Advisory Senior Consultant Job Description

Advisory Senior Consultant Job Description

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Advisory senior consultant provides detailed review of audit workpapers to ensure compliance with internal audit policies and the applicable Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing as prescribed by the Institute of Internal Auditors.

Advisory Senior Consultant Duties & Responsibilities

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Working with key stakeholders, develop and manage a specialised employee communications strategy and plan for designated divisions
Coach and provide strategic advice to divisional executives particularly on the communications strategy and plan delivery
Develop messages and content aligned to divisional employee communication strategy (including measurement) and coordinate with Corporate Affairs to ensure alignment of messages to internal and external target audiences
Facilitate delivery of meaningful metrics to track communications effectiveness and guide future strategy
As part of a team of professionals, provide advisory services as assigned to clients on the policies, risks, internal controls, and issues
Under the lead of engagement manager, communicate with clients, understand needs, propose methodologies and assist to prepare engagement proposals
Perform risk assessment by reviewing policies and procedures against regulatory requirements and against industry best practices
By assessing risks of client's industry and business, evaluate the effectiveness of clients' control activities in place, and identify potential issues
Lead the communication with clients to achieve alignment on identified issues and develop practical remediation plans
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of regulatory developments, both locally and internationally

Advisory Senior Consultant Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Advisory Senior Consultant

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CISA, CPA, CISM, CISSP, CIA, CBCP, CMRP, ITIL, ISTAT, CRISC

Education for Advisory Senior Consultant

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Employers hiring for the advisory senior consultant job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Education, Computer Science, Accounting, Finance, Business/Administration, Information Systems, MBA, Management, Mathematics, Engineering

Skills for Advisory Senior Consultant

Desired skills for advisory senior consultant include:

Sarbanes-Oxley Act provisions and methodologies for achieving compliance
Audit reports
Control summaries
Work programs
Accounting operations and financial frameworks
Audit methodologies and developing key internal audit deliverables
Institute of Internal Auditors code of ethics and compliance requirements
Auditing processes and methodologies
Database Software Systems
Excel

Desired experience for advisory senior consultant includes:

Provide leadership to the engagement team by acting as field in charge and act as primary contact among clients, engagement managers and engagement team, including overseeing engagement progress, leading communication with clients, performing quality review of the team
Required to work off-site and on-site
Comfortable with using English as work language, including in both oral and written form
Able to handle multiple / simultaneous engagements
Previous work experience or previous project experience on financial institutions is preferred
Basic risk management knowledge, knowledge on financial industry and other manufacturing industry is preferred

Advisory Senior Consultant Examples

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Advisory Senior Consultant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of advisory senior consultant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for advisory senior consultant
  • Defining the role of the client's commercialfinance organisation and identifying how to optimise this from a quality andcost perspective
  • Undertaking Finance diagnostic exercises tounderstand the 'health' of the Finance function and identifying what isrequired to solve the challenges faces
  • Understanding a client's unique situation anddeveloping deliverables which exactly meet their needs
  • Planning and managing aproject workstream to time and to budget in support of the overall project plan
  • Managing and developing juniorstaff on projects
  • Inputting into proposals and identifying follow-onopportunities at existing client
  • To lead the evaluation of a limited number of construction claims across a number of different building and engineering sectors
  • Be a senior figure within the team and manage the performance and development of other team members
  • Identify and develop business opportunities, including liaison with Existing/New clients and internal group business units to develop further/new business opportunities
  • Deliver training on NEC and JCT construction contracts
Qualifications for advisory senior consultant
  • Write programs to import Data into SAS
  • Write programs to scrub, manipulate, and analyse data in SAS, to find specific areas with regard to the request either from Audit
  • Must be able to track down exceptions and analyse why the exceptions should be reported on
  • Report on all findings from analytical programs written in SAS
  • Travel local and international
  • Bachelor's (or higher) degree in accounting, finance, engineering or related field (willing to accept foreign education equivalent)
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Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of advisory senior consultant. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for advisory senior consultant
  • Provides a wide spectrum of services, including strategic and operational risk assessment, internal control and risk management reviews, internal audit planning, benchmarking internal audit functions against good and best practices
  • Drafts reports and makes presentations to senior management at clients on the findings of work
  • Interacts with client management and staff to understand client requirements and constraints
  • Prepare analyses of historical and pro forma financial information to assess trends and fluctuations that may impact cash flow requirements and deal valuation
  • Perform industry and company research utilizing online tools and publicly available information, assist in preparing reports and schedules that will be delivered to clients and other parties, and develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel
  • Responsibility for the day-to-day activities of projects including interaction with client personnel, other team members, and professionals from other firms involved in the engagement
  • Applying accounting, financial and analytical skills to various client situations and practice disciplines, such as detailed reviews of financial statements and underlying accounting records and the application of GAAP
  • Work within the Risk Advisory Department focusing on the IT related consulting services for auto clients
  • Active in working with managers to identify and pursuit opportunities for IT consulting projects to auto clients
  • Demonstrate technical ability in project management, business requirements analysis, systems development and test, data migration and rollout for IT related projects
Qualifications for advisory senior consultant
  • At least 2 years relevant experience, preferably with a multinational (advisory) company
  • 3+ Years of experience in Transition or Transformation projects
  • Must have hands-on technical experience with several tools
  • Two years of experience designing, implementing and testing IAM solutions
  • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Systems, Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or related field (willing to accept foreign education equivalent)
  • Two years of valuation experience
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is hiring for an advisory senior consultant. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for advisory senior consultant
  • Ability to analyze business performance and recommend action plans based on client needs
  • Working with clients to develop capital planning models, reports and templates with clients
  • Understanding basic cash flow statement and ad-hoc cash flow analysis/trending to be incorporated into potential business solutions
  • Working with clients to define the need for, and the source of data requirements for, the planning & forecasting and reporting processes
  • Create final performance reports, including business insights, ad-hoc analysis and recommendations for clients
  • Provide insight and leading practice guidance to clients in designing their CPM solution
  • Serve as a client liaison to translate business needs into software configuration specifications
  • Define and create master data/metadata, dimensions, hierarchies, models, business rules, calculations, reports and dashboards
  • Continuous improvement of resource management processes, ensuring that best practice is adopted across all offices
  • Take a lead role in supporting clients throughout decision making processes
Qualifications for advisory senior consultant
  • Relevant experience in or around of theFinance Strategy disciplines, Finance Operating Model, Finance Strategy,Finance Diagnostic, Process Optimisation (including lean / six sigma experience), Business Partnering, orCommercial Finance
  • Familiarity with Process Automation tools (particularly robotic process automation using tools such as Blue Prism, Automation Anywhere, Ui-Path or similar)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills required
  • Demonstrated integrity within a professional environment required
  • CPA and or an advanced degree preferred
  • SAP and other ERP experience preferred
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Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of advisory senior consultant. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for advisory senior consultant
  • Participate and lead as a member of a consulting team on projects, which typically include developing, managing and analyzing detailed business plans, forecasting and financial models, other quantitative and qualitative analyses, developing client commercial strategies and managing their implementation, including maintenance cash flow forecasts for ABS structures and tangible and intangible asset appraisals
  • Ability to self-manage, and support and manage staff to deliver engagements on time and to budget
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the application of the New Zealand framework for health and safety and current Health & Safety reforms
  • Relevant management consulting or Big4 experience an advantage
  • Assist in building consensus with client management while understanding and communicating client expectations to the project team
  • Be able to conduct research in an efficient way, both independently and as part of a team
Qualifications for advisory senior consultant
  • Relevant certifications (CPA or CIA) preferred, but not required
  • Experience with internal or external audit, information technology processes, accounting processes, risk assessments, business process reengineering, project management, and ERP packages
  • At least 3-5 years total of relevant work experience in a business-related and/ or consulting role
  • Two years of cyber risk and Identity and Access Management experience
  • Two years of SAP IT experience
  • Bachelor's (or higher) degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Information Technology, Math, Decision Sciences, Risk Management or related field (willing to accept foreign education equivalent)
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Advisory Senior Consultant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an advisory senior consultant. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for advisory senior consultant
  • Effectively create, organize and maintain document lists and other methods for internal document management
  • Take a lead role in delivering and managing the technical enablement and pre-sales services for our EMEA based Partner Ecosystem and their Customers
  • Responsibility for the day-to-day activities of projects including interaction with client personnel, other team members, and professionals from other firms involved in accounting advisory and forensic and litigation consulting engagements
  • Performs technical accounting research and assists clients with analyzing and documenting complex accounting issues
  • Perform industry and company research utilizing proprietary tools and publicly available information, assist in preparing reports and schedules that will be delivered to clients and other parties, and develop and maintain productive working relationships with client personnel
  • Delivers a high quality product within established timeframes
Qualifications for advisory senior consultant
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant work experience in internal audit and/or accounting areas
  • Fluency in written/spoken English is mandatory, any other language is an advantage
  • Excellent analytical and data interrogation skills
  • Drive and enthusiasm to work in a team, commitment to client service
  • 3+ years of professional experience in applicable risk management environment, including but not limited to fair lending, fair and responsible banking, consumer protection and regulatory bank compliance preferred
  • Relevant certifications (CRCM, CFE, CPA) or experience as a CFPB, OCC, FDIC examiner preferred

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