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Financial Audit IT Associate


Financial Audit IT Associate

Market leading growth in our Consulting Service Delivery team has created opportunities in our Newcastle Service Delivery Centre. This is a great opportunity to begin your career within the EY financial services team as you will gain experience and qualifications in a variety of EY offerings. You will have the opportunity to work on various projects with different clients and in turn you will get to fulfil your aspirations and shape your career.


The opportunity


The rapid evolution of technology and the risks related to this regularly make headline news. The potential impact from threats ranging from external attacks to internal rogue trading, makes the need for Technology Risk Assurance an item of concern. We are currently growing our Financial Audit IT team to help meet increasing market demand, reflected in several years of growth. Continuing expansion means we are looking for people who will thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy working as part of different teams. With us, you will gain hands on experience of client work IT audit work engaging with large banks and other financial service organisations.


Your key responsibilities


Within Financial Audit IT, you will develop a strong working knowledge of EY’s audit methodology and working as part of a wider team, you will be responsible for testing and reviewing key IT controls and business processes and assessing business change projects.

We are committed to your professional development so you will have access to a wide variety of learning tools and training programmes and areas of development will be mapped out with your counsellor. Outside of your day to day role you will be expected to contribute to business development and people initiatives, such as, training and buddying new team members.


Skills and attributes for success

  • Creativity and good problem solving skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Good interpersonal, communication and writing skills
  • Demonstrated integrity within a professional environment
  • Ability to work as part of a team but also on your own when required
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise workloads and meet deadlines
  • Enthusiasm to face new challenges and learn new skills

To qualify for the role you must have


  • Willing to work towards the ICAEW Certificate of Finance, Accounting and Business (CFAB) qualification or ACCA (dependant on exam exemptions)

  • Eligibility to work in the UK


Ideally, you’ll also have


  • Financial Services experience

  • Experience working within a professional environment

  • Good understanding of Consulting Service Delivery and Financial Audit IT and how EY works with our clients


What we look for


We are looking for ambitious, driven individuals who want an inspiring and stimulating career. We need people who are flexible and able to balance work and study. You will spend around 80% of your time on Financial Audit IT work and 20% of your time doing training and studying. There may be opportunities to work on projects within the wider Consulting Service Delivery team, most likely cyber security. For further information please visit our careers microsite here.


What working at EY offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, and with FlexEY you can select benefits that suit your needs, covering holidays, health and well-being, insurance, savings and a wide range of discounts, offers and promotions. Plus, we offer:


  • Support and coaching from some of the most engaging colleagues around

  • 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

  • Visit our careers microsite for more information


EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing 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.


About EY

As a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and consulting services, we’re using the finance products, expertise 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. And with a commitment to hiring and developing the most passionate people, we’ll make our ambition to be the best employer by 2020 a reality.


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

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