EY IT Risk and Assurance Senior Consultant in Ireland

Title: IT Risk and Assurance Senior Consultant

Location: Ireland

Job Number: IRE001OJ

Who We Are

EY’s people in 140 countries around the globe pursue the

highest levels of integrity, quality and professionalism to provide clients

with solutions based on financial, transactional and risk management knowledge.

Our purpose is to translate uncertainty into confidence so

that performance is accelerated. We do this for our clients, our people and

ourselves. Simply put, when people work better, business works better.


IT Risk and Assurance is part of the Advisory Services

business within EY. It focuses on our Banking, Insurance and Wealth & Asset

Management clients to minimize risk and maximize the value delivered to our

clients’ investments. We provide trusted

communications focused on governance, risk & internal control to investors,

management, regulators, customers and other stakeholders.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain externally and internally recognized technicalexpertise in the following areas:

  • IT Risk Management/Transformation

  • IT General Controls

  • Operational Risk Management

  • Vendor / Supplier Management

  • Execution and delivery of client engagements

  • Manage client facing delivery teams, leading and coachingmore junior members

  • Foster and developing strong networks (local, area, global)with key service line champions in the firm

  • Review and test the design/operating effectiveness of ITGeneral Controls related to Change Management, Logical Access and IT Operationcontrols for applications and infrastructure.


Essential Requirements

  • Must have a third level degree or higher

  • 3-5 years’ experience in IT or project management/service delivery, operational/IT risk management or consulting

  • Client-oriented, professional services mindset

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with good attention to detail

  • Ability to manage several projects simultaneously and take initiative/make decisions under pressure

  • Understanding of IT Process, IT Infrastructure (applications, databases and operating system) and related technologies i.e. Oracle, Windows, Linux etc.

  • Highly competent at interpreting data, analysing problems and formulating solutions to present to management level and above.


  • Financial services industry experience

  • Knowledge of risk related frameworks and standards (e.g. COSO, COBIT, ITIL V3, ISO 27001, SOC2, Trust Principals)

  • CISA/CISSP/CISM/CRISC qualification

  • Big 4 experience and training

  • External IT financial audit experience


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.