PwC Risk & Regulatory IT Controls- Manager in Albany, New York
Specialty/Competency: Business Controls
Industry/Sector: Not Applicable
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 40%
A career within Process 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 a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. 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:
Develop new skills outside of comfort zone.
Act to resolve issues which prevent the team working effectively.
Coach others, recognise their strengths, and encourage them to take ownership of their personal 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.
Use data and insights to inform conclusions and support decision-making.
Develop a point of view on key global trends, and how they impact clients.
Manage a variety of viewpoints to build consensus and create positive outcomes for all parties.
Simplify complex messages, highlighting and summarising key points.
Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
Job Requirements and Preferences :
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum Degree Required :
Required Fields of Study :
Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems, Management Information Systems & Accounting, Computer and Information Science, Computer and Information Science & Accounting, Business Administration/Management
Minimum Years of Experience :
Preferred Qualifications :
Certification(s) Preferred :
CIA, CPA or CISA
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates extensive knowledge of providing services related to process and controls, risk assessment and controls testing methodologies across the 3 lines of defense, including IT management controls, IT general controls, IT dependencies, cyber-related risks and controls, which includes a proven record of success with facilitating and completing deliverables involving the following:
Key domains of IT general controls, including data privacy and IT security, including change management, access to programs and data, computer operations, and systems development;
Key components of IT dependencies, including segregation of duties, automated controls, key reports and interfaces
Current and emerging technologies which may include: Oracle, SAP, Oracle Database, web development tools, virtualization, UNIX, Linux, SQL, Cloud and security technologies, other automation & analytics;
Corporate Governance and Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) Act's regulations and requirements,
Third Party Risk Management, including evaluation of third-party attestation reports (e.g. SOC 1), mapping to internal controls, and evaluation of complementary user entity controls; and,
ITIL, COSO Framework, CoBIT and/or other leading business and IT control frameworks.
Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success in risks and controls around financial reporting, compliance and operational processes within a professional services firm or large enterprise as a consultant, auditor or IT management controls, which includes a proven record of success with completing deliverables related to the following :
Identifying key risks and controls, controls optimization, including the configuration of controls around, business process and within IT environments;
Applying internal control principles and business/technical knowledge including IT general controls and application controls;
Leading the building and adaption of test programs and practice aids, as well as perform assessments, to evaluate controls, identify control issues and potential for remediation and optimization;
Exhibiting project management skills; including monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations. This includes providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner and keeping leadership informed of progress.
Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a record of success in the following areas:
Using available technical resources and tools to research and expand one's sphere of knowledge;
Collaborating directly with clients, identifying and addressing client needs through building relationships with clients, understanding the client's business;
Managing day-to-day engagement operations, including preparing concise, accurate documents and balancing project economics management with the occurrence of unanticipated issues;
Demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks and communicating potential conflicts to leadership; and,
Creating/reviewing high quality deliverables
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.
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