Cybersecurity & IT Risk Consulting Manager
Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a nationally recognized, full-service accounting and advisory firm whose specialized professionals connect with clients and their businesses through refreshing candor and clear industry insight. With approximately 2,700 employees across the United States, Baker Tilly is ranked as one of the 15 largest accounting and advisory firms in the country. Headquartered in Chicago, Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 147 territories, with over 33,000 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.4 billion.
It’s an exciting time to join Baker Tilly!
- Communicate effectively, both internally and to clients, including those at an executive level.
- Apply insights and knowledge of cybersecurity and enterprise IT to enable clients to solve complex business problems.
- Manage day-to-day cybersecurity and IT project activities; establish appropriate leverage on project teams and assign/manage project responsibilities to team members.
- Provide coaching, mentoring and performance counseling to consultants, clients and project team members.
- Balance client, new business development and practice development activities, including active participation in internal projects and operations along with complying with firm standards.
- Contribute to the general management of the Risk, Internal Audit, and Cybersecurity (RIAC) Practice and develop and implement a personal plan which sets goals for professional and practice development
- Build expertise and share your knowledge of a variety of technologies including cloud computing, mobile devices, Windows, Linux/UNIX, firewalls/routers, databases, applications, and enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems
- Work closely with client executives and management teams to understand their businesses and consult with them regarding cybersecurity and IT risks and controls
- Work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment with other bright, motivated professionals, and assist with the development of our growing team
- Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Management/Computer Information Systems, Computer Science, Accounting Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or related program
- 5+ year(s) experience in cybersecurity consulting, IT or accounting/finance preferred
- Experience assessing or performing cybersecurity and IT processes including:
- Logical user access security
- Physical security and environmental controls
- System development life cycle
- Change and configuration management
- Network, database, and operating system administration
- Business continuity and disaster recovery planning
- Cybersecurity protections and defenses
- Compliance requirements
- Experience assessing and/or implementing common industry frameworks such as: NIST CSF, ISO 27000, COBIT, COSO, NIST 800-171, NIST 800-53, Critical Security Controls (SANS Top 20)
- Excellent analytical, technical and problem solving skills, with strong attention to detail
- Exceptional verbal and written communication, collaboration, and time management skills
- Ability to adapt to various work environments, industries, and project schedules
- Ability to work effectively in a team environment with all levels of personnel
- Ability to travel up to 50%
- CISA, CISSP, CISM, CIA, or CPA certifications preferred
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Monica works to assist clients whose businesses face operational, financial, technological, reputational, or compliance-related challenges, and she spends her time equipping and supporting her team members to successfully meet those challenges.
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