Government %26 Public Sector - IT Audit Senior Consultant
Ernst & Young Global
 McLean, VA

EY's Government &

Public Sector - Technology Risk (IT Audit) Senior Consultant

From strategy to

execution, the Government & Public Sector practice of Ernst

& Young LLP provides a full range of consulting

and audit services to help our Federal, State, Local and Education

clients implement new ideas to help achieve their mission outcomes. We deliver

real change and measurable results through our diverse, high-performing teams,

quality work at the highest professional standards, operational know-how from

across our global organization, and creative and bold ideas that drive

innovation. We enable our government clients to achieve their mission of

protecting the nation and serving the people; increasing public safety;

improving healthcare for our military, veterans and citizens; delivering

essential public services; and helping those in need. EY is ready to help our

government build a better working world.

The opportunity

When you're on our GPS

team, you'll have the opportunity to work across disciplines with professionals

who have broad industry sector experience and deep subject-matter knowledge. In

GPS, our growth strategy focuses on being account-centric, issue-based and

competency-driven. That's what differentiates EY GPS in the government


As a member of our GPS

team, you will join a talented group of professionals serving in key roles

advising U.S. federal agencies addressing issues in performance improvement,

program effectiveness, audit and audit readiness, financial management, and IT

risk. The EY GPS practice focuses across disciplines with defense and national

security, civilian, health, and international agencies.

Our broad portfolio of

services is aimed at driving relevant, tangible results. We believe integration

fosters innovation. Unprecedented challenges require support that is connected,

responsive and insightful. Are you ready to join our team and help build a

better working world?

Your key responsibilities

As a member of our

Technology Risk (IT Audit) team, you will serve as a key resource in delivering

quality client services on financial statement audits, attestation engagements

and IT control projects. You will conduct research as needed, assist in the

testing of IT general and application controls, prepare for and potentially

lead client meetings, establish relationships with client personnel at the

appropriate levels, and deepen sector and client knowledge.

You must have the


  • Bachelor's degree in Business,
    Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, Information Technology or
    closely related field
  • Professional certification or
    Masterâs degree in lieu of certification
  • 4 years of IT audit experience supporting federal government clients
  • Relevant experience in
    information security, risk management, IT and application controls,
    leading standards (e.g., COSO, ERM, FISCAM, FISMA, NIST), IT technologies
    (e.g., Windows, UNIX, Oracle, Mainframe, SAP), preparing written or verbal
    materials, and assisting with presenting project results to clients
  • Experience performing FISCAM,
    OMB Circular A-123 internal control, audit readiness, SOC-1 (SSAE-18)
    reports, and FISMA security reviews
  • Possess a strong understanding
    of NIST requirements and FIPS guidance
  • Comprehend the FISCAM,
    Financial Audit Manual (FAM), FIAR approaches and assess information
    system controls in areas of information assurance, access control, change
    control, segregation of duties and disaster recovery

You must be able to

obtain and maintain a Secret-level clearance or higher.

All qualified applicants

will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,

religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origins.

Ideally, youâll also


  • Experience executing project
    plans on large, complex engagements from analysis through implementation
  • Worked in a Big Four, global
    management consulting firm or blue-chip company, preferably with a
    government and public sector focus
  • Strong analytical and
    problem-solving skills
  • Ability to collaborate with
    clients and identify engagement follow-on opportunities
  • Excellent verbal and written
    communication skills

The EY Government and

Public Sector Practiceâs staffing model is to assign resources to projects

aligned to the office within the metropolitan area you have been hired;

however, in certain circumstances, travel may be required within and/or beyond

your geographic region based on client and project needs. For roles

within the federal practice, the flexibility to travel up to approximately 30%

is preferred.


certifications(Minimum 1 of the


  • Certified Information Systems
    Auditor (CISA)
  • Certified Information Systems
    Manager (CISM)
  • Certified Information Systems
    Security Professional (CISSP)
  • Certified Governmental
    Financial Manager (CGFM)
  • Certified Defense Financial
    Manager (CDFM)

What we look for

We are interested in

professionals who are future leaders and passionate about helping the

government achieve its full potential. You will need a collaborative and

growth-minded attitude to deliver the best results. If you are looking for a

role that will challenge you, give you opportunities to grow, and encourage you

to own your career, this role is for you.

What working at EY


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, both pension and 401(k)

plans, a minimum of three weeks of vacation plus ten observed holidays and

three paid personal days, and a range of programs and benefits designed to

support your physical, financial and social well-being. Plus, we offer:

  • Support and coaching from some
    of the most engaging colleagues in the industry
  • Opportunities to develop new
    skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to
    handle your role in a way that's right for you

About EY

As a global leader in

assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services, we hire and develop the most

passionate people in their field to help build a better working world. This

starts with a culture that believes in giving you the training, opportunities

and creative freedom to make things better. So that whenever you join, however

long you stay, the exceptional EY experience lasts a lifetime.

If you can confidently

demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as

possible. Make your mark. Apply today!

EY provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.