Advisory professionals help clients improve and manage risk to sustain business performance. As one of our advisors, you’ll work on diverse projects in teams comprising a varied range of skills. Your involvement in different business issues will equip you with valuable advisory skills and help you build a valuable foundation for your future career.
Advisory projects are multifaceted and almost always multidisciplinary. Expect to work with a range of colleagues with different skill sets, as well as with colleagues from other service lines. Projects can span a few months to a year and vary enormously.
Upon joining us, you’ll be aligned with one of our specific areas of focus – IT Risk and Assurance, Performance Improvement or Risk -,based on your skills and interests. Being connected to a specific sub-service line helps you build competencies and develop your technical and industry capabilities. However, you’ll also work alongside professionals form other groups within the Advisory practice, accelerating your career development as you learn firsthand from those with different backgrounds and experiences. This means you will work on varied assignments, gain direct knowledge of the full scope of our service offerings, obtain a view of a client’s business that is both broad and deep and learn high-demand skills – all while enjoying the opportunity to work on global projects with leading international clients.
Although these vary slightly by sub-service line, to join us you’ll typically need:
Education: bachelor or master’s degree in accounting, business administration, computer science, construction management, engineering, finance, information science, management information systems or real estate. For Performance Improvement (PI), prior advisory work experience and an MBA are also preferred.
Core Skills: strong auditing, financial and analytical skills; excellent written and verbal communication skills; creative problem-solving skills; and, the desire to develop advisory and related entrepreneurial and leadership capabilities. For PI, a willingness to travel to client locations for short- and long-term assignments is also important.
Typical designations: Certified Accountant, Certified Financial Analyst, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Certified Information Security Manager, Certified Internal Auditor, Certified Management Accountant.
Interested in learning more about what we have to offer? Talk to one of our Advisory recruiters.