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Deloitte Engagement Monitoring Manager in Los Angeles, California

Independence Monitoring Manager

Do you love a challenge? Do you enjoy visibility and interaction with client service professionals and other firm leaders? Are you passionate about protecting and enhancing the firm's reputation? Then our Independence Monitoring Group may be the right fit for you!

Work you'll do

As an Independence Monitoring Manager, you'll use your analytical, research and investigative skills to:

  • Lead engagement independence inspections and business relationship monitoring. Identify leading practices, areas for improvement, and causal factors, as applicable.

  • Analyze the results of the inspection procedures applied to specific engagements and business relationships and report results. Work with engagement and finance teams to solve problems and perform remediation.

  • Provide consultation and insights to engagement team leadership as to how to fully comply with independence and firm policy requirements and enhance engagement teams' processes for efficiency and compliance.

  • Lead and/or participate in project work to enhance processes as well as policies, guides, tools, and training to support engagement teams and finance/procurement groups.

  • Assist in the planning, time budgeting, scheduling and execution of various monitoring procedures and project work.

  • Become a subject-matter expert in SEC independence regulation, PCAOB rules and the Deloitte US firms' Independence policies as well as evaluate permissibility of services provided to our clients through our monitoring processes.

  • Stay current with emerging issues impacting independence regulation and analyze the impact of matters impacting firm processes, policies, and procedures.

  • Develop, train, assign workloads, and supervise seniors and staff, while motivating and providing them with career coaching and guidance.

  • Initiate discussions, meetings, and conference calls necessary to resolve independence matters while fostering teaming relationships (inside and outside of Independence organization) with a strong emphasis on providing education and leading practices to continue to promote compliance.

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, and maintaining both the independence of the Deloitte US Firms and personal independence is essential to the business and reputation of Deloitte.

The team

The Independence Monitoring Group (IMG) within the Independence & Conflicts Network (ICN) performs a critical quality assurance and risk management function for the Deloitte U.S. Firms by monitoring compliance with regulatory rules issued by the SEC, PCAOB and AICPA, and Deloitte Independence policies. Monitoring compliance with regulatory rules and Deloitte independence policies is essential to the firm's business and reputation.



  • BA / BS in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration

  • 5 - 8+ years of related experience in professional services

  • 1+ years of experience of managing, including supervising staff and monitoring projects

  • Demonstrated experience in auditing financial statements or business processes and/or identifying, documenting, and testing of controls

  • Strong written and oral communication skills; experience with spreadsheet, word processing, and presentation packages, preferably Microsoft Office

  • Self - starter with demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with attention to detail and closure, strong interpretive skills and analytical abilities

  • Ability to operate independently and thrive in a fast paced, highly flexible organization with a high need for confidentiality

  • Experience and ability to work with high level leadership for problem resolution, strategy, and process decision making.

  • Limited travel may be required (approximately 10-15%)


  • Professional certification, such as CPA or CIA

  • Professional experience such as public accounting client-service experience (e.g., audit or tax), or comparable National Office or operational audit experience preferred

  • An understanding of Independence requirements for professional auditing firms.

    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 $141,975

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.