EY Manager, Risk Assurance FSO (IT Audit) in Toronto, Ontario

Manager, Risk Assurance FSO (IT Audit)


Requisition # TOR003C2

Post Date Jul 25, 2018

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Within EY’s Advisory - Risk Assurance practice, we are currently seeking a Manager to participate in client engagement teams, whereby he/she will be assessing, improving and evaluating our Financial Services clients business and Information Technology (IT) processes and controls, predominantly in their IT environment. You will have the opportunity to bring your knowledge and expertise to our clients in the following key areas:

  • IT General Controls and Application Controls

  • Data Analytics

  • Service Organization Controls reports

  • Compliance with various frameworks

  • Through assisting other Advisory sub-services such as Internal Audit

  • Performance Improvement and Cyber Security.


  • Analyze business, financial and IT systems, and other data processing problems to identify risks and improvements in computer systems and IT-enabled business processes.

  • Leading and supporting the on-site coordination during engagements by planning and briefing teams on the client's IT environment as well as industry IT trends, communicating with the clients and completing audit engagements.

  • Assist clients in strengthening internal controls and improve IT and business performance. Collaborate with other members of the engagement team to plan the engagement and develop work program timelines, risk assessments, and other planning documents.

  • Ensure high quality in client service by directing daily progress of fieldwork, informing supervisors of engagement status, and managing staff performance.

  • Demonstrate and apply strong project management skills, inspire teamwork and responsibility with engagement team members, and use current technology and tools to enhance the effectiveness of deliverables and services.

  • Maintain long-term client relationships and networks. Cultivate business development opportunities.

  • Demonstrating the ability to discuss and resolve audit issues and recommendations with client management.

  • Demonstrating thorough understanding of complex information systems and applications to client situations.


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science, information systems, business and/or other related major.

  • A minimum of 4 years of experience in managing and/or leading projects, information technology operations, internal audit or internal controls; experience with the financial services sector is mandatory.

  • Application control testing and/or implementation experience.

  • Program and project delivery skills, including design, management and reporting.

  • Possession of, or be actively pursuing, information systems auditing certifications or accounting designations such as Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), and Certified General Accountant (CGA).

  • 5 years of experience in the field of IT auditing, IT Security, information technology operations or internal audit.

  • Experience with the following topics would be considered a strong asset:

  • Cyber Program Management

  • Cyber Threat Management

  • Identity and Access Management

  • Data Protection and Privacy

  • Business Resilience

  • Data Analytics or Business Intelligence (design and/or execution)

  • SAP and/or Oracle

  • Availability to travel. EY is committed to inclusiveness, equity and accessibility. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply.