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Deloitte Lead Analyst, Professional Regulatory Matters (Standard Settings) in Baltimore, Maryland

Independence & Conflicts Network (ICN) - Professional & Regulatory Matters (PRM) - Standard Setting Lead

Are you interested in being on the cutting edge of professional and regulatory compliance? Would you like to take part in influencing standard-setting and helping to shape Deloitte policies? Do you have a desire to understand the impact of new and revised regulatory rules to Deloitte's operations and businesses? We are seeking a Lead to join ICN's PRM team who is eager to expand their knowledge of independence, support various standard setting related activities, and cultivate professional relationships both internally and externally.

Work you'll do

As a Lead on the Professional & Regulatory Matters team, you'll use your analytical, research and communication skills to:

  • Research and become familiar with various industry-specific regulations and standards related to Independence;

  • Support the Senior Manager in working with subject matter experts, ICN leadership, global independence colleagues, and other practice leaders to:

  • analyze, understand, interpret, and effectively communicate (both orally and in writing) the requirements and impacts of newly issued professional standards;

  • summarize and clearly articulate changes to internal policies and/or guidance, resulting from standard-setting activities and present changes to internal policy and/or guidance orally and in writing to various stakeholder groups; and

  • initiate and lead coordination with subject matter experts, ICN leadership, global independence colleagues, and other practice leaders to solicit input and prepare official firm responses to exposure drafts and other requests for public comment;

  • Support the Senior Manager in managing multiple concurrent and ongoing standard-setting projects by:

  • tracking status of action items and managing tracking tools;

  • executing on action items related to standard setting and firm policy; and

  • assisting the Senior Manager with planning next steps and understanding potential impacts of standard setting activities to the firm, and informing various stakeholders;

  • Assist with presentations to internal stakeholders;

  • Participate on special projects as needed;

  • Establish, develop and maintain working relationships with Independence leadership and team members as well as other Deloitte professionals, locally and globally;

  • Work both independently and in a team environment, both virtually and/or in person;

  • In addition, your skills may be leveraged to assist the PRM team:

  • Assist with updating policy documents and/or implementation tools;

  • Coordinate the group's interactions and responses to internal and external reviews and/or inspections e.g., PCAOB inspections, peer reviews, internal audits; and

  • Develop and/or review firm trainings, presentations, and other learning materials.

    The team:

Risk & Brand Protection

At Deloitte, we are stewards of reputation-ours and our clients. That's why we foster a culture that protects, preserves, and enhances our reputation. With your help, we will distinguish Deloitte as the clear leader in professional services, making us the first choice for clients and talent.

Independence & Conflicts Network

The Independence & Conflicts Network performs a critical consultative, quality-assurance and risk-management function for the Deloitte US Firms, helping the organization remain unbiased and free from conflicts-of-interest, in fact and appearance, when providing service to attest/audit clients. Independence requirements are defined by specific sets of policies, external rules and regulations, so maintaining both the independence of the Deloitte US Firms and personal independence is essential to the business and reputation of Deloitte.



  • Bachelors' degree (preferably business, finance or accounting)

  • 4+ years of related work experience

  • Strong oral and written communications

  • Outstanding attention to detail along with strong technical, organizational, and analysis skills

  • Understanding of Independence requirements and rules established by the SEC, AICPA, PCAOB, IESBA for professional auditing firms

  • Experience with accounting and/or independence pronouncements, standards, and rules

  • Policy writing and editing experience in either Accounting or Independence

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future


  • S. Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or other similar professional certification

  • Knowledge of IFRS and US GAAP standards

  • Public accounting or consulting experience

    The wage range for this role takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs. The disclosed range estimate has not been adjusted for the applicable geographic differential associated with the location at which the position may be filled. At Deloitte, it is not typical for an individual to be hired at or near the top of the range for their role and compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $78,570 to $129,065.

You may also be eligible to participate in a discretionary annual incentive program, subject to the rules governing the program, whereby an award, if any, depends on various factors, including, without limitation, individual and organizational performance.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.