a world that’s changing faster than ever, our purpose acts as our ‘North Star’ guiding our more than 300,000 people – providing the context and meaning for the work we do every day. In doing so, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, clients and communities. Thanks to our innovative services in auditing, tax consulting as well as transaction and management consulting, we proudly drive our clients into the future.


Our Financial Services Organisation is unique among the Big 4 firms, being the only one with a functional and transnational specialisation in the Financial Services sector. Our Business Consulting services offers a broad range of functional and cross-country solutions dedicated to providing high-value and trusted advice to clients. 


We are looking for a motivated and committed experienced Consultant / Senior Consultant (80-100%) with risk management experience to further strengthen our practice within the Financial Services Consulting – Risk & Actuarial team in Zurich.


Your key responsibilities


Within Financial Services Consulting - Risk & Actuarial, the GRC (Governance, Risk, Controls & Internal Audit) Team is part of a global network of risk management specialists working together with most of the largest financial services companies. We support our clients with solutions to identify, assess, steer and monitor non-financial and compliance risks.

  • This is a unique opportunity to work closely together with our clients and deliver world-class consulting solutions, including forward-looking and value generating risk management frameworks. You will be able to quickly develop a wide breadth of skills and competencies, with many of these being focused around corporate governance, internal control systems and internal audit, as well as non-financial and compliance risk management.
  • Becoming a member of our team promises a kick-start into a fast paced and engaging career. You will also have the opportunity to actively support in innovation and shape EY solutions on current and upcoming market needs.
  • Your skillset will grow rapidly through training events and client facing engagements including touchpoints with clients’ senior management.
  • Engaging with our clients to support in our practice growth through business development activities, point-of-views and thought leadership.
  • Working on client assignments from day one with a supportive and highly competent team.


Skills and attributes for success
To qualify for the role you must have


  • A degree in a business-related field such as business administration, economics, finance or other related area
  • Minimum of 2-3 years’ experience within the risk, compliance or audit team of a financial services company
  • Strong interest in designing, implementing and reviewing Corporate Governance, Risk Management, Internal Controls and Compliance frameworks
  • Strong PowerPoint, Word and Excel skills
  • Excellent communication skills in English (verbal and written) with ability to interact with individuals across all levels of the organization


Ideally, you’ll also have


  • Good understanding of Banking and/or Insurance related processes and controls
  • Superior organizational competence (planning, scheduling, coordinating and time management)
  • Fluency in spoken German, intermediate level in written German
  • Interest and affinity to IT systems as well as automation and digitization


What we look for


  • Entrepreneurial mindset and an innovative spirit
  • Motivated, ambitious and self-driven personality
  • Willingness to go the extra mile
  • Goal-oriented team player with analytical and organizational skills


What we offer


  • International and diverse team of highly motivated professionals
  • Constant personal development with a steep learning curve – a system of trainings, mentoring, counselling and on-the-job learning
  • Modern working environment and equipment, fostering mobile working flexibility
  • Transparent performance-based recognition and progression system
  • Acquire a fully accredited corporate MBA (EY Tech MBA) from Hult International Business School, whilst working with EY, completely free*


* exception of EY contractors, interns and alumni.


If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible. For further information please contact our recruitment team ( / +41 58 286 33 66).


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.  

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