Controls & Risk Associate - Alternative Investments


Accounting + Finance


New York, New York

Employment Type



A rapidly growing global alternative investment manager is looking to expand their internal controls and audit team.    

Compensation : $135000 - $175000
Job ID : 21873

Job Function:

  • Assist in spearheading the company's risk assessment process and assist in developing and executing a dynamic audit plan
  • Assist in implementing and maintaining appropriate internal controls and processes designed to identify and mitigate risks
  • Lead ad-hoc programs and initiatives to provide advisory insights
  • Coordinate with external auditors and process owners to ensure proper and timely execution of control requirements
  • Manage co-sourced service providers while executing audits and other engagements
  • Collaborate with various stakeholders to facilitate periodic risk reporting
  • Maintain collaborative working relationships with business partners

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in Accounting  
  • Experience in assessing business risk and evaluating the design and effectiveness of internal controls for Asset Management or Financial Services clients at a Big 4 firm or similar
  • ESG (Environmental Sustainability Governance) experience a big plus
  • Strong project management, people management, and communication skills. Ability to discuss complex issues with multiple levels of management and to summarize issues and develop recommendations
  • Ability to apply critical thinking and analysis, and exercise professional judgment
  • Strong knowledge of internal control principles preferred
  • Relevant certification or industry accreditation (e.g., CPA, CIA, CISA) is a plus


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