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Compliance Consultant, Senior
Ref No.: 17-22093
Location: San Francisco, California
Compliance Consultant, Senior
San Francisco, CA
12 Month Contract

​We have a flexibly schedule, no set working hours but basic business hours is assumed with flexible lunch as well (7-4, 8-5, 9-6).

Minimum Qualifications:
-5 years experience at the senior consultant level.
-Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience required.
-Strong regulatory familiarity and expertise.
-Excellent compliance and risk experience in corporate environment.
-Strong knowledge and experience in compliance functions and documentation.
-Strong research, analytical and information gathering skills.
-Strong attention to detail and organizational skills, ensuring quality in deliverables.
-Excellent skills in understanding complex business processes, working with the business compliance experts, and providing clear, concise guidance.
-Proven ability to partner and work collaboratively as a team player; relationship building.
-Ability to managing performance and be resourceful and adaptable to change.
-Demonstrated ability in advocacy and influence, conflict resolution, and process improvement.
-Excellent communication and presentation skills.
-Process Improvement utility industry knowledge.
-Strong Excel, Word, PowerPoint skills; technological saavy .

Desired Qualifications:
-Advanced degree desired. Excellent Microsoft Visio skills.
-Utility industry experience a plus.
-Experience in utility related regulations, benchmarking, operational efficiency evaluation, and risk assessment .

Desired Experience:
Issue/Problem Management:
-Causal evaluation methods and tools
-Quality Control and Quality Assurance measures
Information Security:
-Standards and Control Frameworks (ISO, NIST, DoD, NERC-CIP)
-Cybersecurity Risk Management and Internal Controls Evaluation
Business Process improvement:
-Lean Six Sigma
-Process Engineering/Improvement

Education / Certifications:
-Bachelor's degree (Information Security desired)
-Information Security certification: CISSP, CISA, Sec+
-Process Improvement certification: Lean Six Sigma or Business Process Management Causal evaluation certification

-Support the Transmission Operations Critical Infrastructure Protection (TO-CIP) with program improvement.
-Candidate will support the evaluation and strengthening of internal controls.
Tasking includes but not limited to:
-Lead and participate in cross-organizational efforts that will maintain and strengthen client's compliance posture.
-Analyze current compliance processes, benchmark as needed, and provide guidance to stakeholders.
-Assist organizations with the design and implementation of best practice guidance, procedures, controls, and metrics that facilitates the organizations understanding of internal controls posture.
-Review guidance documentation.
-Ensure controls provide reasonable assurance.
-Ensure controls and metrics are implemented and effective.
-Audit compliance processes for adherence to documented procedures and controls . Identifying and documenting program issues/challenges.
-Evaluating and analyzing internal security controls and identifying opportunities for improvement.
-Consulting and coordinating with control owners in order to develop corrective and preventive action plans to remediate or mitigate issues.
-Developing security controls assessment test plans to spot check control effectiveness and posture.
-Assessing security controls.
-Tracking and reporting execution of corrective action plans.
-Performing cause evaluations on program issues to identify root causes.
-Participating in business process design and reengineering.
-Designing program templates for capturing cybersecurity controls implementation and evidence.