Assurance Risk Senior Manager - 12 Month FTC Assurance Risk Senior Manager - 12 Month FTC …

EY.
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Competitive
EY.
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Assurance Risk Senior Manager - 12 Month FTC
The Financial Services Assurance practice in the UK has over 1500 professionals delivering external audit and other assurance services to clients within the financial service industry. Our professionals offer a wide range of services across Audit, Financial Accounting Advisory Services (FAAS), Extended Assurance (EA) and Fraud Investigation & Dispute Services (FIDS). The UK practice is part of EMEIA FSO which operates across 19 countries and encompasses more than 13,000 staff across all services lines.

The Risk Management team is responsible for ensuring the firm's compliance with the rules and regulations imposed either by external professional regulatory bodies or by EY Global in relation to the conduct of the firm's assurance business in the financial services industry.

The opportunity

We have an opportunity for a Risk Senior Manager to join our team in London for a 12 month contract (to cover maternity leave). Managing a team of six, you will support the FS Assurance practice with all Quality and Risk projects and queries. This is a great opportunity to work in one of the largest professional services firm in the world.

We are looking for a proactive and pragmatic individual who can support the practice as well as take the initiative in identifying opportunities for change and drive them into the practice.

Your key responsibilities

You will be responsible for organising and managing various risk project and quality initiatives for the practice in accordance with the business' requirements and EY's policies. Working with the wider Risk and Quality team, you will ensure the firm's compliance with the rules and regulations imposed either by external professional regulatory bodies or by Ernst & Young Global in relation to the conduct of the firm's assurance business in the financial services industry. This will include:
  • Team coaching and management
  • Plan and perform the assessment of the partner and director's quality assessments
  • Lead and manage the team on a range of projects such as partner rotation and archiving
  • Respond to regulatory requests
  • Support the team leader in prioritising and monitoring the work of the wider Assurance Risk and Quality team
  • Define and manage the strategy of the wider team
  • Deliver risk management training to all levels of staff and partners, in the form of presentations but also regular newsletters
  • Support the Directors of the team on ad hoc projects
Skills and attributes for success
  • Excellent communication skills, including the confidence to articulate to and positively influence individuals of all grade and levels
  • Strong organisational and project management skills, including the ability to plan ahead and manage your time
  • Great attention to detail
  • Trustworthy and reliable
  • The ability to work calmly under pressure and manage competing priorities

To qualify for the role you must have
  • A background in quality & risk management or compliance
  • Experience of managing teams including the ability to encourage and motivate people
  • A working knowledge of basic Excel and data analysis

Ideally, you'll also have
  • Experience working in a financial or professional services environment
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and data analysis

What we look for

A highly motivated individual who takes ownership of the role and makes a positive contribution to managing the firm's risk.

What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you'll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. 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

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

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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Who we are

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.

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