Experienced Associate, Risk Advisory Services - BDO - Houston, TX

BDO’s Core Purpose is Helping People Thrive Every Day. Our Core Values reflect how we manage our work, our relationships and ourselves. As an employee of the firm, you will live true to our Core Values of people first, being exceptional every day in every way, embracing change, feeling empowered through knowledge and choosing accountability. Our Core Values are the standards by which we conduct ourselves day in and day out, both internally and externally.

The Risk Advisory Services Associate is responsible for partnering with more experienced Risk Advisory Services professionals to provide risk consulting and issues resolution to clients in the areas of SOX, business process improvement, information technology, audit and fraud investigations. In this role, the Risk Advisory Services Associate will participate in most stages of an internal audit or consulting engagement and provide assistance with planning, field work, engagement wrap up and report composition.

Assist with the informational interviews and facilitation of meetings with clients during engagement processObtains information, documents and data from clients to support the completion of analysis and research of client issuesDocuments and analyzes the client’s processes, risk and controls with guidance and direction from senior Risk Advisory Services professionalsDevelops initial deliverables and/or solutions to client issuesPropose basic recommendations for a risk-based audit planUtilizes research tools, databases and trade publications to develop understanding of client’s industryDevelops relationships with client personnel and management membersAssists with the management of the engagement to ensure engagement metrics are achievedUtilizes research tools, databases and trade publications to develop understanding of client’s industryAssists with the research and drafting of proposalsMaintains all documentation and work papers associated with client engagementsConducts risk assessment of assigned department or functional area in established / required timeline under direct supervisionReviews the suitability of internal control designConducts audit testing of specific area and identifies reportable issues and dimension of riskDetermines compliance with appropriate audit policies and proceduresCommunicates findings to senior management and drafts comprehensive report of audited areaOther duties as required Qualifications Education:
Bachelors degree in Accounting, Finance or other relevant field required
One (1) to three (3) years of experience within a public accounting firm or industry environment performing internal audit, consulting or risk services requiredPrior experience with internal controls including flowcharts, documentation and testing of controls required
CPA or CIA certification preferred
Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel and Word
Other Knowledge, Skills Abilities:
Solid understanding and experience planning and coordinating the stages to perform an auditKnowledge of internal accounting controls, professional standards and regulations and systems Strong verbal and written communication skills Ability to adapt style and messaging to effectively communicate with professionals at all levels both within the client organization and the firmAbility to successfully multi-task while working independently and within a group environmentSuperior analytical and diagnostic skills Capable of working in a demanding, deadline driven environment with a focus on details and accuracyAbility to adapt to rapidly changing environments successfullySolid organizational skills especially ability to meet project deadlines with a focus on detailsCapacity to build and maintain strong relationships with client personnelAbility to travel 25 to 75% of the time

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