Deloitte Manager, Independence Consultation (Business Relationships) in Foster City, California
Compliance Manager, Independence Consultation - Business Relationships, Independence & Conflicts Network (ICN)
Are you interested on being on the cutting edge of regulatory compliance? Are you focused on helping others comply with regulations and policies? Are you passionate about research and subject-matter expertise in a professional services environment? Then our ICN Business Relationships team 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.
What you'll do:
As a manager 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 manager, you'll be part of a strong and cohesive team where you will use your analytical, research, and investigative skills to:
Manage a domestic and international team of professionals who process business relationships and consultations by answering questions and providing guidance and training
Perform critical secondary reviews of business relationship submissions in the internal Deloitte database
Work closely with Lead Client Service Partners, Professional Practice Directors, Regional Compliance Officers, DTT Independence Directors, and other business Partners, Principals, and Managing Directors on consultations involving business relationships
Identify and institute potential enhancements to the existing business relationship clearance process and tools, including the internal Deloitte database
Take a management role in completing independence processes and assigned projects
Monitor, foster, and institute data quality in the internal Deloitte database
Create and present training sessions on business relationships across all Deloitte functions
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
Bachelor's degree (preferably in Accounting)
5+ years related compliance experience
Outstanding attention to detail along with strong technical, organizational, and analytical skills
Strong technology skills
Strong ability to communicate information clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, to various audiences and levels of seniority across the globe
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
Ability to manage and prioritize time required on activities and be responsive to requests for information.
A demonstrated ability to lead, coordinate, and prioritize amidst multiple projects
Supervision, coaching, and team management
Limited immigration sponsorship may be available
Knowledge of independence requirements for professional accounting firms
Prior public accounting (Big 4), consulting, or regulatory compliance 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 $86,425 to $141975
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.