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PwC ASR Risk Assurance Associate - Winter/Spring 2020 in Raleigh, North Carolina

ASR Risk Assurance Associate - Winter/Spring 2020Associate 59570WD

Job Family Group

Process Assurance

Job Summary & Description

A career within Process Assurance services, will enable you to assist clients in optimising control activities, organisational strategy, and policies and procedures. You’ll conduct transaction testing, perform readiness assessments, and leverage various technical Information Technology controls (e.g. databases, operating systems, data warehouses, and reporting tools) in order to help our clients achieve optimal operational efficiency.


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

  • Prepare deliverables

  • 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

Our Associate’s role in PwC's Risk Assurance services provided to clients is to:

  • Assist with the development of risk assessments and audit plans;

  • Assist in the evaluations of internal controls, providing internal and external audit support fieldwork or Sarbanes-Oxley testing;

  • Participate in all phases of internal controls and/or internal/external audits, including planning, execution and completion;

  • Demonstrate teamwork dynamics through working as a team member;

  • Identify and address client needs; and,

  • Demonstrate flexibility in prioritizing and completing tasks while exercising professional skepticism.

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, Accounting & Technology, Mathematics

Minimum Years of Experience :

0 year(s)

Certification(s) Required :

Before starting at PwC full-time, will be eligible to sit for the primary credential exam appropriate for relevant practice area, such as having 150 credit hours to sit for the CPA exam in certain states.

Preferred Qualifications :

Degree Preferred :

Master Degree

Additional Educational Preferences :

Preferred cumulative GPA: 3.3

Preferred Major GPA: 3.3

Client Service associate positions at entry-level and job seekers are typically in the final academics year of completing their educational requirements or have graduated.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills :

Demonstrates some knowledge of, and/or proven record of success through experience and/or coursework in, financial accounting, managerial accounting, assurance and systems including, preferably for a global network of professional services firms, in the following areas:

  • Knowledge of, and experience with governance programs and an ability to design, implement, evaluate, and optimize internal control structures designed to mitigate risk exposures;

  • Experience demonstrating the ability to research and analyze pertinent client, industry, and technical matters;

  • Experience demonstrating strong problem solving skills and the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks;

  • Ability to interact with various levels of client and firm management in both written and verbal form;

  • Flexibility and desire to travel, as client assignments require;

  • A basic understanding of internal controls and the internal and/or external audit process;

  • A basic understanding of the technical aspects of information systems, as well as an understanding of application controls, IT general controls and financial reporting concepts, the ability to prepare memoranda and/or reports that communicate research findings and recommendations concisely and effectively with an orientation toward business communication and grammar; and,

  • Self-motivate and take responsibility for personal growth and development.

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Line of Service Assurance

Expected Travel Requirements Up to 20%

Worker Sub-Type Regular

Available for Work Visa Sponsorship Yes

Time Type Full-time

Start Date Range January

Start Year 2020

Job Posting Location(s) US-Various Cities CT-Hartford FL-Jacksonville FL-Miami FL-Tampa MA-Boston NC-Charlotte NC-Raleigh PA-Philadelphia VA-Richmond

PwC is an 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.