Risk Assurance Manager - Acceleration Center (Virtual/Tampa)

Pwc Greensboro , NC 27395

Posted 1 month ago

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. You'll 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 Manager, 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:

  • Pursue opportunities to develop existing and new skills outside of comfort zone.

  • Act to resolve issues which prevent effective team working, even during times of change and uncertainty.

  • Coach others and encourage them to take ownership of their development.

  • Analyse complex ideas or proposals and build a range of meaningful recommendations.

  • Use multiple sources of information including broader stakeholder views to develop solutions and recommendations.

  • Address sub-standard work or work that does not meet firm's/client's expectations.

  • Develop a perspective on key global trends, including globalisation, and how they impact the firm and our clients.

  • Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.

  • Focus on building trusted relationships.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:

Bachelor Degree

Required Fields of Study:

Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems, Management Information Systems & Accounting, Computer and Information Science, Computer and Information Science & Accounting, Economics, Economics and Finance, Economics and Finance & Technology, Engineering, Accounting & Technology, Business Administration/Management, Mathematics

Minimum Years of Experience:

5 year(s) with IT controls auditing, consulting and/or implementing IT controls solutions

Certification(s) Required:

CPA, CIA or CISA

Preferred Qualifications:

Degree Preferred:

Master Degree

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates extensive 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 managing 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 core risks, processes and internal controls related to financial reporting and non-financial reporting, both manual and IT;

  • Understanding COSO Framework, CoBIT, ITIL and/or other leading business and IT control frameworks;

  • Understanding key internal operational processes of a professional services firm, e.g., engagement economics, performance appraisals, time reporting, personal independence and compliance requirements;

  • Leading IT related controls assurance or controls readiness projects associated with external audits, internal audits, and service organization controls reports, e.g., SSAE 16;

  • Identifying key risks and controls, recommending improved controls, performing controls readiness projects and identifying and assessing configuration of controls in financial reporting related business processes as well as in IT infrastructures, security, change management, operations and program development;

  • Managing and coaching staff as they perform assessments to evaluate controls, security, SOD, and execute audit procedures;

  • Demonstrating extensive project management skills related to IT audit projects, including developing project plans, budgets, and deliverables schedules;

  • Leading teams to generate a strategic vision, establishing direction, motivating team members,creating an atmosphere of trust, leveraging diverse views, coaching staff, and encouraging candid, meaningful/timely feedback to promote improvement;

  • Managing resource requirements, project economics, and anticipating issues;

  • Demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks, and communicating potential conflicts to leadership;

  • Directing the creation of high-quality client deliverables; and,

  • Demonstrating a proven record of management within a professional services firm or large enterprise as an auditor or internal controls specialist.

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.

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