Compliance Risk Manager - Business Risk Services

Grant Thornton 12/21/2018 6:56:30 PM
JOB ID: 041531 Specialty:
Charlotte, North Carolina




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Compliance Risk Manager – Business Risk Services

Position Summary

Grant Thornton’s Advisory professionals are progressive thinkers who create, protect, transform value today, so our clients have the opportunity to thrive and grow. Our advisory practice creates holistic solutions delivered by innovative, curious professionals who bring technical depth and industry insight to our clients. Business Risk Services protects value. Our Business Risk Services (BRS) practice includes Risk Advisory Services, Forensic Advisory Services and Data Analytics.

The Compliance Risk Senior Associate provides advisory and consultative services to financial institutions in addressing consumer protection regulatory compliance matters, including compliance reviews, policy and procedure development, examination readiness reviews, risk assessments, enforcement action remediation, etc.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Perform engagement management responsibilities, including performance reviews, task delegation, project scheduling, project financials, quality review and client management
Manage business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership material
Meet or exceed sales targets for new and follow-on work
Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization)
Maintain a good working relationship with clients and work effectively with client management and staff at all levels to gather information and perform services
Build, maintain, and utilize networks of client relationships and industry involvement and communicating our value proposition. Maintain active communication with clients to manage expectations, ensure satisfaction, and become a trusted business partner.
Work closely with Grant Thornton managers and partners to promptly identify and resolve client problems or issues
Manage and direct the execution of projects. Develop and track engagement work plans, timelines, budgets, and resource allocations. Manage and minimize engagement risk by proactively identifying issues and recommended courses of remediation. Manages, develops, trains, and mentors staff on projects and assesses performance for engagement and year-end reviews.
Research, analyze, and understand current market place issues and emerging regulatory requirements and guidance. Participate in and speaks at industry conferences, seminars and associations. Stay abreast of currently regulations impacting clients. Develop and publish points of view on relevant hot topics. Attend training and maintain required certifications.
Communicate (verbally and in writing) externally with clients and internally with all levels of the organization to successfully accomplish objectives portraying knowledge and confidence
Actively participates in recruiting top talent to the firm.
Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality.
Manage, develop, train, coach and mentor staff on projects and assess performance for engagement and year-end reviews
Motivate others to perform at maximum efficiency without sacrificing quality of the services delivered
Interview campus and/or experienced candidates
Other duties as assigned



Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, MIS or related field. A Master’s degree is a plus.
6 to 10 years of related work experience in a similar consulting practice or function servicing cross-industry clients at a national level.
CPA, CAMS, CRCM, ACFCS, CISA, CISSP, CIA, CISM or related license/certification.
Compliance and/or Regulatory Compliance or related consulting experience.
Exceptional client service with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain outstanding client relationships
Ability to participate in the creation and tracking of engagement work plans, timelines, budgets, project management, and resource allocations
Manage and minimize engagement risk by proactively identifying issues and recommended courses of remediation
Maintain active communication with clients to manage expectations, ensure satisfaction, and become a trusted business partner
Identify and address client needs: building, maintaining, and utilizing networks of client relationships and industry involvement and communicating the value proposition
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong administrative skills: project workflow; budgets; billing and collections; and preparing and/or coordinating complex written presentation materials
Ability to think independently and be a thought leader with a professional demeanor, a can-do attitude, and other qualities that include decisiveness, self-initiative, and high energy
Strong computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
Ability to work additional hours and/or travel as needed.

Additional Information

Travel Requirements up to 75%
Location: New York, NY; Chicago, IL; Charlotte, NC; Dallas, TX; or Washington, D.C


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Requisition ID: 041531

Charlotte, NC
Charlotte, North Carolina