Senior Consultant - Internal Audit - Sydney

Location:Sydney

  • Opportunity to take on large amounts of responsibility early in your career
  • Variety of work and career development opportunities
  • Join an award-winning organisation recognised for its D&I initiatives

About EY

The opportunity
We are looking for a Senior Consultant within the Advisory, Internal Audit team in our Sydney office. This role is offered on a flexible full-time basis.
Your key responsibilities
  • working on multiple client engagement teams within the practice
  • expect to work with top tier clients
  • addressing compliance, financial, operational and strategic risk, as well as develop internal audit plans, perform internal control testing and prepare reports with our findings and recommendations
  • assess the client’s current state processes and controls and identify opportunities to mitigate risk as well as improve process efficiency, effectiveness and business performance
Skills and attributes for success
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member by sharing responsibility, developing and coaching junior staff, delegating to others, providing support, communicating effectively and updating senior team members on progress.
  • Participating in internal audit and other risk advisory engagements including a variety of compliance and performance improvement focused reviews.
  • Collating observations, preparing work papers, determining and agreeing recommendations for improvement and reporting to key client stakeholders, including senior management.
  • You will work with the team and client to create plans for accomplishing engagement objectives and an internal audit approach that complies with professional standards. You will help clients to understand and manage risk and validate the effectiveness of the underlying control environment.
  • You will demonstrate a thorough understanding of compliance, financial, operational and strategic risks across a variety of industries, along with experience in developing internal audit plans, engagement scopes and performing internal controls testing.
Ideally, you’ll also have
  • A minimum of 3 years experience ideally working for a blue chip, government or professional services organisation as an Internal Auditor.
  • An existing understanding of key business processes, risks and controls.
  • Demonstrated experience in Internal Audit including both compliance and performance improvement focused reviews.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing multiple engagements and working in a team.
  • Exceptional time management, communication and report writing skills.
  • Australian citizenship and be eligible for security clearance