Risk Assurance

Over 100 people work in Risk Assurance, with specialists in the areas of Data Analytics, Internal Audit, IT and Business Process Controls, and Governance and Risk Management.   In Risk Assurance Solutions, which is a key part of our Assurance Practice, we work with our clients to help them identify, manage and reduce their exposure to risk.   

Your ability to identify business risks from your analysis of data, technology and business process flows, to assess and measure financial, IT and operational risks, and to project manage, review, report and present your findings effectively will make you an invaluable member of the Risk Assurance team.

What will I actually do if I choose Risk Assurance?

As part of our team you will use your analytical, technical and client facing skills to help our clients risk assess their business operations, strengthen their internal controls and improve their business and technological performance and efficiency.

Which part of Risk Assurance should I choose?

Over 100 professionals work in five separate business units:

Data Services: This team undertakes projects requiring the consolidation of large volumes of data from a vast array of core systems. This data is then analysed for the purposes of regulatory submissions, to identify potentially fraudulent transactions or more generally to identify data quality issues within the core process and identify the root cause for this.

Internal Audit: The internal audit team provides assurance to senior executives of our clients that the risks facing the business are managed appropriately. A holistic view of the business is adopted to assess risks at all levels including strategic, operational, regulatory, financial and technological. You'll help clients ensure that internal audit adds value to the business through improved control, enhanced process efficiency and leading practice recommendations.

Third Party Assurance: Clients increasingly rely on outsourcing, partnerships and strategic alliances with third parties to meet business objectives. These agreements can be complex and leave an organisation open to many risks. You’ll provide independent third party assurance so that operations comply with measurable business practices and that policy statements made by management are benchmarked against international best practices.

Systems and Process Assurance: Managing risk and establishing effective controls are key to making business processes work in an efficient way. This team help clients plan their approach to controls design, assess the effectiveness of controls and provide assurance over the accuracy and timeliness of information used for financial reporting and management decision-making.

Governance, Risk and Compliance: This team helps organisations design, build and assess the appropriate culture, processes, controls and tools for effective governance, risk and compliance management. This involves identifying and maximising opportunities, protecting reputation, mitigating downside threats and designing and implementing an optimised control environment. 

What will my day-to-day role involve?

In RAS we like our interns hitting the ground running with hands-on work. You’ll have the opportunity to work in teams at a client site or in the office with all kinds of clients across all kinds of sectors. You'll start to apply some of what you learned in college and what you may learn at our in-house training you receive but more importantly you start to apply the invaluable on the job coaching you will receive. This is often fact-finding work that involves meetings or workshops with the client’s Finance and IT teams to help them best assess and address their Business and IT Risks. You may be reviewing documents, records or datasets. Whatever work you engage in you will be assisting the senior staff and managers in ensuring our key deliverables are robust, accurate and always of high quality. You’ll develop your communication, project management, business awareness, problem solving, IT, report writing and coaching skills. You’ll need to be able to deliver an exceptional standard of client service, all while inspiring teams and inputting to the firm’s strategy.

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