SOC / IT Risk Services Director

BKD   •  

Indianapolis, IN

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance


11 - 15 years

Posted 39 days ago


This opportunity will find you working for a top tier Accounting and Consulting firm leading and building a business line focused on System and Organization Control (SOC) reports including SOC1, 2 and 3 as well as other compliance consulting. The ideal candidate will have the opportunity to build upon existing client relationships, working with clients in various industries and assisting them in identifying controls and process improvements while dealing with all levels of personnel at the client from the IT/accounting staff to the C-suite executives. You will also have the opportunity to leverage your existing network and expand it in order to develop new clients and relationship.

You will receive approximately 40 hours of CPE a year to allow you to gain or maintain your certifications and credentials. You will also gain exposure to all sizes of organizations and types of SOC engagements in multiple states as you build your network of valuable professional contacts. In addition, you will have the opportunity to use and project management, people and technical skills.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Building new clients and business
  • Develop and expand existing client relationships
  • Exhibit project management skills to accomplish assigned responsibilities within specified time-frames and within identified budget constraints
  • Manage all aspects of engagement performance
  • Provide high-quality client service
  • Exhibit good communication skills, verbal and written
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Ability to document your work in a detailed fashion through use of electronic work papers and review the work or others
  • Ability to coach others on both technical and professional matters and career progression
  • Enjoy working at a fast pace and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to identify risks and controls both business process and IT
  • Provide clients with practical solutions to their issues
  • Proficient at MS word and excel
  • Ability and willingness to travel to serve clients should be expected


  • Bachelor’s degree required; Preferred: Accounting and/or MIS or related field
  • Minimum of 10+ years of SOC/financial control audit or IT audit experience required; candidates with less than 10 years may be considered for a more junior position
  • CPA, CISA or CISSP certification required
  • Previous experience at a public accounting firm testing IT Controls over Financial Reporting and performing SOC engagements highly preferred
  • Previous experience working for a public company and/or regulated industry highly preferred
  • Experience managing people and multiple engagements highly preferred