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Senior Consultant II

Apply now Job no: 494212
Work type: Full time
Location: Sydney
Categories: Risk Advisory Services


At RSM, our purpose is to instill confidence in a world of change for both our clients and our people.

RSM Australia supports a people-centric and collaborative culture where we are committed to empowering and developing you. As a leading professional services firm, we connect you to an extensive network of global resources and invest in your future. We value the meaningful work that you do and encourage you to be a part of the change.

Our value proposition is our commitment to you; it highlights the experiences, benefits, and value that you can expect as part of RSM. This is underpinned by our three values – integrity in everything that we do, supporting clients everywhere, and developing and valuing everyone.


  • Conduct various risk advisory engagements (e.g. internal audit, consulting, compliance, etc.) simultaneously with numerous engagement team members, including planning, execution and scheduling staff;
  • Management and co-ordination of the team including training, mentoring and methodology compliance;
  • Maintain strong budgetary discipline ensuring there are no major over runs. Ability to plan effective and realistic budgets;
  • Monitors their teams staffing requirements and future resource planning issues;
  • Work with and influence clients at senior levels in different business environments;
  • Performs technical and operational reviews for a range of clients with differing risk profiles;
  • Maintenance and completion of Engagement Files (i.e. electronic working papers) within a timely manner for Manager/Partner review;
  • Summarises the key areas of the engagement for the Partner/Principal/Manager;
  • Identifies potential issues and documenting issue and proposed recommendation for Partner/Management attention;
  • Draft internal audit reports in conjunction with Partner/Principal/Manager that provide practical and commercial business advice;
  • Identifies and refers ethical and conflict issues to Partner/Principal and/or Manager;
  • Develop a detailed understanding of clients systems, processes and internal control environment;
  • Keep on top of key industry factors;
  • Assist Partner/Principal and/or Managers in business development and marketing activities; and
  • Contributes to meetings and is able to make effective presentations.



  • Relevant tertiary degree and/or qualification


  • Relevant certification or professional membership



  • 4+ year’s internal audit and risk advisory experience in preferably within Professional Services 
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
  • Strong report writing skills
  • Strong process mapping skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Organised, reliable and self-motivated
  • Strong understanding of effective governance processes and controls, including compliance operational and performance focussed reviews
  • Strong understanding of the standards issued by the Institute of Internal Audit, being the Internalised Professional Practice Framework (IPPF)
  • Strong understanding of risk management (risk assessment, mitigation and remediation) and the ISO 31000 Risk Management Standard
  • Ability to utilise resources to optimise engagement outcomes through self-management;
  • Ability to value add by providing practical recommendations;
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Visio


  • Previous experience managing a team
  • Experience in data analytics using IDEA or ACL
  • Ability to speak a foreign language

Salary guide $90,000 - $120,000 inclusive of superannuation

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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