• Senior Risk Advisory / Audit Consultant

    Job Locations CA-QC-Montréal
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(12/26/2018 8:01 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Job Type
    Full Time
    Years of Experience
    Job Industry
    Accounting and Auditing Services, Business and Professional Services, Management Consulting
  • About Us

    BDO. Because relationships matter.
    There are many world-class accounting & advisory firms. Far fewer that offer a culture so rich in professional opportunity, personal fulfillment, and long-term growth. At BDO, we understand that exceptional service to our clients begins – and ends – with exceptional regard for our people. Because at its core, our business is not about numbers or spreadsheets, dollars or pence, but about people working with, for, and in service of others. In short, because relationships matter.

    Job Description (EN)

    Position Summary


    We are currently seeking a Senior Consultant to join our Monrtreal Advisory team of recognized leaders who assist clients in creating strategic, practical and effective processes to minimize organizational risks and maximize business opportunities. 


    Our team offers a combination of services within the following areas: 


    • Third-Party Assurance (SOC 1, SOC 2, SOC 3, CSAE 3416, ISAE 3402)
    • Internal Controls
    • Internal Audit
    • Regulatory Compliance (anti-money laundering)
    • Enterprise Risk Management
    • Business Process Enhancement/Re-design
    • IT General and Application Controls Assessment and Testing 

    Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities


    • Document, review, evaluate and test business processes and internal controls
    • Develop audit working files and documentation
    • Draft Management Reports outlining findings and recommendations
    • Maintain a proactive and logical approach to information gathering, with an ability to combine complex ideas and present information clearly and effectively
    • Build effective working relationships with client contacts, and respond effectively to client requests
    • Collaborate with other members of the engagement team to plan the engagement and develop work program timelines, risk assessments, and other planning documents
    • Ensure high quality in client service
    • Demonstrate and apply strong project management skills, inspire teamwork and responsibility with engagement team members, and use current technology and tools to enhance the effectiveness of deliverables and services
    • Communicate client findings to the engagement and management teams and working with them to provide an integrated message to the clients


    Education, Experience and Professional Skills/Knowledge


    • Bachelor's degree in business and/or other related major
    • Professional designation required or pursuing (CPA, CIA, CISA, etc.)
    • Minimum of 2-3 years of professional experience, preferably in a risk advisory, internal audit, or public accounting setting, including ability to execute audits engagements
    • Previous experience in completing SOC 1 and SOC 2 reporting engagements is strongly preferred
    • Ability to prioritize workloads and the flexibility to manage multiple tasks and deadlines
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Experience in: anticipating and diagnosing problems that arise during projects, building and documenting solutions, drafting effective communications for clients, managing and coordinating projects
    • Strong written and verbal communications skills. Candidates should be able to demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization.
    • Excellent leadership and teamwork skills
    • Self-starter who can work independently, if required
    • Demonstrated integrity within a professional environment
    • Effective time management skills  
    • Willingness and ability to travel, occasionally with minimal prior notice


    Our Vision: One Firm engaged to make a difference through valued relationships with our people, clients and communities.



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