PwC Seasonal Risk Assurance Senior Associate (Chicago) in Chicago, Illinois
A career in our Flexibility Talent Network practice will focus on directly supporting our client engagement teams by attracting qualified candidates for short term or defined period opportunities. This unique career option provides an alternative to year round employment for people who are looking to pursue meaningful experiences or responsibilities outside their time with PwC.
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
The Internal Audit (IA) Services practice comprises a global network of professionals who provide a full range of services which include outsourcing and co-sourcing and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance services. We also provide IA Performance Improvement services including External Quality Assessments and strategic assessments designed to help IA realize its full strategic potential. All of these services encompass PwC's strong industry sector experience and knowledge.
Job Requirements and Preferences :
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum Degree Required :
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, Accounting & Technology, Mathematics
Minimum Years of Experience :
Preferred Qualifications :
Certification(s) Preferred :
CPA License, CISA or CIA
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success in completing aspects of the Internal Audit process, control evaluation and testing methodologies, and other Financial and Operational Internal Control methodologies and terminology (e.g. COSO).
Demonstrates 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.
Demonstrates thorough knowledge and/or a proven record of success directing company- or firm-wide functions within, the following areas as it applies to the planning, executing, reporting financial, operational and compliance related audits/projects to facilitate complex financial, operational and compliance related engagements:
Corporate Governance and Sarbanes Oxley Act's regulations and requirements, including compliance readiness programs;
Generally Accepted Accounting Principles;
Financial and operational fraud risk management;
Antifraud internal controls;
IT general and process controls, including Data Privacy and IT security;
Anti-corruption and anti-bribery; and,
Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:
Leading teams, emphasizing the supervising of staff by creating a positive working environment through the building of solid relationships with team members, the monitoring of workloads of all team members, adjustment and redistribution of assignments accordingly to promote work/life quality, taking into account team members' capabilities and needs and meeting of client expectations, encouragement of team dialogue, providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner, keeping team members and leadership informed on progress and issues;
Using available technical resources and tools to research and expand one's sphere of knowledge to enhance work product, significantly contribute to business development efforts and remaining up to date on client and firm hot topics while sharing the knowledge amongst the team where applicable;
Collaborating directly with clients, identifying and addressing client needs through building solid relationships with clients, understanding the client's business, communicating a broad range of Firm services to the client in an organized and knowledgeable manner and actively participating in client discussions and meetings;
Managing day-to-day engagement operations, including preparing concise, accurate documents and balancing project economics management with the occurrence of unanticipated issues;
Demonstrating flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks and communicating potential conflicts to leadership;
Evaluating internal controls design, identifying key risks and controls, developing and/or reviewing audit programs, benchmarking financial and operational processes and controls as well as performing controls optimization; and,
Creating high quality deliverables using appropriate business and technical language, especially developing and reviewing audit programs or testing steps, adapting an audit program to suit a client's specific environment, and/or designing controls evaluation and testing work plans.
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.