Senior Manager, Risk Technology, London

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Permanent, Full time
  • EY.
  • 25 Mar 19

Senior Manager, Risk Technology, London

Due to market demand, we now have several opportunities for Senior Managers to play a key client facing role in this area. We have ambitious growth aspirations and are looking to treble the size of our practice in the next 2 years and thus have immense exciting opportunities for people to accelerate and develop their career.

EY's Risk Technology competency improves client IT effectiveness through optimising the use of technology in managing risk and driving enhanced business performance. We are a team of highly skilled IT advisory and assurance professionals who bridge the technology and business agendas to enable our clients to control their business and improve performance by leveraging their technology investment to create a 'fit-for-purpose' controls environment. Our approach to helping the client with the IT agenda is business-focused and independent, and our services are developed around client issues.

The opportunity
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The Risk Technology team work with clients to provide advice on how best to design, implement, stabilise and optimise internal controls utilising technology (SAP, Oracle, GRC technology) to meet our clients' objectives. This provides the visibility to clients to enable them to improve effectiveness and efficiency, reduce cost, improve quality, and better manage control and risk for the processes supported by their ERP systems.

Your key responsibilities

· Managing a portfolio of risk technology engagements with our clients, reporting to a Director, responsible for the day to day running of the engagements and the quality of the team's output
· Managing and creating reports and via review ensuring the highest quality deliverables prior to Director's review
· Contributing to developing the market for risk technology services across all sectors and identify sales opportunities and escalating these to senior management
· Establishing client relationships with senior stakeholders across the FTSE 350 market
· Working with prospective clients to agree, scope, and plan the delivery phase of engagements
· Contributing to the creation of proposals and marketing material
· Managing engagements to time and budget
· Contributing to the development of the existing risk technology team acting as mentor and coach to the junior members of the team and leading by example

Skills and attributes for success

You will be a trusted business consultant for clients and will use your deep knowledge of multiple risk technologies to work closely to their needs. Your proven project management and stakeholder management experience will be key to the role. 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.

· The ability to engage with stakeholders and manage cross functional projects
· The ability to manage multiple stakeholder communities with varying levels of experience
· Intellectual strength / flexibility to rapidly understand complex problems and rationalise these into a workable solution which can then be delivered
· Experience of developing propositions that are current and relevant to our clients
· The ability to develop and deliver high quality output against stated project objectives and meet tight deadlines
· A high level of drive, commitment to achieving solutions and ability to work under pressure
· Strong written and verbal communication, presentation, client service and technical writing skills

To qualify for the role you must have

· Understanding of the key business processes across business functions such as Record to Report (RTR), Purchase to Pay (P2P), Order to Cash (OTC) and Make to Deliver (MTD)
· Strong previous experience of SAP / Oracle Controls across core modules by being involved with risk and control design, build, test and deployment as part of large ERP implementation/programmes, ideally within the Big Four or equivalent OR/AND
· SAP / Oracle configuration knowledge through end to end implementation. For SAP across various SAP core modules such as FICO, MM, SD. Understanding of add on components such as SAP CRM, SAP SRM, SAP APO etc is useful.
· Strong technical and functional knowledge of IT controls around a SAP / Oracle environment including Change Management, User Access and IT Operations
· Knowledge of SAP./ Oracle GRC solutions
· Exposure to SAP HANA solutions as S/4HANA Finance and cloud solutions as ARIBA, C4C, Hybris etc are additional positives
· Knowledge of using data analytics for controls
· Exposure to new generation technology solutions including Robotics.

Ideally, you'll also have

A Big 4 background or comparable consulting experience is advantageous, although we will also consider candidates with excellent industry experience and demonstrable success managing transformation work streams.

What we look for

Core consulting skills - Advanced data and evidence management, client management on remediation programmes, driving innovation and continuous improvement

Technical skills - Strong technical insight, practical knowledge and capability in your specialist capability

Market/Sector knowledge - Demonstrable market/ sector expertise in your field

Versatility - Proven ability to adapt and learn in an innovative environment



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 and coaching 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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