Risk Advisory - Governance, Regulatory & Risk Manager For Deloitte Risk Advisory - Governance, Regulatory & Risk Manager For Deloitte
Risk Advisory - Governance, Regulatory & Risk Manager For Deloitte
16 Jun 2020

Full TimeRisk Advisory – Governance, Regulatory & Risk Manager for Deloitte

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Job Description

Risk Advisory

Deloitte is the largest private professional services network in the world. Every day, approximately 312,000 professionals in more than 150 countries demonstrate their commitment to make an impact that matters.

Deloitte West Africa is a cluster of Deloitte offices that has joined together to provide seamless cross-border services to our clients in the region and to pass on the benefits of scale and access to resources that this organisation can generate.

Our West Africa practice serves multinationals, large national enterprises, small and medium-sized enterprises and the public sector across Nigeria and Ghana.

In Ghana, Deloitte is one of the leading professional services organisations, specialising in providing Risk Advisory, Audit, Tax & Regulatory, Business Process Solutions, Consulting, and Financial Advisory services.

We serve clients in a variety of industries from financial services, to consumer business and industrial products, telecommunications, energy and resources, manufacturing and the public sector.

Our professionals are unified by a collaborative culture that fosters integrity, outstanding value to markets and clients, commitment to each other, and strength from cultural diversity.

They are dedicated to strengthening corporate responsibility, building public trust, and making a positive impact in their communities.

We understand that our professionals hold interests outside of the workspace and we aim to encourage work/life balance, supporting them in all aspects of their lives.

About Risk Advisory

Deloitte’s Risk Advisory helps clients focus on areas of increased risk; address the entire spectrum of emerging risks, including disruption due to innovation, cyber, geopolitical, and other trends; and pursue intelligent risk-taking as a means to value creation.

The team comprises of professionals with expertise in (but not limited to) Governance, Regulatory and Risk; Controls, Transformation and Assurance; Security, Privacy and Resiliency support for corporate organisations and individuals.

Our insights, global capabilities, and experience enable us to identify, predict, resolve and mitigate imminent threats and obstacles to our clients’ business.

Specialised Competencies within Risk Advisory

  • Controls, Transformation & Assurance

Deloitte’s Controls Transformation and Assurance (CTA) provides insights to help organizations better understand their business and the technology risks that may disrupt it. Leveraging on our global network and in-depth industry knowledge, we assist organizations mitigate risks associated with internal systems, processes, projects, applications, data and third-party reliance.

  • Cyber Risk Services

Cyber Risk services help organizations confidently pursue their strategic growth, innovation and performance objectives through proactive management of associated cyber risks.

  • Governance, Regulatory & Risk

Governance, Regulatory and Risk (GRR) help organizations to improve performance through effective management of regulatory, financial, operational, and compliance risks.

  • Data Analytics

Uses data to drive business strategy and performance. This includes looking backward to evaluate what happened in the past to forward looking scenario planning and predictive modelling

  • Forensic

Deloitte’s Forensic helps organizations effectively manage the risk that come from corruption, fraud, and other threats

  • Financial Risk

Our Financial Risk unit helps financial Market and Credit Risk, Capital Management, Liquidity and Treasury Risk, and Accounting and Financial Reporting Risk

  • Operational Risk

Internal Audit, Assurance, Conduct Risk, Extended Enterprise Risk Management, Operational Risk and Transformation, and Technology and Data Risk

Risk Advisory Job Description

Successful candidates will be responsible for supporting the engagement team in delivery of services to / at client premises on delegated engagement.

Key Performance Areas for the Risk Advisory

Strategic Impact

  • Under guidance, support the Engagement team in delivering to client in the area of competency
  • Use information through research, documentation, standard processes, provide output for assimilation into the engagement deliverables
  • Identify opportunities for follow-on work and advise management
  • Build business relationships with clients/ staff
  • Gather information through networking and research to understand broader offerings of Deloitte and awareness of opportunities for cross-selling
  • Raise ideas to address issues in the area of expertise that may enhance / renew service offerings to clients

Client Impact: External / Internal

  • Contribute to management decisions through pertinent analysis of client, company and industry
  • Communicate regularly with Engagement Partner and team members on status of engagements and deliverables
  • Develop productive working relationships with clients and staff including developing account plans for  maintaining a relationship with the client.
  • Respond with urgency and accountability to client and team requests

Operational Effectiveness

  • Understand the context and impact of own role within an engagement and  deliver accordingly
  • Inform engagement partner of emerging engagement change issues
  • Remain aware of risk in area of engagement in alignment with Deloitte policies
  • Consistently review and analyse accuracy and quality of engagement and deliverables
  • Maintain clear communication channels with engagement team members on work status

Budgets / Profitability

  • Drive the sub service line revenue and budget in line with set targets
  • Maintain quality of output and timeous delivery as per SLA

Risk Assessment and Mitigation

  • Ability to effectively perform the technical components of risk assessments to provide an accurate view of the client’s current risk state

Business Process Assessment and Design

  • Ability to perform end-to-end business process analyses and design

Internal Controls and Design

  • Ability to assess and design internal controls by applying an understanding of internal control design frameworks and regulatory requirements

Data Analytics and Technology

  • Ability to gather, synthesise, and analyse data using appropriate tools and technologies

Knows the Business and the Industry

  • Ability to understand the client’s business, interpret sector trends, and learn leading practices

Global Mindset

  • Ability to effectively interact with colleagues and clients of varying backgrounds to effectively serve clients

Prepares for and Executes Risk, Compliance and Internal Audit

  • Ability to deliver risk management, compliance reviews and internal audits by leveraging approved processes and methodologies

Leverages Frameworks and Methodologies to Uncover Insights

  • Ability to set the stage for a successful assessment of client’s risk management, compliance and internal audit processes and controls by collecting and organizing data

Qualifications of the Risk Advisory

Educational Requirements/Professional Qualifications

  • Possess a Bachelor’s degree (B.Sc., BBA, B.Com ) in Accounting, Banking and Finance, Business Administration, Economics or equivalent with a minimum of second class upper degree
  • A Master’s degree in Accounting, Banking and Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Risk Management or related field from a reputable university will be an added advantage
  • Candidate must possess certifications in at least one of the following: GARP/ IIA / Enterprise Risk Management / CIA, CRMA, CFE, ACCA, ACAM or ERP; International Compliance Association Certification.

Minimum Experience of the Risk Advisory

  • A minimum of 8 years working experience in Enterprise Risk Management/Compliance/Anti-fraud/Internal Audit/ Financial Audit /Internal Controls or Quality Assurance Review (QAR) in a big four or multi-national consulting environment. At least 3 years of this experience should be in middle management.
  • Ability to combine a strong understanding of Risk management, Compliance Risk Management, Fraud Risk and Internal Audit methodologies and other standards and leading practices with industry experience (Preferably financial services and/or Telecom sector), and knowledge of sectorial issues/risks and ability to lead and deliver internal audit engagements, enterprise risk management assignments, operational risk, Compliance risk and Risk assurance projects.
  • Experience in Business Process Risk and Controls

Person Specification

  • Must have in-depth experience in leading teams for pursuits or engagement delivery in any of the big four consulting companies
  • Be of proven integrity, giving attention to confidentiality requirements
  • Possess excellent writing and oral communication/presentation skills
  • Very strong leadership and coaching skills
  • Market leadership skills
  • Business development skills
  • Ability to think outside the box and quickly learn new ideas independently
  • Be a good team player, self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Have the ability to maintain a professional outlook and carriage at all times

Additional Information

What Impact Will You Make?

Every day, your work will make an impact that matters, while you thrive in a dynamic culture of inclusion, collaboration and high performance. As the undisputed leader in professional services, Deloitte is where you will find unrivalled opportunities to succeed and realize your full potential.

How You Will Grow

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there is always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help build world-class skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.


At Deloitte, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits.

Our Purpose 

Deloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. Every day, Deloitte people are making a real impact in the places they live and work. We pride ourselves on doing not only what is good for clients, but also what is good for our people and the communities in which we live and work—always striving to be an organization that is held up as a role model of quality, integrity, and positive change. Learn more about Deloitte’s impact on the world.  https://www2.deloitte.com/global/en/pages/about-deloitte/articles/impact-that-matters.html

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Application Closes: 14 July, 2020

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