2018 - Summer - Consulting Associate - IT Risk Advisory

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Position Description

We are currently looking for a Consulting Associate for our Technology Risk Advisory practice. The Consulting Associate will work with teams of information technology staff in a wide variety of systems environments. Our Technology Risk Advisory Services group serves the technology risk related needs of our clients. This group helps clients improve, control, secure, manage and monitor the appropriate systems to address our clients information needs. We serve a diverse base of clients in a variety of industries, and understanding how technology impacts the operation and growth of organizations is what we do best.

As a Consulting Associate, you will jump start your career through a comprehensive training and induction period where you will be exposed to all our Consulting Solution Practices. This training will include:

  • IT Controls testing and assessments
  • Sarbanes Oxely, COBIT, NIST and ITIL methodologies
  • Information Security, tools and methods
  • Client engagement economics
  • Business writing and communication skills
  • Technical training to build expertise in our privacy and security practice

Examples of candidate's responsibilities include:

  • Meeting with clients and conducting management consulting projects
  • Preparing reports on consulting services performed for clients; delivering reports where appropriate and discussing results and recommendations with client
  • Traveling to client locations as requested to provide consulting services
  • Performing network scanning using various public and commercial tools
  • Providing IT risk reduction recommendations
  • Implementing solutions to control weaknesses
  • Developing policies and procedures as it relates to information systems controls
  • Completing client projects effectively and efficiently and maintaining a high level of proficiency
  • Completing daily time reporting according to firm standards, and assists in billing of time to clients as requested
  • Attending appropriate professional meetings and conferences and reading publications to maintain and expand professional knowledge
  • Basic Qualifications:
  • Pursuing a B.A. / B.S. degree or equivalent from accredited university
  • Major Accounting and/or Accounting Information Systems or other related degrees
  • Travel to assigned client locations is required. Must have access to and ability to arrange for use of reliable modes of transportation to those locations
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA preferred
  • Strong verbal and written abilities
  • Strong multi-tasking and project management skills
  • Client focused
  • Ability to work as an effective member of a team
  • Must possess a high degree of integrity and confidentiality, as well as the ability to adhere to both company policies and best practices
  • Ability to work long days to meet deadlines when necessary
  • Ability to travel daily or overnight at least 50% of the time

Advanced Qualifications or Willingness to Obtain:

  • Implementation experience with information systems, Network Security
  • CISA, CPA, PPM or GIAC certifications
  • CISSP or Ethical Hacker certification

You want your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where you are today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things. RSM is a place where you are valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for your accomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decision makers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you'll move quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from your fresh perspective.

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RSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.
Job ID req1638
Line of Business: Consulting Services
SubFunction: RAS IT Advisory
Job Type: Full Time
Req #: req1638
Location: 80 City Square, , Boston, MA US
Region: Northeast Region
Job Category: Business Consulting/Technology
Employment Type: Campus Associate
Degree Required: Bachelor
Travel: Yes
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