Risk - Technology Risk, Manager/Senior Manager

  • Competitive
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Ernst & Young Malaysia
  • 18 Mar 19

Risk - Technology Risk, Manager/Senior Manager

Our independent position and assessment capabilities provide clients with a candid and reliable overview of their risk landscape and the controls in place. As a risk assurance professional, you will be leading assessments and certification services that will directly support C-suite discussions and important business decisions regarding compliance, cost and quality of our clients' risk management programs. You will be part of an international network of professionals across geographies and sectors, delivering assessment and certification services that will help verify compliance and improve the performance of our clients.

Our structured career framework means you'll continue to develop, whatever level you're at. So whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.
The opportunity
You will be responsible for managing multiple client engagement teams at an executive level within the practice and the firm. Engagements focus on the assessment and/or evaluation of IT systems and the mitigation of IT-related business risks. Engagements may be either assurance (attestation) and/or risk advisory in nature, and vary considerably in size and complexity.

All of our IT Risk & Assurance services whether assurance or advisory in nature are designed for the dual purpose of strengthening internal controls and, in so doing, helping to improve IT and business performance.

In addition to assurance-related engagements such as financial attestation and ISAE 3402 engagements, you will focus on IT governance and effectiveness; IT program management and assurance; security and controls of ERP implementations; and business intelligence and information analysis.

As a Senior Manager within the Risk Assurance team, you will provide guidance and share knowledge with team members and participate in performing procedures especially focusing on complex, judgmental and/or specialized issues.

You will work with the team and the client to create plans for accomplishing engagement objectives and a strategy that complies with professional standards and addresses the risks inherent in the engagement.

Your key responsibilities

  • Brief the engagement team on the client's IT environment and industry IT trends
  • Maintain relationships with client management to manage expectations of service, including work products, timing, and deliverables
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of complex information systems and apply it to client situations
  • Use extensive knowledge of the client's business/industry to identify technological developments and evaluate impacts on the client's business
  • Demonstrate excellent project management skills, inspire teamwork and responsibility with engagement team members
  • Use current technology/tools to enhance the effectiveness of deliverables and services
Skills and attributes for success
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong drive to excel professionally, and to guide and motivate others
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills
  • Dedicated , innovative, resourceful, analytical and able to work under pressure
  • Foster an efficient, innovative and team-oriented work environment
To qualify for the role you must have
  • A recognized university degree in accounting, business, information technology, engineering, mathematics or other relevant discipline
  • At least 5-8 years of related working experience
  • Extensive experience working as an IT auditor or IT risk adviser for a public accounting firm, a professional services firm, or within industry
  • Significant experience in having applied relevant technical knowledge in at least one of the following engagements:
    • financial statement audits;
    • internal or operational audits;
    • ISAE 3402 engagements;
    • ERP security and controls reviews (Oracle, SAP, PeopleSoft)
    • SOX integrated audits and/or
    • application of data analytics for business process reviews (e.g., ACL, IDEAL, SQL, Tableau, Spotfire)
  • Strong project management skills and able to manage a portfolio of engagements
  • Ability to identify and cross sell services within the firm to existing clientele
  • Excellent leadership, teamwork and client service skills
  • Demonstrated integrity within a professional environment
Ideally, you'll also have
  • CPA, CA, CISA, CISSP, CISM, CBCP, CIA, CIPP or CGEIT certification or related professional qualification
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 leader equipped with strong people management skills and a genuine passion to make things happen in a dynamic organization. If you're ready to take on a wide range of responsibilities, and are committed to seeking out new ways to make a difference, this role is for you.

What working at EY offers
EY offers a competitive remuneration package commensurate with your work experience where you'll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. We are committed to being an inclusive employer and are happy to consider flexible working arrangements, where this may be needed, guided by our FWA Policy. Plus, we offer:
• Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
• 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 advisory 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. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we'll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.

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

Join us in building a better working world.

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