PwC Internal Audit Compliance and Risk Management Senior Associate in Chicago, Illinois

A career in our Risk Management and Compliance Solutions 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 organisations anticipate risks that can threaten their strategic growth. You’ll help organisations with improving the quality of their internal controls, enhancing reliability of information through objective testing, and increasing business alignment and cost reductions through risk and compliance efforts.

Responsibilities

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

  • Train and lead staff

  • Establish effective working relationships directly with clients

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

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

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

  • 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, Economics, Economics and Finance, Economics and Finance & Technology, Business Administration/Management, Engineering, Mathematics

Minimum Years of Experience :

3 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success in roles involving compliance, risk management and internal control testing programs, including the following areas:

  • Internal controls and testing experience;

  • Corporate risk assessment and compliance practices; and,

  • Sector-based regulatory requirements and/or IT-related control standards.

Demonstrates thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success in prior roles directly involving consulting, risk management or internal audit.

Demonstrates a thorough level of abilities with, and/or a proven record of success as both an individual contributor and team member, identifying and addressing client needs on client engagements and/or internal projects related to risk management, compliance and/or control testing programs, including the following areas: - Utilizing consistent creative problem-solving abilities and consultancy mindset while working on and researching problems/issues and developing effective solutions for clients' controls or corporate risk management and/or compliance monitoring and testing activities;

  • Maintaining relationships and building credibility with key client contacts, companies, and a network of professional organizations/affiliations within risk, controls and compliance;

  • Conducting analyses that leverage creative and critical thinking and problem solving; advising on and deriving solutions through utilization of information systems, DBs, Excel and other tools;

  • Delivering clear requests for information and demonstrating organization and discipline in prioritizing and completing tasks;

  • Writing, communicating, facilitating, and presenting cogently to and/or for all levels of industry audiences, clients and internal staff and management; and,

  • Demonstrating flexibility and desire to travel, as client assignments require.

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.

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