Risk Advisory Manager

Our Tysons office is looking for a dynamic Risk Advisory Manager to join our Government Contract and Advisory Practice.

CohnReznick is a top National Advisory, Assurance and Tax accounting, firm with a team of over 3,000 employees in 25 cities. As a member of our team, we will provide you with the necessary tools to take your career to the next level. Your success is our success.

You will be responsible for:

  • Manage and execute various risk advisory initiatives and projects
  • Demonstrate extensive knowledge and a proven record of success in managing aspects of the Internal Audit process, control evaluation and testing methodologies, and other Financial and Operational Internal Control methodologies and terminology e.g. COSO
  • Assist in the development and go-to-market strategy for the Internal Audit Govcon practice
  • Conduct internal audit and SOX risk assessments and manage the evaluation and testing of business processes and business controls and identification of areas of risk
  • Manage DFARS business system self-assessment engagements to support management in monitoring compliance with government regulations.
  • Support management in the implementation of a self-assessment approach to DFARS business systems.
  • Provide government contracting related trainings to be used by management to maintain government compliance.
  • Prepare and deliver process documentation on internal controls (e.g. risk and control matrices, process narratives, etc.) related to operating environment, systems, and security
  • Work closely with clients and staff to develop project vision, client and project risk assessments, implement opportunities, and recommendations regarding business and IT process optimization, profit improvement, internal control, and compliance
  • Effectively write and communicate audit engagement results to client management
  • Manage, develop, train, and coach staff on projects and assess performance for engagement and year-end reviews
  • Maintain strong client relations and work cross-service line with audit and assurance teams and the client to plan engagement strategy, define objectives, and address technology-related controls risks
  • Manage internal auditing outsourcing and co-sourcing engagements for clients
  • Maintain active communication with clients to manage expectations, ensure satisfaction, make sure deadlines are met, and lead change efforts effectively
  • Team with partners and senior managers on proposals and business development calls. Attend networking functions in the DC Metro area.

You will need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy or Finance Related Field
  • Professional Certifications: CPA, CIA, CFE, CISA and/or MBA a plus
  • 15years of audit experience in public accounting or equivalent environment delivering and managing internal audit services with experience in a medium- to large-sized public accounting firm
  • Significant and comprehensive knowledge of internal audit, SOX compliance, risk assessments, related methodology and terminology
  • Strong Knowledge of FAR and business system requirements
  • Knowledge of data analytics
  • Knowledge of business and operational processes
  • Experience performing financial, operational, and system audits, as well as business process control reviews
  • Working knowledge of Accounting Systems (e.g. Costpoint and Unanet) is a plus
  • Strong experience in staff and audit management in an integrated client service team
  • Ability to work flexible hours as needed and travel to clients as required
  • Exceptional client service and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to develop and maintain outstanding client      relationships
  • Ability to manage multiple engagements and competing priorities in a rapidly growing, fast-paced interactive, results-based team environment


Your CR Advantage:

  • Competitive salary and benefits
    • 401k Match
    • Profit Sharing
    • Discretionary annual bonuses and spot bonuses
    • 30 days of Paid Time Off + 10 Holidays + 5 early closing days
  • Professional Development
    • Guided career path
    • Designated L&D team
    • Career Coach
    • Education reimbursement
    • CPA bonus plan
    • Resources of a national firm

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CohnReznick is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, clients, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.  For more information, please see Equal Employment Opportunity Posters

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CohnReznick LLP
Full time
Salary Range
$97,000.00 - 169,000.00
per Year
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Tysons, VA, US