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Manager, Risk Advisory

Owings Mills, MD 21117

Posted: 03/22/2023 Specialization: Accounting/Finance/Tax Job Number: 2461 Salary / Pay Rate: $130,000.00

Job Description

Nachman Executive Consulting, LLC (NEC in partnership with Recruitment in Motion is backed with years of experience partnering with clients inside the Finance and Accounting space). NEC is partnered with a dynamic CPA and management consulting firm, committed to a culture of excellence, offering audit, income tax, accounting & finance, risk advisory, managed IT, HR and other services. As they are rapidly growing, they are currently seeking a Risk Advisory Manager.

The ideal candidate will lead risk-based audits and consulting engagements independently and/or under the direction of more senior members of the team to include assessing risks, developing audit plans and programs, performing audits, and evaluating/reporting on internal controls. In addition, Risk Advisory Managers are expected to conduct the majority of day-to-day project management activities on all their engagements, including project plan development, status update deliveries to clients and internal management, and development & mentoring of Staff and Senior Consultants.

Specific responsibilities entail:
  • Gaining an understanding of assigned clients’ objectives as well as their regulatory and risk management environment
  • Leading projects in the areas of Enterprise Risk Management, Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance, Internal Audit, and Quality Assessment Reviews
  • Communicating extensively with clients to drive expectations and report on the status of ongoing projects.
  • Setting priorities, ensuring daily coordination among the project team, and monitoring progress against schedules, budgets, project/task deliverables and status reporting
  • Planning, reviewing and providing direction for the work of Staff and Senior Consultants
  • Managing and motivating teams of Consultants with various backgrounds and skill sets
  • Obtaining and analyzing data as a basis for reviewing the adequacy, effectiveness, and efficiency of systems and processes
  • Maintaining the level of technical competency and professional care required for the completion of assignments in accordance with auditing standards and related control techniques
  • Evaluating processes and controls for compliance with relevant existing or proposed laws and regulations, established policies, plans and procedures
  • Assessing internal controls’ design adequacy to mitigate financial, operational and compliance risks and to test their operating effectiveness
  • Developing and implementing audit programs and procedures, then reviewing each for adequacy
  • Preparing audit reports and recommending improvements to financial controls and operational processes
  • Delivering oral and written presentations during and at the conclusion of internal audits
  • Presenting findings, risk analyses, and recommendations to executive leadership
  • Staying abreast of emerging risk areas and related control techniques
  • Appraising the adequacy of corrective actions taken to remediate deficiencies identified during audits
  • Providing exceptional service to clients, always serving as a positive brand ambassador
  • Strengthening and maintaining a network of industry contacts and establishing new long-term relationships
  • Contributing to business development activities

What is required for consideration?
  • Bachelor's and/or Master’ s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business, or another relevant field
  • Minimum five (5) years of current or recent consulting and/or financial statement audit experience including at least two (2) years of financial controls audit experience
  • at least three (3) years of SOX experience
  • at least one (1) year of experience servicing commercial consulting clients
  • CPA, CISA, CIA, and/or CISSP Certification
  • Experience supervising direct reports and/or leading people on project teams
  • Demonstrated knowledge of business risks and effective systems of internal controls
  • Working knowledge of operating policies and standards as well as compliance issues
  • Experience reviewing, considering, criticizing, and/or auditing operational controls or process improvements
  • Project management experience including workflow balancing, activity scheduling, problem solving facilitation, prioritizing multiple complex tasks, and meeting deadlines
  • Unwavering integrity and ethics
  • Experience interacting with clients, establishing credibility, trust and healthy relationships
  • Demonstrable examples of innovative thinking and problem solving
  • Willingness and ability to travel to client sites, as dictated by business need, up to 25% (post-pandemic, when safe to do so)
  • High level of motivation, organization, and commitment to professional development
  • Experience successfully working independently with minimal supervision and collaboratively
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to convey complex auditing information and business risks to non-technical audiences
  • Effective public speaking skills with the ability to prepare and deliver presentations
What is preferred for consideration?
  • Minimum five (5) years of current or recent experience servicing commercial consulting clients
  • CPA and/or CISA
  • Experience being involved with business development and proposal initiatives
  • Experience working in a public accounting and/or consulting firm(s
  • Expertise with SOX
  • Several years of commercial client consulting experience
  • Experience managing / supervising direct reports
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