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Senior Consultant - Business Consulting - Technology Risk

Ernst & Young


Ref: NP946-1863

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

EY is the leading Big-4 professional services firm committed to creating a Better Working World. Fast pace of today's business cycle as well as the rapid developments in business, operational and technological space present rapid growth opportunities as well as create uncertainties for today's business leaders and workforce. EY Consulting is fully engaged with these developments that are rapidly reshaping the entire industries and economies leading to a redefining of their risk profiles.

Within MENA region, EY is actively engaged with all sectors of the economy and actively supporting the vision of national leaderships especially in the GCC countries. EY is dedicated to help our clients in all sectors anticipate the uncertainty they face in doing their business and work closely with them to help effectively manage the Risk. Technology is a major component underpinning the transformation programs. EY and especially our Technology Risk team is currently looking to scaling up the capabilities and the skills on hand to serve increasing demands of our clients in their sophisticated technology environments.

The opportunity

You will be part of EY MENA Technology Risk team and based in Cairo, Egypt. Your mandate will be to work with EY teams in Cairo and across different MENA offices to serve MENA clients - with around six months in Cairo working on external IT Audits and remaining part of the year working on other Technology Risk/Consulting engagements within Cairo and / or travel across the EY MENA offices to serve other key clients. You will contribute to our account centric growth strategy focusing on issue-based and competency-driven client needs. That's what differentiates EY in the Consulting marketplace.

Your key responsibilities

Everything you will be involved in comes down to providing excellent customer service and helping ensure your teams do the same. Whether it is managing multiple client teams, leading IT internal audit engagements, external audit integration, or SOC reporting as well as assisting with business development activities across multiple industry sectors, you will build strong relationships and become a trusted consultant to your clients.

Skills and attributes for success

- Providing guidance and knowledge, participating in performing procedures focusing on complex, judgmental, and/or specialized issues
- Maintaining relationships with client management, managing expectations around work products, timing, and deliverables billing
- Demonstrating a thorough understanding of complex information systems and the client's business/industry.
- Demonstrating excellent project management skills, inspiring teamwork, and responsibility with team members. Using current technology/tools to enhance the effectiveness of deliverables and services


To qualify for the role, you must have

- A bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems or a related discipline and at least 3-4 years of related work experience
- Approximately 3-4 years of experience working as an IT auditor or IT risk consultant for a public accounting firm, professional services firm or financial services company, or comparable experience as a consultant to a financial services company
- Solid experience leading IT internal audits, IT external audits, service organization control reporting and/or IT internal controls engagements and assisting with business development activities within financial services
- Other relevant experience areas include, but not limited to, IT Risk assessment and management, Digital Trust, Mobile Technology assessments, Emerging Technologies (Robotics, IoT, Cloud and Blockchain), ERP control validations (SAP, Oracle, MS Dynamics), systems and networking technologies, IT/Business process and internal control assessments, internal audit engagements, external audit integration, application of data analytics, and/or third-party reporting, etc.
- Assisting EY executives with business development activities across various sector/geography/solution focus
- Advanced written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills (in both Arabic and English)
- Excellent leadership, teamwork, and client service skills
- Experience in performing IT Audits in the areas of IT General Controls (including IT/Application Change Management, Access Management, and other related IT Controls)
- Experience in performing IT Application Controls (in Oracle and/or SAP) for processes such as Order to Cash, Procure to Pay, Hire to Retire, Financial Statements Closing, etc.
- CISA certification is preferred and other certifications such as, CISSP, CISM, and/or CIA certification will also add value
- IT Audit experience in Financial Services, Telecom and Energy/Utilities sectors would be preferred

Ideally, you'll also have

- CISA, CISSP, CISM, and/or CIA certification is essential for long-term growth in the role; Based on an individual's professional background, area of specialization or industry focus, we recognize that other certifications, credentials, or experience may be more relevant than the listed certifications and therefore may be acceptable.

What we look for

Highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritize shifting workloads in a rapidly changing industry. An effective communicator, you'll be a confident team player that collaborates with people from various teams while looking to develop your career in a dynamic organization.

What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you'll be rewarded based on performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. We offer:

- Career with a Big 4 firm in a multi-national environment across MENA,
- Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around,
- Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career,
- Mobility potential across MENA offices for high performers, and
- The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that's right for you

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

The exceptional EY experience. It's yours to build.

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About the Company

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The MENA practice of EY has been operating in the region since 1923. For over 95 years, we have grown to over 7,500 people united across 21 offices and 16 countries, sharing the same values and an unwavering commitment to quality. As an organization, we continue to develop outstanding leaders who deliver exceptional services to our clients and who contribute to our communities. We are proud of our accomplishments over the years, reaffirming our position as the largest and most established professional services organization in the region

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