PwC Experienced Associate, Risk Assurance - GRC (Minneapolis) in Minneapolis, Minnesota
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.
As an 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 the team in various aspects of the project
Contribute to the development of your own and team’s technical acumen
Keep up to date with local and national business and economic issues
Ensure you are adhering to compliance matters
Work on developing internal relationships and your PwC brand
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, Mathematical Statistics, Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Economics and Finance, Economics and Finance & Technology, Business Administration/Management, Engineering
Minimum Years of Experience :
Preferred Qualifications :
Preferred Knowledge/Skills :
Demonstrates some knowledge and/or a proven record of success performing on projects involving leveraging 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/initiatives, including the following areas:
Financial, operational, and technology processes and/or controls related to internal audits or other risk and compliance monitoring and testing;
Common technology industry standards/regulations (e.g. ISO 27001/27002, NIST 800 series, COBIT, PCI-DSS, ITIL, HIPAA/HITECH), especially as it relates to building a program and/or managing IT risk assessments and internal IT control testing;
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.);
One or more GRC technology tools in the marketplace (i.e. Archer, BWise, MetricStream) or understanding its landscape;
Risk management, compliance management, and/or overall enterprise governance initiatives companies are involved with today;
Business processes, controls and/or risks, especially how technology can be used to enable more efficient processes-leveraging JAVA or SQL;
Systems implementation lifecycles; and/or,
Performance as a consultant, auditor or business process or internal controls specialist within a professional services firm or large enterprise, including interfacing with clients on governance solutions and leading the planning and execution of projects.
Demonstrates some abilities and/or a proven record of success implementing key internal audit, risk and/or compliance initiatives that can be improved through the use of technology, either through integration into a current tool, redefining a current tool or through use of a new platform, which includes the following areas: - Leveraging know-how of one or more compliance (SOX, HIPAA, DCAA, PCI) and/or risk (Enterprise Risk, Operational Risk) initiatives, especially related GRC technology and/or controls/process optimization;
Collaborating with systems integrators in developing business requirements and designs in technology implementations;
Adapting templates to meet the client's needs and/or required templates, emphasizing identifying what portions of pre-existing materials are applicable and what needs to be tailored;
Utilizing project management skills in relation to risk/compliance projects, including developing project plans, budgets, and deliverable schedules; and,
Identifying and addressing client needs, including developing and sustaining meaningful client relationships and an understanding of the client's business.
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.