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Manager for IT Risk & Assurance / EMEIA Financial Services - Consulting Team in Zurich


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Manager for IT Risk & Assurance / EMEIA Financial Services - Consulting Team in Zurich

In a world that's changing faster than ever, our purpose acts as our 'North Star' guiding our more than 300,000 people - providing the context and meaning for the work we do every day. In doing so, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, clients and communities. Thanks to our innovative services in auditing, tax consulting as well as transaction and management consulting, we proudly lead our clients into the future.


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.


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.


What you can expect - enriching experiences that will last a lifetime


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.


Within EY's IT Risk & Assurance practice, the Manager is responsible for managing multiple client engagement teams at an executive level within the practice and the firm. An important part of your role will be actively establishing, maintaining and strengthening internal and external relationships. Engagements focus on the assessment and/or evaluation of IT systems and the mitigation of IT-related business risks. You'll also identify and escalate potential business opportunities for EY on existing engagements and escalate as appropriate. In line with our commitment to quality, you'll determine that work is of high quality and is reviewed by the next-level reviewer. As an influential member of the team, you'll help to create a positive learning culture and will coach and counsel junior team members and help them to develop.

What you can contribute - skills for shaping the future

  • Financial statement and SOX404 IT audit
  • Service organisation control reporting
  • IT controls over business processes
  • IT Risk and Governance
  • IT Programme Management
  • IT Security
  • IT Application and IT Infrastructure Risk and Control reviews
  • At least 6 years of full-time relevant working experience in the IT audit, assurance and risk field

  • Extensive experience planning, implementing and delivering SOX and financial statement IT audit approaches in global and complex financial services organisations

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to demonstrate initiative and a flexible working style within multi-national teams

  • Experience developing and maintaining relationships with client management

  • Ability to operate and network internally across complex organisations, and to actively manage multiple stakeholders

  • Experience of working on multiple assignments for different stakeholders concurrently

  • Previous experience managing global delivery teams on multiple Advisory or Assurance assignments

  • Track record of line managing professional services staff, including coaching and developing staff

  • Proven ability to build and maintain strong client relationships
  • Previous participation in Business Development activities, including working with clients to identify their needs and working on responses to invitations to tender issued by clients

  • Experience of practice development activities, including the development of marketing material, facilitating recruitment, and delivery of training

  • University degree (Bachelor or Master) ideally enhanced by international work / study experience in a relevant area

  • CPA, CISA, CEGIT, CRISC, Prince 2, ITIL, CISSP, CISM relevant but not compulsory for this role

  • Fluent in English. Fluent German is preferable but not mandatory

Do you have challenging plans? Stick to them and realize your goals with us! Design your career with EY in a culture that promotes diversity and education.

  • International multi-cultural team of highly motivated advisory professionals

  • Constant 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

Find out more  here  about the many benefits to which you are entitled as employee at EY.

Become part of our high-performing teams!

Do the next step and apply for this position online. Ref. No: SWI000KF. For further information please contact our recruitment team (recruitment.switzerland@ey.com / +41 58 286 33 66).