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Risk Advisory Manager

Charlotte, NC, USA | Cherry Bekaert LLP

  • Industry:
    Accounting
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    Risk Management
  • Experience:
    5-7 years
Job Description:
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What your days looks like:



  • Lead a team responsible for supporting our growing Internal Audit practice across industries including Manufacturing, Technology, Pharma, Public Sector, and Financial Services. Limited domestic travel possible based on interest.

  • Lead internal audit projects across the landscape of risks including financial reporting, operations, compliance and fraud.

  • Never the same day twice.Run point on a diverse array of projects: ICFR, SOX, forensics, compliance review, business process improvement, and risk analytics.

  • Develop risk perspectives and internal control recommendations based on thorough understanding of business processes and audit work performed.

  • Ensure project quality control and oversight management of client engagements from start to finish, including adequate planning, execution, and direction while managing to budget.

  • Support the development of new services and solutions, including data analytics, process automation, compliance management systems, and targeted audit solutions.

  • Supervise, train, and mentor staff and senior associates.

  • Maintain a strong client focus by understanding the client’s business needs while developing productive working relationships with client personnel in order to accomplish audit objectives.

  • Learn and understand the Firm and its professional service lines. Actively encourage team members to contribute ideas and identify potential opportunities to apply Cherry Bekaert's services.

  • Travel to client locations (average of 10% throughout the year). Majority of travel is within our footprint in the Eastern Standard Time zone.


The ideal fit has a strong background in all of the following:



  • Internal Audit and/or compliance experience in any of our target industries including: Manufacturing, Technology, Pharma, Public Sector, and Financial Services. 

  • Avid problem solver with an aversion of doing the same thing twice.

  • Ability to understand complex processes and programs using your experience in accounting, systems, data, and compliance.

  • Solid internal control experience including application across regulations including SOX, A-123, Green Book and related frameworks including COSO.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication capable of managing projects, client expectations and deliverable development.


What you need for this role:



  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance

  • CIA, CPA or CMA credential preferred

  • 5+ years of experience working as an Internal Auditor, Compliance Analyst/Officer or Risk Advisor for a public accounting firm, a professional services firm or similar.

  • Strong risk management experience able to support the writing reports of control descriptions, internal control findings and recommendations.



  • Ability to serve on and manage multiple Internal Audit engagements at a time, working with team members throughout our firm.

  • Significant experience in applying relevant technical, regulatory and industry knowledge.

  • Interest in business development and recruiting.


Nice to have:



  • Progressive use of data capabilities to improve servicing operations. May include process automation, data analytics techniques and/or workflow management systems.


Other Requirements:



  • Candidates must demonstrate they are eligible to work in the United States.

    • Available for Work Sponsorship: No




What we offer you:



  • Shared values, including uncompromising integrity, a passion for excellence,  and mutual respect

  • Collaborative environment focused on career advancement and professional development

  • Competitive compensation and extensive training opportunities

  • Flexible work arrangements with generous PTO

  • “Dress for your Day” policy


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