IT Risk & Assurance Associate in Kansas City at CBIZ

Date Posted: 5/11/2023

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Job Description

With over 100 offices and nearly 5,000 associates throughout the U.S. CBIZ (NYSE: CBZ) delivers top-level financial and employee business services to organizations of all sizes, as well as individual clients, by providing national-caliber expertise combined with highly personalized service delivered at the local level.  

CBIZ has been honored to be the recipient of several national recognitions:

  • 2022 Handshake Early Careers Winner 
  • Top 101 2021 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation
  • 2022 Great Place to Work Certification
  • 2022 Top Workplaces USA
  • 2021 America’s Best Mid-Size Employers

Together, CBIZ and Mayer Hoffman McCann P.C. (MHM) are ranked as one of the top providers of accounting services in the United States. MHM is an independent CPA firm that provides audit, review and attest services, while CBIZ provides, business consulting, tax and financial services.   

We are currently seeking an Associate to join our Business & Technology Risk Services (BTRS) group. This is an exciting opportunity to join a high energy team in a rapidly expanding industry. BTRS Associates have direct contact and communication with internal and external leaders, including C-suite executives and work in a team based environment alongside associates, managers, and directors. BTRS team members work in a hybrid work environment.  

Essential Functions and Primary Duties:

  • Plan and execute procedures associated with Internal Audits and/or System and Organization Controls (SOC) 1 and 2 Examination Engagements across multiple industries.
  • Exhibit an understanding of risk and internal control principles, process improvement and quality control standards relative to individual client assignments.
  • Manage deadlines and prioritize each assignment appropriately.
  • Identify and communicate engagement issues, technical matters, and improvement opportunities with associates, senior associates, managers, and directors to resolve client issues discovered during the course of working on an engagement.
  • Develop and maintain a strong professional relationship with all levels of client staff to increase customer satisfaction and to strengthen client relationships.
  • Provide exceptional service to every client by providing individual attention, responsiveness and commitment to understanding the client’s goals and needs.
  • Ask clients questions and listen to effectively analyze, evaluate, and suggest improvements to their business.
  • Maintain and comply with the highest degree of professional standards, client confidentiality and personal conduct. 
  • Provide effective and timely communication with client personnel and others within the BTRS group.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Accounting, Management Information Systems, Business Administration or a related field required.
  • 0 – 2 years of experience with a public accounting firm or relevant private company experience.
  • Experience performing SOC 1 and SOC 2 examinations and/or internal audit engagements a plus.
  • Desire to obtain the CIA, CISA, CISSP, or CPA certification.
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical, research and project management skills.
  • Ability to manage deadlines, work on multiple assignments and prioritize each assignment as necessary. 
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate verbally and in writing throughout all levels of organization, both internally and externally.
  • Ability to travel domestically up to 20% a year, as needed for client and business needs.
  • Ability to work in a hybrid work environment
  • Outgoing personality with a desire to learn and grow professionally in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong computer and technical skills including, Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook and audit software.


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