PwC Internal Controls Senior Associate in Charlotte, North Carolina
Specialty/Competency: Business Controls
Industry/Sector: Not Applicable
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 20%
A career in our Advisory Acceleration Centre is the natural extension of PwC’s leading class global delivery capabilities. We provide premium, cost effective, high quality services that support process quality and delivery capability in support for client engagements.
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 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, coaching them to deliver results.
Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.
Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.
Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.
Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.
Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.
Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.
Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
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Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success providing services related to controls around financial reporting, compliance and operational processes, including business process and information technology (IT) management controls, which includes a proven record of success with facilitating and completing deliverables involving the following:
Understanding financial reporting and IT risks, processes and controls;
Understanding current and emerging technologies which may include: Oracle, SAP, Oracle Database, web development tools, virtualization, UNIX, Linux, and security technologies;
Understanding COSO Framework, CoBIT and/or other leading business and IT control frameworks;
Understanding key domains of IT general controls (ITGC), including change management, access to programs and data, computer operations and systems development;
Identifying key risks and controls, knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) readiness, controls optimization, including the configuration of controls around security, business process and within IT environments;
Leading the adaption a work program and practice aid, as well as perform assessments, using PwC's proprietary or other relevant tools to evaluate controls, security, SOD, and potential for optimization;
Demonstrating thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success in the understanding of current issues key executives contemplate, in a variety of industries, and how Internal Audit can play a role within the organization to address the risks;
Understanding financial and operational fraud risk management;
Understanding Anti Fraud internal controls;
Understanding IT general and process controls, including Data Privacy and IT security;
Understanding anti-corruption and anti-bribery;
Understanding Auditor Independence;
Leading teams, creating a positive working environment through the building of relationships with team members, monitoring workloads of team members, and adjustment and redistribution of assignments accordingly to promote work/life quality;
Meeting client expectations, encouragement of team dialogue, providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner, and keeping team members and leadership informed on progress and issues;
Exhibiting project management skills, including developing project plans, budgets, and deliverables schedules;
Managing day-to-day engagement operations, including preparing concise, accurate documents and balancing project economics management with the occurrence of unanticipated issues; and,
Demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks and communicating potential conflicts to leadership.
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.
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