Senior Consultant, Risk Advisory-REMOTE POSITION

A dynamic CPA and consulting firm, committed to a culture of excellence, offering accounting & finance, audit, income tax, MSP, risk advisory, SALT, cybersecurity, HR and other services, is seeking Full-time Senior Consultants for its Risk Advisory practice. While our Corporate office is in Owings Mills, Maryland, the new Senior(s) may work remotely from anywhere in the US.  Occasional travel to client sites, our headquarters, conferences, etc. may be necessary.

Responsibilities:

The Senior Consultant, Risk Advisory directs and conducts operational risk-based audits, and consulting engagements to include assessing risks, developing audit plans and programs, performing audits, and evaluating/reporting on internal controls. Ultimately, this Senior addresses the appropriate risks, helping our clients achieve optimal controls, operational efficiency, and compliance with regulations. Specific responsibilities entail:

  • Gaining an understanding of assigned clients’ objectives as well as their regulatory and risk management environment
  • Developing strong working relationships and communicating effectively with clients
  • Setting priorities, ensuring daily coordination among the project team, and monitoring progress against schedules, budgets, project/task deliverables and status reporting
  • 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
  • Preparing audit reports and recommending improvements to financial controls and operational processes
  • Delivering oral and written presentations during and at the conclusion of audits
  • Presenting findings, risk analyses, and recommendations to executive leadership
  • Planning, reviewing and providing direction for the work of Staff Consultants as well as Interns
  • 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 for firm

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree in Accounting, Business, Information Systems, Risk Management, Finance, or another relevant field
  • Commitment to become a CPA, CIA, and/or CISA (if not already) within two years of being hired
  • Minimum two (2) years of current or recent financial statement audit and/or financial controls audit consulting experience
  • Minimum one (1) year of current or recent commercial client consulting experience
  • Ability to explain and apply 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
  • 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

Preferred Requirements: 

  • CPA
  • CIA
  • CISA
  • Minimum three (3) years of experience working in a public accounting and/or consulting firm(s)
  • Expertise with SOX

Pay: DOE

Benefits:  Benefit package included.

Schedule:  Full-time; Remote position; Occasional travel to client sites, our headquarters, conferences, etc. may be necessary.

Zip code: 21117

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