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Deloitte Audit & Assurance Manager, AI/Algorithm in San Jose, California

This is your opportunity to get in on the ground floor of this exciting new growth area and help build the AI/Algorithm Assurance Practice of tomorrow at Deloitte. Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning and the use of Algorithms have come down from the ivory tower and are quickly becoming a competitive requirement. To be able to implement and realize the benefits of AI, organizations need to ensure trust, quality, and adherence to future regulations by instituting governance, ensuring quality, and addressing related risks. Deloitte is a leader in this area, currently providing services to serve our clients in Consulting, and Advisory capacities.

The work you'll do

Working across various groups, your role will include providing strategic recommendations and actions to drive the development of the AI/Algorithm Assurance market offering within Audit and Assurance. The role will be multi-faceted, positioning you as a thought-leader in AI/Algorithm Assurance, and giving you the opportunity to eventually serve on client engagements. You will help lead the development of the AI/Algorithm Assurance Practice within the Deloitte Audit and Assurance business and support the future delivery of projects to clients in this space, including:

  • Working with the internal and external cross-functional stakeholders to develop assurance market offerings and the go to market strategy as frameworks and regulations evolve and mature.

  • Co-developing and authoring eminence (thought leadership) in the space, creating general awareness around the need for AI/Algorithm assurance, Deloitte's leadership, and points of view regarding impact of new regulations, public sentiment, usage etc.

  • Working with other stakeholders to develop collateral such as training material, summary of services provided and case studies, value proposition etc., to support the growth of market offerings.

  • Identifying clients that have a need for services we offer and creating proposals that articulate Deloitte's value proposition.

  • Partnering with relevant stakeholders across Deloitte to participate in proposals and provide professional services in client engagements, with a focus on Al/Algorithm service offerings.

  • Building and maintaining strong client relationships over time.

  • Providing training, coaching, and education to Audit and Assurance practitioners in AI/Algorithm concepts and practices.

  • Training and developing junior team members.

  • Learning about emerging technologies and how they can be applied for the benefit of our clients and practice.

  • Providing input into vendor evaluations to determine potential alliances that will advance Deloitte's capabilities over time.

The team

Our team culture is collaborative and encourages team members to take initiative and seek on-the-job learning opportunities. Our audit professionals are committed to excellence and to enhancing the trust of the investing public and capital markets. Quality is our top priority, and by focusing on innovation, we continue to raise the bar on quality and deliver greater value to our clients. Learn more about Deloitte Audit.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.

  • 5+ years of related experience working with AI/Algorithm models, ML Ops, or adjacent areas.

  • Understanding of model risk management or other enterprise risk management frameworks with applicability to AI/Algorithm use cases.

  • Business owner of AI/Algorithm models with technical knowledge, experience developing and implementing AI/Algorithm controls, and understanding of emerging regulations.

  • Familiarity with AI and analytical software packages/tools/programming languages (e.g., SAS, R, Python, Spark, Hadoop Big Data, etc.)

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Ability to analyze large amounts of data and other information, synthesize, and identify key areas of risk.

  • Ability to travel around 25% of the time, this will be based on the work you do and the clients and industries/sectors you serve.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior internal or external audit experience; experience developing or conducting controls and test procedures.

  • 1+ years of management experience.

  • One of the following certifications, or a related certification: CPA, CFA, FRM, FMVA, SAS Certificate, Data Science Certificate, etc.

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Systems or Business major with a Data Science/AI/Algorithm related minor.

  • Research conducted or any material authored in this space.

  • Confident client presence and experience conducting stakeholder interviews.

  • Understanding of data management and data quality concepts.

  • Experience leading cross functional teams.

  • Limited Immigration Sponsorship may be available.

    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.

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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