Director, Financial Risk Advisory & Consulting (CPA/CIA/CISA)

Direct Hire, up to 200k (plus bonus/variable)

Location: Atlanta, GA or Nashville, TN



Director, Risk Advisory & Consulting (Financial)


Job Details:


Our clients include a broad range publicly traded companies, high-growth pre-IPO organizations, and entrepreneurial private companies making a difference in a variety of industries. We are a meaningful part of our client’s teams, providing insights, leadership and subject matter expertise that helps them successfully manage their most critical risk and control initiatives.


The Risk Advisory & Consulting Financial Director will primarily be responsible for leading engagement teams in the day-to-day delivery of Internal Audit / Sarbanes-Oxley services on Strategic Accounts. This may include serving mid-sized publicly traded companies (up to $5B in annual revenues), pre-IPO companies, industry-leading private companies, government agencies, non-profits, etc. 




  • 10+ years in internal controls/SOX
  • 10+ years financial audit and advisory experience
  • CPA Mandatory (additionally CIA or CISA preferred certification)
  • Exemplify a positive attitude and strong work ethic with a commitment to teamwork and professionalism
  • Teaching and staff development
  • Demonstrated success in a client service role, preferably with Big 4 or national advisory firm with responsibility for leading Internal Audit and Sarbanes-Oxley advisory engagements
  • Versatile industry experience a plus, specifically technology, payments, manufacturing & distribution, and healthcare
  • Financial statement audit experience desired, working knowledge of SEC reporting requirements and technical accounting standards strongly preferred
  • Ability to interact with external auditors and members of senior management to co-develop expectations, design, and manage project scope, and communicate and interpret key audit priorities and issues
  • Subject matter expertise related to Sarbanes-Oxley / PCAOB and SEC standards, trends and application – scoping and risk assessment, identifying significant accounts, preparing process documentation, identifying and preparing a risk and control matrix, creating test plans, ensuring quality and adherence to methodology through detailed review, ensuring accuracy of conclusions, clearly articulate findings and deliver actionable recommendations, evaluate severity of deficiencies
  • Experience with the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing, COSO 2013 Internal Control Framework, and COSO Enterprise Risk Management Framework
  • Working knowledge of IT general control concepts and IT control frameworks and standards (COBIT, GTAG, GAIT, etc.)
  • Exceptional project management skills including ability to manage and own outcomes for complex engagements, meet client deadlines, and capability to present to Board / C-suite audience
  • Ability to travel 20% to 40%