Risk and Advisory Manager

Reference: VAC-232
Sector(s): Accountancy & Audit, Compliance & Governance
Salary: £ 50,000 to £ 60,000 Per Annum
Town/City: west midlands
Contract Type: Permanent

Our client is a leading global advisory firm with an outstanding reputation for top end clients, fast growth, career progression and staff retention.

Manager Risk and Advisory Services starting salary £50 - £60000 plus 2-3 days working from home available.

Based West Midlands Overview A Risk and Advisory Services (RAS) Manager will manage multiple risk management and internal audit teams and assignments of moderate complexity and variety in line with our defined methodologies. You will also support Directors and Partners with work, build excellent client relationships, assist with the department’s strategy and support marketing and business development projects. The primary focus of this role will be on delivery and business development across the Midlands, although some delivery may require national and international travel.


? Deliver risk management, corporate governance and internal audit assignments which may involve benchmarking systems and processes, and making recommendations for improvement.

? Co-determine with the Partner/Director an audit strategy and risk assessment that will enable profits and the delivery of a value proposition. Review assignment files and reports, including assessment of the appropriateness of the recommendation.

? Responsible for the planning and scheduling of individual assignments, undertake staff scheduling, ensuring that you have the ‘best’ team for the client.

? Manage the billing and collection in respect of each client in their portfolio.

? Attend Audit Committee meetings as appropriate.

? Prioritise work so that resources are devoted to areas of highest risk in line with the audit needs assessment.

? Manage department activities and client relationships on a day to day basis; ensuring excellent client service is delivered at all times.

? Manage individuals to ensure that work is completed on time and to the highest quality.

? Exhibit creativity and innovation in recommending improvements to audit practices, processes and client service.

? Discuss findings with clients and obtain their buy-in to a proposed way forward.

? Research competitor offerings and remain up to date with latest thinking in areas of expertise.

? Identify and recognise new project and business opportunities for the RAS team, and inform the partner and client as appropriate. Act as an ambassador of the firm, participate in marketing events, keep abreast of the wide range of services the firm offers and suggest innovative products and services.

? Recruit, retain, develop and motivate RAS employees. This includes participating in recruitment, performance management, ensuring job appraisal documentation is completed within deadlines, and ensuring appropriate objectives and development plans are in place for counselees. Requirements

? ACA, ACCA, MIIA or CCAB qualified and relevant experience of risk management, internal audit and systems/controls testing.

? Educated up to degree level.

? Previous experience of managing people

? Commercial sector experience appropriate to our clients.

? Awareness of compliance, legislative and market issues relevant to client businesses.

? Full driving license and own car is preferable - flexibility to travel on a regular basis locally with potential for wider travel including international assignments.

? Project management experience (desirable)

About Brimstone Consulting: We specialise in finding highly qualified staff in the following areas: Forensic Accounting & Fraud - (AML/CTF, Investigation, CFE’s etc.); Legal and LegalTech (E-Discovery, Digital Forensics, EDRM); Big Data and Data Analytics- (MI/BI/CI);InfoSec and Cyber Crime; Audit; Accountancy and Finance; FinTech (Payments etc.);Risk - (Credit, Regulatory, Liquidity, Market, Analysts-SAS, SPSS etc.);Compliance/Corporate Governance ;IT- (full SDLC- BA’s PM’s , Architects, Developers etc.); Brimstone Consulting acts as an employment agency (permanent) and as an employment business (temporary) - a free and confidential service to candidates. Brimstone Consulting is an equal opportunities employer. Due to time constraints we can only reply to applicants that match our clients’ specifications. We may store applications in our cloud storage facilities that may include dropbox