Risk Advisory Job Description

Risk Advisory Job Description

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Risk advisory provides technical expertise in the areas of regulations, accounting standards, market practices, trends, and process improvement recommendations.

Risk Advisory Duties & Responsibilities

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Overall program management of key strategic ORM initiatives across the IB
Assist in the creation of new content and analytics for First Look
Respond to client requests for data and analysis
Run analysis on individual manager return streams and portfolios to provide commentary
Assist in the preparation of Prime Services monthly calls
Ability to establish personal credibility with clients
A track record of delivering internal controls and internal audit projects or reviews that meets or exceeds expectations, offers real insight to client's on their business and adds real value to business performance
Plans and coordinates own workload and that of other team members, meeting deadlines, quality and risk objectives, taking appropriate action to address issues as they arise
Identify, acquire, verify and reconcile and analyse data
Understand business process risks and controls

Risk Advisory Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Risk Advisory

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CISA, CIA, CPA, CMA, CA, CISSP, CISM, PMP, CFE, CIS

Education for Risk Advisory

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

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

Skills for Risk Advisory

Desired skills for risk advisory include:

Internal accounting controls
Professional standards and regulations and systems
Excel
PowerPoint
Outlook
MS Office: Word
ACL
Database Software Systems
Internal accounting controls and professional standards and regulations
Trends to identify business risk management issues and other opportunities for improvement

Desired experience for risk advisory includes:

CPA/CIA/CFE Certification, or ability to work toward one of these or similar certifications
5-7 years prior audit experience in a Big Four and/or large, complex company’s internal audit department
Experience in conducting both operational and financial audits
Skilled in identifying opportunities to increase revenues, reduce costs and/or enhance process efficiency/effectiveness is a plus
Exceptional analytical skills and the ability to reach an independent conclusion
Ability to work as a team member and independently on multiple projects while meeting demanding deadlines

Risk Advisory Examples

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Risk Advisory Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a risk advisory. 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 risk advisory
  • Develop dynamic dashboards in Qlikview, Tableau and PowerBI
  • Assessing the who, what, where, when and how in regards to analytic insights
  • Execute forensic analyses under guidance and direction of senior team members and problem solving critical client issues
  • Exposure to multiple industries (including financial services, energy, consumer goods and services, technology / media & telecommunication) in solving complex data analytic issues
  • Take responsibility for delivering excellence on each assignment/project
  • Development, deployment and support of Web and Mobile applications for a global user base
  • Development and support of information solutions including ETL , MDM and Data Quality
  • Development and support of dashboards and reporting solutions
  • Assessing processes and designing suitable applications and or solutions
  • Creating scripts in languages such as VBscript, JavaScript, DOS batch file programming
Qualifications for risk advisory
  • Three years or more experience in a Business Analyst capacity within a Financial Services Environment
  • Ability to follow the Bank’s policies and procedures, including its administrative practices
  • Require accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ideally a minimum of 4-5 years compliance or regulatory experience within a Financial Services environment, either as part of a Financial Services Institution, or in an advisory, law or business consulting capacity
  • 6 years of combined IT technical and audit experience, 3 years of supervision of staff
  • Supervision of IT Staff Auditors (up to 2) may be required
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Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of risk advisory. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for risk advisory
  • Help clients to establish Internal Audit / Internal Controls frameworks
  • Conduct procedural reviews and process & control documentation
  • More than six year of experience, in internal audit, internal controls review, risk assessment, risk management, compliance review, Sarbanes-Oxley, COSO, preferably gained in a multi-national corporation, publicly-listed company or professional services firm
  • Leadership – providing direction and leadership to the team
  • Direct and supervise the development, updating, rollout, communication and training of the SOA service line methodology practice aids and other service line infrastructure
  • Participate in regular Marketing Team discussions to facilitate cross-department knowledge sharing and identification of best practices and lessons learned
  • Under limited supervision, performs independent monitoring reviews over complex business cycles and systems in accordance with applicable professional standards
  • Help the clients to establish/modify the business process/Internal Control framework
  • Test controls and provide improvement or remediation recommendations
  • Help the clients to automotive industry compliance survey
Qualifications for risk advisory
  • Experience in Corporate, S-Corp
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite including
  • 5 GCSEs grades A* – C, including minimum GCSE B grades at Mathematics and English (or equivalent)
  • Individuals should be enthusiastic and have evidence of a flair for problem solving and troubleshooting
  • No prior job experience is required, however previous experience working with Informatica, OutSystems, SQL, Qlikview and Tableau would be desirable
  • Be comfortable leading technical conversations with clients
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a risk advisory. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for risk advisory
  • Assist in the project plans, coordinating project arrangements and reporting
  • CSV projects for clients in compliance with various industry regulations
  • Advising clients in CSV best practice and leading CSV project engagements with the client including but not limited to delivering policies, procedures, and conducting validation activities to client requirements
  • Supporting client in risk based approach and process improvement opportunities
  • Commerce or Business degree with a major in Accounting, Economics, Finance or Statistics
  • Law degree with an interest in financial crime or anti-money laundering compliance and regulation
  • Assisting in the identification and evaluation of corporate, process, operational and project risks in order to develop and advise on appropriate management and assurance strategies
  • Reviewing specific financial processes - detailed testing and evaluation of processes used for the compilation of balance sheets and other financial reporting mechanisms
  • Reviewing regulation and legislation - detailed work to give clients assurance that they are in a position to meet the requirements of any new legislation, government regulation or guidance
  • Efficiency reviews - detailed testing and evaluation of financial and non-financial areas with an emphasis on assisting clients in meeting objectives in a more cost efficient or timely manner
Qualifications for risk advisory
  • The ideal candidate would also hold an A or AS level in one of the following subjects, however consideration will be given to other skills
  • Previous experience of working with a structured programming language such as C#, VBA, C++, .Net would be beneficial
  • Whilst not required any additional international language skills may be useful for supporting global solutions
  • Five years of Identity and Access Management experience
  • Bachelor's degree (or higher) in computer science, information systems, mathematics, decision sciences, risk management or related field (willing to accept foreign education equivalent)
  • Five years of experience conducting research and advising broker/dealers, custodians and investment banks on the implementation of new regulations and leading practices in securities operations and securities operations technology
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Job Description Example
Our growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of risk advisory. 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 risk advisory
  • Completing testing work papers to a high standard
  • Performing controls testing
  • Assisting senior staff in the team in their liaison with client representatives
  • Preparing engagement reports for Managerial review
  • Work within the Risk Advisory Department focusing on the risk management and related consulting services
  • Responsible for leading, supervising and monitoring the engagement team on various projects in line with the Internal Audit methodologies
  • Credit analysis, financial modeling, peer analysis, documentation of policy and procedures, and preparation and presentation of credit risk analysis projects
  • Experience developing and validating credit risk models
  • Provide technical guidance and interpretation of risk regulation relating to Basel II & Basel III
  • Review and analysis of credit risk frameworks including risk methodology, processes, systems and controls
Qualifications for risk advisory
  • A broad range of cyber experience, likely including experience across a number of areas such as advanced threat readiness and protection, application protection, identity and access management, incident response, information privacy and protection, cyber risk analytics, vulnerability management, war gaming
  • You will likely hold certifications (such as ISO27001, CISSP, CISA, CISM or SOC2)
  • At least one certification from CPA, CIA, CISA, CISSP or CISM
  • In-depth understanding of different services/products offered by the industry
  • Bachelor's (or higher) degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, Math, Decision Sciences, Risk Management or related field (willing to accept foreign education equivalent)
  • Five years of SAP security experience
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Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a risk advisory. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for risk advisory
  • Basel III implementation including input into solution design, guidance on risk management and regulation and project management ensuring successful delivery
  • Establish and quantify the organization's 'risk appetite', the level of risk they are prepared to accept
  • Ability to document and explain difficult financial modelling concepts to diverse audiences and to experts at various clients
  • Guide engagement teams in protocols to follow for conflict resolution in connection with the engagement acceptance process, including coaching engagement teams regarding discussions with clients, drafting of conflict of interest waiver letters using the firm’s templates
  • Assist with the development and delivery of training to advisory practitioners related to conflicts of interest
  • Participate in monthly Quality & Risk meetings with internal functions (i.e., RRLA, Independence)
  • Assist with Advisory Engagement Inspections, as needed
  • Support ASQ team with ad hoc Advisory quality & risk matters
  • Identify opportunities and make recommendations for process improvements in conflicts of interest policies and protocols
  • Maintain a good working relationship with and work effectively with other groups across the firm
Qualifications for risk advisory
  • Five years of ERP security experience
  • A broad range of cyber experience, likely including of providing organisational certifications (such as ISO27001 or SOC2), advanced threat readiness and protection, application protection, identity and access management, incident response, information privacy and protection, cyber risk analytics, vulnerability management, war gaming
  • Commercial awareness and business acumen, including specifically a good understanding of cyber risk to both business processes and supporting technology and mechanisms to measure and manage that risk
  • Strong interpersonal skills and experience of developing effective working relationships and influencing outcomes
  • A passion for delivering high quality complex projects including effective programme, project, financial and people management
  • Manage delivery of risk and control assessments

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