EY Ford Rhodes (EY Pakistan)

Manager - Technology Risk (Lahore, Pakistan)

Lahore, Pakistan
22 Jun 2022
22 Jul 2022
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Job role
Finance manager
Contract type
Full time

Job description

Requisition ID:  966481

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.

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities, and creative freedom to make things better. This is what makes us different, and renders working here a unique, lifetime experience. 

EY Ford Rhodes Chartered Accountants is a member firm of Ernst & Young Global Limited (EYGL) providing Assurance, Tax, Consulting and Strategy & Transaction Advisory services to our clients, both global and local, operating out of or seeking advice on doing business in Pakistan. With its Principal Office in Karachi and branches in Lahore and Islamabad, EY Ford Rhodes has been operating in Pakistan since 1948.

The Opportunity: your next adventure awaits!

EY is seeking a Manager to join our Technology Risk team. You will manage engagement teams, as well as directly assist clients in employing information systems, resources, and controls to maximize efficiencies and minimize risk. The successful candidate will also work with client personnel to analyze, evaluate, and enhance information systems facilitating the business internal control process, and will assist clients and other IT professionals in performing information technology (IT) control and security engagements

You will also be expected to interact with other members of the Business Consulting service line and potentially touch upon topics such as cyber security, IT risk assessments, privacy assessments, technology selections & implementations, data analysis and many other issues our clients deal with.

With our support you’ll have the opportunity to work on a range of IT Assurance projects, including IT External Audit Support, IT Internal Audit, Service Organization Controls Reporting, IT Risk Assessment, Development of BCP & DRP and Cyber Security Maturity Assessment etc. There is also the potential to work on Advisory engagements supporting clients in designing or assessing effectiveness of their IT risk and control mechanisms.

Your key responsibilities

  • Financial Audit IT Integration – Execution of IT related audit procedures (including IT related procedures beyond ITGCs) in support of financial statement audits and reporting on internal controls over financial reporting (integrated and non-integrated audits)
  • Internal Controls Attestations – Focus on providing an opinion on management’s assertion over business processes and controls including IT General Controls.
  • Service organization reporting – Focus on the issuance of third-party reports in the form of ISAE-3402, SSAE-18 reports, SOC 1 & SOC 2 reports, etc.
  • Provide high quality professional day-to-day management of internal/external audit engagements/projects and understand EY’s practices and broader service offerings and identify potential opportunities to improve such service offerings
  • Lead and support on-site coordination role for clients including planning, briefing team on the client's IT environment and industry IT trends, communicating with the clients and completing audit engagements
  • Maintain relationships with client management to manage expectations of service, including work products, timing, and the value to be delivered.
  • Prepare IT reports on the adequacy and effectiveness of control structure, along with practical recommendations to improve the effectiveness, efficiency of a control or process.
  • Able to discuss and resolve audit issues and recommendations with client management.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of complex information systems and apply it to client situations
  • Lead and provide relevant support to the teams of senior consultants and consultants, including delivering formal IT Audit related trainings.
  • Maintain long-term client relationships and networks as well as cultivate business development opportunities.

Skills and Attributes for Success

To qualify for the role, you must have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or higher) in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, ACCA Member or other relevant program required.
  • A minimum of 5 years of direct operational risk experience or technical knowledge of IT-related assessments or audits (e.g., Internal Controls for Financial Reporting, SOX, SOC reporting)
  • Relevant professional designation, such as CPA, CISA, CIA, CISSP, CISM
  • Comprehensive knowledge of internal auditing standards and techniques.
  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated consistency in values, principles and work ethic.

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Good understanding and experience in technology landscape with diverse industry experiences.
  • Understanding of PK regulatory requirements for IT and Cyber Security.

What we are looking for

As an ambassador for the Technology Risk team, you will need to build a strong network internally and be able to exceed our clients' high expectations. We are seeking high performing individuals who have been recognized for exceeding expectations. We’re interested in highly motivated talented individuals with a strong willingness to think outside of the box. You can expect plenty of autonomy in this role, so you’ll need the motivation to take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve our current relationships and expand our business in the evolving market. If you’re serious about consulting and ready to take on some of our clients’ most complex issues, this role is for you.

What We Offer:

  • You will join a young, international, dynamic team, genuinely passionate about its work, within a leading global professional services firm;
  • We offer extensive training, both on technical matters, as well as on soft skills and project management;
  • We are proud of our flexible working arrangements, and we will support you to build a successful career without sacrificing your personal priorities;
  • At EY we are passionate about the inclusion and support of individuals of all groups; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability status.

At EY, the spotlight is on our people. You are empowered to build your expertise and explore the world so that you can innovate and challenge the status quo. Because Building a better working world begins here.

This is what makes us different, and renders working here a unique, lifetime experience.

We are one international, connected team, with one purpose. We are EY.
The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build. 

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