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EY Risk Management, Lobbying and Political Compliance (LPC) Senior Associate in Albany, New York

Risk Management, Lobbying and Political Compliance (LPC) Senior Associate

Core Business Services

Requisition # UNI00IBT

Post Date 6 days ago

Risk Management - Lobbying and Political Compliance (LPC) Senior Associate

As Risk Management Senior Associate, youll contribute to one or more Risk Management process(es). To achieve this, youll develop knowledge in this process and related areas. The process helps identify and mitigate risk in client and vendor relationships. Youll be involved in one or more Risk Management Process teams such as the Ethics and Compliance team and liaise between the client teams and Risk Management.

In this role, youll use your subject matter knowledge to assist your team in advising professionals across a range of service lines, industry sectors and geographic Areas. This will involve dealing with complex issues within the process(es). Youll also recommend modifications and enhancements, and help the process(es) continue to support firm priorities and needs. Youll work with executive-level personnel, train and mentor team members, and achieve effective day-to-day operation of the process team.

Youll provide research and analysis across the topics relevant to Lobbying and Political Compliance or other Risk Management teams. To achieve this, youll interpret policies and processes, determine required actions, and make recommendations based on firm guidance and your own experience. In addition, youll analyze issues, and document the diligence with which tasks are performed, to help meet the demands of external regulators.

Youll work independently, with periodic feedback.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the firm’s lobbyist registration and reporting program, by determining filing requirements and assisting in the completion of required Firm Federal, state and local filings.

  • Assist with responses to consultations from Service Lines and other business units related to Lobbying and Political Compliance.

  • Support the operation of compliance monitoring processes to identify potential compliance issues related to Lobbying and Political Compliance.

  • Collaborate with team members in developing training, communications, processes and controls to help the business efficiently operate whilst remaining compliance with relevant regulations.

  • Assist with monitoring of business compliance with policy requirements.

  • Recommend ways to improve process(es), and/or develop new approaches, calling on your Risk Management and business experience.

  • Support the resolutions of conflicts on complex or –novel issues related to Lobbying and Political Compliance or other Risk Management processes. This will involve utilizing technical, service line or core infrastructure knowledge.

  • Assist with the establishment and implementation of project plans, including goals and measures.

  • Keep documentation and information on process(es) up-to-date.

  • Liaise between clients and members (including leaders) of Risk Management and various other functional areas within the firm (e.g., Government Contracting, the Office of Public Policy, Finance, IT, Compliance Program Monitoring Center of Excellence).

  • Gain an understanding of the key requirements of firm policies and regulators rules. Gain knowledge of Risk Management outside of your own area.

  • Develop relationships, and build a network of people across the firm

  • Gain a solid understanding of relevant parts of the EY business.

To qualify, candidates must have:

  • Basic knowledge of project management tools and methodologies

  • Good problem solving skills

  • Flexibility to adapt to different working situations

  • Adept at keeping sensitive information confidential

  • Strong research and communications skills

  • Good working knowledge of computers and common software packages, including analytical tools

  • 3-5 plus years of related experience

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience

Ideally, you’ll have

  • The ability to learn and understand the firm and regulators’ independence rules and policies as well as familiarity with other quality & risk management initiatives outside your area of expertise.

  • Ability to manage tasks and activities in a timely manner and be responsible for specific outcomes.

What we look for

We’re looking for individuals that have strong problem-solving skills who aren’t afraid to take initiative. You’ll need to have an enthusiasm for capturing and analysing data. If you’re great at communicating with people in a fast-paced environment, this is a great place to develop all the skills that will progress your career.

What we offer

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

Plus, we offer:

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can confidently demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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