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CLA, one of the nation's largest public accounting and professional services firm is currently hiring a Business Risk Services Experienced Associate in any of the following offices:
Are you a talented Professional with Process and Controls, Sarbanes-Oxley, SOC, internal audit, and IT audit experience ready to consider a change? Ready to grow your career and enjoy a great work/life balance? If so, then read on!
In this growth role, you will be involved with process and controls/business review assessments, internal audit out-sourcing services, Sarbanes-Oxley, IT general controls assessments, business risk assessments, as well as other business risk and internal control-related services. Specific engagements will include Business Risk Services assessments, SOX assessments, internal audits, business process and information technology/security control designs, control testings, internal control/process improvement assessments, and service auditor reporting requirements associated with assurance. The successful candidate must demonstrate strong relationship and communication skills with external clients and internal clients that are industry specialists or other service teams within CLA.
Elements of a Business Risk Services Experienced Associate include:
Knowledge and capabilities related to internal controls, internal operational and controls audit, SOX, SOC, IT audit and other process consulting services
Ability to deliver high-level of client service through positive interactions with clients in multiple industries
Proactively demonstrate curiosity and an open mind to new ideas and concepts; generate innovative ideas and solutions
Ability to demonstrate awareness and understanding of client's technical environment and business processes through discussions and review of available information with an emphasis on controls
Experience and ability to understand, document and analyze business processes and workflows. (I.e., Financial, Operational etc.)
Ability to analyze processes and adequacy of controls related to business processes that support our client's financial reporting information and systems
Active participation in meetings, and presentations to clients
Project management skills/ability to coordinate resources necessary to perform control testing, keep engagements on schedule, and help to lead associates through complex areas of the engagements
Ability to effectively communicate status of project including issues that need immediate attention to Manager / Director / Principal
Strong report-writing and/or presentation skills; comfort with public speaking/presenting
Ability to report test results to engagement Director / Manager / Principal in a timely manner
Self-starter who can manage client projects autonomously with some oversight by a Manager
Includes executing project work plans, analyzing results, and formulating conclusions and recommendations
Includes delegation of task work to junior staff and providing direction
Includes proven writing abilities ranging from broad to technical
Balance assigned work and efficiently delegate to associates to meet established deadlines
Ability to facilitate and/or participates in the execution of the technical examination process including definition of examination scope, control evaluation, test activities, reporting, issue resolution, and risk assessment for assigned examination control / objectives
Ability to identify other CLA services that would help our clients
As our ideal candidate, you have:
Bachelor's degree with a major in business, management, finance, accounting, management information systems, or related field.
Certification eligible or working to obtain CISA, CRMA CIA, CAPM, PMP, or Lean Disciplines certification preferred.
2+ years of experience performing internal audit, IT controls assessments, and/or Risk Management services.
Outstanding interpersonal, analytical, research and project management skills.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to multi-task, think independently, and problem solve in a team oriented, deadline driven environment.
Strong computer and technical skills including Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, Visio and other related software.
CLA exists to create opportunities for our people, our clients, and our communities. We are a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/
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