PwC Governance Risk and Compliance Manager in Chicago, Illinois

A career in our Risk Management and Compliance Solutions Technology practice, within Internal Audit services, will provide you with an opportunity to gain an understanding of an organisation’s objectives, regulatory and risk management environment, and the diverse needs of their critical stakeholders. We focus on helping organisations look deeper and see further considering areas like culture and behaviours to help improve and embed controls. In short, we seek to address the right risks and ultimately add value to their organisation.

Our team helps business leaders drive effective governance, risk and compliance programmes through our controls testing and monitoring solutions. As a part of the team, you’ll help combine advance data analysis and leading technology tools to offer our clients a sustainable yet high quality and efficient approach to managing their compliance.

Responsibilities

As a Manager, 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 in the management of a portfolio of clients, while reporting to Senior Managers and above

  • Be involved in the financial management of clients

  • Be actively involved in business development activities to help identify and research opportunities on new/existing clients

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

  • Develop strategies to solve complex technical challenges

  • Assist in the management and delivering of large projects

  • Train, coach, and supervise staff

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

  • Continue to develop 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 :

4 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates extensive knowledge and/or a proven record of success managing projects that leverage information technology, data analytics, or one or more GRC Technology platforms to integrate several initiatives and/or solutions to drive efficiencies and reduce redundancies supporting internal audit, compliance and risk management programs/initiative including the following areas:

  • Utilizing financial, operational, and technology processes and/or controls related to internal audits or other risk and compliance monitoring and testing programs; - Identifying key risks and controls, developing and reviewing audit or testing programs, identifying and reporting issues, advising clients in remediation activities and controls optimization;

  • Developing and executing IT risk assessments, IT audit standards and frameworks (e.g. COBIT, ISO 17799, ISO/IEC 27002, ITIL etc), data security and privacy regulations (e.g. PCI, CPNI, HIPAA), extranet and third party connections, infrastructure and related technologies, SAP, ORACLE and MS SQL databases, Windows and UNIX/LINUX platforms, voice and data networks, web applications, ecommerce, and wireless and/or mobile technology devices;

  • Utilizing information management concepts, data analysis around business requirements, data modeling, data quality and validation, data visualization approaches and tools (e.g. Tableau, Spotfire, Qlikview, Cognos, SAP Business Objects, Microstrategy, etc.);

  • Utilizing one or more GRC technology platforms functionally or technically-i.e. Archer, BWise, MetricStream-in conjunction with one or more compliance (e.g. SOX, HIPAA, DCAA, PCI) and/or risk (e.g. Enterprise, Operational) initiatives;

  • Understanding of the systems implementation lifecycle and the configuring and optimizing of business processes leveraging technology; and,

  • Adapting templates to meet the client's needs and/or required templates, identifying what portions of preexisting materials are applicable and what needs to be tailored.

Demonstrates extensive abilities and/or a proven record of success managing engagements that involve identifying key internal audit, risk and/or compliance initiatives that can be improved through use of technology, either through integration into a current tool, redefining a current tool or through use of a new platform including the following areas:

  • Defining resource requirements, project workflow, budgets, billing and collection;

  • Collaborating directly with systems integrators developing business requirements and designs during the course of the implementation;

  • Facilitating staff as they perform requirements gathering, design workshops, UAT, training and potential for optimization as well as implementation and/or configuration of GRC technology applications;

  • Describing the benefits of GRC technology to a client and identifying areas in which that client would benefit from GRC technology;

  • Creating a positive environment, monitoring workloads of the team while meeting client expectations and respecting the work-life quality of team members, leveraging diverse views and encouraging improvement and innovation, providing candid and meaningful feedback in a timely manner and keeping leadership informed of progress; and,

  • Developing and sustaining meaningful client relationships, understanding a client's business and technology in order to identify, pursue, and ultimately obtain additional consulting opportunities.

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.

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.