Grant Thornton Ireland

Risk Advisory Manager

19 Apr 2022
19 May 2022
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Risk Advisory Manager

The Grant Thornton Business Risk Services (BRS) team is currently seeking a driven and self-motivated Manager from a professional services background. This candidate should be comfortable in delivering across product lines and client sectors and have an established client network.

The BRS team delivers a variety of services to our clients’ who are based in the life sciences, food/ agriculture, construction, industrial, technology, multi-national and public sectors.

Our Risk Advisory and Assurance services include:

  • Risk Consulting
  • Internal Audit
  • IT Risk Advisory & Assurance
  • Internal Control Advisory
  • Contract Risk & Assurance
  • Third Party Risk Management
  • Business Continuity Management
  • SOC 1, SOC 2
  • Corporate Governance
  • Compliance Assurance & Advisory

The successful candidate should have experience in delivering assignments spanning ERM, internal audit, contract assurance, SOC assurance and governance and compliance at a management level.

The role provides strong candidates with the opportunity to become a key member of the management team and play a role in the continued and successful growth of the business unit whilst working closely with colleagues throughout the firm in a rapidly growing area of the business.

This role will be attractive to individuals who can rise to a challenge, who are adaptable and enjoy working in a dynamic environment. The role offers highly attractive career development and progression opportunities.

Main responsibilities:

  • Oversee client project delivery and practice management requirements
  • Deliver risk, compliance and control assurance assignments to corporate clients using proven project management and subject matter expertise skills
  • Provide ERM risk management, internal audit and SOC advice and expertise to clients, in a consulting capacity or as part of an outsourced or co-sourced arrangement
  • As required act as the lead for fieldwork assignments involving multiple team members and client deliverables
  • Support pursuance of business development opportunities via personal network and firm-wide client relationships
  • Work closely with client management, up to and including board-level directors
  • Prepare detailed reports outlining project deliverables and where relevant professional recommendations
  • Assist the management team in strategic business development activities, including identifying client needs, opportunities and working on proposals for new business
  • Coordinate and support team and personnel management needs of the business

Skills and attributes:

  • Minimum 4 years’ post qualification experience in specialist risk advisory or control assurance delivery within professional services
  • ERM, operational risk and/ or internal audit experience in a risk advisory, control assurance or compliance monitoring role in industry
  • Qualification relevant to risk management, regulatory compliance, internal audit, accounting, consulting, e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIA, PIIA, MIIA, PMP, Six Sigma, etc
  • Strong client relationship management skills
  • Exposure to the life science, food/ agri technology, large private, multinational sectors
  • Strong project management skills, issue resolution and the ability to plan and manage local and global project teams
  • A strong team player who is also prepared to lead.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proven business development skills

If you feel you have the relevant experience to embrace this exciting opportunity and you are seeking a dynamic role in a professional services organisation that continues to grow at pace, then apply today.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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