Deloitte Professional & Regulatory Matters Manager in Birmingham, Alabama
Are you interested in being on the cutting edge of professional and regulatory compliance? Are you focused on helping shape Deloitte policies? Are you passionate about research and subject-matter expertise in a professional services environment regarding auditor independence rules promulgated by various regulators? Then our ICN Professional & Regulatory Matters team may be the right fit for you!
Work you'll do
As a Manager on the Professional & Regulatory Matters team, you'll use your analytical, research and investigative skills by:
Analyzing and researching complex industry-specific regulations and standards to gain an understanding of the potential impacts to the businesses;
Drafting policy documents by assimilating various regulations and standards into concise policies and communications for firm practitioners to follow and understand;
Reviewing drafts of policy documents and providing feedback on such drafts to partners and others in firm leadership roles;
Monitoring the activities of regulators and standard setters from pre-exposure draft stages to final rule issuance to identify updates to regulations and standards, understanding impacts of new rules on existing rule sets, and summarizing those impacts, both orally and in writing;
Summarizing and clearly articulating changes to policy to firm practitioners;
Leading policy projects by overseeing the large inventory of potential policy changes and managing policy-related projects;
Managing multiple projects of varying complexity simultaneously;
Communicating, both orally and in writing, key project milestones;
Working both independently and in a team environment, which currently virtual
Establishing, developing, and maintaining working relationships with leadership team and partners, locally and globally;
Proactively demonstrating thought leadership and strategic direction in independence policy development and implementation;
Analyzing, interpreting, applying, and effectively communicating the requirements and impact of newly issued regulations/professional standards;
Participating in the development and/or review of firm training, presentations, and other learning materials;
Participating in the coordination of the group's interactions and responses to internal and external reviews and/or inspections e.g. by the PCAOB, peer reviews, internal audits; and,
Participating on special projects as needed.
Risk & Regulatory Affairs (R&RA)
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 (ICN) 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 accounting, business, or finance)
5+ years of relevant experience
Strong oral and written communications
Outstanding attention to detail along with strong technical, organizational, and analytical skills
Strong project management skills
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.
Demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or proven success working with professional and regulatory requirements affecting audits of financial statements, and in particular, the independence rules established by the SEC, AICPA, PCAOB, IESBA, and other relevant regulators and standard-setters, preferably in a global network of professional services firms.
U.S. Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Experience with accounting and/or Independence pronouncements, standards, and rules
Policy writing and editing experience in either Accounting or Independence
Knowledge of IFRS and US GAAP standards
An understanding of Independence requirements for professional auditing firms
Public accounting or consulting experience
Limited immigration sponsorship may be available
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.