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Senior or Manager – IT Audit

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The objective of our advisory risk services is to provide clients with a candid and reliable overview of their risk landscape. 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.

The opportunity

Our Risk team provides comprehensive risk services that help companies around the world evaluate and enhance their risk management and internal audit functions. Professionals in this role will work within the IT Risk and Assurance group to evaluate and test IT general controls, application controls, and business process controls to support financial statement audits, service organizational control reporting as well as internal audit projects. Within EY's Advisory - Risk Assurance practice, we are currently seeking a Senior Staff or Manager to participate in client engagement teams, whereby he/she will be assessing, improving and evaluating our clients' business and Information Technology (IT) processes and controls, predominantly in their IT environment. You will have the opportunity to bring your knowledge and expertise to our clients in the following key areas:
• IT General Controls and Application Controls
• Data Analytics
• Service Organization Controls reports
• Compliance with various frameworks
• Through assisting other Advisory sub-services such as Internal Audit
• Performance Improvement and Cyber Security.

Your key responsibilities

• Providing high quality professional day-to-day management of internal/external audit engagements/projects by understanding EY's practices and service offerings to identify potential opportunities to improve such service offerings.
• Leading and supporting the on-site coordination during engagements by planning and briefing teams on the client's IT environment as well as industry IT trends, communicating with the clients and completing audit engagements.
• Maintaining relationships with client management to manage expectations of service, including work products, timing, and the value to be delivered.
• Preparing IT external audit reports on the adequacy and effectiveness of control structures, along with providing practical recommendations to improve the effectiveness, efficiency of a control or process.
• Demonstrating the ability to discuss and resolve audit issues and recommendations with client management.
• Demonstrating thorough understanding of complex information systems and applications to client situations.

Skills and attributes for success

• Strong skills in project management and engagement closure
• Experience and interest in recruiting and professional development
• Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills and a strong desire to work in a team environment
• Demonstrated integrity, values, principles, and work ethic

To qualify for the role you must have

• Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, information systems, business and/or other related major.
• Application control testing and/or implementation experience.
• Program and project delivery skills, including design, management and reporting.
• Possession of, or be actively pursuing, information systems auditing certifications or accounting designations such as Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), and Certified General Accountant (CGA).
• 3-5 years of experience in the field of IT auditing, IT Security, information technology operations or internal audit.
• Bilingualism: strong written and verbal communication skills in both French and English.
• Availability to travel.

Ideally, you'll also have

• Experience with the following topics would be considered a strong asset:
Cyber Program Management; Cyber Threat Management; Identity and Access Management ;Data Protection and Privacy; Business Resilience Data Analytics or Business Intelligence (design and/or execution); SAP and/or Oracle

What we look for

We're interested in highly motivated talented individuals with a strong willingness to think outside of the box. You can expect plenty of autonomy in this role, so you'll need the motivation to take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve our current relationships and expand our business in the evolving market. If you're serious about consulting and ready to take on some of our clients' most complex issues, this role is for you.

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 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. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work 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.

Make your mark. Apply today.

EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

Posted: April 17, 2019
Closes: June 16, 2019