Director - Governance, Risk & Compliance

Mazars USA LLP

Job Description

Job Description:

Mazars is seeking a high-performing Director of Risk Servicesto join ourGovernance Risk and Compliance (GRC)practice in ourNew Yorkarea office. As a Director in this practice you will be responsible for providing expertise in Financial Services risks related areas, build a team that supports internal audit consulting activities for the Financial Services sector, and lead other consulting professionals that support valued clients.

Mazars USA LLP is a high-performing accounting, tax and consulting firm with significant national presence in strategic US geographies. Since 1921, our dedicated professionals have leveraged technical industry expertise to develop customized solutions for clients in a broad array of industries, providing services to growth-oriented enterprises and individuals. As the independent US member firm of Mazars Group, we deliver seamless access to the expertise of 24, 000 professionals in 90 countries. At Mazars, we pride ourselves on building long-lasting relationships with our teams, clients, and the community.


  • Plan, execute and lead client assignments that include risk and compliance related activities in the Financial Services sector including:

Risk advisory services (financial, operational and enterprise risk management)

Regulatory compliance (CECL, BSA-AML, SR 11-7, EPS, CCAR, DFAST etc.)

Internal Audit support for specific risk management areas (Strategic planning, Governance, Operational Risk, Enterprise Risk, Model Risk, Liquidity and Interest Rate Risk)

Banking and Capital Markets audits

  • Continue to develop knowledge on both broad risk management practice and specific technical risk areas
  • Service as a trusted adviser and understand clients unique service needs
  • Manage and mentor other consulting professionals in the GRC practice
  • Lead new business development efforts with strategic business development definition, client portfolio management and solutions development
  • Expand your relationships with C level management at targeted clients
  • Be a thought leader who consistently increases their brand awareness
  • Assist with the firm's retention initiatives and recruiting efforts that impact the GRC practice


  • Bachelor's degree Accounting or a Business-related field of study
  • Master's degree in Math, Finance, Economics or Engineering is preferred
  • 10 -15 years of relevant work experience in consulting or a corporate risk background (financial, operational and enterprise risk management)
  • CPA or risk-related certifications preferred
  • Authorization to work in the US without sponsorship required
  • Expertise in Financial Risk including:

Demonstrated success in judgement of financial markets, familiarity with emerging financial products and services, and industry specific challenges

A good understanding of US regulatory environment including BSA/AML/OFAC requirements

Ability to coordinate activity across all lines (sector, geography, functions)

  • Experience in leading multiple projects and groups while effectively supporting teamwork and achievement of team objectives
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to gain the confidence and respect of senior executives
  • Excellent communication skills (written/oral) and the ability to prepare C-level presentations
  • Experience interacting with supervisory bodies (regulators and auditors) is a plus


  • Competitive base salary and incentive compensation plan
  • A comprehensive, competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental and life insurance plans, a generous paid days' off (PDO) plan, and a competitive 401k Plan
  • A dynamic, diverse work experience in a growing global organization
  • An inclusive, client-centered environment where you can develop new skills, enhance your overall business knowledge and work with world-class professionals
  • Intensive customized training, including in-house leadership development programs, continuing professional education courses, and both classroom and on-the-job training
  • Opportunity for International Mobility experiences are also made available


Equal Opportunity Employer-minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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