PwC Digital Risk Solutions - Transformation Experienced Associate in Chicago, Illinois

A career in our Project Assurance Risk Assurance practice, within Information Technology Risk Assurance services, will allow you to develop and apply strategies that help clients leverage enterprise technologies so they can get a higher return on their investment, mitigate risks, streamline processes, and find operational inefficiencies. We assist clients in understanding and challenging their current risk profiles and develop strategies to build digital confidence by embracing opportunities to stay competitive through building trust and resilience into their technology systems. We cover a wide range of disciplines, including risk evaluation, operational and strategic Information Technology processes, project governance, application implementation, data integrity, cyber security, and accounting/audit.

To gain a competitive edge, organisations are undertaking an unprecedented amount of change around their technology but they’re not without risks. Our team helps our clients manage these risks to avoid adverse operational consequences by putting in structures to mitigate deviations, portfolio optimisation and project management, and aligning the project with the business.

Responsibilities

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

Job Requirements and Preferences :

Basic Qualifications :

Minimum Degree Required :

Bachelor Degree

Required Fields of Study :

Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems, Management Information Systems & Accounting, Computer and Information Science, Computer and Information Science & Accounting, Mathematical Statistics, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Economics and Finance, Economics and Finance & Technology, Business Administration/Management, Engineering

Minimum Years of Experience :

1 year(s) of Consulting, Risk, or IT Audit experience.

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Master Degree

Preferred Fields of Study :

Accounting, Finance, Management Information Systems, Management Information Systems & Accounting, Computer and Information Science, Computer and Information Science & Accounting, Mathematical Statistics, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Economics and Finance, Economics and Finance & Technology, Business Administration/Management, Engineering

Additional Educational Preferences :

Other business or technology related fields of study may be considered

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates some knowledge and/or a proven record of success providing consultancy or assurance services for developing project risk management strategies including the following areas:

  • Conducting portfolio and project-related assessments and recommending solutions to improve management and drive successful outcomes;

  • Understanding of the common business and technology issues facing clients who provide products and services in several service sectors: Insurance, Banking, Investments, Manufacturing, Retail, Technology, Media and Entertainment, Utilities, Energy, etc.;

  • Understanding of project delivery methodologies as well as an awareness of trends and risks of emerging technologies; and, - Understanding of technology risk and controls principles.

Demonstrates some abilities and/or a proven record of success delivering consulting services and working seamlessly in a virtual environment to complete projects with team members based in various locations, domestically and globally, including the following areas:

  • Conducting program and project risk or control assessments utilizing leading frameworks and techniques;

  • Identifying and addressing client needs, including developing and sustaining meaningful client relationships and understand the client's business;

  • Leveraging project leadership and project management skills in relation to our client engagements, including developing project plans, budgets, and deliverables schedules;

  • Utilizing creative thinking, individual initiative, and flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks;

  • Researching and analyzing pertinent client, industry, and technical matters;

  • Communicating clearly in a client environment, including report-writing, presenting, building rapport, and interviewing;

  • Approaching clients and team members in an organized and knowledgeable manner and to deliver clear requests for information; and,

  • Utilizing negotiation and persuasion skills used 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. 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.

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.