Cybersecurity: Governance, Risk, and Compliance Director


CFGI is a unique and highly specialized financial consulting firm that is strategically positioned to assist the office of the CFO through a range of routine and complex business scenarios.  As an extension of your corporate finance team, CFGI works alongside your internal staff, serving in a variety of roles from technical accounting advisor, M&A support, tax services, etc. delivering seamless support services.


Technical & Domain Experience:

·       Build cybersecurity Process Risk & Control frameworks for clients that are rationalized against applicable laws and standards.

·       Conduct Risk Assessment and Maturity Assessments for clients.

·       Audit Control definition and control testing against client’s Internal Audit framework, or against industry standards or laws & regulations.

·       Conduct Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Compliance readiness assessments for clients

·       Guide clients in establishing cybersecurity policies, standards, and procedures.

·       Manage cybersecurity training & awareness services for clients from design to implementation.

·       Advise clients on cybersecurity functions’ metrics and reporting for various levels of client audiences including Audit Committee, and Board of Directors.

·       Be the client’s Subject Matter Expert on compliance questions for cybersecurity regulations and industry practices.

·       Provide governance services for clients to oversee their cybersecurity functions and practices, including governance over: Policies & Procedures, Risk Management, Vulnerability Management, Incident Management, etc.

·       Build Risk Management practices for clients, including policies, procedures, Risk Register, etc.

·       Assist clients in implementing market GRC tools.

·       Lead Third Party Risk Management (TPRM) for clients, including designing and operationalizing a TPRM framework, reviewing existing and new vendors for client, and provide ongoing monitoring services.

·       Needs strong understanding/experience of the UK regulatory compliance landscape in Cybersecurity / Data Privacy space and its impact on businesses.


Process & Project Management Experience:

·       Ability to prioritize and multitask. Flexibility and adaptability in work approach.

·       Ability to manage project plans for client various data privacy engagements, including creating tasks, timeline and budgets.

·       Ability to report to leadership and clients on status updates periodically, including progress and challenges.


Soft Skills:

·       Strong interpersonal and communication skills; experience with cross-cultural communications.

·       Calmness and clarity of thought under pressure and ability to maintain confidentially. 

·       Train other staff and external clients, as necessary.

·       Agile and flexible, capable of dealing with ambiguity, and confronting challenges and opportunities with speed, endurance, and decisiveness.

·       Manage a team of consultants and managers on various projects.


Technical Qualifications / Certifications:

·       Bachelor’s degree in business, computer science, information systems, engineering, or a related discipline.

·       Strong knowledge in national and global industry practices and regulations in Cybersecurity and Data Privacy, including NIST CSF, CIS, PCI DSS, HIPAA, ISO27001, CMMC, FedRAMP, SOX, GDPR, CCPA, etc.

·       Industry certifications would be preferred but not required: CISSP, CISM, etc.