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Senior Associate-Account Data Protection Risk



Gurugram, Haryana, India · Austin, TX, USA
Posted on Friday, July 5, 2024

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Senior Associate

The opportunity

Our business is highly regulated and EY is a complex, matrixed organization. Managing risk is of paramount importance to our brand and reputation, and our Risk Management team works side-by-side with the business to do this. Our aim is to enable responsible growth and that means working with the business to identify, monitor and manage risk, and consult and advise. Through oversight of key risk issues and processes related to Risk, Monitoring and Compliance we help maximize public trust and enable EY to responsibly provide excellent client service.

The Data Protection Program is established in line with the needs of the business to control and govern lifecycle of personal and confidential data at the global level, supporting immediate and future regulatory, legal, risk and operational requirements. We are operating in an increasingly connected world that is changing how to manage risk. With fast-paced technology advancements, new innovations within emerging technologies, and an ever-challenging regulatory environment, it is business critical for our organization to identify not only the risks but the opportunities these present to us.

Supervising Analyst / Senior Associate level candidate to join GDS Risk Management Services (RMS) team supporting Global Risk Management and implement efforts geared towards protecting data at the client account level. This will include leveraging existing and/or emerging technology and tools to monitor and assess adherence to the framework and controls on the client account. The individual will report in to Global Account Data Protection RMS Team Lead.

Your key responsibilities

  • Serve as part of the GDS Account Data Protection Risk team in executing independent testing of controls related to Data Protection at the client account level
  • Execute control testing in line with EY’s global data protection framework
  • Consult and collaborate effectively across key data protection stakeholders on testing activities, as needed
  • Ability to evaluate and summarize test results and propose remediation activities
  • Document findings and observations to contribute to continuous learning/improvement and inform potential enhancements to procedures, processes and controls
  • Participate in activities that support a cohesive and balanced approach across Global Risk Management Data Protection and the client account. ​

Skills and attributes for success

Technical attributes:

  • Experience with risk and compliance (e.g., risk assessments, control frameworks, audits, and/or testing
  • Experience with metrics and reporting

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Bachelor's degree and approximately 3 + years of related work experience
  • Experience or background in either quality, risk management, compliance, cybersecurity
  • Familiarity and experience with the application of data protection law.

Nice to have

  • Experience in privacy and security risk assessment
  • IAPP certifications (either CIPP/E, CIPP/US and/or CIPM)
  • CISA, CISM, CISSP, or equivalent

What we offer

EY Global Delivery Services (GDS) is a dynamic and truly global delivery network. We work across six locations – Argentina, China, India, the Philippines, Poland and the UK – and with teams from all EY service lines, geographies and sectors, playing a vital role in the delivery of the EY growth strategy. From accountants to coders to advisory consultants, we offer a wide variety of fulfilling career opportunities that span all business disciplines. In GDS, you will collaborate with EY teams on exciting projects and work with well-known brands from across the globe. We’ll introduce you to an ever-expanding ecosystem of people, learning, skills and insights that will stay with you throughout your career.

  • 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.

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