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Senior Managing Consultant | IT Risk Services
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Date Published
Monday, June 6, 2022
United States
Job Category
Enterprise & IT Risk Services
IT Risk Services
Advertised Location
Working time
Full Time

Description & Requirements

IT Risk Services (ITRS) is a consulting service line within FORVIS' Risk Advisory Services practice that focuses on key financial, operational, regulatory and IT risks impacting organizations today.  ITRS can help organizations gain stakeholder confidence by providing information security services and corporate governance solutions. Today’s thriving companies realize the necessity of managing business risk. As a Managing Consultant on the ITRS team, you will help clients identify and manage that risk and improve IT processes and controls. Key services performed by the ITRS team include: IT controls design and operating effectiveness assessments for financial audits; Service Organization Control (SOC) attestation engagements; IT control and security services. 


You will gain valuable experience and use your critical thinking abilities to help clients solve problems and apply your social skills to build rewarding business relationships. As a trusted advisor, you will remain informed on the latest information technology trends and emerging risks that impact our clients. Alongside FORVIS senior staff and management personnel, you will work with clients in a variety of industries as you develop your technical skills and strengthen the foundation on which you will build your career. 


How you will contribute: 

  • Leading the team in providing services related to financial audits and IT controls assessments, compliance, and operational processes including review of business processes and IT management controls 
  • Working in self-managing teams and taking responsibility for managing your work 
  • Providing valuable insight to ensure clients are well-informed of current challenges and opportunities 
  • Communicating with all levels of client personnel 
  • Completing approximately 40 hours of CPE a year to allow you to increase your knowledge and skills and to maintain your certifications and credentials 
  • Gaining exposure to organizations varying in type and size 
  • Traveling nationally up to 20% to serve clients 


We are looking for people who have Forward Vision and: 

  • Technical accounting and IT knowledge 
  • A clear understanding of IT controls associated with applications, databases, operating systems, networks, and reporting tools 
  • The willingness to take initiative and have effective time management skills 
  • The motivation to provide unmatched client service in a fast-paced environment 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office suite 
  • The ability to work well both independently and collaboratively with a team 
  • High attention to detail 
  • Self-discipline and organizational skills to accomplish assigned responsibilities within specified timeframes and identified budget constraints 


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems (MIS), Accounting Information Systems (AIS), or related field 
  • 8 years of experience in public accounting, internal audit, or in a risk management environment 
  • Holds one of the following certifications: Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) 
  • Basic knowledge of internal control concepts and ITGCs  
  • IT controls testing experience and knowledge of the COSO and/or CoBit frameworks 
  • Experience documenting processes via narratives and/or flowcharting 


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience in a public accounting firm performing IT audit or IT consulting services 
  • Audit experience in a regulated industry environment such as banking, healthcare, or insurance 
  • Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business (MBA), Management Information Systems (MIS), Accounting Information Systems (AIS), or related field 

Pursuant to Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: Annual Salary Target Range: $110,000-$160,000. Please note: The noted compensation is for the Colorado market. Compensation for this role will be determined based on the experience, education, and skill set of the individual for the position. This amount is not representative of an employee’s total compensation, which consists of, but is not limited to, salary (cash compensation), benefits, profit-sharing contributions, CPA Exam incentives, and other forms of compensation.  FORVIS reserves the right to make changes to the above figure based on business needs.