Tax Legal Risk Manager Risk Independence Legal | Deloitte

  • 2 years ago

Job Description

Deloitte is recruiting for a Tax Legal Risk Manager Risk Independence Legal. Apply Now!

Company Description

Deloitte is a leading global provider of audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax and related services. Our global network of member firms and related entities in more than 150 countries and territories (collectively, the “Deloitte organization”) serves four out of five Fortune Global 500® companies. Learn how Deloitte’s approximately 312,000 people make an impact that matters at

About Deloitte Tax & Legal
We have a team of approximately 280 professional staff members across South Africa comprised of qualified charted accountants and lawyers who offer specialist insight across many industries. Deloitte Tax professionals keep current on the latest changes that impact clients’ business tax strategy, enabling clients to focus on business objectives while we address the tax requirements. Deloitte Legal, amongst the largest legal and regulatory service providers in Africa, assists clients operating in increasingly complex legal, regulatory and digital environments through a multidisciplinary approach, combining integrated legal and commercial expertise.

Job Description

• Develop and maintain tools and methodologies for risk analysis.
• Prepare risk management reports including recommendations on proactive management decisions to prevent risk events for the Firm’s Leadership.
• Develop and enhance risk models and tolerances for use by the Firm to monitor and control risks.
• Monitor and support risk mitigation strategies of the Business Units.
• Must possess experience providing coaching and feedback to staff or team members.
• Assist in the implementation of risk processes and projects as required in terms of Member Firm Standards including Enterprise Risk Framework, Portfolio Risk Review, Risk Monitoring, etc
• Assist in risk sensing and implementation and focus on emerging risks.
• Ad-Hoc Special Risk Projects – Assist in developing and implementation of special risk projects as and when required by Global Risk or the Africa MF
• Responsible for the implementation and execution of risk management framework for the Firm.
• Coordinate risk management activities across the Firm based on a holistic and Firm-wide view of risk.
• Analyze and report to the Firm’s Leadership risk events and exposures.
• Embed risk management policies and parameters in the Firm’s processes.
• Harmonize, synchronize and rationalize risk process across the Firm.
• Ensures the collection of operational risk data, including internal risk events and key risk indicators.
• Maintain and develop new stress test scenarios to evaluate the operational risks.
• Facilitates the risk and control self-assessment process to determine residual risk exposures.
• Coordinate risk management training and facilitation for the Firm.
• Monitor key performance indicators and other attributes related to risk management program effectiveness.



• LLB Degree
• Honours Degree

Desired Qualification:

• Postgraduate qualification (Business Management, etc.)


• At least 4 years’ experience within a Law firm specifically with experience in Contract Management
• Internally- 2 years’ experience at a Senior Consultant Level within the function

Additional Information

Core Professional Technical Capabilities:

• Skilled in field with sound industry and business knowledge
• Demonstrated leadership skills
• Experienced in communication and implementation of strategy
• Proven ability to manage and execute projects
• Experienced in development and delivery of professional presentations
• Good report writing skills
• Good financial knowledge

Behavioural Capabilities:

• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
• Effective interpersonal and relationship building skills
• Good mentorship and coaching ability with desire to develop self and others
• Strong client delivery focus
• Adaptable, managing change and ambiguity with ease
• Focus on quality and risk
• Effective problem solving ability
• Excellent business acumen

Location: Midrand Gauteng

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