Financial Markets: Senior Consultant - Investment Management (Mutual Funds, Private Equity)

Deloitte & Touche LLP, which provides Audit and Enterprise Risk Services (AERS), helps clients understand the complexity of issues such as performance, privacy, risk, controls, and data analysis.

AERS Overview: AERS helps organizations build value by taking a Risk Intelligent approach to managing financial, technology and business risks. This approach helps our clients focus on their areas of increased risk, bridge silos to effectively manage risk across organizational boundaries, and seek not only risk mitigation, but also pursue intelligent risk taking as a means to value creation.

Business Risk

Business Risk ("BR") is a Service Area within AERS. It is comprised of professionals that possess competency and experience in the areas of risk management, business and operational processes, internal auditing, financial reporting and other internal controls, and regulatory compliance. Business risk professionals use these skills to assess, analyze, and improve the effectiveness and efficiency of governance, financial and operational control processes, offer recommendations to improve operations, and assist clients with enterprise risk and compliance activities.

Governance, Regulatory & Risk Strategies (GRRS): GRRS is a market offering within BR. Increasingly, many organizations are realizing the need to address the business risks that threaten strategic objectives around growth and profitability. At the same time, executives recognize the importance of implementing good governance practices to facilitate compliance with challenging and changing regulations. Governance, Regulatory & Risk Strategies (GR&R) provides consultative services to organizations and their boards that are designed to enhance effective management of their business, technology and financial risks on a sustained basis. We assist organizations in enterprise-wide risk assessment and help develop a sustainable compliance and risk management program by helping organizations coordinate the utilization of people, process and technology to improve effectiveness and help manage costs.

Job Duties:

  • Identify and evaluate business and technology risks, internal controls which mitigate risks, and related opportunities for internal control improvement.
  • Assess and implement ethics programs, training, change management, anti-fraud programs, and monitoring/reporting.
  • Assist in the selection and tailoring of approaches, methods and tools to support service offering or industry projects.
  • Play substantive/lead role in attaining quality internal and external communication deliverables including technical content of reports and proposals.
  • Demonstrate a thorough understanding of asset management/ investment management/ private equity and/or regulatory compliance issues.
  • Demonstrate team-building, project management skills & team leadership skills.
  • Assist in the selection and tailoring of approaches, methods and tools to support service offering or industry projects.
  • Opportunity to coordinate and team with professionals in other areas of GRRS and Deloitte.
  • Contribute to proposal development and marketing. Participate in "add-on" sales to client.
  • Excellent project management skills and dealing with short term and long term assignments is critical.
  • Previous consulting experiences a plus.
  • Actively participate in decision making with engagement management and seek to understand the broader impact of current decisions.
  • Generate innovative ideas and challenge the status quo.
  • Facilitate use of technology-based tools or methodologies to review, design and/or implement products and services.
  • Play substantive/lead role and engagement planning, economics, and billing.
  • Assist in retention of professionals and participate in training efforts.
  • Identify opportunities to cross-sell other services and improve engagement profitability.
  • Demonstrate a general knowledge of market trends, competitor activities, Deloitte & Touche products and service lines.
  • Understand clients' business environment and basic risk management approaches.
  • Membership and visibility in professional & civic organizations.
  • Participate and actively support activities related to regulatory authorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, measure, manage, monitor, review, and report on risks.
  • Experience integrating and managing risk and compliance-related activities.
  • Skilled in industry research and benchmarking, performance assessments and development programs.
  • BA/BS degree required; MBA or MS preferred; 8+ years of work experience including a mix of public accounting, consulting and/or related industry experience.
  • Experience conducting risk assessments, implementing oversight processes, and drafting compliance policies and procedures,
  • Knowledge and experience with the Investment Advisors Act of 1940 and the Investment Company Act - 38a-1.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills for report writing and client presentations.
  • Skilled in all Microsoft tools such as Projects, PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Visio, and Access.
  • Certifications desired (e.g., CPA/CA, CIA, PMP, etc.)
  • Experience in selling and delivering projects that cover the full lifecycle of assessment, design and implementation support.
  • Demonstrated record in driving revenue within existing clients and in developing new prospects within the industry.
  • Demonstrated leadership, project management and teamwork skills.
  • Ability to work independently and think creatively.
  • Flexibility in learning new topics, handling change and deadlines.
  • Ability to travel extensively.

Requisition code: E18FSRCKC002-IM

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