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’s people in more than 150 countries are committed to operating with integrity, quality and professionalism in the provision of audit, tax, consulting and transaction services. We strive to help all our people achieve their professional and personal goals through an inclusive environment that values everyone's contributions, appreciates diversity of thought, fosters growth, and provides continuous opportunities for development. Recognized as one of Canada's top employers, EY continually strives to be a great place to work.
Being part of a dynamic, growing organization offers an exciting career path full of opportunity. EY’s Consulting Services is a $4+ billion global practice, with 18,000+ professionals. With an overall market of $150+ billion, there's tremendous potential for growth - and we're prepared to tap into that potential. Our Consulting team takes a strategic approach to helping clients improve and sustain their business performance. In today's complex business environment, that means understanding the relationship between risk and performance improvement and applying our knowledge to help clients achieve their business objectives.
Organizations are increasingly relying on Internal Audit (IA) to provide them with insights into diverse and emerging risks and create the foundation for trust. EY IA believes in technology-enabled IA transformation with equal focus on people, process and purpose.
We are a market leader in innovative and transformative internal audit (IA) and internal controls (IC) services that are tailored to respond to disruptive market forces and help companies translate uncertainty into confidence while accelerating performance.
We currently are seeking a highly motivated Senior to join our Internal Audit Practice (financial services) to support client engagement teams, work with a wide variety of clients to deliver professional services and participate in business development activities on strategic and global priority accounts.
Our Internal Audit team help clients address compliance, financial, operational and strategic risk. Risk professionals assist clients with testing internal controls, developing internal audit plans, and providing audit services on a co-sourcing or outsourcing basis. They assess the current state of an organization's internal control/Sarbanes-Oxley Act framework and help clients drive value and efficiency in their internal controls utilizing the latest technology and leading practices.
Your key responsibilities
Establish relationships with client personnel at appropriate levels. Consistently deliver quality client services. Assess the effectiveness of our client’s internal controls. Monitor progress, manage risk and verify key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes
Stay abreast of current business and industry trends relevant to the client's business. Demonstrate in-depth technical capabilities and professional knowledge. Demonstrate ability to assimilate to new knowledge. Possess good business acumen. Remain current on new developments in advisory services capabilities and industry knowledge
Skills and attributes for success
Strong skills in project management and engagement closure
Experience and interest in recruiting and professional development
Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills and a strong desire to work in a team environment
Demonstrated integrity, values, principles, and work ethic
To qualify for the role, you must have
A bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or a related field and 3+ years of related work experience; or a Graduate degree and approximately 2-3 years of related work experience
A minimum of 3 years of related audit or applicable business experience, and/or 3-4+ years of public accounting experience preferred
Ability to perform and interpret gap analysis
Understanding of control rationalization, optimization, effectiveness and efficiency
Successful candidates must be available to travel outside of their assigned office location at least 50% of the time (when required) plus commute within the region (where public transportation often is not available).
Successful candidates must work in excess of standard hours when necessary.
Ideally, you’ll also have
CPA, CA CIA, CISA and CMA certification desired. Non-certified hires are required to become certified to be eligible for promotion to Manager.
What we look for
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
At EY, our Total Rewards package supports our commitment to creating a leading people culture - built on high-performance teaming - where everyone can achieve their potential and contribute to building a better working world for our people, our clients and our communities. It's one of the many reasons we repeatedly win awards for being a great place to work.
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 allows you decide which benefits are right for you and which ones help you create a solid foundation for your future. Our Total Rewards package includes a comprehensive medical, prescription drug and dental coverage, a defined contribution pension plan, a great vacation policy plus firm paid days that allow you to enjoy longer long weekends throughout the year, statutory holidays and paid personal days (based on province of residence), and a range of exciting programs and benefits designed to support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:
Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
Learning 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
Diversity and Inclusion at EY
Diversity and inclusiveness are at the heart of who we are and how we work. We’re committed to fostering an environment where differences are valued, policies and practices are equitable, and our people feel a sense of belonging. From our actions to combat systemic racism and our advocacy for the LGBT+ community to our innovative Neurodiversity Centre of Excellence and Accessibility initiatives, we welcome and embrace the diverse experiences, abilities, backgrounds and perspectives that make our people unique and help guide us. Because when people feel free to be their authentic selves at work, they bring their best and are empowered to build a better working world.
EY | Building a better working world
EY exists to build a better working world, helping to create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets.
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