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Digital Assurance & Transparency - Acceleration Center-Sr. Assoc.

Company: Pwc
Location: Charleston
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

A career within the Acceleration Center Risk Assurance services, will enable you to assist clients in optimising control activities, organisational strategy, and policies and procedures. Youll conduct transaction testing, perform readiness assessments, and leverage various technical Information Technology controls (e.g. databases, operating systems, data warehouses, and reporting tools) in order to help our clients achieve optimal operational efficiency.To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be an authentic and inclusive leader, at all grades/levels and in all lines of service. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities and coach to help deliver results.
  • Develop new ideas and propose innovative solutions to problems.
  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from from current trends in business area.
  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
  • Share relevant thought leadership.
  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing others.
  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality, diverse relationships.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.Job Requirements and Preferences:Basic Qualifications:Minimum Degree Required:
    Bachelor DegreeRequired Fields of Study:
    Accounting, Mathematics, Finance, Management Information Systems, Management Information Systems & Accounting, Computer and Information Science, Computer and Information Science & Accounting, Economics and Finance, Economics and Finance & Technology, Economics, Business Administration/Management, Engineering, Accounting & TechnologyMinimum Years of Experience:
    2 year(s) with IT auditing, consulting and/or implementing experienceCertification(s) Required:Before starting with PwC full-time, must meet all educational requirements to be eligible for the primary credential license appropriate for relevant practice area, such as having 150 credit hours for the CPA license in the state in which your office will be located or the educational requirements to license for the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) or Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) license.Preferred Qualifications:Degree Preferred:
    Master DegreeCertification(s) Preferred:CPA License or CISAPreferred Knowledge/Skills:Demonstrates thorough knowledge of providing services related to controls around financial reporting, compliance and operational processes, including business process and information technology (IT) management controls, which includes a proven record of success with facilitating and completing deliverables involving the following:
    • Understanding financial reporting and IT risks, processes and controls;
    • Understanding current and emerging technologies which may include: Oracle, SAP, Oracle Database, web development tools, virtualization, UNIX, Linux, and security technologies;
    • Understanding COSO Framework, CoBIT and/or other leading business and IT control frameworks;
    • Understanding key domains of IT general controls (ITGC), including change management, access to programs and data, computer operations and systems development;
    • Identifying key risks and controls, knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) readiness, controls optimization, including the configuration of controls around security, business process and within IT environments;
    • Leading the adaption a work program and practice aid, as well as perform assessments, using PwC's proprietary or other relevant tools to evaluate controls, security, SOD, and potential for optimization;
    • Demonstrating thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success in the understanding of current issues key executives contemplate, in a variety of industries, and how Internal Audit can play a role within the organization to address the risks;
    • Understanding financial and operational fraud risk management;
    • Understanding Anti Fraud internal controls;
    • Understanding IT general and process controls, including Data Privacy and IT security;
    • Understanding anti-corruption and anti-bribery;
    • Understanding Auditor Independence;
    • Leading teams, creating a positive working environment through the building of relationships with team members, monitoring workloads of team members, and adjustment and redistribution of assignments accordingly to promote work/life quality;
    • Meeting client expectations, encouragement of team dialogue, providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner, and keeping team members and leadership informed on progress and issues;
    • Exhibiting project management skills, including developing project plans, budgets, and deliverables schedules;
    • Managing day-to-day engagement operations, including preparing concise, accurate documents and balancing project economics management with the occurrence of unanticipated issues; and,
    • Demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks and communicating potential conflicts to leadership.
      For positions in Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: .
      All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment at PwC without regard to race; creed; color; religion; national origin; sex; age; disability; sexual orientation; gender identity or expression; genetic predisposition or carrier status; veteran, marital, or citizenship status; or any other status protected by law. PwC is proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.
      PwC does not intend to hire experienced or entry level job seekers who will need, now or in the future, PwC sponsorship through the H-1B lottery, except as set forth within the following policy:

      For positions based in San Francisco, consideration of qualified candidates with arrest and conviction records will be in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. 247932
      Please note that, at this time, to be in-person at a PwC office, client location or PwC-sponsored events, you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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