EY Manager Internal Audit – Insurance – EY Financial Services in Diegem, Belgium

Manager Internal Audit – Insurance – EY Financial Services


Requisition # DIE000R9

Post Date Feb 15, 2018

The financial services industry is currently facing various challenges dictated by the market situation, hence the focus in the sector (banking, insurance, asset management) to reduce costs and cope with a regulatory push, while achieving profitable growth and promoting innovation. Evolving customer demands, new technologies and new service models are more than ever pushing traditional financial services providers out of their comfort zone, and even redefining the entire industry.

The matters we cover

At EY Belgium FSO we have a growing Internal Audit practice; our dedicated professionals work with prestigious financial institutions (banks, insurance companies, asset management) and assists them with:

  • Conducting Internal Audit (IA) reviews on behalf of the client as part of the client’s IA plan

  • Conducting IA planning, risk assessment, execution and reporting with the oversight of a client-side Head of IA

  • Identification of entity and/or transaction-level key business risks relative to the nature of the review

  • Identification and evaluation of entity and/or transaction-level controls to mitigate key business risks

  • Developing a deeper understanding of the organization’s risk and control environment and the effectiveness of underlying controls

  • Developing action plans to address control issues and if required, the design and implementation of an internal control monitoring program

  • Identification of process improvement opportunities

The main responsibilities

  • Perform risk assessments on key business activities and use information to determine scope of review, in conjunction with the audit team

  • Establish risk based audit programs

  • Review the suitability of internal control design and operating effectiveness and assess compliance with policies, procedures and regulatory requirements

  • Draft reports and schedules to be delivered to clients and other parties

  • Depending on level of seniority, take responsibility and manage projects, sometimes at various clients at the same time

  • Contribute to people-related initiatives and provide feedback when applicable to more junior team members

To qualify for the role you must have

  • Master degree in a relevant field (finance, economics, law) or equivalent by experience

  • Between 5-8 years of relevant professional experience, in financial audit, internal audit, or risk/compliance in the Insurance sector

  • Proven knowledge of internal audit standards (IIA)

  • Flexible mindset, with a creative approach and ability to think out-of-the-box

  • Process-minded, organized, with an eye for detail and excellent analytical skills

  • Able to work autonomously, while still being part of a team

  • Strong written and verbal communication and presentation skills

  • Fluent in Dutch and English with a good understanding of French

  • Certifications such as CIA, CISA and CFE are a plus

Enthusiasm for financial services is a must. We are looking for dynamic, entrepreneurial people, who thrive in international teams and who have a global mindset!

What working at EY offers

  • You will join ayoung, dynamicteam,genuinely passionate about its work,within a leading global professional services firm

  • We provide extensive trainings, both on technical matters, as well on soft skills and project management

  • We will support you to ‘learn on the job’ from more experienced professionals in our team, who take on a coaching and mentoring role

  • We offer you anattractive remuneration package

We are proud of our flexible working arrangements, and we will support you to build a successful career and deliver excellent client service, without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing profession might require regular travel, and at times working at client sites, we are committed to help you achieve a lifestyle balance.

At EY we are passionate about the inclusion and support of individuals of all groups; we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, or disability status.

About EY Financial Services

EY is the only major professional services firm with a dedicated financial services practice (the Financial Services Organization, FSO) integrated in the EMEIA region. An international team of over 11000 professionals are working across borders for our clients in the financial sector: Banking, Insurance and Asset Management, in all service lines: Advisory, Tax, Transactions and Assurance.

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 top employer by 2020 a reality.

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