Spearhead internal client facing teams and guide them to solution / delivery by executing the tasks. Lead modules of the engagement in small parts.
Identify, assess and monitor risks by developing a risk management plan and strategy and identify opportunities to improve business processes.
Assist clients in addressing compliance, financial, operational and strategic risk.
Assist team members in developing technical and professional competency. Coach, train and support junior members in the team.
Independently execute assignments. Typical assignments comprise of conducting reviews of systems, internal controls, re-engineering processes, documentation of Standard Operating Procedures, cost and working capital optimization etc.
Effectively deliver tasks on projects as guided by the Managing Director/Director/Associate Director / Senior Manager/ Manager.
Manage multiple assignments and related project internal teams.
Meet quality guidelines within the established turnaround time (or allotted budget) for assigned requests.
Establish deep relationships with client personnel (at appropriate levels) by understanding clients perspective.
Assist clients with testing internal process controls and developing internal audit plans.
Assess the current state of an organization's internal control/Sarbanes-Oxley Act framework and help clients drive value and efficiency in their internal controls utilizing the latest technology and leading practices.
Constantly monitor project progress, manage risk and verify key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes.
Participate in sales and support business development initiatives.
Preferably CA qualification in 1st/2nd attempt with good articleship experience or MBA from a reputed B School.
Minimum 3 years experience in a related field (Business Risk), preferably in professional services and/or industry.
Understanding of business processes and internal control concepts (COSO, COBIT), control rationalization, optimization, effectiveness and efficiency; knowledge of process gaps identification and auditing methodologies (including flowcharting), IT Infrastructure, Sarbanes-Oxley Act provisions and methodologies for achieving compliance
Experience related to implementation of variety of research and information gathering strategies, conduct risk assessment, perform and interpret gap analysis and development of risk remediation strategies
Prior project management and supervisory skills
Interpersonal skills to interact in team environment and foster client relationships
Sound job administration skills
Good written communication skills including documentation of findings and recommendations
Strong analytical skills
Must be able to handle highly confidential information in a strictly professional manner
Must be able to maintain professional demeanor in times of high stress
Certification in CIA/CISA/CPA is preferred but not essential
Proficient in Microsoft Office suite applications.
Key Personal Attributes
A good blend of creative thinking and rigorous analysis in solving business problems
Possesses excellent oral, written communication and presentation skills. Adept at preparing and presenting reports to an audience.
Ability to multi task and manage teams.
A strong client focus by effectively serving client needs and developing productive working relationships with client personnel. Stay abreast of current business and economic developments and new pronouncements/ standards relevant to the client's business.
Must work well in a team-oriented environment as well as independently. Work with team members to set goals and responsibilities for specific engagements. Foster teamwork and innovation.
Mature, proactive and displays initiative. Manages own and others time well. Able to work under pressure.
Enjoys travelling and meeting new people. Ability to travel (Domestic & International) as necessary to meet client needs. Second language skills and international business experience will be useful.