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Adviser Compliance Associates LLC Information Security Associate in New York, New York

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The Opportunity:

The role of Information Security Associate is responsible for supporting the Vendor Due Diligence team by providing general administrative support and developing the skillset necessary to support cybersecurity related initiatives as required.

What you'll do:

Provide administrative support as assigned to facilitate team workflow, including initiating vendor due diligence questionnaires, and following up with vendors and clients to see questionnaires through to completion

Reviewing information security policies, audit reports, and other control documents (SOC, SIG, ISO, etc.) to determine adequacy of controls

Correspond directly with vendors, clients, and staff via email and telephone to provide status updates, basic web support troubleshooting, and problem resolution

Assist in producing data-driven vendor risk assessment reports, memos, and other documents

Participate in drafting and updating policies, procedures, and standards as they relate to vendor due diligence operations

Develop familiarity with certain frameworks and mandates which pertain to third-party risk management and information security (e.g., FFIEC guidance, OCC Bulletin 2013-29, COBIT, NIST, SANS, ISO, PCI DSS, HITRUST, CCPA, etc.)

Perform ad-hoc work/special projects to support ACA on various client and internal initiatives

To qualify for the role you must have:

Bachelors' degree (or equivalent) from an accredited college or university, earned or near completion

Knowledge of or interest in learning about third-party risk management, information security, and Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC)

Ideally, you'll also have:

Familiarity with vendor management, audit, or information security risk concepts preferred

Skills and attributes for success:

Demonstrated professional and/or academic integrity

Dependable, flexible, and adaptable to new ACA initiatives and changing client needs

Ability to work independently, multi-task, and prioritize effectively in a fast-paced environment

Highly motivated, goal oriented, and proactive in one's own education and career progression

Volunteer for and show initiative on internal and external projects and tasks

Dedicated to upholding ACA's high-quality standards and customer service focus

Strong organizational and problem-solving skills with attention to detail

Strong oral and written communication skills

What working at ACA offers:

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. Our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options as well as a flexible work environment. You'll also be granted time off for designated ACA Paid Holidays, Summer Fridays, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being. We also offer unique benefits such as Student Debt Forgiveness and Pet Insurance.

About ACA:

ACA Group is the leading governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) advisor in financial services. We empower our clients to reimagine GRC and protect and grow their business. Our innovative approach integrates consulting, managed services, and our ComplianceAlphatechnology platform with the specialized expertise of former regulators and practitioners and our deep understanding of the global regulatory landscape.

What we commit to:

ACA is firmly committed to a policy of nondiscrimination, which applies to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotions, training, discipline, terminations, layoffs, transfers, leaves of absence, compensation and all other terms and conditions of employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

ACA is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We conduct our business without regard to actual or perceived age, race, color, religion, disability, caregiver, marital or partnership status, pregnancy (including childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), ancestry, national origin and citizenship, sex, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, sexual and reproductive health decisions, military or veteran status, creed, genetic predisposition, carrier status or any other category protected by federal, state and local law. ACA is firmly committed to a policy of non discrimination, which applies to recruiting, hiring, placement, promotions, training, discipline, terminations, layoffs, recall, transfers, leaves of absence, compensation and all other terms and conditions of employment. Here at ACA, we have created a variety of programs to promote ACA’s culture of inclusivity and work hard to ensure that all of our employees have an equal opportunity to contribute to ACA and feel that ACA is exactly where they belong.

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