PwC IFS Internal Audit Senior Associate in Tampa, Florida
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As part of Internal Firm Services, you're serving an organization on par with many of our external clients. Our Internal Firm Services team consists of first-rate marketers, human resource professionals, computer technologists, knowledge managers, accountants, financial planners, administrators and leaders. Internal Firm Services staff are the people who make it work for the people who make it work for our clients.
PwC's US Finance organization is a strategic business advisor responsible for managing the firm's financial risk, including: financial planning and reporting, data analysis, and assisting leadership with strategic and tactical matters. Services include: budget management, cost benefit analysis, forecasting needs, data and analytics, shared services and financing. Finance works daily with US Leadership, engagement partners and managers on managing the profitability of engagements.
Finance has assisted other PwC Network firms regionalize their financial operations. Finance also analyzes potential acquisitions, assisting with the integration (including system needs) and educating partners/managers on how to navigate our various financial systems.
The Reporting and Compliance team includes Budgeting and Management Reporting, External Reporting, Compliance and Controls, and Reporting Services.
The Internal Audit team is responsible for providing independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value, minimize risk and improve operations.
This requires an extensive understanding of risk methodologies (including enterprise risk management), auditing methodologies and control processes. As part of the Internal Audit team, the Internal Audit Operations group will work to improve the quality and effectiveness of the internal audit process through the development and execution of internal audit methodologies.
Minimum Years of Experience: 2
Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
Certification(s) Preferred: CPA and/or CIA
Some knowledge of financial and operational internal control methodologies and terminologies (e.g. COSO); process and control industry standards; risk management practices and techniques; and corporate governance and Sarbanes-Oxley regulations and requirements.
Understanding of public accounting practices and procedures and internal audit process, technology and tools for planning, design, performance, testing and reporting.
Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).
Demonstrated ability to:
Execute detailed audit work plan for the operational audit component of the IA team
Assist with follow-up activities for operational audits.
Interact and coordinate with the firm's organizational units that are subject to audit, risk assessment and SOX 404 ICFR testing
Perform testing activities for SOX 404 internal controls over financial reporting (ICFR) related to business cycle transactional controls and Entity Level Controls.
Develop high quality deliverables in connection with the execution of the audit plan and other projects
regular status reports to IA management.
Participate in training to further enhance IA knowledge and maintain any CPE requirements.
Participate in compliance related activities.
Proficient in designing controls.
Prior Public accounting experience.
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.