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RSM US LLP Associate - Process Risk and Controls Consulting (Financial Services Industry) in New York, New York

Advisory Associate - Process Risk and Controls SolutionsAs an associate in RSM's growing Process Risk and Controls Practice, you will have the opportunity to develop into a seasoned consultant through a high degree of client and industry exposure, career development and mentorship opportunities, and a diverse and inclusive culture. The fast-paced and dynamic environment in which we operate will provide you with daily challenges and exciting opportunities.
In the Process Risk and Controls Practice we frequently work as or alongside a client's internal audit function, the chief risk officer or risk function, Sarbanes-Oxley project team, and various other members of management tasked with managing risk. Our advisors help our clients with identifying and prioritizing risk and leveraging process and controls to reduce risk exposure.
Key Responsibilities
Contributions to Firm Culture
Model the core RSM values of respect, integrity, teamwork, excellence and stewardship in all interactions with clients and team members
Maintain a positive attitude and a strong work ethic
Conduct yourself in a professional manner
Work collaboratively with others and show an interest in learning from more experienced team members
Develop meaningful relationships with team members
Support RSM's goals around diversity and inclusion by nurturing an environment that understands individuality, promotes authenticity, and values varied perspective in arriving at solutions
Client Experience
Learn about the industries and clients that we serve in the middle market and leverage your understanding to become your clients' trusted advisor
Interact with client process owners and external stakeholders while executing your role
Demonstrate critical thinking skill in gathering and processing information about a client's business, strategy, culture, competitive positioning, and operations in order to assist with risk assessment
Prepare initial drafts and follow-ups on client request lists
Draft narratives or flowcharts and perform initial identification of controls
Conduct tests of the operating effectiveness of clients' internal controls using test plans or work programs that have been written by senior members of the team
Identify issues in the testing performed, such as deficiencies, observations, and recommendations
Understand the purpose and objectives of internal/external project status updates and provide relevant inputs
Proactively make oneself aware of white papers, webinars, and live events that are available to clients
Talent Experience
Challenge yourself to think creatively, strive for growth through development opportunities, and maximize results while working within a team environment
Proactively seek out opportunities to learn from team members, build a coaching/mentoring network and take advantage of training opportunities to continually expand skills and leadership capability
Maintain willingness to give and receive candid feedback in both written and verbal form. Commit to self-development in response to constructive feedback received
Support recruiting efforts by understanding and promoting the RSM brand
Business Development
Stay current on recent events pertaining to your respective clients and related industries
Participate in relevant industry associations and learning/development events to start building industry perspective and contacts
Build an internal network and become aware of other services provided by the firm
Position Qualifications
Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Accounting or related business discipline
Preferred GPA: 3.50 or higher
Qualified to pursue a job relevant certification (e.g. CPA, CIA)
Ability to travel to meet client needs and work collaboratively with others in-person and remotely
Openness to workday flexibility, agility, remote work environment, leveraging new tools
Effective communication skills, both verbally and in writing
Effective time management and prioritization skills

The firm offers a competitive benefits package, base compensation, and an employee bonus program for eligible roles based on individual and firm performance per program guidelines. Base compensation ranges can be found between the ranges noted below in the posting, and an actual offer can vary based upon on role, hiring location, and qualifications. For additional information on RSM's total rewards, visit our website at .

If required by applicable law or client policy, you may be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or have an approved accommodation.

You
want your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where you
are today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents and
personality to achieve great things. RSM is a place where you are valued as an
individual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for your
accomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decision
makers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you'll
move quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from your
fresh perspective.

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