Senior Associate | Third Party Risk Management in Houston at CBIZ

Date Posted: 3/2/2023

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Houston
  • Job Type:
  • Date Posted:
    3/2/2023

Job Description

CBIZ Stinnett Risk & Advisory Services offers consulting, outsourcing and co-sourcing services to public and private companies of all sizes by providing national caliber expertise combined with highly personalized service. As part of CBIZ, (NYSE: CBZ), the nation's eighth largest financial services provider in the country, CBIZ Stinnett Risk & Advisory Services provides internal audit, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, cybersecurity, supply chain management, ESG and risk consulting services to leading businesses across North America.

CBIZ values its team members, and collaboration and inclusiveness are the glue that underpins our culture. Flexibility and work-life balance add to the enjoyment of coming to work every day. As a result, CBIZ has been honored to be the recipient of several national recognitions:

  • Top 101 2021 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation
  • 2021 America's Best Mid-Size Employers
  • 2021 Best and Brightest Companies in Wellness
  • 2022 Great Place to Work Certification
  • 2022 Top Workplaces USA

The Senior Audit Associate works as a member of the Risk & Advisory Services team in providing outstanding service to our valued clients. This position performs accounting duties and will also work directly with corporate clients, under the supervision of upper-level management.

Essential Functions and Primary Duties: 

  • As a Senior Audit Associate specializing in Third Party Risk Management, you will be a key member of the CBIZ Risk and Advisory Team.
  • You will participate in multiple engagements with public and private company clients usually in the mid-market ($100 million to $2 billion) range.
  • You will help our clients effectively understand and manage vendor-related risks. These services include conducting audits of third-party vendors on behalf of clients as well as investigating new potential vendors with whom our clients are considering engaging to assess the vendors’ legitimacy, stability, solvency, and potential conflicts of interest to safeguard clients against reputational, financial and fraud-related risks.
  • You will develop and execute audit plans, including documenting and testing processes and controls around financial and operational risks.
  • Use your expertise to recognize internal control weaknesses, lack of compliance with internal procedures and policies, or other processes that result in inadequate, inefficient, or ineffective operations.
  • You will have the opportunity to communicate directly with senior management and present valuable feedback and actionable recommendations to implement or enhance existing controls.
  • You may be responsible for supervising and reviewing associates’ work and providing constructive feedback.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Internal Audit or related field; Master’s degree or equivalent experience preferred.
  • Candidates with at least one of the following certifications: CPA, CIA or CFE.
  • Experience in third-party risk management concepts, best practices or auditing.
  • Experience in conducting or supporting fraud or forensic investigations.
  • One year or more supervisory experience.
  • Prior management consulting firm experience.
  • Able to analyze information to verify compliance with contracts or agreements.
  • Team leadership skills/experience.
  • Previous experience conducting internal and external audits.
  • Specific experience with analytical tools such as Alteryx, Power BI, Python, or comparable products.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 3 years of experience in management consulting, public accounting or related field.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment
  • Proficiency in MS office products, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally, including formal presentations, and in writing with all levels of an organization, both internally and externally.
  • Must be able to travel based on client and business needs. Travel estimate 10% - 25%.

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EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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