Manager – Risk, Internal Audit - Canberra

Drawing on its reputation for providing deep industry experience and leading Advisory services to industry, EY’s Advisory Risk Services business is currently offering the opportunity to join its Internal Audit practice. You can be part of an innovative and dynamic team, offering a new level of excellence in Internal Audit business transformation.


Primarily, this opportunity leads multiple client engagement teams within the Canberra practice to perform internal control testing, develop internal audit plans, and provide internal audit services on an outsourcing basis

Your key responsibilities
As a Manager - Internal Audit, you will be responsible for:

  • Leading and guiding the team and client to create plans for accomplishing engagement objectives and strategies which comply with professional standards
  • Advising clients to understand and manage business risks and verify the validity of business information
  • Partnering with top tier clients, addressing compliance, financial and operational risk, and assessing the client’s current state internal controls and framework in order to mitigate risk
  • Keeping up to date with internal audit industry trends and briefing the engagement team on the client’s internal audit environment

Skills and attributes for success

  • Practical and solution oriented approach to identify technical developments, and evaluate and advise impacts
  • High level communication and engagement skills, including exceptional report writing abilities
  • Strong business acumen, commercially focused attitude
  • Inspiring leadership capability with the motivation to develop others, build high performing teams and effectively delegate with appropriate levels of support
  • Excellent project management skills including ability to lead fieldwork

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Significant experience successfully operating at Manager level, working for a professional services organisation as an Internal Auditor
  • Thorough understanding of compliance, financial and operational risks, including performing internal controls testing and developing internal audit plans
  • Australian citizenship and be eligible for security clearance

What working at EY offers


We offer a competitive compensation package, where you will be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. Our Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working, career development, and an extensive range of well-being and benefit offerings. Our Well-being program allows you to manage your physical, emotional and financial well-being through our onsite activities and resources.  Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career, through on the job training and established programs
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you
  • Feedback on your performance that will accelerate your growth, plus the opportunity to provide feedback and mold future leaders

Who we are

EY is committed to being an inclusive and equal opportunity employer, with a workforce that represents the diverse society that we live within. We are happy to consider formal and informal flexible working arrangements to allow 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. We encourage you to talk to us about this during the recruitment process.

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces and values diversity and inclusion. 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.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

Join us in building a better working world.

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