Grant Thornton LLP Risk and Regulatory Senior Associate - Consumer Protection in New York, New York

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Compliance Risk Senior Associate – Business Risk Services

Position Summary

Grant Thornton’s Advisory professionals are progressive thinkers who create, protect, transform value today, so our clients have the opportunity to thrive and grow. Our advisory practice creates holistic solutions delivered by innovative, curious professionals who bring technical depth and industry insight to our clients. BusinessRiskServices protects value. OurBusiness Risk Services (BRS) practice includes Risk Advisory Services, Forensic Advisory Services and Data Analytics.

The Compliance Risk Senior Associate provides advisory and consultative services to financial institutions in addressing consumer protection regulatory compliance matters, including compliance reviews, policy and procedure development, examination readiness reviews, risk assessments, enforcement action remediation, etc.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities **

  • Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization)

  • Assist practice leadership in creating proposals, budgets, and work plans. Participate in other business development activities as appropriate

  • Contribute to and support client service teams on multiple AML engagements and compliance program initiatives

  • Participate in the creation and tracking of engagement work plans, timelines, budgets, project management, and resource allocations

  • Research, analyze, and understand current market place issues and emerging regulatory requirements and guidance

  • Manage and minimize engagement risk by proactively identifying issues and recommended courses of remediation.

  • Manage, develop, train, and mentor staff on projects and assess performance for engagement and year-end reviews

  • Assist Managers developing proposals

  • Maintain active communication with clients to manage expectations, ensure satisfaction, and become a trusted business partner

  • Actively participate in recruiting top talent to the firm

  • Attend professional development and networking events and training seminars on a regular basis.

  • Adhere to the highest degree of professional standards and strict client confidentiality

  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Information Technology, MIS or related field. Advanced degree is a plus

  • 2 to 6 years of related work experience in a similar consulting practice or function servicing cross-industry clients at a national level.

  • CAMS, CAMS-Audit, CRCM or ACFCS certified preferred.

  • PMP preferred.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Prior relevant consulting experience required

  • Ability to work additional hours and/or travel as needed.

    Additional Information

  • Travel Requirements up to 75%

  • New York, NY, Chicago, IL, Charlotte, NC, Dallas, TX, Washington, DC Benefits:

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Title: Risk and Regulatory Senior Associate - Consumer Protection

Location: New York-New York

Requisition ID: 040140