2022 – Summer – Consulting Associate – Risk Consulting – TRC IT Risk

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RSM has exceptional career opportunities available for a Technology Risk Consultant (TRC). Our TRC associates are those seeking career growth and accelerated professional opportunities for an exciting, growing consulting practice. They are professionals who appreciate the ability to aggressively pursue their career goals while being provided the opportunity to experience a rewarding work-life balance. 


Our clients depend upon effective risk management, internal audit, and governance of enterprise information technology in order to achieve their business objectives. RSM’s Risk Consulting and TRC team serves middle marketing leaders globally aspiring to help transform their technology risk management and assurance capabilities to be aligned to the key risks and strategies of their organization. 


  • TRC professionals utilize their background in accounting, business and Information Technology to provide, including: 

  • Understanding clients’ needs and expectations, their business and industry, accounting and control systems, employees and company values  

  • Assist clients on the design and optimization of controls utilizing a general knowledge of business processes, accounting, and information technologies.  

  • Use problem solving and critical thinking skills to quickly identify internal control deficiencies, evaluate their risk implications, and draw the appropriate conclusions to best advise our clients 

  • Assist in creating internal control documentation to support client engagements  

  • Engage with client leadership on strategies to anticipate emerging technology risks 

  • Examples of commonly performed TRC projects include: 

  • Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX)/regulatory and compliance engagements for application and IT controls 

  • System and Controls (SOC) reporting and other controls opinion services 

  • Information Technology controls testing in support of financial statement audits 

  • Technical IT controls review 

  • Internal audits over ERP systems, IT security, and other IT systems 


As a TRC Associate, you will jump start your career through a comprehensive training and development program where you will be exposed to all of RSM’s Consulting Solution Practices.  This training will include:


  • IT Controls audit, testing and assessment methodologies and techniques 

  • Industry leading frameworks and methodologies for Sarbanes-Oxley, COBIT, NIST and ITIL  

  • IT security, ERP risk and control, and IT advisory tools and methods  

  • Consulting process, tools and methods 

  • Project management and client engagement economics 


Position Responsibilities


  • Demonstrate understanding of business processes, internal control risk management, IT controls, and related regulatory and compliance standards 

  • Assist in identifying technology risks affecting a client’s business operations and consult with management on how best to mitigate the risks 

  • Use problem solving and critical thinking skills to quickly identify internal control deficiencies, evaluate their risk implications, and draw the appropriate conclusions to best advise our clients 

  • Perform IT internal audit consulting activities (internal audits over ERP systems, IT security, and other IT systems), perform external audit assurance activities, and perform service organization control services activities related to SSAE18 SOC 1 and SOC 2 reporting services   

  • Support client engagements by helping plan the audit approach and scope, preparing the audit program, determining auditing procedures, seeing the audit process through completion, and applying internal audit standards in accordance with the Institute of Internal Auditors 

  • Exercise professional skepticism, judgment and adhere to the code of ethics while on engagements 

  • Attending appropriate professional meetings and conferences and reading publications to expand professional knowledge and build a network of business contacts 





  • Pursuing a B.A. / B.S. degree or equivalent from accredited university  

  • Major in Accounting, Management Information Systems, Computer Science, and/or related degrees 

  • Minimum 3.2 GPA preferred 

  • Ability to travel daily or overnight potentially up to 40% of the time 

  • 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 



  • Strong verbal and written abilities 

  • Strong multi-tasking and project management skills 

  • Ability to work as an effective member of a team 

  • Must possess a high degree of integrity and professionalism 

  • Certification or working towards certification as CPA, CISA, or CIA, preferred 

In accordance with applicable law and RSM policy, prospective hires will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19. If not vaccinated for COVID-19 they must qualify for 
an accommodation to this vaccination requirement oparticipate in testing.    


If you are located in New York, pursuant to current applicable law, you will be required to be vaccinated to enter the New York office and testing is not an option to enter the New York office.  


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.

Experience RSM US. Experience the power of being understood.

RSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.

Job ID: req21437
Line of Business: Consulting Services
SubFunction: RC TRC IT Risk
Job Type: FullTime
Req #: req21437
Location: Cincinnati, OH US
Region: Great Lakes Region
Job Category: Business Consulting/Technology
Employment Type: Campus Associate
Degree Required: Bachelor
Travel: Yes
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