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Manager - Technology Risk / EMEIA Financial Services in Zurich

Location:  Zurich
Other locations:  Primary Location Only
Salary: Competitive
Date:  24 May 2024

Job description

Requisition ID:  494723


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. 


Our Consulting business offers a broad range of functional and cross-country services dedicated to providing high-value and trusted advice to clients, with a specific focus on business transformation programs in the Financial Services industry.


As the only one, of the Big 4 with a specialist cross-border practice dedicated to the Financial Services Sector, we offer our clients seamless, consistent and high-quality services around the globe.


The opportunity
In response to strong market demand, we are seeking an experienced Manager who can work directly with clients, to help them understand and address the risks associated with the technologies that support their business. This will involve interacting at a senior level with client staff and EY Partners, managing multiple assignments, and leading global teams of EY personnel. You will be stretched to learn about new IT risk areas – sometimes as they evolve, work across a range of different clients in multiple sectors, and deal with complex and demanding issues on a daily basis.


Your key responsibilities

  • You will gain insight into state-of-the-art IT environments and our global methods
  • Your focus: IT General Controls audits and consulting, information security and risk assessment of processes, applications, systems and IT infrastructures at banks/insurances.
  • As IT Manager, you will be operationally responsible for conducting audits of financially relevant IT systems and information portals from an internal control and risk and compliance management perspective as part of annual audits with a focus on the banking environment/insurance industry
  • Your tasks will also include data migration audits, regulatory IT audits, third party reporting and IT risk assessments
  • Learn frontline thought leadership in response to today's changing market, ever-increasing regulatory requirements and new digital challenges. From project to project, you will expand your expertise alongside our partners and senior managers


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

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in business administration or (business) informatics is a prerequisite, relevant certifications (e.g. CISA, CRISC, etc.) round off your profile
  • Experience in the operational management and implementation of IT audits
  • Extensive professional experience in the areas of IT audit and IT risk
  • Success factors that will help you to advance with us: Ability to work in a team, determination, commitment and quick comprehension.
  • As an international company, we require fluent English skills


Ideally, you’ll also have:

  • A plus: comparable employment with a Big4 company and experience in managing employees
  • German skills oral and written


What we look for

Your ambition is as bold as ours. As part of our high-performing teams, you’ll build the tech skillsets and growth mindsets to become the leader you want to be. The leader the world needs. Harness our scale, our tech, our teams and our culture to realize your potential. Learn from the best, surround yourself with the curious, ask better questions to seek better answers. The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build. 


What we offer

  • International multi-cultural team of highly motivated professionals
  • Continuous 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*


If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible. Make the next step and apply for this position online. For further information please contact our recruitment team ( / +41 58 286 33 66).



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



* exception of EY contractors, interns and alumni.






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