Internal Audit – Financial Services Advisory - Expressions of Interest

The Financial Services Advisory Internal Audit team is in a substantial growth phase, and as a result we are looking for individuals with varying levels of experience and Insurance and/or Wealth Asset Management (WAM) experience to join our successful and growing team. You may be ready for a change in your career now or in the future and either way, we would like to speak with you now and get the ball rolling!  If this opportunity fits with you, please apply and we can start the conversation.
The opportunity
You will focus on providing internal audit and risk management services to our financial services clients. You can expect to work with top tier clients, addressing compliance, financial and operational risk, as well as perform internal control testing, develop internal audit plans, and provide internal audit services on an outsourcing basis. You will assess the client’s current state internal controls and framework in order to mitigate risk.
Your key responsibilities
(Will include some or all of the below dependant on your level of experience)

  • Deliver professional and highly valued internal audit services to our clients
  • Create and leverage trusted relationships across the industry, in particular in insurance and wealth asset management
  • Identify opportunities for innovation and continuous improvement to deliver commercial outcomes for our clients to help clients make a difference to their business
  • Be responsible for managing multiple client engagement teams at an executive level within the practice
  • Provide guidance and share knowledge with team members and participate in performing procedures, especially focusing on complex, judgemental and/or specialised issues
  • Work with the team and client to create plans for accomplishing engagement objectives and a strategy that complies with professional standards
  • Advise clients to understand and handle their business risks and verify the validity of their business information
  • Brief the engagement team on the client’s IA environment and industry IA trends
  • Understanding of compliance, financial and operational risks along with performing internal controls testing and internal audit plans
  • Bring and utilise knowledge of the client’s business/industry to identify technological developments and evaluate impacts on the client’s business
  • Demonstrate excellent project management skills and inspire teamwork and responsibility
  • Develop and coach junior staff, delegating to team members.

We’re looking for people with some or many of the following skills and experience

  • A Bachelor or Master’s degree qualification in finance, business, accounting or related discipline
  • Professional accreditations and qualifications are viewed favourably (CPA, CISA, CA, CIA, CISM, CISSP, CBCP, CIPP)
  • Financial services industry based knowledge and experience, with a focus on insurance or wealth asset management
  • Knowledge of and experience in internal auditing, risk management strategies and techniques, risk and controls
  • Experience in risk assessment, mitigation and remediation
  • Capability to project manage engagements and lead fieldwork
  • Experience in internal audit to include compliance and advisory/performance based reviews
  • Strong capability to develop junior staff, build high performing teams and effectively delegate with appropriate levels of support
  • Exceptional communication and relationship building skills
  • Superior report writing skills
  • A results orientated and commercially customer focused mind-set
  • The ability to juggle multiple demands
  • Positive attitude

What we look for
We’re interested in individuals with a genuine creative vision and the confidence to make it happen. You can expect plenty of autonomy, so you’ll also need the ability to take initiative and seek out opportunities to improve our current relationships and processes. If you’re serious about Internal Audit and ready to take on some of our clients’ most complex issues, a role with EY is for you.  
What working at EY offers
We offer competitive remuneration packages where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and the value you bring. Our Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working, career development, and an extensive range of wellbeing and benefit offerings. We are happy to consider formal and informal flexible working arrangements. To find out how some of our people are using these arrangements to help them achieve a lifestyle balance, please click here.
Who we are
EY is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer offering a vast range of internal networks including Unity, our LGBTI network and our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander network. These provide our people with the opportunity to connect across offices and allow us all to embrace and value the diverse society we live within. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive work environment. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.
About EY
As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we’re using the finance products, knowledge and systems we’ve developed to build a better working world. That starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities and creative freedom to make things better. Whenever you join, however long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.
Join us in building a better working world.   
Start a conversation with us now.
The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their external third party provider. The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by Ernst & Young or by their external third party provider. Regarding these opportunities, the minimum salary for more junior positions is $65,000 including 9.5% superannuation.
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