Director - Process Risk and Controls Consulting

at RSM US LLP in ChicagoChicago, Illinois, United States

Job Description

As a director in RSM's growing Process Risk and Controls Practice, you will have the opportunity to draw from your experience and knowledge while continuing to grow your leadership skills and practice through a high degree of client and industry exposure, career development and mentorship opportunities, and a diverse and inclusive culture. The fast-paced and dynamic environment in which we operate will provide you with daily challenges and exciting opportunities.

In the Process Risk and Controls Practice we frequently work as or alongside a client's internal audit function, the chief risk officer or risk function, Sarbanes-Oxley project team, and various other members of management tasked with managing risk. Our advisors help our clients with identifying and prioritizing risk and leveraging process and controls to reduce risk exposure.

Key Responsibilities
Contributions to Firm Culture
Model the core RSM values of respect, integrity, teamwork, excellence and stewardship in all interactions with clients and team members
Lead and contribute to practice and firm-wide initiatives related to recruiting, talent development, technical methodology, engagement economics, and industry leadership
Lead teams by example, creating an atmosphere of trust, encouraging improvement and innovation, and provide mentoring
Support RSM's goals around diversity and inclusion by nurturing an environment that understands individuality, promotes authenticity, and values varied perspective in arriving at solutions
Client Experience
Draw upon your demonstrated technical, industry and risk advisory knowledge to become a trusted advisor to our clients within the (insert industry) sector; incorporate consideration for emerging risks, trends and concepts into client service
Increase the firm's relevance by understanding the client's culture and strategy and incorporating this understanding into service delivery
Maintain responsibility for C-suite, board-level and external audit relationships
Complete review of all project deliverables
Maintain overall responsibility for engagement economics including adjustments to account strategy or structure to improve financial performance
Perform engagement level review of work performed to ensure overall quality and consistency with engagement objectives and requirements
Lead account communication strategy and ensure adherence to the reporting protocol defined for each client
Handle more complicated relationship concerns and demonstrate sound judgment in escalating or seeking additional counsel
Talent Experience
Manage, motivate, and mentor teams to optimize and expand capabilities by cultivating an environment of trust, innovation, diverse perspective, and challenge
Recruit, develop, and inspire future leaders of the firm through mentorship that focuses on understanding the potential and aspirations of the workforce and aligning opportunities accordingly
Designate appropriate assignments and leverage your experience and expertise to help colleagues realize their full potential and support long-term career aspirations
Maintain willingness to give and receive candid feedback in both written and verbal form. Commit to self-development in response to constructive feedback received
Business Development
Build and develop new connections as well as leverage your existing network and personal brand in the marketplace to drive growth for the firm
Participate in relevant industry associations and events to develop and/or maintain industry focus and relationships
Contribute to thought leadership development and present at relevant internal and external industry events
Proactively utilize your network, knowledge about our firm, client/prospect, and industry to deepen existing relationships or form new ones
Communicate effectively with prospects, assess needs, and develop clear and accurate project parameters including scoping descriptions, delivery plans, and budgets
Demonstrate the ability to collaborate effectively with business developers, marketing, communications, and various other internal firm partners to drive pursuits

Position Qualifications
Bachelor's or master's degree in business, accounting or related discipline
A minimum of 8 years of experience working as an internal auditor or controls specialist, with a minimum of 5 years at a public accounting or professional services firm
Strong business acumen - including significant experience with internal audit/SOX risk and control assessments
Applicable certification (e.g., CPA, CIA)
Recent successful experience in cultivating new business and related market-facing activities
Exceptional interpersonal skills
Advanced written, verbal and presentation skills, including interaction with members of senior management
Ability to travel to meet client needs
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RSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

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Job Posting: 10963131

Posted On: May 26, 2023

Updated On: Jun 25, 2023

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