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Senior, Technology Risk

Calgary, AB
Full Time
2 days ago

Technology is changing the way businesses are operating. New technologies provide businesses with the potential to deliver new services, operate in new markets and to change the way they operate. Associated with these opportunities come risks, our clients seek independent advice and assurance over diverse issues which include for example: the design and operation of their internal controls, the security of their business critical systems, the delivery of major IT enabled programmes, their relationships with third parties, and their management, stewardship and ability to exploit business critical data.

The opportunity

EY is seeking a Senior, to join our Technology Risk team. This professional will manage engagement teams, as well as directly assist clients in employing information systems, resources, and controls to maximize efficiencies and minimize risk. The successful candidate will also work with client personnel to analyze, evaluate, and enhance information systems facilitating the business internal control process, and will assist clients and other IT professionals in performing information technology (IT) control and security engagements.

Your key responsibilities
    •Provide high quality professional day-to-day management of internal/external audit engagements/projects and understand EY's practices and service offerings and identify potential opportunities to improve such service offerings •Lead and support the on-site coordination role for audit clients including planning, briefing team on the client's IT environment and industry IT trends, coaching and mentoring staff, communicating with the clients and completing audit engagements •Maintain relationships with client management to manage expectations of service, including work products, timing, and the value to be delivered. •Prepares IT external audit reports on the adequacy and effectiveness of control structure, along with practical recommendations to improve the effectiveness, efficiency of a control or process. •Able to discuss and resolve IT audit issues and recommendations with client management. •Demonstrate a thorough understanding of complex information systems and apply it to client situations.

Skills and attributes for success

    •Highly professional with ability to work in challenging, diverse and evolving client environments •Flexible with the ability to learn quickly and leverage skills in new situations •Excellent verbal and written communication skills •The ability to build strong client relationships •Strong team working skills are essential •Strong presentation and facilitation skills •A passion to contribute to the growth of the practice •Strong experience interacting with clients at all levels including Staff, Leadership and Partners: Strong written, communication, and presentation skills. •Ability to coach and mentor junior staff on engagements.

To qualify for the role you must have
    •A minimum of 2 years of experience in IT external and/or internal audit; •Bachelor's Degree (or higher) in Business Administration, Commerce, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or other relevant program required. •Possessing relevant accounting / audit designation(s) or working towards one (e.g. CPA, CIA, and/or CISA) is required. •Demonstrated knowledge of COBIT, ITIL, or other IT frameworks would be as asset. •Experience with data and analytics tools such as ACL; providing IT support to non IT auditors. •Proficiency using SharePoint and MS Office Suite including Excel, Word, OneNote and PowerPoint •Willingness to travel

Ideally, you'll also have
    •Hands on experience with project management or IT operations based in large enterprise resource planning systems such as JD Edwards, Oracle and SAP or information security would be an asset.

What we look for

As an ambassador for the IT Risk & Assurance team, you will need to build a strong network internally and be able to exceed our clients' high expectations. We are seeking high performing individuals who have been recognised for exceeding expectations.

Core consulting skills:
    •Advanced data & evidence management, client management on remediation programmes, driving innovation & continuous improvement

Technical skills:
    •Strong technical insight, practical knowledge & capability in your specialist capability

    •Proven ability to adapt and learn in an innovative environment.

What working at EY offers

At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.

We offer a competitive compensation package where you'll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
    •Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry •Learning opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career •The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that's right for you

About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and consulting services, we're using the finance products, expertise and systems we've developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Make your mark. Apply today.

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