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Job ProfileTech Risk Analyst at Ernst & Young

Full Time
Long Term Employee
Philadelphia, PA
Dallas, TX
Chicago, IL
and 4 others
Up to 20%

What will you do in this job?

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

In a world that’s rapidly changing, how can a Neuro-diverse workforce help us to Build a Better Working World? At EY, we’ve developed many cutting-edge talent programs designed to upskill and further diversify our workforce for the future.  The Neurodiversity Centers of Excellence (NCoE) are not only changing lives, but they’re also strengthening EY’s brand. The NCoE drives innovation and driving process improvements through the application of technology and automation to solve business application issues.


Technology Risk provides assessment and attestation services to help companies and decision-makers attain confidence in understanding and managing business risks related to technology. Business and technology are converging rapidly. With technology becoming the business of every company, understanding, and managing technology risk is critical to a company’s success. The ability to understand these risks and bridge the knowledge gap that often exists between business and technology is the core strength of Technology Risk professionals. Technology Risk helps companies achieve sustainable growth by supporting their efforts to protect business performance, and by providing trusted communications on internal control and regulatory compliance to investors, management, regulators, customers, and other stakeholders.


The Service Delivery Center is an integral component of the Risk practice. Service Delivery Center professionals are high-performing, US-based resources who work closely with our region-based Risk professionals to deliver assessment and attestation services, such as financial statement audits, internal audits, internal control testing, system and organization control reporting and other advisory projects, to help companies:

  • Create trust and confidence in financial reporting
  • Provide trusted communications and assurance on internal control or related to regulatory compliance to customers, alliances, strategic partners, governments and authorities
  • Meet evolving regulatory and compliance requirements
  • See the big picture related to technology risks
  • Identify, improve and respond to risks from advances in technology
  • Build trust in new technology products and services from the outset
  • Undertake proactive technology risk mitigation
  • Control compliance costs


Your Responsibilities:


As a Tech Risk Analyst, you will understand and apply fundamental risk management principles and develop an understanding of clients’ business and IT environment.  You will assist with collecting information to gain an understanding and document clients’ business and IT-related processes, risks, and controls.  You will also create business and IT-related process, risk and control documentation based on information collected from clients in accordance with EY methodology.  In addition, perform analysis, identify potential issues, summarize, and document results and observations while you apply relevant audit and technology concepts to client situations and make recommendations and suggestions for improvements in clients’ processes and controls.  You will provide guidance and review documentation, analysis, results, and observations developed by Associate Analyst I and Associate Analyst II and develop an understanding of project scope, assumptions and constraints while you assist with monitoring project scope, schedule and progress, identifying risks and barriers to meeting deadlines, developing progress reports and updating key stakeholders on progress and expected outcomes.  In addition, you will assist with monitoring project economics by tracking budgets, calculating metrics, developing, or updating metrics reports and updating key stakeholders on project economics.  You will also collaborate and develop relationships with the Service Delivery teammates and region-based professionals to help ensure timely and efficient completion of projects and demonstrate knowledge of the current technology developments relevant to clients’ business, professional standards and relevant EY methodology.  You will also use EY technology and tools to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of projects.


To qualify for the role, you must have:

  • Strong communication, facilitation, presentation, and personal organization skills
  • Ability to manage deadlines, identify and communicate barriers, and follow up on open issues
  • Ability to understand, document and analyze business and IT-related processes and solve problems
  • Experience working with accounting, business, and technology concepts
  • Flexibility and ability to work with a distributed team
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint)
  • Ability to become proficient with MS Visio and EY proprietary technology
  • Excellent English language skills – both written and verbal
  • Travel may be required up to 20% of your time


Ideally you will have:

  • A Bachelor’s degree with an emphasis in general business, accounting, finance, economics, computer science, information systems or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience
  • A minimum of 2 years of experience for Analyst I and minimum of 3 years experience for Analyst II  working as an IT auditor or IT risk adviser for a public accounting firm, a professional services firm, within industry, or in a related job competency
  • Experience in applying relevant technical knowledge in at least one of the following competencies: (a) financial statement audits; (b) internal control or operational audits; (c) System and Organization Controls Reporting; and/or (d) application security and control reviews


What we offer


We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.


  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

Preferred Qualifications

Medium levelEntry level

Work Experience

Equivalent Experience Accepted!
2+ years work experience in one of the occupational industries below:
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Marketing & Advertising
  • Banking & Financial Services
  • Insurance
  • Information Services
  • Market Research


Equivalent Experience Accepted!
Bachelor's degree in one of the following subjects below:
  • Economics
  • Computer Science & Programming
  • Accounting
  • Finance General
  • Management Information Systems
  • Computer Science
  • Business Administration

Soft Skills

PresentationProblem solvingMeeting deadlinesOrganizedEffective communicator

Hard Skills

Keep in mind, you may not need ALL of these skills to be a great fit!



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