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PwC GRC/IRM Technology Solutions Consultant-Exp Associate in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Specialty/Competency: Functional & Industry Apps

Industry/Sector: Not Applicable

Time Type: Full time

Travel Requirements: Up to 40%

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 advanced data analysis and leading technology tools to offer our clients a sustainable yet high quality and efficient approach to managing their compliance. By integrating disconnected risk and compliance programs and unifying fragmented technology solutions, our clients gain an enterprise wide view of risk and are better equipped to respond to regulatory needs while balancing cost-takeout and digital transformation of risk management.

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 an 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:

  • Invite and give in the moment feedback in a constructive manner.

  • Share and collaborate effectively with others.

  • Identify and make suggestions for improvements when problems and/or opportunities arise.

  • Handle, manipulate and analyse data and information responsibly.

  • Follow risk management and compliance procedures.

  • Keep up-to-date with developments in area of specialism.

  • Communicate confidently in a clear, concise and articulate manner - verbally and in the materials I produce.

  • Build and maintain an internal and external network.

  • Seek opportunities to learn about how PwC works as a global network of firms.

  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

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, Psychology

Minimum Years of Experience :

2 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications :

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success in roles performing on GRC and IRM programs. These projects should be targeted to enable multiple business processes and/or source data systems to drive efficiencies and reduce redundancies supporting one or more of the following functions: internal audit, compliance, enterprise risk management, operational risk management, technology risk management, third party risk management, cyber security, business resiliency, incident management, SOX (and/or other compliance frameworks), or other business programs/initiatives. In specific, the following skills are aligned with this position:

  • Risk management, compliance management, and/or enterprise governance as it relates to how technologies can be and are leveraged throughout organizations' internal audit, risk and compliance functions and processes, as well as the associated benefits that can be realized;

  • Integrated risk management (IRM) frameworks, especially as it relates to building a program or capabilities across an enterprise;

  • Experience in designing, reengineering, optimizing, and documenting financial, operational, technology, and business requirements, processes and workflow related to any of the listed GRC functions above through stakeholder interviews, facilitated workshops, and analysis of client process documentation;

  • Experience in creating, drafting, and refining core business foundational elements such as process, risk, and control frameworks related to any/all of the listed GRC functions above through stakeholder interviews, knowledge of industry leading practices and frameworks, facilitated workshops, and analysis of client process documentation;

  • Deep understanding of access control, specifically role based access and inheritance of role and record based permissions:

  • Experience identifying sources of data outside of GRC solutions, and designing integration approaches to share data between client and third party systems;

  • Knowledge of on premise and cloud based application architecture, the differences between them, advantages for each, disadvantages for each, and how each one impacts sustainability, performance, and capacity for the GRC solutions;

  • Experience with implementing GRC technology such as (but not limited to) RSA Archer, MetricStream, or ServiceNow; and,

  • Knowledge of proper technical documentation techniques to capture GRC solution design and configuration to meet client SDLC requirements and satisfy client requirements.

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success with performing on client projects/engagements, including the following areas:

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

  • Creating a positive work environment, monitoring workloads of team members 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.

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