Financial Services Risk Management - Enterprise Controls Transformation - Manager Consultant

Charlotte, NC, US
Competitive remuneration package
17 Jan 2022
31 Jan 2022
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Contract type
Full time
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At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.


EY is the only professional services firm with a separate business unit (FSO) that is dedicated to the financial services marketplace. Our FSO teams have been at the forefront of every event that has reshaped and redefined the financial services industry. If you have a passion for rallying together to solve the most complex challenges in the financial services industry, come join our dynamic FSO team!

The opportunity

Focus on helping domestic and global financial services institutions with issues of risk management with a focus on control design, control effectiveness assessment, and optimization the risk controls framework across the three lines of defense, in support of our client’s business strategies. Managers can expect to work in a leading-edge environment surrounded by some of the most engaging and knowledgeable colleagues in the business who have deep risk management, regulatory, governance and monitoring experience.

Your key responsibilities

Building relationships is the key. You will be a high-profile contact when it comes to motivating client engagement teams with diverse skills and backgrounds by fostering an innovative and inclusive team-orientated work environment. As you build knowledge and experience, you will become a credible advisor to junior consultants within the organization as well as the clients.

Skills and attributes for success

  • Leading large-scale client engagements while consistently delivering quality client services within expected time frames and budgets
  • Leading and motivating teams with diverse skills and backgrounds to foster innovation and an inclusive, team-oriented work environment
  • Contributing to the generation of new business opportunities for the Enterprise Controls Transformation practice to develop long-term client relationships, understand the changing business and regulatory environment, and actively assessing/presenting ways to serve clients
  • Developing client proposals, project approach, work plans, resource estimates, and cost estimates on client opportunities and pursuits

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Bachelor's degree and at least 5 years of related experience; or a graduate degree and at least 4 years of related experience
  • Degree in Business, Finance, Accounting, Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field
  • Direct experience with banking and capital markets, asset management, or insurance industries, with a specific focus on enterprise risk management, an understanding of the risk management life cycle, topics of risk governance, and internal controls
  • Knowledge of a range of financial products (derivatives, equities, fixed income, etc.)
  • Knowledge of financial and/or regulatory processes, key controls and reconciliations, starting from transaction capture to aggregation/consolidation to financial and regulatory reporting
  • Regulatory knowledge and industry insight that can be applied to serve clients within the context of enterprise risk. This includes direct knowledge of key regulations, including the Enhanced Prudential Standards, Heightened Standards, Basel, Dodd-Frank including (Stress testing and CCAR), and the resulting implications to enterprise risk governance requirements
  • Experience developing and maintaining a risk management control framework
  • Experience in setting up, execution, and oversight of control testing programs. This includes knowledge of various control types, test approaches, sampling methodologies, analyzing evidence and test results to identify control weakness, and defining action plans to remediate controls weaknesses

Ideally, you will also have

  • Prior consulting experience with a Big 4 firm or large global financial institution
  • One or more of the following certifications: CFA, CPA, FRM, or APRM

What we look for

We are interested in finance professionals with an in-depth understanding of, and willingness to become proficient in our standard tools and practices. You should be interested in making a difference, ready to think creatively, challenge the status quo, and speak up to make it happen. If you are looking for a place to take initiative along with the support of some of the most knowledgeable colleagues in the business, this role is for you.

What we offer

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 includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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