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Assistant Manager: Enterprise Risk (Internal Audit)

Durban Durban eThekwini, South Africa
Closing date
Apr 18, 2024

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Job Role
Accounts Assistant
Contract Type
Full Time
Assistant Manager: Enterprise Risk (Internal Audit)

Why should I work for EY in Risk?
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. The insights and quality services we deliver help build trust and confidence in the capital markets and in economies the world over. We develop outstanding leaders who team up to deliver on our promises to all of our stakeholders. In so doing, we play a critical role in building a better working world for our people, for our clients and for our communities.
Management and Boards of Directors rely heavily on Internal Audit to provide important proactive assessments and assurance around the effectiveness of controls and company processes, while also providing objective advisory support. You will be engaged in delivering some of the most significant and class-leading internal audit and risk engagements globally. As part of our market-leading global network of risk professionals, you will gain the valuable experience you need to become a successful risk advisor. At EY, we recognize that it is the perspectives, skills and enthusiasm you bring to our clients that makes the difference.

Your client responsibilities

Work effectively as a team member, sharing responsibility, providing support, maintaining communication and updating senior team members on progress.
Assign and manage tasks with other team members considering engagement needs and identified business outcomes, and organize own work such that important items get done first.
Build strong internal relationships within EY and with other services across the organization.
Research client industry, company structure, key customers and suppliers and possible insight into operations and the various processes
Develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel.
Collaborate with the client to identify critical project outcomes, work products, barriers to success, and changes in expectations or scope.
Manage own time in line with budgets
Prepare or review business process descriptions through interviews with the client's middle and senior management and documenting understanding of business process and confirm the business process descriptions by performing a walkthrough of the process.
Identifying possible business risks and control weaknesses from the business processes under review.
Drafting detailed audit programmes to test controls in place.
Identify basic data analytic procedures
Assessment of design and implementation of key controls as well as the operating effectiveness, accuracy and validity thereof.
Compilation of working papers substantiating scope and results of testing.
Provide a coaching / mentoring role.
Review sections prepared by junior staff
Draft individual sections of documents and presentations to explain issues and solution options and implications.
Display a logical thought process in understanding client challenges and exploring possible solutions.
Identify and escalate potential risks and issues to project manager along with suggested preventive or mitigating actions.
Draft audit findings for review by EY Senior Management.
Assist with presenting findings to client
Assist with drafting proposals

Your people responsibilities

Act as a visible role model for our people.
Coach and mentor junior team members.
Give honest supportive feedback to colleagues.
Take personal responsibility for own performance and career development.
Play an active role in EY and Service line team activities.
Understand and follow workplace policies and procedures.

Technical skills requirements

Must have Honours in Internal Audit, Accounting, Business, Finance or other related field
Must have CIA
Minimum of 5 years of related work experience
Related audit or applicable business experience
Proficient in Microsoft office (including Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint).

Additional skills requirements

Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills.
Demonstrated integrity, values, principles, and work ethic.
Enquiring Mind
Team Player
Share EY's values and vision
Able to handle pressure
Team building ability
Good communication skills

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