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Manager / Senior Manager - Enterprise Risk, Internal Audit -...

Ernst & Young

Job Description

  • Applicants must be an Australian Citizen to have the ability to obtain government security clearance.

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.


The opportunity

We are looking for a Manager or Senior Manager to join our Enterprise Risk, Internal Audit team in Canberra and work with a diverse range of Commonwealth Government clients.

We are one of the leading firms in Canberra and provide our clients with a consultative and reliable overview of their risk landscape, building trust and confidence along the way.

If you enjoy being amongst a positive and supportive culture and want to make an impact, come join our team!


Your key responsibilities

  • Leading and guiding the team and your clients to create plans for accomplishing engagement objectives and strategies that comply with professional standards
  • Advising clients to understand and manage business risks, verifying the validity of business info.
  • Nurturing client relationships to achieve service expectations, deliverables and outcomes.
  • Partnering with the Commonwealth to address compliance, financial and operational risk.
  • Assessing state internal controls and frameworks to mitigate current and emerging risks in the government landscape
  • Keeping up to date with innovative assurance industry trends and briefing the engagement team on the client’s internal audit environment

Skills and attributes for success

  • A practical and solution-oriented approach to identify technical developments, and evaluate and advise on impacts
  • Relevant experience in an internal audit, assurance, controls, risk, compliance or governance capacity
  • High level communication and engagement skills, including strong report writing abilities
  • An inspiring leadership capability with the motivation to develop others, build high performing teams and effectively delegate with appropriate levels of support
  • Excellent project management skills including ability to lead fieldwork

Ideally, you’ll also have

  • A relevant Bachelor or Master’s degree qualification
  • Professional accreditations and qualifications will also be considered favourably (CPA, CISA, CA, CIA, CISM, CISSP, CBCP, CIPP)

What we offer


  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Continuous learning: personalised career development including coaching, experiences and formal learning so you’ll develop the mindset and skills you’ll need to thrive in the future.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

At EY, you’ll be rewarded and recognised based on your performance and our comprehensive benefits package can be tailored to your individual needs.

We hold a collective commitment to foster an environment where all differences are valued and respected, practices are equitable and everyone experiences a sense of belonging. If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process in order to equitably participate, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application via contactrecruitment@au.ey.com or phone +61 3 8650 7788 (option 1).


We understand the importance of social distancing at this time so our recruitment and onboarding process may be managed virtually so we can continue to prioritise the safety and wellbeing of EY people, clients, guests and the broader public.


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

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The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their external third party provider.


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