Advisory - Senior Associate - Process Risk & Controls

  • Company: RSM US LLP
  • Location: New York, New York
  • Posted: October 20, 2018
  • Reference ID: req2544

The Position


Due to rapid growth of our Process Risk and Controls practice and the evolving risk landscape of our clients, RSM is seeking a highly motivated senior associate capable of leading teams of risk advisory professionals in addressing our clients’ risk mitigation needs.


Key Responsibilities


As a Process Risk and Controls Associate at RSM, you’ll be asked to consistently:


  • Model the core RSM values of respect, integrity, teamwork, excellence and stewardship in all interactions with clients and team members

  • Demonstrate your ability to:

    • Develop a perspective on internal control design, process improvements, and best practices used to mitigate identified risks

    • Lead client engagement activities through the project lifecycle from initiation to close-out, including conducting risk assessments and client walkthroughs, preparing and reviewing work product, and preparing client deliverables

    • Manage projects to successful completion through clear communication, expectation setting with stakeholders, deadline management, and within applicable resource and economic requirements.

    • Communicate effectively with your internal management team and develop executive presence through interactions with senior management within RSM and our clients  

    • Rapidly learn about the industries and clients that we serve in the middle market and leverage your understanding to become your clients’ trusted advisor.

    • Support our people – work collaboratively with others and provide on the job training to develop team members

    • Support our clients – conduct yourself in a professional manner and develop meaningful relationships with client personnel

Position Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Accounting or related business discipline

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in audit, internal audit or related internal control positions

  • Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation creation tools

  • Qualified to pursue a job relevant certification (e.g. CPA, CIA, CFE)

  • Ability to travel to meet client needs

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