PwC Adv Risk Compliance Analytics - Products & Services Manager in Boston, Massachusetts
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What will you do if you work in Assurance at PwC?
You'll ask questions and test assumptions. You'll help determine if companies are reporting information that investors and others can rely on. You'll help businesses solve complex issues faced by management and boards. You'll serve the public interest and the capital markets by conducting quality audits. Visit http://pwc.to/pwcassurance for more information on PwC's Assurance practice.
The world is quickly changing, that's why PwC is quickly adapting. We're capitalizing on trends that will impact corporate reporting.
Our focus is on globalization, technology, sustainability and environmental reporting, population shifts and regulation. We combine skills and experience to help our clients address their challenges.
Boards of Directors and executive management recognize the ever increasing importance of effective risk management efforts in meeting their organization's strategic objectives.
PwC's Risk Assurance practice has developed a holistic approach to risk that protects businesses, facilitates strategic decision making and enhances efficiency. Our holistic approach is complimented by the extensive risk and controls technical knowledge and sector-specific experience our Risk Assurance professionals possess.
The end result is a risk solution that is tailored to meet the unique needs of a company.
Areas where our Risk Assurance practice can bring value to an organization include:
Leveraging industry and technical expertise to assist management to address more effectively risks associated with their business
Assisting management in the assessment of project risks and controls
Enhancing internal audit functions to further align to company strategy and risk
Reducing company costs through strategic internal audit outsourcing and co-sourcing solutions
Increasing value and reducing costs of compliance-related activities
Identifying opportunities for companies to effectively mitigate risk and improve business performance
Applying the concepts of Enterprise Risk Management to help companies identify, assess, mitigate and proactively consider emerging risks
The volume of data that our clients create, consume, and store has grown at an unprecedented rate. Analytics are actively informing Board level discussions and our clients are expected to leverage data they have access to, including internal, external, structured and unstructured data sources. As a result, there has been an increased demand from the market to better understand and draw meaningful insights from their growing volumes of underlying data.
The Risk Assurance Advanced Risk and Compliance Analytics (ARCA) practice helps our clients maximize the value of their digital assets by transforming data to actionable intelligence to identify, monitor, and predict areas of risk. We drive insights through the application of Data Science principles, complex internal and external data assets leveraging tools, and statistical/mathematical models and business knowledge. Our solutions are designed to help clients across all industries for both the audit and non-audit channels.
For our audit clients, we deliver data-driven risk assessments, targeted analytics, continuous monitoring and automation of audit processes. For non-audit clients, we leverage advanced technologies to design, implement, optimize, and validate analytical models.
Our core solution offerings include:
Strategic Risk and Trust-based Solutions: we help companies manage risk by offering analytics driven surveillance into complex, high-pressure areas (e.g. cyber/data privacy, supply chain risk analysis);
Internal Audit, Compliance & Risk Monitoring Analytics:
we assist leading Internal Audit functions by offering a holistic approach to data analytics, advising and helping clients develop relevant and sustainable audit capabilities;
Accounting and Finance Change and Analytics Solutions: through advanced technology and data analytics, we assist our clients in the implementation of new accounting standards and solve large scale data driven issues rooted in accounting and finance (e.g. reporting disconnect, accounts out of balance, complex data reconciliation); and,
Audit Modernization: we embed data and technology in our audits to enhance audit quality and enable our engagement teams to provide greater insight to our clients.
The ARCA team plays a role in delivering these solutions nationally across PwC.
Minimum Year(s) of Experience: 5 of consulting, data analysis, compliance, internal audit or risk experience or military/intelligence community leadership experience.
Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Management Information Systems, Statistics, Mathematics, Regulatory Compliance, Mathematics and/or Engineering.
Degree Preferred: MBA
Demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or a proven record of success as a team leader in the following areas:
Operating in a professional services firm or large enterprise as a consultant, auditor or business process specialist; or the equivalent of industry or military/intelligence community experience;
Identifying and obtaining new service opportunities and taking the opportunities through the sales cycle, including the following:
defining resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, and billing and collection;
Identifying and addressing client needs, including developing and sustaining client relationships;
Leading of teams to generate a vision, establish direction and motivate members, create an atmosphere of trust, leverage diverse views, coach staff, and encourage improvement and innovation;
Performing on project teams and providing deliverables involving multiphase data analysis related to the evaluation of compliance and risk issues;
Identifying risk requirements and data sources, as well as understanding how to create decision-oriented deliverables;
Evaluating business processes, compliance and risk, the leadership to exercise oversight over projects involving database concepts, including building relationships between data sources and tables, grouping data, and producing cohesive analyses;
Leveraging data manipulation and analysis technologies inclusive of Microsoft SQL Server, SQL, Oracle, and/or DB2;
Understanding of IT architecture and solution development through the use of R, Python, Java, C# or other programming languages; and,
Understanding of compliance systems and technology such as Spotfire, Tableau, Microsoft BI, and Qlikview.
Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success as a team leader in the following areas:
Creating a positive environment by monitoring workloads of the team and respecting the work-life quality of team members, providing feedback in a timely manner, and keeping leadership informed of progress and issues;
Working seamlessly in a virtual environment to complete projects with team members based in various locations, domestically and globally;
Identifying and addressing client needs, including developing and sustaining meaningful client relationships and understanding the client's business;
-Utilizing project management skills in relation to data management projects, including developing project plans, budgets, and deliverables schedules;
Thinking creatively and using individual initiative, and flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks;
Researching and analyzing pertinent client, industry, and technical matters;
Approaching clients and team members in an organized and knowledgeable manner and delivering clear requests for information; and,
Utilizing negotiation and persuasion skills to sell potential opportunities, including a proven track record with identifying and converting potential engagement opportunities and developing market presence
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.