PwC OFRO Internal Audit SOC Senior Associate in Albany, New York
Specialty/Competency: IFS - Risk & Quality (R&Q)
Industry/Sector: Not Applicable
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 20%
A career in PwC's One Firm Risk Organization (OFRO) provides the opportunity to develop, interpret, inform and monitor areas of risk management which includes: internal and external risk management policies, contracting, independence, quality, compliance and related technology. OFRO supports PwC's market facing activities by enabling client engagement teams to more effectively assess and manage risks in order to facilitate the profitable delivery of our products and services.
Our Internal Audit team provides independent and objective assurance and consulting services to PwC Leadership. Internal Audit's philosophy is to engage early to minimize risk and improve operations by following a systematic approach for evaluating and improving risk management and control processes. Our team works on complex audits related to the firm's strategic risks, provides support to PwC Global internal audits and may serve in a direct assistance capacity for third party attestation reports.
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.
The PwC Internal Audit (IA) team is responsible for providing independent, objective assurance and consulting services designed to add value, minimize risk and improve operations. IA assists the Firm in accomplishing its strategic objectives by bringing a systematic and disciplined approach to the evaluation and improvement of processes focused on internal operations and risk management, financial controls and compliance, information systems, and governance processes.
Job Requirements and Preferences :
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum Degree Required :
High School Diploma
Minimum Years of Experience :
Preferred Qualifications :
Degree Preferred :
Preferred Fields of Study :
Accounting, Computer and Information Science & Accounting
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:
Driving security and controls for various on-premise and cloud-based technologies;
Understanding control standards, such as Sarbanes Oxley, COSO, COBIT, and control testing strategies;
Understanding of public accounting practices and internal audit processes, including, technology and tools for planning testing and reporting;
Crafting Service Organization Control (SOC) and/or ISO 27001 reporting;
Managing information technology general controls concepts in the areas of system development, change management, computer operations and access to programs and data;
Identifying and assessing business process controls and linkage to IT systems;
Driving IT security fundamentals across multiple domains including security management, security architecture, access control, application development, operations security, physical security, cryptography, telecommunications and networking, business continuity planning, investigations and ethics;
Executing a detailed audit work plan for the IT audit component of the IA team;
Performing IT security assessment processes, including audit and organizational policy and standards review;
Performing testing activities for compliance and third-party attestation projects, such as SOC, ISO, Hitrust;
Drafting audit reports;
Delivering regular status reports to IA management;
Participating in training to further enhance IA knowledge and maintain any CPE requirements;
Applying internal control principles and business/technical knowledge, including Application Controls and IT General Controls, and financial reporting concepts; and,
Applying professional skepticism skills.
At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more: https://pwc.to/ways-we-work.
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: https://pwc.to/H-1B-Lottery-Policy.
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.
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.
For positions in Colorado, visit the following link for information related to Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act: https://pwc.to/coloradoifsseniorassociate.