Senior Manager of Risk Advisory Services Financial Services

Confidential Company  •  New York, NY

11 - 15 years experience  •  Business Services

$165K - 176K ($150K to $160K base + 10%, All Benefits)
Posted on 10/17/17 by Kevin J. Collins
Confidential Company
New York, NY
11 - 15 years experience
Business Services
$165K - 176K
($150K to $160K base + 10%, All Benefits)
Posted on 10/17/17 Kevin J. Collins

Our client, a well-known consulting firm located in Midtown, N.Y.C. is seeking their Senior Manager of Risk Advisory Services Financial Services division to join their NYC location.

Working under the authority of a Partner, the Risk Advisory Services Senior Manager is responsible for managing and delivering high value solutions to multiple clients in the areas of Internal Auditing and internal control, including business risk assessment and Enterprise Risk Management, business process improvement, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, information technologyaudit & control, financial and operational audit, business conduct and fraud/forensic investigations. In this role, the Risk Advisory Services Senior Manager is charged with managing a team of professionals through all stages of internal audit or consulting engagements to include planning, field work, engagement wrap up and report composition, along with providing recommendations regarding engagement economics and legal risks to the Firm. The Risk Advisory Services Sr. Manager is responsible for ensuring exceptional client service and high quality engagement deliverables. The RAS Sr. Manager is also responsible for developing new business with existing clients and prospects of the Firm, including the identification of target companies. The RAS Sr. Manager also supports the practice Partner with all aspects of client pursuits, including all phases of the client proposal process. The RAS Sr. Manager is responsible for all aspects of practice administration including time entry, client contract administration, billings, collections and adjustments to engagement realization when needed.



- Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, Business Intelligence or other relevant field required

- MBA or other relevant advanced degreepreferred


- A minimum of ten (10) years of experience with a public accounting firm or Fortune 1000 company performing Risk Assessments, internal audits, Sarbanes-Oxley Readiness services, internal control assessments, management consulting as a Financial, Operational or Information Technology Subject Matter Expert required

- Experience performing audits within a public accounting environment preferred

- Experience performing audits of particular industries (manufacturing, retail, distribution, energy, etc), based upon the RAS practice’s need required

- Significant supervisory experiencerequired

- Experience performing process reviews, systems reviews and reviews of application controls required

- Experience with internal controls including process control design, preparation of flowcharts & control matrices, documentation and testing of controls, and identification and reporting of control “gaps” required

- Experience conducting audit planning, developing audit programs, performing testing, preparing work papers, and drafting auditreports required

- Experience in client marketing to include but is not limited experience successfully managing multiple client pursuits and proposal efforts preferred


- CPA , Chartered Accountant and/or CIA, CISA certification required


- Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint

- Experience with ACL and/or IDEA, and MS Access preferred

- Experience in the use of various assurance applications and research tools as is appropriate for this level

Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

- Solid understanding and experience planning and coordinating all stages of an internal audit

- Knowledge of internal accounting controls and professional standards and regulations

- Superior verbal and written communication skills, specifically business / report writing

- Ability to adapt style and messaging to effectively communicate with professionals at all levels both within the client organization and the firm

- Ability to successfully multi-task while working independently and within a group environment

- Recognition as a though leader with respect to the topics of governance, risk and control.

- Superior analytical and diagnostic skills and ability to break down complex issues and implementing appropriate resolutions

- Capability to work in a demanding, deadline driven environment with a focus on details and accuracy

- Ability to collaborate with partners and managers within other service lines and industries, as well as RAS leaders.

- Solid project management skills

- Solid US GAAP and GAAS knowledge and familiarity with SEC and PCAOB reporting rules. Knowledge of IFRS, a plus

- Solid grasp of general IT control concepts

- Excellent people development and delegation skills, including training/instruction and engagement scheduling and budgeting

- Executive presence to act as primary contact for clients while preparing and presenting to clients and potential clients

- Ability to resolve complex business issues

- Capacity to build and maintain strong relationships with internal and client personnel

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