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PwC ASR Digital Risk Solutions Associate - S/F 2019 in Charlotte, North Carolina

ASR Digital Risk Solutions Associate - S/F 2019Associate 52374WD

Job Family Group

Risk Assurance Compliance and Analytics

Job Summary & Description

A career in our Analytics Data Assurance practice, within Risk Assurance Compliance and Analytics services, will provide you with the opportunity to assist clients in developing analytics and technology solutions that help them detect, monitor, and predict risk. Using advanced technology, we’re able to focus on establishing the right controls, processes and structures for our clients to ensure that decisions are based on accurate information and assure that information provided to third parties is accurate, complete, and can be trusted.

Our team helps business leaders navigate evolving risks by staying ahead of uncertainty by developing smart infrastructure and harnessing data through analytics. As a part of the team, you’ll help us develop cost effective technology solutions that focus on delivering relevant, actionable intelligence that executives need to understand operations and manage critical risks.


As an Associate, you’ll work as part of a team of problem solvers with extensive consulting and industry experience, helping our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy to execution. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Proactively assist the team in various aspects of the project

  • Prepare deliverables

  • Contribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumen

  • Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues

  • Ensure you are adhering to compliance matters

  • Work on developing internal relationships and your PwC brand

Our Associate’s role in PwC's Risk Assurance services provided to clients is to:

  • Participate in all phases of a financial statement audit and audit of internal controls;

  • Participate in a wide range of projects; consistently demonstrating creative thinking and individual initiative;

  • Demonstrate teamwork dynamics through working as a team member;

  • Identify and address client needs; and,

  • Demonstrate flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks while exercising professional skepticism.

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Required Fields of Study :

Accounting, Management Information Systems, Management Information Systems & Accounting, Mathematical Statistics, Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering

Minimum Years of Experience :

0 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Master Degree

Additional Educational Preferences :

Preferred cumulative GPA: 3.3

Preferred Major GPA: 3.3

Client Service associate positions at entry-level and job seekers are typically in the final academics year of completing their educational requirements or have graduated.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates some knowledge and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

  • Working as a team member by understanding personal/team roles, contributing to a positive working environment by building relationships with a team as well as clients, and proactively seeking guidance and feedback;

  • Leveraging the ability to learn about information management, data quality, data governance and project management, technical accounting, how to analyze data using accounting principles and accounting applications, and new technology such as: SQL programming; data manipulation and analysis technologies (e.g. Microsoft SQL Server, ACL, Access/Excel, Visual Basic, R, Python) and Visualization tools (e.g. Spotfire, Qlikview, and Tableau);

  • Leveraging the ability to learn how to design, evaluate and implement data models using data mining techniques; understand business intelligence and relational database concepts; understand big data objectives, concepts and technologies such as Hadoop;

  • Understanding the core client business and IT processes including the review of process and technical documentation and hands-on system investigation and testing;

  • Assisting in the creation of various client deliverables including control documentation and test scripts, status and observation reporting and dashboards; and,

  • Understanding of end-to-end processes, documenting business requirements, creating design documentation and process flows to assist the team in implementing technology to meet client needs.

Demonstrates some abilities and/or a proven record of success exhibiting general awareness about global issues (such as economics, technology, culture, business or regulatory environment) to identify and address client needs, including in the following areas:

  • Utilizing critical thinking that breaks down complex problems, understands root causes, and proposes viable solutions while maintaining quality;

  • Identifying and incorporating new tools and creative techniques in data analysis using tools such as R, Python, SAS, SPSS, SQL, Stata and building data visualization dashboards (e.g. Tableau, Spotfire, Qlikview);

  • Possessing interest and knowledge of descriptive analytics, predictive analytics, machine learning principles;

  • Preparing memoranda and/or reports that communicate research and recommendations concisely and effectively with an orientation toward business communication and grammar;

  • Exhibiting flexibility and desire to travel, as client assignments require;

  • Demonstrating curiosity to independently learn new processes and technologies, in particular, ERP and GRC solutions and security and controls implementations;

  • Understanding various facets of business and/or IT processes, concepts of enterprise risk, internal controls and ERPs, corporate compliance and regulatory mandates, technical aspects of information systems, financial reporting concepts, and systems development methodology; and,

  • Demonstrating critical thinking skills that assist our teams, by understanding technology solutions and end to end processes, which help solve client problems.


Line of Service Assurance

Expected Travel Requirements Up to 40%

Worker Sub-Type Regular

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship Yes

Time Type Full-time

Start Date Range July August September October

Start Year 2019

Job Posting Location(s) US-Various Cities CT-Hartford NC-Charlotte

PwC is an equal opportunity employer

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.