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Deloitte Deloitte Entity Search & Compliance (DESC) Manager in O'Fallon, Illinois

Deloitte Entity Search & Compliance (DESC) Manager

As part of ICN, you will help the Deloitte US Firms remain independent-unbiased and free from conflicts of interest-when providing services to 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 critical to the business and reputation of Deloitte.

Work you'll do

Management positions in our group provide a challenging opportunity for high visibility and frequent consultation with senior technical partners and leaders in addressing independence related issues. As a manager in the group, candidates will oversee a team working on the Deloitte US Firms' centralized system for monitoring independence from attest clients and their affiliates. Candidates will also be active participants in managing the timely update and completion of independence checks, processes, and supporting systems/databases, coordinating quality control processes, and leading consultations with engagement teams related to evaluating the application of independence policy, rules, and regulations.

Day-to-day activities include:

  • Working closely with Partners, Principals, Managing Directors (PPMDs), and engagement teams on policy consultations and business requirements involving the Deloitte Entity Search and Compliance (DESC) system as it relates to attest clients and their affiliates (including implementing requirements such as training materials, process definition, development of tools, and documentation)

  • Managing staff undertaking independence processes and assigned projects in direct support of firm policies, regulatory rules, and professional standards (including participation in hiring activities and conducting performance appraisals)

  • Coordinating the periodic review and update of critical risk and independence compliance data and processes (including process improvement, project design and development)

  • Participation in independence policy setting meetings aimed at developing guidance to address emerging independence issues

  • Drafting of internal correspondence aimed at increasing awareness of the independence rules and implications of new U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB), and American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) rulings

    The team

    As part of Risk & Brand Protection, the Independence & Conflicts Network (ICN) DESC team performs a critical quality and risk-management function for the Deloitte US Entities.

    Qualifications

    Required:

  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent

  • 5+ years of work experience

  • Solid written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong analytical, technical, and organizational skills with an emphasis on detail

  • Demonstrated ability to manage a team amidst multiple projects

  • Demonstrated commitment to professional growth and a willingness to learn or take on new skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint

  • Limited immigration sponsorship may be available

    Preferred:

  • Prior public accounting or financial services experience

  • Prior project management, data management, or people management experience is a plus

  • Independence requirements experience

    For individuals assigned and/or hired to work in Colorado or Nevada, Deloitte is required by law to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This compensation range is specific to the State of Colorado and the State of Nevada and 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 $86425 to $127330.

    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.

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    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.

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