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2014 Career Opportunities At Ernst & Young

Date Posted: 27/Mar/2014
Deadline: 08/Apr/2014
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Senior Assurance

Job description

Job purpose 
 

·  Responsible for participating in and supervising multiple client engagements and other related activities under the general direction of more experienced engagement team members

·  Discusses moderately complex issues with engagement team and client management

·  General accounting and financial reporting assistance
Your client responsibilities 

Functional

·  Understands and explains to staff the objectives of an audit, planned other services, and the staff's role in the audit process

·  Stays abreast of general business and economic developments and applies their understanding of the client's business and industry to identify areas of audit significance, assesses the degree of risk and the nature of the errors that could result from the client's accounting estimates, identifies unusual or unexpected transactions, and explains important developments/matters to staff

·  Develops the Audit Approach Plan and prepares detailed audit programs for tests of controls and substantive procedures for significant accounts

·  Executes audit procedures, such as understanding and evaluating significant sources of information, testing controls, and performing substantive procedures in moderately complex, judgmental and/or specialized areas. Drafts financial statements and footnote disclosures in conformity with generally accepted accounting principles
Client

·  Prepares memoranda and other working papers, letters, and correspondence (e.g., Audit Planning Memorandum, Audit Approach Plan, management letter, and correspondence with the client).

·  Participates in meetings with the client engagement team and the client. Presents information to others in one-on-one and small group situations, such as verbal presentations to client personnel.

·  Interacts with client personnel and demonstrates a commitment to continually improve our client's satisfaction.
Your people responsibilities 

 

·  Fosters teamwork by maintaining cooperative relationships with the client engagement team; contributing to a work environment that leads to high morale, productivity, and open communications; facilitating the resolution of conflicts; sharing information; and, accepting and providing constructive feedback

·  Provides guidance to assist staff in reaching their full potential (e.g., willingly addresses questions, contributes constructive on-the-job feedback and training, conducts meaningful and timely performance reviews).

Desired Skills and Experience

Experience 
 

·  Graduates from Finance / Economics / Accounting;

·  At least two years experience working as an auditor for a public accounting firm or possesses particular business/industry experience to meet special needs;

·  English - advanced level (business English);

·  Other language is a plus;

·  Proficient IT skills (Word, Excel, Power Point);
Skills

·  Self-motivated, positive attitude

·  Attention to detail with a commitment to high quality and accuracy

·  Desire to exceed expectations

·  Interest in the different fields of assurance

·  User level IT (Ms Office) knowledge
We offer you:

·  Work with a bright, friendly and energetic team

·  Develop your personal and business skills by working on challenging projects with some of the most well-known companies as well as threw our extensive learning and development programs

·  Receive a competitive intern remuneration package
Who we are 

At Ernst & Young we support you in achieving your unique potential both personally and professionally. We give you stretching and rewarding experiences that keep you motivated, working in an atmosphere of integrity and teaming with some of the world's most successful companies. And while we encourage you to take personal responsibility for your career, we support you in your professional development in every way we can. You enjoy the flexibility to devote time to what matters to you, in your business and personal lives. At Ernst & Young you can be who you are and express your point of view, energy and enthusiasm, wherever you are in the world. It's how you make a difference. 

Assurance gives organizations and their investors the confidence that the results they report give a true and fair picture of their business. As an assurance professional at Ernst & Young, you'll work in a high-performing and inclusive environment that offers you great opportunities to develop an interesting and fulfilling career, wherever you are in the world. You will work in multidisciplinary teams to handle complex issues and resolve challenges for leading companies. We'll support you in your professional development so you achieve your potential.

 

 

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Risk Senior

Job description

Job purpose 
As a Risk Senior, you'll make a significant technical contribution to Risk client engagements and internal projects. Within your role, you'll actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships. You'll also identify and escalate potential business opportunities for Ernst & Young within existing engagements. 

With a clear focus on anticipating and identifying risks, you'll escalate issues as appropriate. Working closely with colleagues, you'll confirm whether the work plan is properly executed, documented and concluded in compliance with Ernst & Young's guidelines. As an influential member of the team, you'll help to create a positive learning culture, coach and counsel junior team members and help them to develop. 

Your client responsibilities 

 

·  Work effectively as a team member, sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication and updating senior team members on progress

·  Help prepare reports and schedules that will be delivered to clients and other parties

·  Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel

·  Build strong internal relationships within Ernst & Young Advisory Services and with other services across the organization
Your people responsibilities 

 

·  Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for staff

·  Contribute to people initiatives, including recruiting and retaining Risk professionals

·  Contribute to an educational program to continually develop interpersonal and technical skills of staff

·  Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures

Desired Skills and Experience

Technical skills requirements (Amend the following as required) 
 

·  Industry related certification (e.g., CPA/CA, CMA, RICS)

·  Approximately one to two years' of related work experience

·  Related audit or applicable business experience

·  Proficiency with MS Office

·  Bachelor's or Master's degree in Finance, Business or other related field

·  Public accounting experience

·  International business experience preferred
Additional skills requirements 

 

·  Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills

·  Demonstrated integrity, values, principles, and work ethic

Why should I work for Ernst & Young in Risk? 
Risk management protects business performance and contributes to sustainability in results. It's about achieving a clear understanding of risks and developing plans to manage them. As part of our team of risk professionals, you'll work with multinational businesses and public sector organizations to develop an integrated, holistic approach to risk and control. You'll help them benefit from their investments in internal controls and have greater confidence they can respond to whatever the future may hold. You'll be engaged in delivering some of the most significant and class-leading internal audit and risk engagements globally. As part of our market-leading global network of risk professionals, you'll gain the valuable experience you need to become a successful risk advisor. You'll also team with our performance improvement professionals in multidisciplinary engagements with major global clients, helping them transform and sustain their business performance. At Ernst & Young, we recognize that it's the perspectives, skills and enthusiasm you bring to our clients that makes the difference.

 

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IT Risk & Assurance Manager

 

Job description

Job purpose 

As IT Risk and Assurance Manager, you'll actively establish, maintain and strengthen internal and external relationships. With the guidance of partners, directors and senior managers, you'll identify potential business opportunities for Ernst & Young. Drawing on your knowledge and experience, you'll provide innovative commercial insights for clients, adapt methods and practices to fit operational team and cultural needs and contribute to thought leadership. 

You'll actively contribute to improving operational efficiency on projects and internal initiatives. In line with our commitment to quality, you'll consistently drive projects to completion and confirm that work is of high quality. Your role in leading teams - or parts of teams - on engagements will depend on the size of engagement. When working on engagements, you'll report to higher levels of management, who will expect you to anticipate and identify risks, and raise any issues with them as appropriate. 

As an influential member of the team, you'll help to create a positive learning culture, coach and counsel junior team members and help them to develop. 

Client responsibilities 

 

·  Participate in IT Risk and Assurance engagements

·  Help manage the financial aspects of engagements by organizing staffing, tracking fees and communicating issues to project leaders

·  Participate in business development initiatives

·  Build strong internal relationships within Ernst & Young Advisory Services and with other services across the organization
People responsibilities 

 

·  Develop people through effectively supervising, coaching, and mentoring staff

·  Conduct performance reviews and contribute to performance feedback for staff

·  Contribute to people-related initiatives including recruiting, retaining and training IT Risk and Assurance professionals

·  Maintain an educational program to continually develop personal skills of all staff

·  Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures

Qualification

Technical skills requirements 

You'll have knowledge and experience of a number of the following areas, and be developing deep experience and technical competence in at least one: 

 

·  Governance and IT management

·  IT governance and risk:

·  Control frameworks such as COSO

·  Enterprise risk services with a specific focus on IT, and related industry standards

·  IT risk management framework

·  Common IT governance and control industry frameworks, including CObIT, RiskIT, ValIT, IT

·  Governance Institute and ISACA good practices

·  IT industry frameworks such as ITIL and CMM

·  Project risk:

·  Robust understanding of program and project management practices

·  Familiarity with a typical IT systems development life cycle

·  Experience in developing technical skills specific to a solution, e.g., SAP, Oracle, CRM

·  Proven business process/analysis skills

·  IT assurance and compliance

·  A broad appreciation of business processes, data structures, IT applications and infrastructure, IT processes, and governance and internal control principles.

·  Depending upon your specific area(s) of focus, you'll have additional skills and knowledge in:

·  IT audit in the context of a financial audit, and related regulations, auditing standards and guidelines

·  Control frameworks such as COSO, internal control principles and related regulations including SOX and J-SOX

·  Internal audit services with a specific focus on IT, and related industry standards

·  Common IT governance, control and assurance industry frameworks, including CObIT, RiskIT, ValIT, IT Governance Institute and ISACA good practices

·  IT industry frameworks such as ITIL and CMM

·  Third party reporting standards (particularly SAS 70), other reporting and industry specific standards and, if applicable, trust based standards such as SysTrust and WebTrust

·  Infrastructure

·  Technically enabled IT /business transformation, program and project delivery, design, architecture and solution design, information management, implementation, operations, and management of IT infrastructure

·  Information systems security assessment, design, architecture, implementation

·  management and reporting

·  Strong technical or security skills related to a broad range of operating systems, databases or security tools, e.g., UNIX, Linux, Windows 2000 and NT, firewalls and IDS systems

·  Familiarity with IT analysis, delivery and operations methods, including SDLC and CMM

·  Experience with programming languages such as Java, C, C++, C#, asp, and .NET

·  Familiarity with security and risk standards such as ISO 2701-2, PCI DSS, NIST, ITIL, COBIT

·  Experience of security testing methods and techniques including network, operating and application system configuration review and internal/external penetration testing

·  An understanding of web-based application vulnerabilities, and experience in application security review and testing

·  Experience of manual attack and penetration testing above and beyond the running of automated tools

·  Experience in developing custom scripts or programs (used for port scanning and vulnerability identification)

·  Applications

·  Application controls and security experiences involving ERPs:

·  security modeling

·  sensitive access and SoD testing

·  controls testing

·  Process systems and integrity, including risks and controls within business processes (manual, automated, security)

·  Change management

·  Project management and program management office (PMO) experience involving ERPs

·  Project assurance/advisory services experience involving ERPs:

·  system selections

·  targeted assessments

·  pre- and post-implementation reviews

·  Basic programming compliant with ACL, DB and Microsoft Office skills/experience, e.g., Excel and Access

·  Data

·  Data/information management and manipulation

·  Information architecture and integration design

·  Information analysis and business intelligence tools

·  ETL tool usage, design and deployment

·  Database (relational and multidimensional) design, deployment and scripting

·  Data governance and data quality design, deployment and tools
You'll have knowledge and experience in one or more of Ernst & Young's priority industry sectors: 


 

·  Government & Public Sector

·  Utilities

·  Consumer Products

·  Industrial Products

·  Technology

·  Communications & Entertainment

·  Healthcare
Additional requirements 

 

·  Demonstrated track record with a blue chip consulting organization and/or a blue chip organization

·  Strong academic record including a degree

Why should I work for Ernst & Young in Information Technology Risk and Assurance? 

Information technology is one of the key enablers for modern organizations. As one of our information technology risk and assurance professionals, you'll work with clients to improve the competitive advantage of their IT operations by enhancing efficiency and effectiveness. You'll help them create and implement processes to identify risks associated with running their systems and find ways to manage those risks. You can expect to work on some of the biggest external and internal audit engagements in the world and we'll give you the opportunities and support you need to succeed professionally and personally.

 

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Manager, Business Risk Services

Job description

Job purpose 
Business Risk Services deliver real, meaningful and relevant business insight to cross industry FTSE 100 clients and government organisations across many issues including Governance, Strategy/Operational/Finance processes and key projects and programmes. The team work within different sized, multi-disciplinary teams and play a key role in ensuring high quality outputs and service to our clients. The role involves developing and delivering across our three core service offerings of Internal Audit, Programme Advisory and Control Advisory Services. 

Your client responsibilities 

 

·  The ability to build strong client relationships and understand our clients' agendas and needs

·  Deliver assignments to high level of client satisfaction and within budget

·  Work with our clients to identify areas of governance, process and control weakness

·  Build understanding of our solutions, share knowledge and be able to draw on subject matter specialists accordingly to influence our findings

·  Develop relevant recommendations and solutions to improve efficiency and mitigate areas of risk

·  Project Manage and provide necessary support to our clients during periods of change

·  Assist our clients to implement significant programmes

·  Work with clients to meet regulatory and compliance obligations

·  Work with the business to transfer knowledge between sectors

·  Build heightened levels of knowledge about how our clients operate and identify where we can deliver the greatest value. Influence how the client's business operates
Your people responsibilities

·  Co-determine with the Partner the audit strategy and risk assessment

·  Contribute to knowledge, product development and revenue growth

·  Contribute to the personal development of engagement team members through the counselling process

·  Foster teamwork and lead by example

·  Use technology to share knowledge with team members and enhance service delivery

·  Create an environment for individual growth and effective delivery

Desired Skills and Experience

We are looking for candidates with the following: 
 

·  Understanding of effective governance processes and controls.

·  Financial and accounting awareness or qualification.

·  Business development (sales) experience or a keenness to develop these skills.

·  Strong Industry knowledge

·  Commercial acumen

·  Exhibits clear leadership traits

·  Exceptional analytical, interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal)

·  Strong team and people management skills

·  Is client driven and market focused

·  Exhibits drive and determination - resilient, able to overcome internal and external barriers and get results through people.
Who we are 
At Ernst & Young we support you in achieving your unique potential both personally and professionally. We give you stretching and rewarding experiences that keep you motivated, working in an atmosphere of integrity and teaming with some of the world's most successful companies. And while we encourage you to take personal responsibility for your career, we support you in your professional development in every way we can. You enjoy the flexibility to devote time to what matters to you, in your business and personal lives. At Ernst & Young you can be who you are and express your point of view, energy and enthusiasm, wherever you are in the world. It's how you make a difference. 

Effective risk management both protects business and seeks to make it better by achieving a clear understanding of risks and developing plans to manage them. As one of our business risk professionals, you will work with leading organizations to develop an integrated, holistic approach to risk and control, helping them to benefit from their investments in internal controls and creating greater confidence that they can respond to whatever the future may hold. We will help you develop the skills you need to be successful. And as part of a market-leading global network of 6,000 business risk professionals, you will gain valuable experience across industries and geographies and have the opportunity to deepen your subject matter knowledge.

 

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