Advisory Project Associate Level 6 – Controls Evaluation Testing

Regulatory & Risk Management | Regulatory & Legal Support
Same job available in 4 locations

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

Chicago, Illinois, United States

Dallas, Texas, United States

Position Summary

Are you passionate about helping clients reduce risk and increase value? Do you want a daily collaborative environment and the ability to share new ideas with your colleagues - without the extensive demands of travel?

The Project Associate will be supporting the Regulatory and Legal Support Practice

The project associate will be evaluating the design and performance of internal controls, which includes assessing the controls’ effectiveness at mitigating risk.

This role will be responsible for the following:

  • Conduct evaluation of the design and performance of internal controls to assess whether the controls and underlying attributes are designed appropriately and operating effectively to mitigate risk.
  • Document testing results and report on controls effectiveness.
  • Lead the development of client deliverables or for internal business needs.
  • Work as part of a large, complex engagement with onshore and offshore team members to conduct controls assessment.
  • Produce quality work products with minimal management oversight throughout project and controls evaluation lifecycle (from control evaluation planning to results documentation).
  • Serve as subject matter advisor on projects, including providing recommendations to improve or remediate control deficiencies or reduce risk for our clients.

Required:

  • 3+ years of experience at a financial services regulator (e.g., SEC, FINRA, MSRB, FRB, Office of Comptroller) or industry utility (e.g., NSCC, Options Clearing Corporation)
  • Demonstrated knowledge with business transformation or change management initiatives such as strategic, regulatory, risk-related, technological, or operational evolutions
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • Experience related to one or more of the following: business strategy, product management, regulatory compliance, risk management, controls oversight, technology, or operations related to any of the above industries
  • Direct experience using, implementing, or supporting systems related to any of the following topics: trading, operations, core banking platforms, recordkeeping, compliance monitoring, regulatory reporting, risk or case management, or data management
  • Demonstrated experience related to any of the following topics: process design, mapping, or development; workflow development; user acceptance testing; data mapping, management, migration, or visualization / analytics; system configuration and testing; status monitoring and issue resolution
  • Microsoft office proficient (PPT, Excel, Word).
  • Ability to travel up to 25%, on average, based on the work you do and the clients and industries/sector you serve
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future

Preferred: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher.
  • Experience working in the financial services or consulting industry related to one or more of the following Financial Services industries: consumer or corporate banking, investment banking or capital markets, investment management, wealth management, trust company, insurance provider, or related service provider.
  • Knowledge of a range of financial services products, and services particular to the applicable industry. 

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As used in this posting, "Deloitte Advisory" means Deloitte & Touche LLP, which provides audit and enterprise risk services; Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP, which provides forensic, dispute, and other consulting services; and its affiliate, Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP, which provides a wide range of advisory and analytics services. Deloitte Transactions and Business Analytics LLP is not a certified public accounting firm. Please see www.deloitte.com/us/about for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. These entities are separate subsidiaries of Deloitte LLP.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Requisition code: 114410

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