PwC Internal Audit Associate - Finance 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 Internal Audit team (IA team) is responsible for providing independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value, minimize risk and improve operations.
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: 1
Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
Certification(s) Preferred: CPA 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.
Familiar with public accounting practices and procedures and internal audit process, technology and tools for planning, design, performance, testing and reporting.
Understands Generally Accepted Accounting Principles ("GAAP") and International Financial Reporting Standards ("IFRS").
Demonstrated ability to:
Support team members in execution of audit work plans for the operational audit component
Independently complete any phase of an audit including planning, fieldwork, analysis of testing, communication of results and reporting to both Internal Audit leadership and the auditee.
Perform testing activities for SOX 404 internal controls over financial reporting (ICFR) related to business cycle transactional controls and Entity Level Controls.
Articulate results of audit findings to auditees
Perform follow-up activities for operational audits
Prepare regular status reports for Internal Audit management
Participate in training to further enhance Internal Audit knowledge and maintain any CPE requirements
Perform other ad hoc projects, as assigned
Prior experience in designing and evaluating controls.