Senior Consultant - Audit - Digital - New Zealand


Location: Auckland

Job Type: Full time


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Senior Consultant - IT and Digital - Audit - Digital Assurance

Mā te kahukura ka rere te manu I With wings a bird will fly

At EY we believe that whoever you are, your uniqueness helps us stand apart.

We bring together extraordinary people, like you, to build a better working world.

Kei a koe te mana I The choice is yours

As our Senior Consultant - IT and Digital you will work with Audit teams to help our clients meet their financial reporting requirements by delivering IT audit services, enhancing our Digital Assurance capabilities and providing meaningful insights into technology risk matters. This role can be based in Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch.

You will also have the opportunity to develop your skills in emerging technology by working with our leading-edge Digital team, supporting projects in emerging technologies from Cyber, Blockchain, AI to Data Analytics. You’ll be given all the skills, knowledge, and exciting learning opportunities to build your career, and the chance to make a real impact.

  • As part of the Digital Assurance team, deliver IT-related audit procedures for the audits of financial statements for small- to mid-sized companies and other organisations. Collaborate with Assurance professionals to design and deliver high quality, integrated, repeatable, efficient IT audit services.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of IT application controls, IT general controls and system-generated reports across a range of client industries and technology platforms. Consistently apply EY’s Global Audit Methodology and professional standards to deliver high-quality IT audit services.
  • Assist in building the IT audit capability in Oceania Core Assurance to support the efficient and consistent IT audit service delivery, identify IT controls and help Assurance professionals plan responsive audit strategies.
  • Working with our Digital Assurance Specialists, support the delivery of technology assurance services including Cybersecurity assessments and other emerging technologies, such as Blockchain and AI.

Ō Pūmanawa I What we’re looking for

Here’s our ‘wish list’ but don’t worry if you don’t tick all the boxes. We’re interested in your strengths, what you want to learn, and how far you want to go.

  • Proven experience as an Auditor delivering IT audit and/or technology risk engagements
  • Experience in IT risk and controls, data analytics and common ERP systems
  • Experience leading the planning, execution and reporting on audits
  • Proven track record with developing and maintaining client relationships
  • Excellent communication, project management, and teaming skills
  • A strong academic record, including a degree and progress towards/completion of professional qualifications, such as CISA.
  • Experience in the assessment and implementation of IT standards and certifications, such as SOC, COBIT, ISO2700x
  • An understanding of Cybersecurity risks, controls and frameworks
  • An appreciation of technology risk considerations for emerging technologies such as Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence and Robotic Process Automation

Apply now… we’re over 1,000 perspectives in Aotearoa New Zealand and we’re ready to welcome yours.

At EY we take inclusivity seriously, and we’re committed to removing barriers and improving the employment prospects of people with disability or long-term health conditions. We encourage you to share any support and adjustments you need to be your best and participate equitably in our recruitment process. We understand sharing your needs with us can be daunting, so if you have questions before or during your application, we welcome you to get in touch at or +64 9 300 7044 (option 2). Anything you tell us will be kept completely confidential.

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