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Deloitte Business Relationships Senior Manager in Des Moines, Iowa

Do you have a focus on compliance with regulations and policies? Are you passionate about quality-assurance and risk-management in a professional services environment? Then our Independence compliance group may be the right fit for you! As part of ICN Business Relationships team, you will be an enabler of Deloitte's growth by reviewing proposed business relationships such as alliances, teaming arrangements, and sponsorships for independence threats that Deloitte faces in the marketplace.

Work you'll do

  • Manage a domestic and international team of professionals who process business relationships and consultations by answering questions and providing guidance and training

  • Perform critically secondary review business relationship submissions in the Third Party Risk Management (TPRM) Gateway

  • Provide consultative assistance to Lead Client Service Partners, Professional Practice Directors, Regional Compliance Officers, DTT Independence Directors and other function Partners, Principals, and Managing Directors on business relationship independence issues

  • Identify, manage, and institute potential enhancements to the existing business relationship clearance process and tools, including the TPRM Gateway

  • Work with technology development on these enhancements and performing user acceptance testing

  • Take a lead management role in completing independence processes and assigned projects

  • Lead the monitoring of data quality in the system

  • Create and present training sessions on business relationships across all Deloitte functions

  • Develop, train, and assign projects to managers and below, while motivating and providing career coaching and guidance

  • Assist the PPMD in the development of team strategic objectives/goals and processing standards.

The team

Risk & Brand Protection (R&BP)

Our reputation starts with you-this belief is core to R&BP Office, which brings together six essential core areas that shape our culture-we collectively work with our businesses to inspire new standards of integrity, trust, and performance to make an impact that matters and to better serve our clients, our communities and our people. With our people's help, we distinguish Deloitte as the clear leader in professional services, making Deloitte the first choice for clients and talent.

Together, we protect, preserve, and enhance our reputation and distinguish Deloitte as the undisputed leader in professional services, strengthening our brand, and each other.

Independence & Conflicts Network (ICN) - One of R&BP' Six Pillars

Independence is integrity, professional skepticism, intellectual honesty, and objectivity - freedom from conflicts of interest. The people of Deloitte must remain unbiased and free from conflicts of interest with our clients, in fact and appearance.

Deloitte's independence requirements are defined by specific sets of policies and external rules and regulations to help us remain independent when providing service and creating business relationships.

Business Relationships Team - A Critical Component of ICN

Business relationships are essential to the growth strategy of Deloitte. The ICN Business Relationships team performs a critical consultative, quality-assurance, and risk-management function for the Deloitte US Firms, helping the organizations remain unbiased and independent when entering into business relationships with third parties.



  • Bachelors' degree or equivalent

  • 8+ years of related work experience

  • Strong technology skills

  • Strong written and oral communication skills and outstanding attention to detail

  • Ability to analyze facts and relationships

  • Ability to perform process flow management

  • Ability to learn, understand, and apply firm's independence policies and guidance related to business relationships

  • A demonstrated ability to lead, coordinate, and prioritize amidst multiple projects

  • Supervision, coaching, and team management


  • Master's Degree in a related field (preferably business, finance, or accounting)

  • Prior public accounting, consulting, or regulatory compliance experience

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.