• Risk Advisory Consultant

    Job Locations US-FL-Miami
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(8/1/2019 5:06 PM)
    # of Openings
    Audit/Accounting Consulting
  • Overview

    Focal Point Data Risk is a new type of risk management firm, one that delivers a unified approach to addressing data risk through a unique combination of service offerings. Focal Point has brought together industry-leading expertise in cyber security, identity governance and access management, data privacy and analytics, internal audit, and hands-on training services, giving companies everything they need to plan and develop effective risk and security programs. By integrating these services, we provide our clients with the flexible support they need to protect and leverage data across any part of their organization. Simply put, Focal Point is the next generation of risk management.


    As a Risk Advisory Consultant, you will work with other talented professionals coming from a variety of professional and technical backgrounds including internal / external audit, information security, and consulting. The day-to-day of a Risk Advisory Consultant is fast-paced and filled with many opportunities to meet your professional and career goals under the guidance of a leadership team dedicated to helping you meet those goals. We are looking for versatile and solution-minded individuals who are eager to take on new challenges as we continue to evolve with the converging data, technology, business process, risk and control landscape.  


    • Engage in a solutions-based approach to complete wide-ranging initiatives, on time and within budget.
    • Assist in the development of risk-based audit programs and testing methodologies to evaluate adequacy of control environments.
    • Research, evaluate and communicate client requirements and identify current posture against these requirements to internal team and clients.
    • Document assessment results and assist with project deliverable preparation that reflects analysis and observations to be communicated to client management.
    • Contribute to the development of the team’s assessment methodologies to help increase efficiencies.


    • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
    • Keen attention to detail and accuracy
    • Ability to prioritize tasks
    • Organized, responsive, and able to gain support and consensus from team members and client management
    • Interact effectively with co-workers at all levels to foster and maintain strong working relationships
    • up to 2+ years of Internal Audit, IT Audit, Public Accounting, Sarbanes-Oxley, ISO 27001/27002, and/or NIST experience



    • Bachelor's Degree
    • Professional certifications strongly desired (CISA, CIA, CPA, CISSP, etc.)


    Technical Skills:

    • Familiarity with industry requirements and standards, such as: SOX, COSO, NIST, COBIT, ISO 27001/27002, HIPAA
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access
    • Familiarity with technical programming languages (e.g., SQL) a plus



    Travel Required: Regional and international travel, as needed, up to 30%




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