Deloitte Advisory Senior Consultant in New York, New York
Deloitte & Touche LLP seeksa Advisory Senior Consultantin New York, NY.
Work You ll Do
Interface with internal audit, business, IT, and members of executive management to design and implement internal controls to comply with regulatory requirements. Help identify and evaluate risk of material misstatement in financial reporting due to complex business process and technology. Assess and evaluate internal controls over financial reporting and key operational areas. Participate in risk assessments, determine audit plans, execute audit programs, assess issues, and work with management to determine remediation plans and track progress. Understand clients business environment and basic risk management approaches. Demonstrate knowledge of market trends and competitor activities, products, and service lines within the Financial Services Industry. Assist in preparing project plans and weekly status reports. Coach and mentor junior team members. Conduct SSAE 18 (formerly SAS 70) examinations.
Bachelor's (or higher) degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics, Business Administration, or related field (willing to accept foreign education equivalent).
Eighteen months of experience planning and executing testing of the design, implementation and operating effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting in accordance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) 404 and the COSO framework.
Experience must include eighteen months of:
Designing test plans and executing testing procedures for IT applications utilized in the accounting and financial reporting process and software control systems related to key operational areas, including MRI, Quickbooks, Great Plains, SAGE300, Concur, APX, iRecs, AccPac, Avid, Equitrak, SS&C Recon, Axys, Geneva and SAP;
Conducting business process walkthroughs in key operational areas and reviewing quantitatively or qualitatively material financial statement line items for investment managers and public and private real estate investment trusts (REITs), including cash, revenue, equity, derivatives, notes payable, prepaid expenses, acquisitions and dispositions, payroll, accounts receivable, accounts payable, tax and corporate governance;
Testing controls over the valuation of complex derivative transactions in accordance with fair value guidelines and assessing their respective valuation models, including Black Scholes and Option Pricing Model, pricing inputs sourced from various exchanges/brokers, and qualitative pricing assumptions as part of a consolidated financial statement audit;
Applying ASC815, ASC820, ASC840, and ASC605 FASB Codifications to prepare accounting assessment memoranda for complex derivative transactions;
Helping clients establish internal control frameworks over the financial reporting process to comply with SOX 302 and 404 based on the quantitative and qualitative risks assessed and the Committee of Sponsoring Organizations (COSO) framework for internal controls;
Performing audits in accordance with Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) standards, Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS), Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), COBIT, and COSO framework 2013;
Reviewing the use of non-GAAP accounting measures and REIT compliance, including Adjusted Funds from Operations & Modified Funds from Operations, in public and private REITs as part of the review of financial statements;
Documenting, organizing, and communicating the identified control procedures, suggested amendments to enhance the existing control procedures, and testing results utilizing technology tools, including Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Visio and GRC tools; and
Drafting and issuing Statement on Standards for Attestation Engagements (SSAE)18 reports for service organizations used by funds, asset managers and investment banks in accordance with AICPA standards.
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