PwC SAP Risk & Regulatory Sr Associate in Los Angeles, California
Industry/Sector: Not Applicable
Time Type: Full time
Travel Requirements: Up to 20%
A career in our SAP 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.
Implementing a new enterprise resource planning system can be a huge investment for our clients and they don’t always see the results. Our team helps companies get the most of their SAP systems by identifying processes and control weaknesses and recommending improvements in areas including programme governance, design validation, data management, training and testing. You’ll assist on implementing end to end testing for all business critical processes and developing the necessary tools to assist our clients in the successful implementation of their SAP systems across all divisions.
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 a Senior 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:
Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.
Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.
Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.
Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.
Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.
Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.
Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.
Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.
Job Requirements and Preferences :
Basic Qualifications :
Minimum Degree Required :
Minimum Years of Experience :
2 year(s) of SAP controls auditing, consulting and/or implementing.
Preferred Qualifications :
Preferred Fields of Study :
Accounting, Accounting & Finance, Accounting & Technology, Business Administration/Management, Computer and Information Science & Accounting, Computer and Information Science, Finance & Technology, Finance, Economics, Economics and Finance, Economics and Finance & Technology, Management Information Systems
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates knowledge of, and/or success in managerial roles involving, designing, and implementing security and controls as it relates to multiple versions of the SAP application product suite (core financial, supply chain, human capital management, and/or industry specific modules). Emphasis on understanding of the following areas:
Possessing experience with SAP role design across functional and technical (e.g. - BASIS) domain areas;
Leading SAP GRC design, implementation experience including Access Control and Process Control;
Leading Business process risk & control design, implementation across finance, supply chain and human resource business cycles;
Possessing experience identifying key risks and controls, knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley readiness, controls optimization, as well as configuration of controls around security, business process and within the SAP GRC modules;
Possessing experience managing and understanding SDLC for SAP product implementations, and configurations - e.g. security and control, and/or optimizations of business process controls and application security;
Possessing SAP Security, Controls and GRC Access Control experience;
Possessing experience leading end SAP Security implementations and controls integration projects;
Possessing experience leading design, build, test and deploy phases in projects;
Possessing experience in leading/managing teams;
Possessing experience in leading security/GRC design workshops with client stakeholders;
Possessing experience in designing security for HANA, SAP Business Objects, SAP Cloud Analytics;
Possessing experience in configuring and implementing GRC Access Control Modules - ARA, EAM, ARM, BRM; and,
Possessing experience with business process risk & control design.
Demonstrates abilities and success with delivering large engagements that involve performing design of controls, application security, or analytic monitoring emphasizing the following areas:
Leading client projects, understanding a client's business and technology in order to identify, and pursue additional consulting opportunities;
Understanding clients' business, industry and/or technologies and leveraging project management skills including developing project plans, budgets, and deliverables schedules;
Working directly with systems integrators in developing business requirements and business controls in SAP-related and SAP GRC-related implementations;
Promoting and creating a positive environment; and,
Respecting the work-life quality of team members including providing candid, meaningful feedback in a timely manner and keeping leadership informed of progress.
At PwC, our work model includes three ways of working: virtual, in-person, and flex (a hybrid of in-person and virtual). Visit the following link to learn more: https://pwc.to/ways-we-work.
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