2018 - Winter - Consulting Associate - Risk Advisory Services - Systems Process and Assurance

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If you enjoy working with clients and colleagues to improve business effectiveness, create sustainable efficiencies, add value by matching Firm capabilities with client needs, and build a world class consulting organization, then we invite you to help drive our winning Risk Advisory Services strategy.

The Risk Advisory Services Practice assists clients in managing operational, financial and technology risk as well as designing and implementing process improvements that can lead to increased value, revenue, or cost containment.   Along with other Business Consulting Practices, Risk Advisory Services helps clients across various industries address the increasingly complex strategic, operational, compliance, and governance challenges faced by those responsible for managing or overseeing dynamic businesses. 

RSM's Risk Advisory Service offerings include:  Internal Audit, Information Technology (IT) Audit, Security & Privacy Services, SOX Advisory, SOC1 / SOC2 Reporting, Contract Compliance, IT Governance Risk and Compliance, Enterprise Risk Management and AML/Regulatory Compliance Advisory.  Within the Risk Advisory Services (RAS) Practice, the Systems and Process Assurance (SPA) will be responsible for working on and performing System and Organization Control (SOC) engagements across a variety of industries. Our Systems and Process Assurance (SPA) solution set conducts independent third party assessments including SOC 1, SOC 2 and SOC 3 reports.

The Associate will be an integral team member by assisting with engagements, conducting fieldwork, discussing findings and observations during client exit meetings, preparing work papers to support conclusions, reviewing staff work papers, and preparing written attestation reports. The candidate should have a strong knowledge-level of financial, operational, and/or information technology, internal controls, identifying risks and related controls, as well as performing test work of identified significant controls. The candidate should also be capable of conducting audit and attestation engagements independently and in-charging an engagement team. 

Responsibilities: 

  • 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
  • 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:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field
  • Strong verbal and written abilities
  • Strong multi-tasking and project management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication 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

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 req2220
Line of Business: Consulting Services
SubFunction: RAS Systems&Process Assurance
Job Type: Full Time
Req #: req2220
Location: One South Wacker Dr Ste 800, , Chicago, IL US
Region: Great Lakes Region
Job Category: Business Consulting/Technology
Employment Type: Campus Associate
Degree Required: Bachelor
Travel: Yes
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