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Deloitte Independence Compliance - Sr. Analyst in Dayton, Ohio

Compliance Senior Analyst, Independence Consultation - Business Relationships, Independence & Conflicts Network (ICN)

Do you have a focus on compliance with regulations and policies? Are you passionate about quality-assurance and risk-management in a professional services environment? Then our Independence compliance group may be the right fit for you!

As part of ICN Business Relationships team, you will be an enabler of Deloitte's growth by reviewing proposed business relationships such as alliances, teaming arrangements, and sponsorships for independence threats that Deloitte faces in the marketplace.

Recruiting for this role ends on July 30, 2024.

Work you'll do:

As a senior analyst on the team, you'll promote and monitor compliance with auditor independence rules and regulations as well as internal policies and procedures to help manage Deloitte's regulatory and reputational risk. The ICN Business Relationships team is responsible for handling independence inquiries received from our professionals and engagement teams. As a senior analyst, you'll be part of a strong and cohesive team where you will use your analytical, research, and investigative skills to:

  • Critically review business relationship submissions in the Third Party Risk Management Gateway, the system used to clear potential business relationships within specified time frames

  • Perform follow ups with third parties and internal teams for additional information

  • Document, review, and perform complex analyses and conclusions regarding potential business relationships

  • Consult with the ICN leaders, professionals, and various Risk & Brand Protection compliance groups (Anti-Corruption, Cyber Security, CoRe Procurement, etc.) along with the Audit, Consulting, Advisory, and the other Deloitte entities regarding potential business relationship reviews

  • Create and present training sessions to internal groups related to the use of the Third Party Risk Management system

  • Answer questions related to how to use/navigate through the business relationship clearance process and tools

  • Communicate business relationship clearance status updates

  • Monitor, foster, and institute data quality in the process and tools

  • Identify potential enhancements to the existing business relationship clearance process and tools

  • Work with technology development on these enhancements and perform user acceptance testing

  • Mentor and train members of the Business Relationships team

  • Accurately and timely complete other assigned tasks and projects

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Strong written and oral communication skills and outstanding attention to detail

  • Ability to analyze facts and relationships

  • Ability to perform process flow management

  • Ability to learn, understand and apply Deloitte's independence policies and guidance related to business relationships

The team

Risk & Brand Protection (R&BP)

Our reputation starts with you-this belief is core to R&BP Office, which brings together six essential core areas that shape our culture-we collectively work with our businesses to inspire new standards of integrity, trust, and performance to make an impact that matters and to better serve our clients, our communities and our people. With our people's help, we distinguish Deloitte as the clear leader in professional services, making Deloitte the first choice for clients and talent.

Together, we protect, preserve, and enhance our reputation and distinguish Deloitte as the undisputed leader in professional services, strengthening our brand, and each other.

Independence & Conflicts Network (ICN) - one of R&BP's six pillars

Independence is integrity, professional skepticism, intellectual honesty, and objectivity - freedom from conflicts of interest. The people of Deloitte must remain unbiased and free from conflicts of interest with our clients, in fact and appearance.

Deloitte's independence requirements are defined by specific sets of policies and external rules and regulations to help us remain independent when providing service and creating business relationships.

Business Relationships Team - a critical component of ICN

Business relationships are essential to the growth strategy of Deloitte. The ICN Business Relationships team performs a critical consultative, quality-assurance, and risk-management function for the Deloitte US Firms, helping the organizations remain unbiased and independent when entering into business relationships with third parties.

Qualifications of a Successful Candidate


  • 3+ years of related experience

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent

  • Strong technology 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.

  • Limited immigration sponsorship may be available

  • Ability to travel 0-10%, on average, based on the work you do and the clients and industries/sectors you serve


  • Knowledge of independence requirements for professional accounting firms

  • Prior public accounting (Big 4), consulting, or regulatory compliance experience A demonstrated ability to lead, coordinate, and prioritize amidst multiple projects

Information for applicants with a need for accommodation:

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 $66200 to $135800.

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.