Team Background:

RMS team at EY plays an important role in managing the internal risks of the firm associated with accepting a new client or an engagement or risks associated with any of our ongoing audit / non audit engagement. Formed in 2007, the QRM team is growing rapidly as a Center of Excellence for all standardized quality / compliance related activities that can be efficiently undertaken from a central location.


The incumbent shall be responsible for providing conflict check research & analysis support to RMS team. This person shall be responsible for end to end management of conflicts checks on a daily basis, including analysis of the research for identifying any probable conflicts of interest, and communicating methods of resolution to the engagement teams. The person shall report to team lead - conflicts check.

Job purpose

Conflicts of interest are situations in which a person's or organization's objectivity, ethics, or responsibility is compromised or appears to be compromised by a competing financial, personal or political obligation, gain, desire, loyalty or bias. These situations are potentially very damaging to a professional services firm such as EY, whose reputation and pedigree are defined by their commitment to maintaining the highest standards of objectivity, ethics and responsibility.

Technical responsibilities

Identify potential conflicts of interest brought about by doing the assignment

Identify risks that are specific to EY that may be brought about doing the assignment for certain commercial enterprises or doing certain work

Determine whether the engagement can proceed in light of any issues identified

Outline the steps to be taken by client service teams to mitigate the threats

Facilitates and drives the process to completion by following up on requests from Q&RM Consultants and assisting the client team

Understands key requirements of firm and regulators’ QRM rules and policies

Performs initial review of submissions from client teams and evaluates completeness, accuracy and appropriateness of proposed transaction/requests.

Acts as a liaison between the client teams, other members of the Q&RM team, and various functional areas within the firm

Formulates answers to client questions

Manages tasks and activities in a timely manner and is responsible for specific outcomes


MBA (International Business/Marketing/Finance);MA-Economics/Financial management

Freshers may be considered

Strong interpersonal and communication skills

Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Core Competencies

Perform research in propriety EY databases & some external databases to identify the current & historical relationships of EY with the various parties involved in an engagement

Upload the research output in the prescribed format in the designated online database

Analyse the research to identify any probable conflicts of interest

Prepare relevant communication for the engagement with respect to each conflict check request

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