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Senior Consultant - Operational Due Diligence and Operational Risk Assessment

Date:  08-Oct-2021

Sydney, NSW, AU


Job Requisition ID: 18889 

About the Team

 Our Investment, Wealth & Advisory (IW&A) team is part of the broader Consulting practise at Deloitte. The IW&A team focus on advisory and implementation services across the investment and wealth value chain, including operational risk assessment and due diligence, target operating model design, vendor and service provider selection..

What will your typical day look like?

The role supports Directors / Partners within the IW&A team to deliver engagements around operational due diligence and operational risk assessments on investment managers, with exposure also to operating model design and service provider selection. .  You will be exposed to Investment Managers and Superannuation Funds and work collaboratively with other consulting professionals to deliver tailored solutions and quality outcomes to our clients.

In this role you will have the opportunity to:

  • Complete research and analysis of investment managers with a focus on their business structure and the operating model they have implemented
  • Author Operational Due Diligence (ODD) and Operational Risk Assessment (ORA) reports
  • Provide reporting to Director / Partner, as well as the client
  • Meet with clients and internal management regularly
  • Oversee engagement status & team progress
  • Assist in preparing billing and budgeting
  • Provide training/coaching to junior team members


Enough about us, let’s talk about you…


As our client base grows, particularly within the ODD space, we are keen to speak with senior consultant level candidates who are keen to build successful careers. To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Experience in either Investment Management, Superannuation, Custody, Asset Consulting, Managed Fund Research, Regulatory advisory or risk and compliance.
  • Proven experience producing quality tailored reporting for various client types
  • Problem-solving skills with an ability to understand complex issues and self-awareness to escalate issues to Directors / Partners in a timely manner
  • A focus on delivering innovative solutions, excellent client service, strong interpersonal and leadership skills 
  • Ability to work within budgets and time constraints with Project management experience advantageous
  • Experience working closely with investment managers and other clients including superannuation funds.
  • Ability to work autonomously and within small teams
  • Experience mentoring and training less experienced team members 


Why Deloitte?

At Deloitte, we create positively differentiated work experiences that enable our people to feel valued and achieve their full potential. Deloitte Australia opens the door to a career that can cross borders virtually and physically across Asia Pacific to gain experience and access projects beyond Australia’s borders. We value difference, and embrace people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, gender identities, abilities and thinking styles. Knowing that people work best in a variety of ways, we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements if the working pattern you are looking for is not specifically indicated.


We’re committed to continually building a safe and respectful workplace, where all our people feel appreciated and accepted. Through the creation of endorsed employee-led diversity networks which promote cultural, disability, LGBTI+, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and gender equality, we’re leading the way to shape an environment where everybody can thrive.


We are proud to have been recognised for our efforts in inspiring change and accelerating progress – check out our careers site for recent recognition in this space.


Next Steps

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By applying to this job, you will be assessed against the Deloitte Global Talent Standards. We’ve designed these standards to provide our clients with a consistent and exceptional Deloitte employee experience globally.


At Deloitte, we know we’re at our best when we look out for one another; prioritise respect, fairness, development and wellbeing; foster an inclusive culture and embrace diversity in all forms. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of their background, experience, identity, ability or thinking style, and if you need assistance or an accommodation during the application process for accessibility reasons this is available upon request. 


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